Factors I like about this device:
What I don't like:
*Same body language (Come on, Sony)
*Huge phone to bring everywhere
The phone is perfect in all aspects except it lacks 256 GB as base storage.64 Gb is not Premium.
Sony fanboys are something special. They never cease to amaze in their blind love for Sony, accusing GSM of bias! If you think that then go bugger off somewhere else. Truth is nobody is feeling the love for these underpar devices from Sony. They simply can't match the competition. Sony should close the smartphone division down and stick to making camera modules. They simply aren't selling enough. Not because they aren't good devices but because the competition is making GREAT devices.
I am all for thicker phones if they have big battery but i have no idea why is this phone thickest in its class and still has small battery
I see a lot of people bad mouthing this phone in this comment section so my part I want to tell them.
Sony is much better than your precious brands.
OIS isn't needed and yes it has noise with details more the ones who OIS and doesn't know details like the S9/S9+ and the note9.
It is wroth the 1000 when others are doing the same.
[deleted post]I'm here and dude the XZ Premium was 72 hours???
So this gave 77 hours then it's a progress. Also this is LCD display which some people say this the same display as the LG G7's which has the 1000 nits so please stop being biased.
[deleted post]True that!
The low light video is worth the $1000 dollars, and they have removed the jack so that we use their Hi-Res Bluetooth headphones. Anyway, you can always use the dongle they provide you with.
Coming to heating and throttling, this phone can record 4k as long as you want, samsung limits you to 10 minutes.
no phone records 4k in HDR
Adding to it, Sony introduced the glass sandwich design and waterproofing, so i would say samsung copy it.
Doesn't seem to be a strong case for this over the regular XZ2 which is much cheaper
@GsmArena Please extend this test with some lowlight videos too, and insert some comparisions of other flagships.
You can complain about whatever you want but you gotta admit that this is one of the very rares genuine design that remain out there, and it will survive the Notch Apocalypse.
But yes, no OIS on a nearly 1000$ device and a so-called 4K screen that run 1080P 90% of the time.
And considering how THICK it is, that 3.5mm jack should be here.
Wtf Sony ?
Anonymous, 27 Aug 2018"Our 'special' reviewers' bundle didn't have a headset included, but some retail packages do p... moreBecause those ultra high ratings in water/dust resistance ! It's simple, when you really want to see ...
Mi7even, 27 Aug 2018Noisy camera pictures ... how come the company that makes most of the camera sensors fail tha... moreBecause those using their sensors are post processing to taste.
That's why you get oil painting complaints on some devices - they're removing the noise too aggressively.
SONY Huge fail in following departments
1. Display:Sony Xperia having terrible cheap IPS Display ( Samsung World Leaders in display technology)
2.Design : Sony is Awful stuck in 2014 Design very poor no innovation ( Again Samsung World Leader in Design, Ex., Note 9 beautiful phone in the universe as of September 2018)
3. Battery: LUL Awful again check One plus smaller battery than this XZ2 still better battery Endurance than SONY XZ2
4. UI : Sony has ugly UI, mixing Material design with SONY mirror metal design...(Oxygen OS the best design)
5. Camera is Mega LUL on Sony, I am sorry don't even get me started I am laughing, for a company that makes great SLR and DSLR, their Mobile cameras photos are downright Mockery
6. With All these flaws you are charging 1000$ ( even 1300$ in some written and Asian countries)for 64 GB is a slap in the face of customer.
You simply can't defend SONY, their saving face is only PlayStation!!! Mobile Department is a sinking ship ....
Mi7even, 27 Aug 2018Noisy camera pictures ... how come the company that makes most of the camera sensors fail tha... moreNoise is result of less noise reduction.
Noise can be erased by edition.
Strong noise reduction that makes things soft is much worse.
If you use RAW option on phones that allow , you will see tons of noise.
How can they fail fitting a headphone jack on a phone that's nearly as massive as a classic 7" tablet? o.O
Considering my mobile provider was a #%£$ (Three Mobile - We Hate Dealing With Our Customers) and refused to be a few hours flexible on my upgrade plan and allow me to avail for the pre-orders on the Note 9 I'm now casually looking for alternatives again. This is definitely not one. Bye bye, Sony! I would have said you had a good run but to be honest I can't remember one good Sony phone...
Let's see what that new Mate will offer next week...