The Sony Z2 was launched in Canada May 8, 2014. I can tell you first hand that after adding a 128GB SD Card and starting to shoot 4K video the phone became so hot it was impossible to hold. Then the phone shutdown causing a total loss of video. When devices get this hot they damage the Cpu, Memory, and Battery. I had this problem Day 1. The service provider Bell Canada did everything in their power to force me to keep what they knew was a defective phone. There is a second problem where the screen has pulled away from the case making their waterproof claim bogus. The official Sony company line is: When shooting video you should do so for a short period of time. WOW. A waterproof, not so waterproof phone with a design flaw in the camera that cannot be fixed with any sort of repair. If you have this phone take it back right away. Every phone made has this problem and Sony or your carrier could care less. Design flaws are NOT able to be repaired. They will do everything possible to run out the time on your DOA exchange time so that you are screwed.
I told Sony Japan that my idea of shooting 100 FPS 4K video and not having the problem would sort of be ok...if the phone was waterproof. Sony states if they find any water inside the phone YOU the owner did something wrong and are on the hook. My reply was ok, I will shoot video until the phone gets so hot it is ready to shutdown then I will toss it into a bucket of ice water fast cool it and start again.
My rating on this phone is a -2 Total Turd. I was lucky and told them I would sue in small claims court so they offered me a refund. I went to another location tested then purchased the Samsung S5. Never buy a cell phone without testing it. Ask questions & make it clear what you want to do. If the dealer says they have nothing but non-working demo phones run like hell. Google Xperia Z2 defective camera for details. Check RipOffReport.com for another persons report. The phone is crap.
Sony is my fev phone in the world,i waiting by Sony xperia z2.Sony xperia z2 better then for samsuna galaxy s5.plz z2 lunce for India.i love you Sony.
zzz, 15 Apr 2014i got mine 2 weeks ago =] you guys jelly?What are your impressions so far?
I had samsung s3 and htc one .100 % htc much beter than samsung but now I would like to go and test Z2 look very intersting. black
Anonymous, 15 Apr 2014did you order the white version ? I ordered the white. True, vodafone has the black version av... moreI was actually thinking whether to contact Sony and ask if could change for Black one... still not 100% decided on colour option
Ric, 15 Apr 2014same here... ordered through Sonymobile Germany... I contacted their online support but they d... moredid you order the white version ? I ordered the white. True, vodafone has the black version available but the white version is end of April.
Anonymous, 15 Apr 2014Hi Max, have you heard any news from SonyMobile Germany? I to have made a pre-order with them.... moresame here... ordered through Sonymobile Germany... I contacted their online support but they dont have a timeframe.
I also noticed that VF Germany has the black version available already!!!!
This is NOT fair Sony.
[deleted post]Hi Max, have you heard any news from SonyMobile Germany? I to have made a pre-order with them. Will Morgan receive the phone today ?
zed, 14 Apr 2014This is why I prefer samsung over sony. Btw I hate samsung smartphone. But samsung has deliv... moreTrue. There's a reason why samsung is very successful in Indonesia. Service centers are everywhere. Accessories shops present in every malls.
Bad time for sony. Samsung n htc will steal their sale.
I'm also waiting for Z2, but if the delay continues, i might return to samsung or perhaps iphone 5s.
Anonymous, 14 Apr 2014update! Samsung stops making OLED TVs due to LG’s dominanceLol. Lg TV unreliable - my friends just went bang and its only 3 months old.
Where you at fo, stop tripping... Sony Z2 is already showing the market they are a top contender in cell phone market!!!