Aa2, 28 Feb 2018I wish sony had kept those speaker grills symmetrical, headphone jack and 16:9 but the y dongl... moreAgreed. But sound is still front and balanced. And pretty loud now, for those loud people needs.
Anonymous, 28 Feb 2018Really? I have more than 10 android phones and non of them have issues except xperias. How cou... moreReally? And I should believe you on that?
You use 10 phones daily?
And furthermore none have issues with PlayStore, as is reported all over the web for every single OEM phone, but only Xperia?
I am holding an Xperia right now, with no issues with Playstore whatsoever. So yup, of course I dont believe you.
Ali Bashir, 28 Feb 2018Oooooh tATy, where is the 10 min slow motion in the Samsung, it is not gimmick you say now?? XDWhat are you talking about ?
Sony has a gimmick 960fps video only with manual button use, NOT Automatic. Only works for 0.2 of one second and then shuts down. Meaning that most times you will MISS the shot.
Samsung has AUTOMATIC and Manual modes for 960fps videos. Meaning that you WILL get the shot most times. Is that clarification enough for you ? Samsung has lowered the time between those captures down to 2 seconds. Between those timeouts the camera continues to shoot at 30fps. That's the first improvement.
Yes, thatÂ’s right, Samsung does it automatically, meaning Most times you will get the shot. You can also export the slow-motion parts as gifs, right there from the preview.
An easy edit over the captured clip. After you are done shooting, you get a very intuitive preview with all the slow-motion moments clearly visible and easily editable.
Samsung Galaxy S9 has a 12MP sensor with telephoto lens, and with variable aperture - f/1.5-2.4. The sensor is optically stabilized, as usual, and supports dual-pixel phase-detection autofocus and OIS. Supports image stacking with new noise-reduction procedure with 4-frame stacking. Also supports the new HEVC format.
And Samsung started using fps videos in 2009 with I8910 Omnia HD, so its been upgrading over the years. And can easily do 10 mins fps video recording at a lower frame rate.
I wish sony had kept those speaker grills symmetrical, headphone jack and 16:9 but the y dongle makes me feel less bothered about the jack but unfortunately other two cannot be helped though i still prefer this over the others
Tann Hauser, 28 Feb 2018As I searched google too, these problems are omnipresent on all android devices, and web is fu... moreReally? I have more than 10 android phones and non of them have issues except xperias. How couud you explained that?
Anonymous, 28 Feb 2018Nope Samsung phones always have no heating issues. Don't drag Samsung down to Sony's level.Actually, overheating while on wireless charging and using GearVR is a common issue with Sammy phones, along with all common occassional app dependent overheat and shut down problems that plague any other phone.
But Sammy is not a subject here, this info is just for reference
Anonymous, 28 Feb 2018This issue is mainly happens on xperia phones. As I searched google, I found most sony phones ... moreAs I searched google too, these problems are omnipresent on all android devices, and web is full of articles about solving those problems.
Same goes for app store.
Unadequate knowledge, circumstantial conclusions, or just a plain simple Poor attempt, fella.
Where are the camera samples...??!! I can only hope that Sony finally got its image processing right.
coolsauce, 27 Feb 2018Well currently XZ1/XZ2 Compacts are in the league of it's own. I am not aware of any manufactu... moreXz2c is about same size as iphone 8 though..
S7 is shorter (not a flagship now though)
Huawei p10 is similarly sized, MI6 too. Consumer demand is what is needed for making compact phones. It's pretty less these days I guess..
Anonymous, 28 Feb 2018Disappointed. The compact line keep getting being bigger and bigger, and heavier too, to the p... moreWhat is the madness with these Nay Sayers,,, on with buying your low end cells. Hehehe
Anonymous, 28 Feb 2018Sony doesn't have AUTOMATIC 960fps slow motion video, with the manual option also. Only one co... moreOooooh tATy, where is the 10 min slow motion in the Samsung, it is not gimmick you say now?? XD
Anonymous, 28 Feb 2018Especially the battery explosion, so Samsung can never come close to Sony's level.Didn't come close event Sony's motherboard is broken after 8 months of used?
Disappointed. The compact line keep getting being bigger and bigger, and heavier too, to the point it's not a compact anymore. And no, just being slightly shorter than phablet does not make it a compact!
For comparison, the sony ericson ray was 111mm tall and 100g! A delight. The Z1 Compact was 127mm/137g, and now this one is almost 1 cm taller and heavier than some full blown phablet!
Sony missed the opportunity to shrink the size of the phone by removing the bezel, but instead felt compelled to copy-cat the 18:9 form factor, which doesn't bring much value, if any.
Yo, 28 Feb 2018The back curve design donÂ’t look as nice as the previous model and one more disturbing thing ... moreThat is pure Android.. The pixels have it.. The haptic buttons on my HTC 10 are annoying compared to my old nexus 5 as I'm always catching them when gaming or picking the phone up.
Chriskhany, 27 Feb 2018That's a minor Google play apps bug.if you do a simple search you'd get many guide on fixing i... moreThis issue is mainly happens on xperia phones. As I searched google, I found most sony phones are prone to this bug. It is not due to google because my other phones are working fine. And I tried ALL solutions and non worked. Never again sony. You s**ks.
Reaper , 27 Feb 2018I totally agree with you that at the beginning I couldn't stand not having headphone jack in m... moreCompletely not into adapter story.
I simply want a dedicated headphone interface, be it usb or 3.5 mm. I aint buyimg a phone without that.
Only way I might consider is IF they put a bluetooth headset inside the box, although I really dont prefer wireless bt headsets, constant charging needs and pricing for those is just annoying mess definitely not worth it.
Those are expensive and I am not ready to cash out for XZ2 and also another minimum 200 euro plus for headphones.
But they wont do that.
So count me out.
I would like all these innovations of XZ2 in my next smartphone of course, but headphone interface is priority in my book, over any other ( like hdr upscale, hdr video rec, DVS, 3D creator, super slo mo, etc..).
While the extra thickness may be better to hold in the hand it certainly won't be good for pockets..why do Sony have to get it so wrong.. And keeping the headphone Jack would have certainly attracted some customers away from the big phones but it seems Samsung are the last big company to keep it.. Good luck using XZ2 on a flat surface.