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Xperia Z2a 16GB review: worth buying?

Created date: 09/30/2018, 21:30:52, Updated date: 10/20/2021, 15:18:15

We've conducted a detailed review of the Xperia Z2a 16GB, looking into its battery, how easy it is to use the camera, and whether the CPU performance is high or low. Not only that, but we've also evaluated how portable and easy to hold it is, as well as how nice the display is.

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Xperia Z2a 16GB 's features, performance, reviews

Xperia Z2a 16GB 's size

The "Xperia Z2a 16GB" has a width of 72mm, a length of 137mm, and a thickness of 11mm. It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big. In addition, the weight of the "Xperia Z2a 16GB" is about 163g. Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the "Xperia Z2a 16GB", it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

Xperia Z2a 16GB 's CPU specs

With the 2.3GHz×4(Quad core) for processing power, the "Xperia Z2a 16GB" has high performance and you will not feel any stress using the vast majority of apps. Even among all smartphones released to date, it is one with quite a high level of performance. Even relatively heavy 3D games can be played with hardly any feeling of stress.

With 3GB of RAM, the "Xperia Z2a 16GB" has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the "Xperia Z2a 16GB", it is a smartphone in the high-end category and can almost always be used without stress. However, if you want smooth and comfortable usage in heavy apps like 3D games, caution is necessary.

Xperia Z2a 16GB 's storage size

The data storage capacity of the "Xperia Z2a 16GB" is 16GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The "Xperia Z2a 16GB" is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Xperia Z2a 16GB 's screen

"Xperia Z2a 16GB" has a 5 inch display. It is large enough and you will rarely encounter issues due to the screen size. However, note that it is not very suited for writing long text.

"Xperia Z2a 16GB" has a very high-quality screen and any graphical content that you enjoy, including videos and games, will be displayed clearly.

Xperia Z2a 16GB 's camera specs

"Xperia Z2a 16GB" has a 7 MP main camera, which can serve you well in most cases. However, you might feel a little dissatisfied with the quality of the images.

Xperia Z2a 16GB 's battery performance

The battery performance of the "Xperia Z2a 16GB" is 3000mAh, so it has a relatively large capacity. Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the "Xperia Z2a 16GB" is good. At this amount, you will not feel stressed even if you are on the internet and Twitter for a long time. Even when playing a game or watching a movie on the go, you can do so comfortably without needing to be conscious of the battery. However, some caution is necessary when watching movies or playing games for too long.

Xperia Z2a 16GB 's general rating

The "Xperia Z2a 16GB" is a relatively capable smartphone. If used as the main smartphone, it may be somewhat inconvenient for everyday use, but it is at a generally acceptable level.

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Advantages and disadvantages of Xperia Z2a 16GB

Advantages of Xperia Z2a 16GB

  • The display is large, so text and images appear clear on the screen.
  • The screen quality is very high, and pictures and videos appear crisp.

Disadvantages of Xperia Z2a 16GB

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Xperia Z2a 16GB 's specs

Xperia Z2a 16GB
ImageXperia Z2a 16GB
MakerSony
Release date7, 2014
ColorBlack/White/Turquoise
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)72mm x 137mm x 11mm
Weight163g
Display size5 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 1920
Pixel density440ppi
Battery capacity3000mAh
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801
CPU specs2.3GHz×4(Quad core)
RAM size3GB
Storage size16GB
Rear-camera resolution7 MP

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Comparing the specifications of Xperia Z2a 16GB against similar products

general rating

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Xperia Z2a 16GB

58.5-Color:Black/White/Turquoise, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):72mm x 137mm x 11mm, Weight:163g, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:440ppi, Display size:5 inch, OS:Android

Xperia A2 SO-04F docomo 16GB

55.2Color:Lavender/White/Gray Black/Orange, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):65mm x 128mm x 9.7mm, Weight:138g, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:341ppi, Display size:4.3 inch, OS:Android

Xperia ZL2 SOL25 au 32GB

58.5Color:/ /, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):72mm x 137mm x 10.8mm, Weight:167g, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:440ppi, Display size:5 inch, OS:Android

Xperia Z2 SO-03F docomo 32GB

60.1Color:Black/White/Purple, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):73mm x 147mm x 8.2mm, Weight:163g, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi, Display size:5.2 inch, OS:Android

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53.8Color:/ /, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):92mm x 179mm x 6.8mm, Weight:214g, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:344ppi, Display size:6.4 inch, OS:Android

Xperia Z3 SOL26 au 32GB

64.1Color:/ / /, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):72mm x 146mm x 7.3mm, Weight:152g, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi, Display size:5.2 inch, OS:Android

Xperia Z3 SO-01G docomo 32GB

63.4Color:White/Black/Copper/Silver Green, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):72mm x 146mm x 7.3mm, Weight:152g, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi, Display size:5.2 inch, OS:Android

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogrip

Xperia Z2a 16GB

61.6-Color:Black/White/Turquoise, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):72mm x 137mm x 11mm, Weight:163g

Xperia A2 SO-04F docomo 16GB

72.9Color:Lavender/White/Gray Black/Orange, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):65mm x 128mm x 9.7mm, Weight:138g

Xperia ZL2 SOL25 au 32GB

60.9Color:/ /, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):72mm x 137mm x 10.8mm, Weight:167g

Xperia Z2 SO-03F docomo 32GB

60.8Color:Black/White/Purple, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):73mm x 147mm x 8.2mm, Weight:163g

Xperia Z3 SoftBank 32GB

62.9Color:/ / /, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):73mm x 147mm x 7.4mm, Weight:154g

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43.7Color:/ /, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):92mm x 179mm x 6.8mm, Weight:214g

Xperia Z3 SOL26 au 32GB

63.9Color:/ / /, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):72mm x 146mm x 7.3mm, Weight:152g

Xperia Z3 SO-01G docomo 32GB

63.9Color:White/Black/Copper/Silver Green, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):72mm x 146mm x 7.3mm, Weight:152g

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen cleanliness

Xperia Z2a 16GB

85.9-Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:440ppi

Xperia A2 SO-04F docomo 16GB

71.1Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:341ppi

Xperia ZL2 SOL25 au 32GB

85.9Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:440ppi

Xperia Z2 SO-03F docomo 32GB

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia Z3 SoftBank 32GB

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia Z Ultra SOL24 au 32GB

71.8Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:344ppi

Xperia Z3 SOL26 au 32GB

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia Z3 SO-01G docomo 32GB

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

screen quality

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen quality

Xperia Z2a 16GB

77.3-Display size:5 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:440ppi

Xperia A2 SO-04F docomo 16GB

66.5Display size:4.3 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:341ppi

Xperia ZL2 SOL25 au 32GB

77.3Display size:5 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:440ppi

Xperia Z2 SO-03F docomo 32GB

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia Z3 SoftBank 32GB

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia Z Ultra SOL24 au 32GB

84.9Display size:6.4 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:344ppi

Xperia Z3 SOL26 au 32GB

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia Z3 SO-01G docomo 32GB

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoperformance

Xperia Z2a 16GB

64.8-OS:Android

Xperia A2 SO-04F docomo 16GB

55.2OS:Android

Xperia ZL2 SOL25 au 32GB

64.8OS:Android

Xperia Z2 SO-03F docomo 32GB

64.8OS:Android

Xperia Z3 SoftBank 32GB

67.7OS:Android

Xperia Z Ultra SOL24 au 32GB

55.2OS:Android

Xperia Z3 SOL26 au 32GB

67.7OS:Android

Xperia Z3 SO-01G docomo 32GB

67.7OS:Android

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