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New XZ2 Premium has Sony's brightest-ever 4K HDR screen

New XZ2 Premium has Sony's brightest-ever 4K HDR screen

"It includes an f/1, aperture 19-megapixel 1/2.3" Exmos RS RGB sensor that has an individual pixel size of 1.2micron.

The display isn't the only thing with the HDR tag on this phone; the XZ2 Premium joins the standard XZ2 in offering 4K HDR video recording as well.

The Xperia XZ2 Premium features the Motion Eye dual camera module and Fusion ISP that was demonstrated at MWC 2018 this year. This is world's first smartphone that supports highest ISO 12800 for video recording and high sensitivity of ISO 51200 for photos. It marries a 19 MP color sensor and a 12 MP monochrome one, which is meant to enable "ultra low light capture" (Huawei uses the same color-monochrome trick on its high-end phones). Most of you are aware of the fact that the ISO measures the sensitivity of the sensor. While it will have a dedicated black and white mode and a portrait mode (also known as the Bokeh effect that softly blurs the background to make the subject pop), Sony says these will roll out sometime in "Q3" to Sony's global markets, so sometime between June and September. It also features the same Super Slo-Mo capability of capturing 960fps video at HD resolutions found in previous Sony flagship phones. Thanks to this display you can enjoy your own 4K HDR content (since this is the only smartphone capable of both creating and viewing 4K HDR).

The 4K HDR display on the Xperia XZ2 Premium is the highest resolution display that has ever been fitted into a smartphone.

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Sony is pushing a new "Dynamic Vibration System" for this phone, which supposedly analyzes audio data from videos and games to let you "feel the action in your hands".

Sony has just announced its flagship smartphone Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium. It lacks a 3.5mm audio jack. For the XZ2 Premium, the company apparently went all out with its 19MP main shooter and secondary 12MP monochrome lens that, notably, work in conjunction to produce a better overall image. It has a 3D glass surface which surrounds the exterior, creating a seamless finish that's comfortable to hold and easy to carry. It has the same Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the back as well.

Sony Xperia XZ2 went on-sale in the United Kingdom on April 6th 2018 for £699. It will be available in two contemporary colour finishes, Chrome Black and Chrome Silver. It is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 845 processor along with Adreno 630 GPU. For connectivity, you have a Cat. Considering that the Xperia XZ Premium costs $800, don't be surprised to see its successor going for $900 or more. The device comes with IP65/68 dust and water resistance and is backed with a 3540mAh Battery that supports fast charging and Qi wireless charging.


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