Sony Xperia Z2 UK Release Date and Price Details Revealed; Pegged to Hit Indian Stores Soon

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By Rohit KVN | February 28, 2014 8:47 PM EST

Sony's recently unveiled flagship smartphone Xperia Z2 will reportedly hit UK stores soon.

Technology blog, CNET has claimed that the Xperia Z2 would hit UK market on 1 April, while Sony has officially released the price details of new phone for the entire European region.

In UK, Xperia Z2 has been priced at £599 (around ₹62,200), whereas Indian arm of Sony has listed the Xperia Z2 in the official website with a tag-line 'Coming Soon', hinting that the phone might debut in the sub-continent at same time as the European region.

Sony Xperia Z2, touted to be the successor of Z1 comes incorporated with upgrades in terms of RAM, CPU, and a small bump in size. It sports a 5.2-inch full HD (1920x1080p) screen boasting display technologies - TRILUMINOS and X-Reality for mobile picture engine.

Under the hood, it ships with latest Android v4.4 KitKat, a new Snapdragon 801 chipset with 2.3GHz CPU speed, sumptuous 3GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt storage (expandable up to 64GB) and a 3000 mAh battery.

Like its predecessor, it too boasts a 20.7-megapixel camera with Sony's proprietary G Lens and the intelligent BIONZ image-processing engine, Exmor RS sensor, LED flash, HDR (picture/Video), image stabilizer and a notable improvement in the new phone is that, its boast of 4K Ultra HD video recording (that's twice the vertical and horizontal resolution of 1080p full HD format). It also houses a 2.2-megapixel snapper on the front with full HD video taking ability.

Sony Xperia Z2 Price details of Europe market (courtesy, Xperia Blog):

Country

Price

France

€699

Germany

€599

Italy

€699

Netherlands

€649

Spain

€699

Sweden

5,995 SEK

UK

£599

Key specifications of Sony Xperia Z2:

Model

Sony Xperia Z2

Display

5.2-inch full HD (1920x1080p) screen with TRILUMINOS and X-Reality for mobile picture engine, touch gesture feature,

OS

Android v4.4 KitKat

Processor

2.3GHz Qualcomm 801 series quad-core processor

(chipset: MSM8974AB

RAM

3GB

Storage Capacity

16GB, expandable up to 64GB

Camera

Main: 20.7- megapixel camera Exmor RS sensor, LED flash, HDR (picture/Video), image stabilizer, 4k video recording

Front: 2.2-megapixel full HD camera

Battery

3000 mAh;

Talk time: up to 19 hours

Standby time: up to 880 hours

Network

3G & 4G-LTE

Add-ons

Water-proof and dust-resistant (IP55/58 certifications), STAMINA mode, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, MHL, A-GPS, USB v2.0, microSD card slot , 3D and motion gaming, 3D surround sound

Dimensions

146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm

Weight

163 g

Price

£599 (around ₹62,200 in Indian denomination)

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(Photo: REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino / J. Aparri)
A Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone (L) and a Sony Xperia Z2 tablet are displayed at the company's stand during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 24, 2014. The congress is the wireless industry's largest annual conference and runs February 24-27, 2014. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino
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