In early June, we heard the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium will debut soon. The manufacturer began putting the word out some information concerning the upcoming model. But there was nothing certain about its launch date and so on. Yesterday, Sony Xperia officially issued a statement through Weibo the phone will be open for pre-order starting July 11. Previously, we have heard the US variant will cost $999.99 (6700 yuan). So the Chinese variant is expected to cost not less than 6000 yuan ($900).
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In terms of hardware and specifications, the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium is packed with a 5.8-inch 4K resolution HDR screen, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 flagship processor, a 6GB RAM, a 64GB ROM, 3450mAh battery, and it is waterproof and dustproof (IP68).
Apart from the aforementioned impressive features, the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium also sports a 19MP + 12MP dual-camera on the back as well as a 13MP shooter on the front. The main lens of the rear camera uses an aperture of f/1.8, while the second lens comes with an aperture of f/1.6). The camera also integrates an AUBE real-time image fusion processing chip. But this handset is powerful not only in terms of hardware only but also in terms of software upgrades, adding depth of field camera effects and professional black and white effect. The main dual lenses on the back support the ultra-high sensitivity of ISO 51200 and ISO 12800. It challenges the limits of human vision under low ambient light sources, and it is also the first time to enable the LAA connection function on smartphones.
At last, we have heard the phone will hit the market on July 2. But now we can say this date referred to the pre-sale official announcement.