Sony Xperia XZ2Cool factor 4/5Usability 5/5 Sony’s new flagship in the Xperia range is the Xperia XZ2. Like many of the Xperia phones, this device is geared for an immersive multimedia experience — it has a bright, sharp display and solid speaker output, with what Sony promises are its loudest Xperia speakers yet. The device itself is a beautiful sleek handset, but it has a fair bit of heft to it. It’s got a metal and glass finish (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), and is splash proof. In terms of colour, you can choose between liquid silver, liquid black, deep green and ash pink. The green is particularly striking. The XZ2 has a 5.7-inch full-HD screen. Paired with quality speakers, it makes for great media playback. The XZ2 up-scales non-HDR content so you can make the most of video streaming on your mobile. The camera also has serious specs: it is capable of 4K HDR movie recording and full-HD 960-frame-per-second "super-slow-motion" capture. For stills, it has some smart add-ons, includi...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, Morningstar financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Times Select.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.