Sony Mobile just announced the launch of two new smartphones – Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact – at Mobile World Congress 2018. Now, the Xperia XZ2 has been spotted with 6GB of RAM in some Asian countries while international users get the 4GB variant. The Xperia XZ2 are said to be available globally starting March 2018 and in Taiwan and Hong Kong, they will evidently ship with higher RAM.
According to the listings for the Xperia XZ2 in Hong Kong and Taiwan, the new flagship will be equipped with 6GB of RAM. The company has not revealed why it might have decided to offer more RAM for the Xperia XZ2 in only two countries. The Xperia XZ2 Compact, however, is listed with only 4GB RAM in Hong Kong and is not listed yet in Taiwan. The listings were first spotted by GSMArena.
To recall, Sony had launched the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact with its advanced Motion Eye camera technology, high-resolution audio with front-facing stereo speakers, water resistance IP65/ 68, HDR displays and the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. Both smartphones run Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box.
While the Sony Xperia XZ2 sports a 5.7-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) TRILUMINOS HDR display with an X-Reality display engine, the Xperia XZ2 Compact features a similar 5.0-inch display.
In the optics department, the Xperia XZ2 bears a 19-megapixel Motion Eye rear camera with autofocus burst, 4K HDR recording, 8x digital zoom, and SteadyShot technology. On the front is a 5-megapixel sensor with a 23mm wide-angle lens and SteadyShot. Meanwhile, the Xperia XZ2 has the same 19-megapixel Motion Eye rear sensor that comes with 4K HDR video recording capabilities. The front camera has a 5-megapixel sensor for selfies and video calling.
Both smartphones come with 64GB of UFS inbuilt storage expandable via microSD card (up to 400GB). While there is a 3180mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 in the Xperia XZ2, the Xperia XZ2 Compact is powered by a 2870mAh battery.