Sony Xperia Z2 launched, to be available from May 12

Sony launches their flagship device of 2014, Xperia Z2 in India. The device got launched today in an event held in New Delhi India. It was launched in United Kingdom last week. Xperia Z2 was launched in MWC 2014 held in February. The phone is now hailed as the most efficient and feature rich phone of 2014.

Sony Xperia Z2 India

The price of Xperia Z2 in India is Rs. 49,900, and it will be available from retailers from May 12.  In India the phone comes bundled with a SmartBand SWR10 and smartcover, each worth Rs. 5, 590 and Rs. 3000 respectively. The price is lesser than what Samsung quoted for their Galaxy S5 during the launch. However the Samsung device now sells for less than Rs. 45,000 on some online websites.

As usual Sony packs plenty of features in their flagship phone. It features a 5.2 inch display that offers a 1080p full HD display. The phone is powered by a 2.3 GHz quad core processor along with 3 GB of RAM. The phone uses Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 chipset and Adreno GPU. It runs Android 4.4.2 Kitkat OS and comes with a 3,200mAh battery.

The rear camera comes with a 20.7 MP sensor, while the front camera shoots 2.2 MP shots. Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and barometer are the sensors found in the device. The phone comes with 16 GB in built storage memory. The memory can be expanded further 128 GB using microSD card.

In the connectivity options it comes with all the regular connectivity features including the NFC. The phone however won’t have 4G in India, which is disappointing. The leading phone makers seems to be waiting for the 4G to become more mainstream before they include this connectivity options in their phones.

At the given price range the Xperia Z2 will compete with HTC One M8, Samsung Galaxy S5 and the upcoming LG G3.

The key specifications of Sony Xperia Z2 are listed below.

Phone Sony Xperia Z2
Price Rs. 49,900
Display 5.2 inch Triluminos display IPS LCD, 1920 x 1080p full HD
CPU Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330
OS Android OS, v4.4.2 Kitkat
RAM 3GB
ROM 16 GB, microSD up to 128 GB
Connectivity 2G, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, micro USB, NFC
Camera-rear 20.7 MP, 4K Video recording @ 30fps
Camera-front 2.2 MP 1080p video recording @ 30fps
Battery 3200 mAh Li-ion

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