PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Xperia Z2 vs 2


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3D and 2D graphics

Xperia Z2
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Benchmarks Real world tests of Xperia Z2 vs OnePlus 2

geekbench Processor and memory performance

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Sony Xperia Z2

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Much better theoretical download speed 150 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s 7.5x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Significantly higher resolution front camera 20.7 MP vs 13 MP Around 60% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Significantly faster processor 2.3 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 30% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Lighter 163 g vs 175 g More than 5% lighter
Thinner 8.2 mm vs 9.8 mm More than 15% thinner
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Better overall performance 3,831 vs 2,639 More than 45% better geekbench score
Records much higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 120 fps vs 3840 x 2160 @ Unknown 120x higher def video
More cores Octa core vs Quad core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Store significantly more stuff 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
More RAM 4 GB vs 3 GB Around 35% more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Bigger screen 5.5" vs 5.2" More than 5% bigger screen

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Xperia Z2  vs OnePlus

We're especially pleased to say that what was one of the Xperia Z1's weaker aspects, the display, has been vastly improved in the Z2.
Xperia Z2

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xperia Z2  vs
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Size 5.2" 5.5"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 423 ppi 400 ppi


Clock speed 2.3 GHz 1.8 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Octa core
Internal storage 16 GB 64 GB

photo & video

Camera 20.7 MP 13 MP
Resolution 20.7 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2.2 MP 5 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ Unknown 3840 x 2160 @ 120 fps


Generation 4G 4G
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
LTE Cat3
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
LTE Cat4 (150 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Capacity 3,200 mA·h 3,300 mA·h

form factor

Xperia Z2  vs
Weight 163 g 175 g
Thickness 8.2 mm 9.8 mm
Size 73.3 x 146.8 x 8.2 mm 74.9 x 151.8 x 9.8 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes No


Operating system Android 6.0 Android 6.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes No
Supports NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth
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