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Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au review: worth buying?

Created date: 02/24/2018, 23:27:48, Updated date: 04/04/2020, 16:57:47

We've conducted a detailed review of the Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au, 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.

Features, Performance, and Reviews for the Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au's size

The Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au is 3.1inches (80mm) wide, 6.2inches (158mm) tall, and 0.47inches (11.9mm) thick. The size makes it a bit difficult to use with one hand. In the case of the Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au, it weighs about 8.2oz (234g). The phone feels quite heavy when used one-handed. Even when used for short periods of time, some people will notice a bit of a strain. When used with both hands, however, the weight isn't as much of an issue.

In giving an overall rating to the Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au, while it may be slightly difficult to hold, it shouldn't be much of a problem when considering its general strengths and weaknesses.

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au's screen

The Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au has a 5.8 inch screen. The smartphone has a large, impressive screen, which allows you to enjoy photos and videos to the fullest. It is also very good for writing business documents and doing other work.

The screen of the Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au is extremely clear, and it's able to display everything from images to videos and even video game graphics in perfect clarity.

The CPU performance of Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

The Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au has an extremely high processing power of 2.8GHz×8(OctaCore), so it can smoothly run any app out there with ease. Its performance ranks among the top-class of all smartphones released to date. It's well suited to running even the most demanding of 3D games with ease.

The Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au has a very high RAM capacity at 6GB. There are few cases where the RAM capacity would be insufficient, so it is also well suited to multitasking. It's unlikely to feel slow even when switching between several different apps.

The Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au is an exceptional high-end smartphone. You will be fully content with its performance in all areas. It is a must-have for you if operation performance is important for you.

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au's storage capacity

The Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au has 64GB of data storage, which is plenty for taking photos, but for people who frequently shoot videos or have lots of games installed, this may not feel like enough space.

Since the Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au is compatible with SD cards, you'll be able to easily expand your storage capacity; you won't need to worry about how much internal space it has.

The camera function of Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

The Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au has a 19.2 MP main camera that lets you take photos and videos in a quite high resolution. You may be a little dissatisfied with it in some situations, for example when you want to capture scenery in very high resolution or print out beautiful photos, but this should not be an issue you run into very often.

The Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au is equipped with a rather powerful 13.2 MP front camera. The photos turn out quite well since they don't look grainy even when you print them out.

The battery performance of Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

The Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au has a relatively large battery with 3400mAh. The Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au has a good battery life compared to other smartphones. You won't feel stressed even if you spend all day surfing the web or on Twitter and you can also watch videos or play games on the go without having to worry too much about the battery. If you watch videos or play games for too long, however, you might want to watch your battery a bit.

Overall assessment of Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

The Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au is a high-performance smartphone. You're not likely to experience any inconvenience in general use.

The merits and demerits of Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

The merits of Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

  • With the large display you can comfortably use it to watch videos and play games.
  • Photos and videos are beautiful to look at on the clear screen.
  • Its battery life is quite long, so you won't have to worry too much about running out of battery.
  • It has a high performance CPU, meaning that even 3D games run smoothly.
  • The rear camera is fairly powerful and good for everyday use.
  • It has a somewhat high-spec front camera and is suitable for all your everyday photos.

The demerits of Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

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Specifications of Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

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BrandXperia
Release date8/10, 2018
Color/
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)3.1inches (80mm) x 6.2inches (158mm) x 0.47inches (11.9mm)
Weight8.2oz (234g)
Display size5.8 inch
Display typefor mobile
Screen resolution (width x height)2160 x 3840
Pixel density759ppi
Battery capacity3400mAh
ChipsetSnapdragon 845 SDM845
CPU specs2.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size6GB
Storage size64GB
Rear-camera resolution19.2 MP
Front-camera resolution13.2 MP

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general rating

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogeneral rating

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

74.8-Color:/, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.1inches (80mm) x 6.2inches (158mm) x 0.47inches (11.9mm), Weight:8.2oz (234g), Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):2160 x 3840, Pixel density:759ppi, Display size:5.8 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 SDM845, CPU specs:2.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB, Storage size:64GB, Battery capacity:3400mAh, Rear-camera resolution:19.2 MP, Front-camera resolution:13.2 MP

Xperia XA2 Ultra

69.5Color:Black|Silver|Blue|Gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.1inches (80mm) x 6.4inches (163mm) x 0.37inches (9.5mm), Weight:7.8oz (221g), Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):1920 x 1080, Pixel density:367ppi, Display size:6 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, CPU specs:2.3GHz+1.6GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB, Storage size:32GB, Battery capacity:3580mAh, Rear-camera resolution:23 MP, Front-camera resolution:16 MP

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

69.6Color:White Silver/Black/Coral Pink/Moss Green, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.6inches (65mm) x 5.3inches (135mm) x 0.48inches (12.1mm), Weight:5.9oz (168g), Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:482ppi, Display size:5 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 SDM845, CPU specs:2.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB, Storage size:64GB, Battery capacity:2760mAh, Rear-camera resolution:19.2 MP, Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

69.6Color:Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.6inches (65mm) x 5.3inches (135mm) x 0.48inches (12.1mm), Weight:5.9oz (168g), Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:482ppi, Display size:5 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 SDM845, CPU specs:2.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB, Storage size:64GB, Battery capacity:2760mAh, Rear-camera resolution:19.2 MP, Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

74.8Color:Chrome Black/Chrome Silver, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.1inches (80mm) x 6.2inches (158mm) x 0.47inches (11.9mm), Weight:8.3oz (236g), Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):2160 x 3840, Pixel density:759ppi, Display size:5.8 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 SDM845, CPU specs:2.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB, Storage size:64GB, Battery capacity:3400mAh, Rear-camera resolution:19.2 MP, Front-camera resolution:13.2 MP

Xperia XZ2 SOV37 au

69.2Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (72mm) x 6.0236inches (153mm) x 0.44inches (11.1mm), Weight:7.0oz (198g), Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:423ppi, Display size:5.7 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 SDM845, CPU specs:2.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB, Storage size:64GB, Battery capacity:3060mAh, Rear-camera resolution:19.2 MP, Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Xperia XZ2 SO-03K docomo

69.1Color:Deep Green/Liquid Black/Liquid Silver/Ash Pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (72mm) x 6.0236inches (153mm) x 0.44inches (11.1mm), Weight:7.0oz (198g), Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:423ppi, Display size:5.7 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 SDM845, CPU specs:2.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB, Storage size:64GB, Battery capacity:3060mAh, Rear-camera resolution:19.2 MP, Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Xperia L2

53.0Color:Black/Gold/Pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0709inches (78mm) x 5.9inches (150mm) x 0.39inches (9.8mm), Weight:6.3oz (178g), Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:267ppi, Display size:5.5 inch, OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6737T, CPU specs:1.5GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:3GB, Storage size:32GB, Battery capacity:3300mAh, Rear-camera resolution:13 MP, Front-camera resolution:8 MP

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody size

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

45.6-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.1inches (80mm) x 6.2inches (158mm) x 0.47inches (11.9mm)

Xperia XA2 Ultra

45.3Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.1inches (80mm) x 6.4inches (163mm) x 0.37inches (9.5mm)

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

53.3Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (72mm) x 6.0236inches (153mm) x 0.44inches (11.1mm)

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

64.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.6inches (65mm) x 5.3inches (135mm) x 0.48inches (12.1mm)

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

64.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.6inches (65mm) x 5.3inches (135mm) x 0.48inches (12.1mm)

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

45.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.1inches (80mm) x 6.2inches (158mm) x 0.47inches (11.9mm)

Xperia XZ2 SOV37 au

53.3Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (72mm) x 6.0236inches (153mm) x 0.44inches (11.1mm)

Xperia XZ2 SO-03K docomo

53.3Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (72mm) x 6.0236inches (153mm) x 0.44inches (11.1mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody weight

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

45.1-Weight:8.2oz (234g)

Xperia XA2 Ultra

47.0Weight:7.8oz (221g)

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

51.3Weight:7.0oz (198g)

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

63.2Weight:5.9oz (168g)

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

63.2Weight:5.9oz (168g)

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

44.8Weight:8.3oz (236g)

Xperia XZ2 SOV37 au

51.3Weight:7.0oz (198g)

Xperia XZ2 SO-03K docomo

51.3Weight:7.0oz (198g)

screen size

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

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

86.8-Display size:5.8 inch

Xperia XA2 Ultra

90.0Display size:6 inch

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

85.2Display size:5.7 inch

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

74.0Display size:5 inch

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

74.0Display size:5 inch

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

86.8Display size:5.8 inch

Xperia XZ2 SOV37 au

85.2Display size:5.7 inch

Xperia XZ2 SO-03K docomo

85.2Display size:5.7 inch

screen resolution

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

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

97.9-

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

72.7

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

72.7

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

72.7

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

97.9

Xperia XZ2 SOV37 au

72.7

Xperia XZ2 SO-03K docomo

72.7

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

72.7

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoRAM capacity

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

90.0-RAM size:6GB

Xperia XA2 Ultra

70.0RAM size:4GB

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

70.0RAM size:4GB

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

70.0RAM size:4GB

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

70.0RAM size:4GB

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

90.0RAM size:6GB

Xperia XZ2 SOV37 au

70.0RAM size:4GB

Xperia XZ2 SO-03K docomo

70.0RAM size:4GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twostorage size

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

67.0-Storage size:64GB

Xperia XA2 Ultra

55.5Storage size:32GB

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

67.0Storage size:64GB

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

67.0Storage size:64GB

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

67.0Storage size:64GB

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

67.0Storage size:64GB

Xperia XZ2 SOV37 au

67.0Storage size:64GB

Xperia XZ2 SO-03K docomo

67.0Storage size:64GB

battery

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

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

71.0-Battery capacity:3400mAh

Xperia XA2 Ultra

73.7Battery capacity:3580mAh

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

65.9Battery capacity:3060mAh

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

61.4Battery capacity:2760mAh

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

61.4Battery capacity:2760mAh

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

71.0Battery capacity:3400mAh

Xperia XZ2 SOV37 au

65.9Battery capacity:3060mAh

Xperia XZ2 SO-03K docomo

65.9Battery capacity:3060mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the tworear-camera resolution

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

76.3-Rear-camera resolution:19.2 MP

Xperia XA2 Ultra

85.3Rear-camera resolution:23 MP

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

76.3Rear-camera resolution:19.2 MP

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

76.3Rear-camera resolution:19.2 MP

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

76.3Rear-camera resolution:19.2 MP

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

76.3Rear-camera resolution:19.2 MP

Xperia XZ2 SOV37 au

76.3Rear-camera resolution:19.2 MP

Xperia XZ2 SO-03K docomo

76.3Rear-camera resolution:19.2 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twofront-camera resolution

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

71.5-Front-camera resolution:13.2 MP

Xperia XA2 Ultra

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

71.5Front-camera resolution:13.2 MP

Xperia XZ2 SOV37 au

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Xperia XZ2 SO-03K docomo

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

grip

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

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

45.3-Color:/, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.1inches (80mm) x 6.2inches (158mm) x 0.47inches (11.9mm), Weight:8.2oz (234g)

Xperia XA2 Ultra

46.1Color:Black|Silver|Blue|Gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.1inches (80mm) x 6.4inches (163mm) x 0.37inches (9.5mm), Weight:7.8oz (221g)

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

52.3Color:/ /, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (72mm) x 6.0236inches (153mm) x 0.44inches (11.1mm), Weight:7.0oz (198g)

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

63.8Color:White Silver/Black/Coral Pink/Moss Green, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.6inches (65mm) x 5.3inches (135mm) x 0.48inches (12.1mm), Weight:5.9oz (168g)

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

63.8Color:Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.6inches (65mm) x 5.3inches (135mm) x 0.48inches (12.1mm), Weight:5.9oz (168g)

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

45.2Color:Chrome Black/Chrome Silver, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.1inches (80mm) x 6.2inches (158mm) x 0.47inches (11.9mm), Weight:8.3oz (236g)

Xperia XZ2 SOV37 au

52.3Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (72mm) x 6.0236inches (153mm) x 0.44inches (11.1mm), Weight:7.0oz (198g)

Xperia XZ2 SO-03K docomo

52.3Color:Deep Green/Liquid Black/Liquid Silver/Ash Pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (72mm) x 6.0236inches (153mm) x 0.44inches (11.1mm), Weight:7.0oz (198g)

screen cleanliness

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

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

94.6-Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):2160 x 3840, Pixel density:759ppi

Xperia XA2 Ultra

77.2Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):1920 x 1080, Pixel density:367ppi

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

87.1Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:482ppi

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

87.1Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:482ppi

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

94.6Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):2160 x 3840, Pixel density:759ppi

Xperia XZ2 SOV37 au

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:423ppi

Xperia XZ2 SO-03K docomo

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:423ppi

performance

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

Xperia XZ2 Premium SOV38 au

92.0-OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 SDM845, CPU specs:2.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

Xperia XA2 Ultra

86.3OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, CPU specs:2.3GHz+1.6GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Xperia XZ2 SoftBank

89.1OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 SDM845, CPU specs:2.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

89.1OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 SDM845, CPU specs:2.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Xperia XZ2 Compact SO-05K docomo

89.2OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 SDM845, CPU specs:2.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Xperia XZ2 Premium SO-04K docomo

92.0OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 SDM845, CPU specs:2.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

Xperia XZ2 SOV37 au

89.2OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 SDM845, CPU specs:2.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Xperia XZ2 SO-03K docomo

89.2OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 845 SDM845, CPU specs:2.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

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