Although Sony has unveiled a handful of handsets since the beginning of this year, the Japanese company remains optimistic about its future lineup. Sony's current flagship phone of the first half of 2014, the Xperia Z2, is a challenger to the HTC One (M8) and Samsung Galaxy S5.
Now there's some good news for those who are looking to buy a brand new Sony Xperia Z2. The high-end device is now available for less than Rs. 45,000 in India, a drop of more than Rs. 5,000 over its launch price.
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Xperia Z2 was launched in India at Rs. 49,990 and Sony is still selling the same at the same launch price across the India. The phone is now available at a reduced price through Snapdeal.com. Under the online market place, several retailers are can sell the Xperia Z2 at different rates.
Sony is also offering a free smart band worth Rs 5,990 and back cover worth Rs 2,990 with the handset. The Xperia Z2 is the successor of Xperia Z1, which was launched just six months ago. The premium phone features a 5.2-inch Full HD IPS display. It is powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 chipset, coupled with 3GB RAM and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with Sony's home baked proprietary skin on top.
The device offers 16GB of ROM, which can be expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card slot. The makers have added a 3200mAh battery fitted inside.
On the imaging front, there's a 20.7MP camera with Exmor R for Mobile sensor. The phone's camera is also capable of shooting videos in 4K resolution.
Like other Sony Xperia devices, the Xperia Z2 is water-resistant and dustproof in nature. Other highlighted features of the smartphone include 2G, 3G and Wi-Fi, NFC, GPS, amongst others.
In the meanwhile, we take a look at the top 5 features of the Sony Xperia Z2 that makes the device future proof. Take a look into sliders below!
Waterproof and Dust-resistant design
The Xperia Z2 has an all-glass design which is waterproof and dust resistant. It's IP55/IP58 certified meaning that it can be submerged in water for up to 30 minutes at a depth up to 1.5m and is fully protected from wear and tear
Live Color LED Smartphone
The Sony Xperia Z2 has a gorgeous 5.2-inch TRILUMINOS 1080p screen and is the first phone to feature Live Colour LED. The best part of the display is that the new technology gives deep and brighter colors.
Camera and Camera apps
The Xperia Z2 features a 20.7 MP rear-facing camera with Auto Focus and LED flash. Also add a 2.2MP front-facing shooter.
The handset comes loaded with a number of awesome camera apps including the AR (Augmented Reality) mode, which gives effects in your pictures and videos. Further, there are apps which allow the user to create a blurred out background, add creative effects to the pictures, and share images live on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
The Sony Xperia Z2 sports two dual stereo speakers, which deliver a great listening experience on the go. The supplied headphones feature digital noise cancellation technology. The technology cancels all the unwanted noise from the surroundings.
Like the Samsung Galaxy S5, the Xperia Z2 can shoot in 4K resolution, which as you know is four times that of HD. But to use this feature, you need to have a large screen high-end 4K TV.