For higher or for worse, Sony has caught to the similar telephone design for years at this level. Whilst I individually do not thoughts the design, it has began to turn its age during the last 12 months or two with the appearance of 18:nine telephones and small bezels. We’ve got been listening to rumors that Sony’s subsequent flagships can be an intensive departure on the subject of design, and now that has been showed with a brand new leak from VentureBeat.

The Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact ditch the blocky telephone design Sony has been the use of for years, in prefer of rounded corners. The XZ2 has a five.7-inch 18:nine LCD display screen, whilst the XZ2 Compact has a five.Zero-inch show with the similar facet ratio. Whilst the bezels were diminished, they are not fairly as minimum as those at the LG G6/V30 or Galaxy S8. At the plus aspect, there are front-facing stereo audio system.

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The again aspect seems to be totally other as smartly, extra consistent with the HTC U Extremely than any earlier Sony telephone. Each fashions have the similar 19MP digicam setup that the XZ Top rate offered, with 4K HDR recording and slow-motion seize in 1080p. The fingerprint sensor has additionally moved to the again, very similar to what we noticed within the L2/XA2/XA2 Extremely leaks.

As for specs, each telephones have a Snapdragon 845 processor with Android eight.Zero Oreo. The bigger style has a three,180mAh battery with wi-fi charging, whilst the Compact has a 2,870mAh battery with out a wi-fi charging. Each shall be to be had in black, silver, inexperienced, and red.

There were rumors that the XZ2 and XZ2 Compact would drop the headphone jack, however VentureBeat‘s document does not have any information about that. With a bit of luck that is the simplest smartphone pattern Sony would possibly not undertake.


More images of the XZ2 and XZ2 Compact have been posted by Evan Blass (@evleaks) on Twitter. First, here is a front-facing view of the above black XZ2:

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Subsequent, listed here are all of the XZ2 colour variants:

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And in any case, listed here are all of the XZ2 Compact colours:

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