Sony Xperia Z2 - The world’s best
camera and camcorder in a waterproof smartphone
4K Camcorder and a 20.7 MP Camera
The Sony Xperia Z2 features a 4K
Video Camcorder and a 20.7MP Camera. The large 20.7 MP Exmor RS Cameracombines
4K video capture with a large 1/2.3” 20.7 MP Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor,
Sony’s award-winning G Lens and the intelligent BIONZ™ for mobile
image-processing engine. This unique combination means the Xperia Z2 has the
same quality and performance as a real compact digital camera. The result is
images that are delivered with a superior sharpness, clarity and brightness –
Large 1/2.3″, 20.7 MP image sensor
The large 1/2.3” 20.7 MP Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor enables higher
sensitivity and decreases noise to ensure smooth, clear reproduction,
reproducing every stunning detail with greater fidelity.
Sony’s award-winning G Lens
Sony’s G Lens has superior in-focus image qualities. The Xperia has a 27 mm
wide angle lens with bright F2.0, allowing the lens to capture more light in
Intelligent BIONZ™ for mobile image-processing engine
Sony’s intelligent BIONZ™ for mobile image-processing engine employs powerful
algorithms for vibrant realism in every shot. By-pixel super resolution, Auto
exposure and Auto white balance accurately render colours captured by the Sony
G Lens – creating brightness balance while enhancing colours with rich layers
of texture and depth.
Low-light, bright shots
The best phone camera from Sony, Xperia , allows you to take pictures in
challenging lighting conditions. Our camera technologies combine to bring you
detailed bright shots – even in challenging low-light conditions. The Exmor RS™
for mobile image sensor is the evolution of our Sony image sensor technology,
with a next-generation BSI light sensor. It reduces picture noise while
maintaining high resolution with a bright F2.0 Sony G lens, high sensitivity
Exmor RS™ for mobile and BIONZ™ for mobile’s NR, pixel binning and by-pixel
super resolution technologies. And with Superior Auto, it all happens
automatically – no need to fiddle around with complicated settings.
Motion detection for blur-free
Are you living life in the fast lane? Just keep moving – with the best camera
phone at hand, your pictures will always come out sharp. The bright F2.0 lens
and high sensitivity sensor enable you to take photos with a higher shutter
speed. The BIONZ™ for mobile image-processing engine has Motion Detection – it
chooses a higher shutter speed to capture blur-free images when your subject is
moving. The Superior Auto mode does all the hard work for you.
3x Clear Image Zoom
Shooting from a distance? The 3x Clear Image Zoom with high resolution sensor
and BIONZ™ for mobile’s by-pixel super resolution take you to a tele-like 81 mm
optical zoom. The combined higher resolution of Exmor RS™ for mobile and
by-pixel super resolution of BIONZ™ for mobile work their magic. Zoom in and
enjoy sharply detailed pictures.
4K - Ultra High Definition video recording
Sony’s best camera phone, the Xperia Z2 lets you capture everything you see in
brilliant high resolution 4K video. Four times the detail compared to Full HD
1080p image quality, your footage is delivered in Ultra High Definition, for
unparalleled sharpness full of authentic details. This model supports 4K (3840
x 2160) resolution and playback on a 4K TV or projector using the latest MHL
Capture high-resolution 4K videos with Sony’s best phone camera, the Xperia Z2
Slow down the moment with
This Android smartphone from Sony lets you shoot video at 120 frames per second
in HD 720p. Want to create a truly cinematic experience? Timeshift video is the
perfect way to slow down the moment and create unique clips to share with
friends. It allows you to shoot video at 120 frames per second in HD 720p. Once
you’re done recording a video, just select the parts of the clip you’d like to
slow down, playing back the section at quarter speed. Mark them on a graphical
timeline and Timeshift video will do the rest.
Shoot perfect videos with
Shooting a steady video with an everyday smartphone isn’t easy. With the Xperia
Z2, it’s a different story. SteadyShot™ compensates for your movements, making
panning smoother and the image more stable even in Full HD 1080 video and 4K.
The outcome is gorgeously steady videos.
Pre-Installed Camera Apps:
Our new Timeshift video mode
captures high speed clips at 120 frames per second. Use the intuitive Timeshift
video editor to select and slow down one or multiple sections of your clip.
This Sony camera app lets you create photos on your camera phone with a blurred
out background or foreground.
Create a blurred out background or
foreground. Background Defocus simulates a shallow depth of field, capturing
two image planes at different focus settings and allowing you to merge the
different depths. Use Sony’s camera app AR Effect 2 to add fun animals to your
photos and videos.
Switch your camera to AR Effect
mode and add fun animations to your photos and videos. Ranging from dinosaurs
to ocean-life, these fully customisable themes can be easily edited. With
Sony’s camera app Creative effects you can add a wide selection of cool effects
to your photos and videos.
Use the extended wide selection of
creative effects in your photos and videos; change colours, add image trails or
apply mirror effects.
Share your life in motion with family and friends using Sony’s Vine camera app.
Vine is the best way to see and share
life in motion. Create short, beautiful, looping videos in a simple and fun way
for your friends and family to see.
Photograph an object and Info-eye will instantly give you all the relevant
information you need, right through your camera viewfinder.
The innovative camera app Timeshift burst lets you capture 61 frames within
just 2 seconds.
This intelligent app lets you
capture 61 frames within just 2 seconds – starting even before you press the
shutter. Scroll back and forth to select the perfect image, or feel free to
keep them all.
With Social live, you can broadcast every precious moment as it happens
live via Facebook. Get your friends’ responses right on the screen and keep the
conversation going all in real time.
Create beautiful, wide-angle, panoramic photos at the touch of a button. So
go ahead, add more of the scene and create depth with Sweep Panorama.
More camera apps to download
Besides the Xperia camera apps
that come pre-installed, there’s a whole range of extra apps for you to enjoy.
Simply go into your camera viewfinder, turn on Superior Auto and then click on
‘+Apps’ to see which ones you can download. And as new apps are continuously
being released, your camera will always be able to offer you fresh and exciting
Experience legendary sound
Clear and loud. With Sony’s audio technologies, you can be sure to experience
the best sound, always.
The Xperia from Sony’s latest camera phone comes with the best imaginable audio
Digital noise cancellation
Block out the world around you with digital noise cancellation that reduces up
to 98% of all ambient sounds. Based on a technology referred to as Active noise
control, this technique removes the lower-frequency portions of the noise,
preventing high-frequency noise from ever reaching the ear. Since
noise-cancelling technology is built into the smartphone device, you can enjoy
noise-free sound with the sleek MDR-NC31EM headphones. These headphones sample
surrounding noise through a microphone. When compensated by the DNC circuit in
the Xperia device, the resulting output is a clear, noise-free sound.
Digital noise cancelling technology:
- Noise sound wave
- Inverted sound wave
With digital noise cancelling
technology from Sony you will get a clear, noise-free audio experience.
Sony has developed a range of audio technologies to deliver the best sound you
With Clear Audio technologies – Clear Stereo, Clear Bass and Clear Phase – Sony
sound engineers figured out how to minimise distortion and restore balance and
clarity to your music. Your Android smartphone automatically selects the best
audio quality settings, leaving you with a crisp and clear audio experience.
Stereo speakers. Powerful dual stereo speakers make your Xperia Z2 audio
experience come alive even more. Two separate speakers deliver a more dynamic
sound with a depth that replicates real, natural hearing.
A viewing experience you won’t
The Xperia Z2 is Sony’s and is built with the latest Sony TV display
technologies optimised for mobile. It comes with Live Colour LED, a brand new
technology integrated only into Sony Mobile displays, for increased colour
depth and gradation. And the IPS gives an excellent viewing angle and accurate
colours from edge to edge. The large, high-resolution 5.2” Full HD TRILUMINOS™
Display for mobile with X-Reality for mobile picture engine has a 1920 x 1080
progressive scan, for incredibly crisp pictures free of jagged edges. Paired
with a pixel density of 423 pixels per inch, you get pictures that are razor
sharp and incredibly bright.
IPS technology offers an excellent viewing angle, always.
Always a great viewing angle
With IPS technology, the Xperia Z2 offers an improved viewing angle. So you get
super sharp images and accurate colours, no matter which angle you’re looking
at your device from. TRILUMINOS Display for mobile and Live Colour LED
Enjoy the widest spectrum of colours thanks to a display built with TRILUMINOS
Display technology and Live Colour LED.
For the widest spectrum of colours
Unique to Sony, TRILUMINOS™ Display technology creates a wider palette of rich,
natural colours. With our BRAVIA® TV expertise, hard-to-reproduce reds, aqua
blues and emerald greens are displayed beautifully, for a more vivid viewing
experience and a heightened sense of depth.
TRILUMINOS™ technology uses LEDs, which emit purer reds and greens, creating a
brighter and more uniform light that captures the true colours of the source.
From lush landscapes, to natural skin tones – Sony delivers a significantly
wider colour range. So you can view every moment in astonishingly authentic
colour and breathtaking quality. Live Colour LED is a brand new technology
integrated only into Sony devices, giving you the world’s deepest and most
intense colours on a smartphone or tablet display. This new innovation combines
red and green phosphor with blue LEDs and customised colour filters to produce
a brighter and more uniform light. Capturing true colours without the risk of
Razor-sharp images with X-Reality for mobile
From still pictures and low-resolution videos to high-resolution movies, Sony’s
unique image software engine analyses each image to optimise colours, sharpness
and contrast, as well as reduce noise. The super resolution function reproduces
missing pixels, for spectacular clarity and astonishing detail – bringing your
favourite moments closer to Full HD quality. X-Reality – for clearer, sharper
- Pixel reproduction: Sony’s unique super resolution
breathes new life into everything you see. This technology examines each
pixel in an image and reproduces the ones that are lacking, giving you the
- Texture and outline improvement: By selectively
enhancing elements that help to render the texture and sharpen the
outlines, images become clearer and crisper.
- Colour and contrast enhancement: The Intelligent Image
Enhancer reproduces the vividness of the image in its original colour.
Pictures are selectively optimised by enhancing the contrast, making
images appear more detailed and true to life.
- Noise reduction: Intelligent Noise Reduction decreases
the noise that can occur in high-motion scenes or footage shot in
low-light conditions. As a result, images become clearer and smoother.
Perfection in every detail
The Xperia Z2 delivers only the best from Sony craftsmanship. Carefully crafted
using the most premium materials, it comes with a beautiful one-piece aluminium
frame with glass panels that reflect the world around you. The 5.2” display,
balanced with symmetry in design, provides a natural feel when held in your
hand – no matter what angle you hold it.
A display with maximised screen area
The Xperia Z2 offers a 5.2” display with a stunning high screen to phone size
ratio. This gives you a screen size that truly utilises the size of the phone.
So when you are looking at something, the phone virtually disappears.
Waterproof and dust resistant
The Sony Xperia Z2 has an
impressive IP55/IP58 rating, which makes this slim and sleek smartphone both
waterproof and resistant to the tiniest dust particles. Use the super durable
Xperia and its best camera phone to take underwater pictures and dive up to 1.5
Snap away underwater
With the waterproof Xperia Z2, you
can take pictures with the best camera phone while swimming in freshwater for
up to 30 minutes. You can even dive up to 1.5 m with it. Just remember that all
the covers for the micro USB port, the micro SIM slot and the memory card slot
must be firmly closed.
IP (Ingress Protection) rating
IP 55/58 – what does it really mean? IP rating is a certification testing
to measure a device’s resistance levels to both dust and water. The ﬁrst digit
in the two-digit IP rating indicates the level of protection against solid
objects, including tiny dust particles. The second digit indicates how
resistant the device is to water.
Blazing fast performance
We’ve matched the latest Sony
software with the all-new, ultra-powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 801 processor.
This advanced Quad-core processor is 75% faster than the S4 Pro and gives you
maximum power and speed with outstanding battery time – run multiple apps
simultaneously, surf the web with little loading time and stream videos without
a break. The asynchronous processor makes sure that each core is powered
independently. So you get the precise amount of power when you need it, without
wasting power when you don’t.
Enjoy an Android smartphone that offers super-fast and super-smooth
Delivering up to 20% increased
graphic performance, the updated Adreno 330 GPU (graphics processing unit)
gives you the most advanced and visually stunning 3D games, and lets you browse
the web lightning fast – all while using the lowest power consumption.
Ultra-fast LTE/4G technology
Your Xperia Z2 has a built-in LTE/4G modem. This enables blazing internet
connections with up to 150 Mbit/s download and 50 MBit/s upload speeds.
Battery STAMINA Mode
Smartphones use a lot of power, even when you’re not actively using them. All
those apps you have on your Android smartphone may still be running in the
background, draining your battery. Battery STAMINA Mode minimises battery
drain. It recognises when you’re not using your display and automatically turns
off the functions you don’t need, while keeping the notifications you want. As
soon as you press the power button to wake up your screen, everything is up and
Seamless and simple
Have you ever spent hours setting
up connections between various gadgets in your home? Well, now those days are
over. NFC (Near Field Communication) gives you a quick and easy way to
wirelessly connect all your electronic devices with just one touch. See photos
or videos from your smartphone on your TV. Or play music through a wireless
speaker. No fiddling with cables, buttons or settings. Just pure entertainment
– just so easy.
Share photos, music and more between smartphones thanks to the wireless magic
Share photos, music and more
between two Android devices. Or between your Android device and an NFC-enabled
laptop, with just a single touch to the other device. Share photos, music and
more between smartphones thanks to the wireless magic of NFC.
Play music on your Android device
through a wireless NFC-enabled Sony speaker or Sony wireless headphones. To
activate wireless screen mirroring, simply touch your Android™ device with a
View photos from your Android
device on your TV. To activate screen mirroring, simply touch your Android™
device with the BRAVIA® TV remote.
Discover the Sony Personal Content Station – a wireless hub for photos and
Whether you take pictures with
your smartphone, tablet or camera, you can now store them in the same place.
The Sony Personal Content Station™ is a wireless hub for photos and videos.
The Xperia Z2 is powerful enough to play 4K video on a 4K TV through the
latest MHL 3.0 connector, allowing you to enjoy your recorded 4K videos in
their intended resolution.
From your smartphone to the big screen
Who says you have to have an NFC-enabled TV in order to mirror your
smartphone on the big screen? Or to go from headphones to speakers? Instead,
you can “Throw” content from your Bluetooth smartphone to your Wi-Fi-enabled TV
through screen mirroring or DLNA, or send your tunes to a speaker via
Bluetooth. Using “Throw”, a smart application integrated into your Xperia apps,
your smartphone finds the best way to wirelessly connect to other devices. With
an MHL cable, you can also mirror your phone´s full user interface on your TV
and enjoy films, games and more while charging. Or why not use a Miracast™
Wireless Display? It lets you wirelessly stream your smartphone to your TV over
- UMTS HSPA+ 850 (Band V), 900 (Band VIII), 1700 (Band
IV), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I) MHz
- GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
- LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 20)
On the inside:
- Google Android 4.4 (Kitkat)
- 2.3 GHz Qualcomm MSM8974AB Quad-core
- RAM: 3 GB
- Flash memory: Up to 16 GB*****
- Expansion slot: microSD™ card, up to 64 GB (SDXC
Design and Display:
- 5.2”, 16,777,216 colours, Full HD 1920x1080 pixels
- TRILUMINOS™ Display for mobile
- X-Reality™ for mobile picture engine
- Face Unlock
- Gesture input
- STAMINA mode
- Touch gesture – multi-touch, up to 10 fingers supported
- Screenshot capturing
- Pan & zoom
- IPX5 and IPX8 (waterproof) ****
- IP5X (Dust protected) ****
Connectivity and Communication:
- 3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
- ANT+ wireless technology
- Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
- DLNA Certified
- MHL support
- Native USB tethering
- Screen mirroring
- Smart Connect
- Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync®, Facebook™,
Google™ and SyncML™*
- USB charging
- USB High speed 2.0 and Micro USB support
- Xperia Link
- Wi-Fi and WiFi Hotspot functionality
- Noise suppression
- Voice enhancement
- Xperia Socialife**
- Talk time: up to 19 hours***
- Standby time: up to 880 hours***
- Music listening time: Up to 120 hours***
- Video playback time: Up to 10 hours***
- Battery: 3000 mAh minimum
Camera and Video:
- 20.7 MP Exmor RS™ for mobile image sensor, 4K video
- Burst mode
- HDR for both picture/film
- 8x digital zoom
- Front-facing camera (2.2 MP 1080p)
- HD video recording (1080p)
- Image stabiliser
- Object tracking
- Red-eye reduction
- Scene recognition
- Send to web
- Smile Shutter™
- Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor
- Superior Auto
- Sweep Panorama
- Touch focus
- Touch capture
- White balance
- Image capture, supported format: JPEG
- Image playback supported formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG,
- Video recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4
- Video playback supported formats: 3GPP, MP4, M4V, MKV,
AVI, XVID, WEBM
- Face detection
- 3D and motion gaming
- PlayStation Certified
- FM Radio with RDS
- SensMe and SensMe slideshow
- Sony Entertainment Network (selected markets only)
- TV launcher
- “WALKMAN” application
- 3D surround sound
- Bluetooth stereo (aptX®, A2DP)
- Clear Audio+, Clear Bass, Clear Phase™ and Clear stereo
- xLoud Experience – audio filter technology from Sony
- Audio recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4, AMR
- Audio playback supported formats: AAC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB,
FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM, Vorbis, WMA
- Facebook application**
- TrackID music recognition**
- Google Maps for Mobile with Street view**
- Google Hangouts**
- Sony Select
- Web browser (WebKit)
- Google Chrome**
- Google Play**
- Google Voice Search**
- Google Search**
What's in the Box:
- Sony Xperia Z2 - Black
- USB Cable
- Sony Digital Noise Cancelling Headphones (MDR-NC31EM) +
Free Official Gel Case Black or White
- User Manual