Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact announced today with 5-inch Full HD+ HDR display and 4K HDR recording at MWC 2018

Sony Xperia XZ2 compact

Sony has announced the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact smartphone today at MWC 2018 in Barcelona. It has a 5-inch Full HD+ 18:9 HDR screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo) and powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform. It has a polycarbonate body that is anti-scratch and have front facing stereo speakers with S-Force Front Surround.

It has IP65/68 ratings for dust and water resistance. It packs a 2870mAh battery that support for fast charging. But, it doesn’t have wireless charging like the Sony Xperia XZ2. It comes with a 19 MP Motion Eye camera with 1/ 2.3″ Exmor RS memory stacked sensor, 960 fps super slow motion videos (FHD/HD), Anti-distortion shutter, Predictive Capture, Triple image sensing technology. It also has a 5-axis image stabilization that let user to take shake-free videos. It also has 4K HDR Movie recording and high ISO sensitivity of 51200 for photos and ISO 12800 for video.

Sony Xperia XZ2 compact

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact specifications


The mobile sports a 5-inch 18:9 Triluminos HDR Display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and have 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution.


It is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU and runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo) OS.


The device comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory. The storage memory can be expanded up to 400GB using microSD card.


It comes with 19MP rear camera with Exmos RS sensor, 1/2.3″ sensor, f/2.0 lens, Predictive capture, 5-axis stabilization, 4K video recording, 960fps slow-motion video

On the front side it has 5MP front-facing camera with 1/ 5″ Exmor RS sensor, 23mm super wide-angle, f/2.2 aperture


It supports 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C. It has USB Type-C audio, stereo speaker with S-Force Front Surround, DSEE HX and LDAC. It has Fingerprint sensor and have Single / Dual SIM.

Battery and Dimensions

The mobile packs 2870mAh Battery with Qnovo Adaptive Charging technology, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. It has 135 x 65x 12.1mm size measurement and Weight 168g.

Price and availability

As, of now the price of Sony Xperia XZ2 compact has not been disclosed but it will be available in Black, White Silver, Coral Pint and Moss Green colors. The global roll out will starting from March 2018.

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