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Sony Xperia Z2

Sony Xperia Z2
alaScore 93

2851 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2851 reviews of Sony Xperia Z2. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the screen and camera are generally positive. The usability and performance also get good views. There are some mixed opinions about the social networking functionality.

size, performance, usability, camera, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Xperia Z2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Xperia Z2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 294 user reviews of Sony Xperia Z2 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the camera and usability. The portability and screen are also appreciated, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the connectivity and reception.

performance, screen, portability, usability, camera

reception, connectivity

82% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Xperia Z2 5.2 inch SIM-free Smartphone UK Stock - BlackSony Xperia Z2 5.2 inch SIM-free Smartphone UK Stock - Black

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Xperia Z2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 739 user reviews of Sony Xperia Z2 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviews about the portability and usability are on the whole positive. The design and camera also get good reviews, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

performance, camera, design, usability, portability

86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony XPERIA Z2 D6503 FACTORY UNLOCKED International Verison no warranty - BLACKSony XPERIA Z2 D6503 FACTORY UNLOCKED International Verison no warranty - BLACK

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Sony Xperia Z2 review: Action pack

 

Quite a few people were getting impatient at one point but a Sony flagship is well worth waiting for. But then, wasn't it clear well before the impatience started to kick in that owners of the original Xperia Z had a lot more to look forward to than...

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support; 3G with 42Mbps HSPA; 150Mbps LTE ; 5.2" 16M-color 1080p IPS capacitive touchscreen Triluminos display (424ppi pixel density); X-Reality engine ; Android OS v4.4.2 KitKat with custom UI ; Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset:...

May, 2014

Expert review by: sandra vogel (zdnet.com)

Sony Xperia Z2 review: Feature-laden and waterproof

 

Every inch the premium high-end smartphone, the Xperia Z2 delivers excellent performance, screen quality and camera resolution without compromising battery life. However, the abundance of third-party apps may confuse some users, and we noticed that the...

Very good battery life ; High-end specifications ; Waterproof and dust-resistant ; High-resolution camera

Suffers from software bloat ; Awkward ridge around the back edge ; Moderate audio quality from speakers ; Occasionally runs hot

The Xperia X2 is every inch a premium high-end smartphone. Performance is excellent, it has a high-quality 5.2-inch IPS screen and the 20.7-megapixel camera has some appealing features — all without compromising battery life.

May, 2014

Expert review by: (laptopmag.com)

Sony Xperia Z2

 

The Sony Xperia Z2 is a wonderfully light and thin Android tablet that packs a vivid display and plenty of battery life in a water-resistant package.

Super-thin and light; Bright and colorful display; Water resistant; Long battery life

Annoying port covers; Screen resolution trails competitors; Mediocre audio; Back picks up fingerprints

The Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is a great piece of hardware. The wonderfully light and thin chassis makes this tablet a pleasure to hold, and its rich, vivid screen is fantastic for watching that latest episode of "Game of Thrones." The fact that it's...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Vlad Savov (theverge.com)

Xperia Z2 and Z2 Tablet review: One Sony, two devices

 

After years of extensive testing, I have determined the perfect screen size for watching YouTube videos in bed. It's just over 5 inches. Anything larger and you have to hold the device too far from...

Shipping with Android 4.4 ; Strong battery life ; Hardy, waterproof design

Doesn't offer anything you couldn't get in 2013 ; Screen is practically useless outdoors ; Camera software needs improvement ; Smaller would have been better

The leading Android phones of 2014 can be more easily distinguished by their flaws than by their advantages

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Engadget (engadget.com)

Sony Xperia Z2 review: a big, powerful slab of a phone

 

Huge, high-quality display, Rugged construction, Excellent processor and battery life, Shoots incredibly detailed stills

Unwieldy in the hand, Sony's Android skin gets in the way sometimes

The Xperia Z2 is a solid purchase and easily the most impressive Sony phone we've reviewed. It's strong in every major department, from the display through to the camera, battery life and waterproof build. In return, however, you'll need to offer up...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Andrew Hoyle (cnet.com)

Sony Xperia Z2 review: Sleek luxury meets lightning performance

 

The Sony Xperia Z2 is the latest flagship super-phone from Sony, replacing the Xperia Z1 released last year. The new phone keeps the same aluminium-edged design, sexy glass front and back, Full HD display, quad-core processor and impressive...

The Sony Xperia Z2 has a glorious screen, tonnes of power, a great camera and a beautiful design. It's waterproof too, so it won't conk out when you drop it in the bath.

It's expensive, its regular autofocus adjustments during shooting can spoil videos, and the camera resolution is throttled when using the full automatic mode.

Sure, it costs a bundle, but the Sony Xperia Z2 is everything you should expect from a top-end phone. Its impressive performance rivals the Samsung Galaxy S5 for smartphone top dog, but the Z2's slick glass and metal design trumps the S5's plastic...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Ray S. (phonearena.com)

Sony Xperia Z2 Review

 

The time has come to see if Sony has gained enough momentum to challenge Samsung for the top. 5.2 inches of IPS screen, Snapdragon 801 processor, 20.7 MP camera, 3200 mAh battery, microSD card slot – it seems next to impossible to find a weak spot in...

Solid and eye-pleasing design ; Large and vibrant display ; Streamlined and polished user experience ; Quality camera

A bit bulky ; Slightly oversaturated screen ; Average speakers

In the end, the Sony Xperia Z2 managed to meet the great expectations we had for it. It's supposed to be Sony's no-compromise flagship Android smartphone, and more often than not, it proves it deserves that title.

May, 2014

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Expert review by: Amy Davies (photographyblog.com)

Sony Xperia Z2 Review

 

The Sony Xperia Z2 is an update to the Z1, and features a 20.7 million pixel 1/2.3 inch Exmor RS CMOS sensor. It includes an 8x digital zoom, along with a front facing 2.2 million pixel camera. Like the Z1, it has a 27mm f/2.0 Sony G lens. HD video...

Overall, the Sony Xperia Z2’s camera is very capable for a mobile phone camera with some obvious limitations. Although it is billed as having a compact like camera on board thanks to the larger than average (for a phone) sensor and Sony G lens, it’s...

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: gottabemobile.com (gottabemobile.com)

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Review from an iPad User

 

After using the Xperia Z2 Tablet as my main tablet it is clear that this delivers an experience comparable to the iPad Air. There are still some apps that look better on the iPad Air, but overall I didn't run into any major issues while switching to...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: Anthony Garreffa (tweaktown.com)

Sony Xperia Z2 Smartphone Review

 

Sony hits a homerun with its Xperia Z2 smartphone, a truly awesome Android smartphone that competes with the best of them. Check out Anthony's full review.

Jul, 2014

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera:No / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2.2
Rear camera: Yes
Rear Camera Resolution:3264 x 2448
Rear camera resolution (numeric):20.7 / 3 / 8 / 8.1

Design

Curved Design: No
Kids tablet: No
Standard colour:Black / Purple / White

Messaging

E-mail:Y / Yes

Navigation

GLONASS: Yes
GPS: Yes

Networking

2G: Yes
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS / EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G standards:HSPA+ / HSPA+, UMTS / UMTS
4G:No / Yes
4G standards:LTE
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Wi-fi Standard:IEEE 802.11ac

Performance

GLONASS: Yes
GPS:No / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone Out:No / Yes
MHL version:3.0
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):No / Yes
USB port:Y / Yes

Processor special features

Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No

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