Sony has recently launched the Xperia XA2 Ultra with a pricing of 2,999 Yuan (~$475) in China. Fresh information from the same country has revealed that the Japanese tech giant is prepping up for the launch of Xperia XZ2 flagship in China. The handset has recently certified 3C certification body in China. Also, its pricing for the Chinese market has been leaked.
Sony had unleashed the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact flagship smartphones at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 tech expo in the previous month. The model number of the Xperia XZ2 is Sony H8296. The same model number was recently certified in China which indicates that the arrival of the handset is close at hand. Latest news reveals that Sony will be keeping a press event in Hong Kong, China later this month. It is speculated that the company would be using the platform to launch Xperia XZ2 in the country. Unfortunately, the Xperia XZ2 Compact will not be arriving in the country.
Recent reports have revealed that the standard international edition of the Sony Xperia XZ2 has 4 GB of RAM. However, the U.S., U.K., Canada, China and Taiwan will all receive 6 GB RAM version of the smartphone. The 6 GB RAM variant was also spotted on a couple of times recently on the Geekbench benchmarking platform.
The Xperia XZ2 features a IP68 certified dual glass chassis and a metallic frame. It is fitted with a 5.7-inch display that produces 18:9 aspect ratio and FHD+ resolution. The Snapdragon 845 chipset is present under the hood of the phone. The rear-facing 19-megapixel camera supports 4K HDR video shooting and 960 fps slow motion video shooting. It is equipped with a 5-megapixel selfie camera. Its 3,180mAh battery carries support for wireless charging. The XZ2 is also equipped with a rear-mounted fingerprint reader. It is preloaded with Android 8.0 Oreo OS.
In Europe, the Xperia XZ2 is available with a price tag of 799 euros (~$938; ~6,225 Yuan). The handset is expected to come with a lower price tag of around 5,599 Yuan (~$885) in China.