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"Live" photos of smartphone Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

According to a report by SweDroid, the Xperia XZ2 will sport... The new design shows the curved bottom, which ties in with Sony's earlier tease.

The Xperia XZ2 Compact goes by its name. A Swedish website has revealed information like pricing, release date and key specs of both the smartphones. The handset is expected to be priced at around £710 ($985), while the Xperia XZ2 Compact should fetch £530 ($740).

Sony Xperia XZ2

Sony is expected to follow the recent trends in smartphone design which include a metal or glass slab, a full or near full-screen display with the highest resolution du jour and the latest, most powerful SoC. It also appears that in terms of RAM, two of the models will come with 3GB, while the other will come with 4GB. As far as hardware specs are concerned, it is likely that this device will have at its heart the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. To achieve an appearance akin to the Galaxy S8's Infinity Display, the Xperia XZ2 should have an all-screen curved-edge front display with nearly nonexistent bezels on the sides. Though its potentially 5-inch display diagonal suggests it could be larger than previous handsets in the Compact range (typically around 4.6-inches), the implementation of a "bezel-less" 18:9 panel could keep it feeling dainty. The phones will also use the vibration engine (haptic feedback?) to power a new music feature for the phone, which sounds a bit exciting.

It is believed that there is no 3.5mm headphone jack and that the fingerprint sensor is located on the rear of the device, similar to the Xperia XA2 series. It is said to cost around 599 euros which is approx.


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