Sony is expected to announce the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact in the next week through its press conference on Feb. 26 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. A Swedish website has revealed information like pricing, release date and key specs of both the smartphones.
According to Swedroid, Xperia XZ2 is packed with a 5.7-inch display that is protected by a layer of Gorilla Glass 5. It produces an aspect ratio of 18:9. It is likely that the handset may support Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels.
The Snapdragon 845 chipset will be powering the phone along with 4 GB of RAM. The Android 8.0 Oreo OS will come pre-installed on the phone and it will be lacking the 3.5mm audio jack. It is rumored to include a native storage of 64 GB. The website claims that the handset would be priced around 799 euros (~$985).
The Xperia XZ2 Compact could be a smaller edition of the Xperia XZ2. It is speculated to arrive with a 5-inch display that will be producing Full HD+ resolution and an aspect ratio of 18:9. Like the XZ2, it won’t be featuring a 3.5mm audio jack. It is expected to arrive preloaded with Android 8.0 Oreo. It is also rumored to feature Snapdragon 845 and 4 GB of RAM. It may debut with a price tag of 599 euros (~$738).
The Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact are rumored to hit the shelves on March 6 after getting showcased at MWC 2018. Previous leaks have revealed that the Xperia XZ2 Pro premium flagship phone with 4K OLED display may also get announced at MWC 2018. However, it is likely to arrive in the market by June this year with a pricing of around 6,000 Yuan (~$945).