“The Sony Xperia Z2 is believed to be the Xperia Z2 Compact with a 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 SoC and 20.7MP camera”
Ever since the launch of the Sony Xperia Z2, there have been numerous reports about a Sony Xperia Z2 Compact. Now, the Japanese smartphone maker has introduced the Sony Xperia A2, a slightly enhanced edition of the Xperia Z1 Compact, for the subscribers of the NTT DoCoMo telecom carrier in Japan. It is speculated to be a Japanese edition of the Sony Xperia Z2 Compact.
The Xperia A2 features a 4.3-inch Triluminos display with a resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels, based on Sony’s X-Reality Mobile Engine. It is powered by a quad-core 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, paired with 2GB of RAM. There is 16GB of internal storage on board, further expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card. The phone runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat out of the box. The phone is also water- and dust-proof, like many of its flagship siblings.
There is a 20.7MP rear snapper with an Exmor RS sensor, LED flash and 1,080p video recording. It also comes with a 2.2MP front shooter with 720p quality video recording. Connectivity features include LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, and aGPS. Power consumption is handled by a 2,300mAh battery that comes with Stamina mode as well.
The Sony Xperia A2 has been introduced in lavender, orange, white and gray colour variants. It will go on sale in Japan in mid-June and is expected to launch globally as the Xperia Z2 Compact soon.