Sony has introduced its new premium flagship waterproof smartphone Xperia Z2 at MWC today that will hit shelves globally next month.
Sony called Xperia Z2 its "best ever premium waterproof smartphone combining its best display, sound, camera and camcorder experience as well as an exclusive entertainment offer and a growing ecosystem of companion products. "
Sony Xperia Z2 is a waterproof smartphone that is just 8.2 mm slim and it has a stunning 5.2-inch full HD TRILUMINOS display with Live Color LED. The screen is built using the latest Sony BRAVIA TV technologies optimized for mobile.
Other specs of the smartphone includes fully integrated Qualcomm Snapdragon801 processor with 2.3 GHz quad-core Krait CPUs, the Adreno 330 GPU and 4G LTE. It also includes a large 3200 mAh battery that has Sony’s Battery STAMINA Mode to stay connected even longer, as it automatically turns off the unwanted functions to save power when display is inactive. Screen will wake up by pressing the power button and everything goes up and running again. It also runs Google's latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS.
Xperia Z2 has the latest 20.7 megapixel camera and camcorder to capture and relive every detail you want. The camera technologies are Sony’s proven. And the Xperia Z2 camera has Sony’s award-winning G Lens, 1/2.3-type Exmor RS for mobile CMOS image sensor and intelligent BIONZ for mobile image processing engine that give user superb photo and video quality.
Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone camera can also capture memories in stunning detail in 4K resolution (3840×2160 pixels/30p) at four times the detail of Full HD when switched to enhanced video mode. SteadyShot image stabilisation technology, new Movie Creator and STM10 Stereo Microphone are also there.
There are also many new Xperia camera apps (photo and video) that will come pre-loaded in Xperia Z2 in addition to Info-eye, Social live and Timeshift burst. These apps include Timeshift video, Creative effect, Background defocus, AR effect and Vine. User can also enjoy many more fun and useful apps like Wikitude Places, Evernote, VI Sports via Sony Select.
Xperia Z2 is based on Sony’s stunning OmniBalance design. It has a solid aluminium body that is smooth on edges. It is slimmer, dust-resistant and waterproof smartphone that has a dedicated camera button to capture the action over the ground and in the water.
Xperia Z2 also offers a range of entertainment. It will allow users to access to an exclusive content offer that includes six blockbuster movies from Sony Pictures, including Captain Phillips, through the Video Unlimited service as well as 30 days free trial of the Music Unlimited3 service and a range of PlayStation Mobile games.
Users can enjoy many new entertainment apps with a new and intuitive user interface. These apps include What’s New, WALKMAN, PlayStation App, PlayMemories Online, and TrackIDTM TV.
“With Xperia Z2 we have taken our premium Z series to the next level, delivering unique experiences that only Sony can offer,” said Kunimasa Suzuki, President and CEO, Sony Mobile Communications. “We have redefined the smartphone once again through our camera. Xperia Z2 offers an innovative experience that captures memories in stunning detail through 4K video shooting, or offers new ways to use the camera with our unique Xperia camera apps. Furthermore, the Best of Sony has been delivered in the sound quality and customers are now able to listen to their music even in noisy environments without interruptions thanks to our acclaimed digital noise cancelling technology.”