Sunday, 29 June 2014

Sony Xperia Z2 Review

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Sony Xperia Z2

Hi everyone today i am going to review my Hubby’s Sony Xperia Z2 phone
He is pleased to work with me on this review on the Sony xperia Z2 and I am excited to share our thoughts with you all as it is a very impressive phone that is even more impressive and far superior than most phones on the current market carry on reading to find out why we find this phone impressive and great.
(review on this phone and 100% honest opinion of myself and my Hubby)
From the moment my Hubby took the Sony Z2 out of the box he fell in love with the phone.
Like a kid at Christmas he was excited to test it out and even i was excited to see what the Z2
could do and if it was as impressive as other phones on the current market.





DESIGN


Sleek and Attractive and well designed with its impressive 5.2 inch display your sure to enjoy watching movies,reading emails,reading websites and playing games and whatever you normally do.

The 5.2 inch screen/display is also full Hd 1920x1080 with 423 pixels per inch, Also ips which gives you a excellent viewing angle and accurate colours from edge to edge and sharp images,

Ips also gives you a fabulous viewing angle no matter what angle you're looking at it from.



WATERPROOF & DUST RESISTANT

The xperia z2 being waterproof, you can take pictures whilst swimming in fresh water for up to 30 minutes,you can take photos whilst swimming or even dive up to 1.5 metres of water as long as you remember to close the covers for the micro usb port,the micro Sim slot and the memory card slot.

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I really like this feature because dropping our phones down the toilet or toddlers spilling drinks on our phones seems to be very common as accidents do happen even the not so accidental like when your by the pool with your friends and you get pushed in, or even in the summer and your friends decide to have a water fight and throw water over you.


With the z2 this will give you just that little piece of mind as long as the usb port,memory card slot and the Sim slot are closed and that you haven't gone in water deeper than 1.5 metres.
no more drying your phone out for a week as you would have to do with most other phones if they get wet with the z2 if it gets wet just wipe the phone dry and you're ready to go again.
The xperia Z2 is also dust-resistant to even the tiniest dust particles which is pretty handy.
Dust resistant and Waterproof is pretty impressive when it comes to phones as we all dislike dust as it can make us sneeze and Dust doesn't look very attractive.

 

PERFORMANCE

It performs excellently as far as phones go with its Quad Core Processor,2.3 GHz and 3GB ram which is pretty impressive.You can run multiple apps simultaneously surf the web with little loading time,stream videos without a break. The asynchronous processor makes sure each core is powered independently.
So you can get the precise amount of power when you need it most,Without wasting power when you don't really need it.


The graphics are very extremely brilliant Delivering up to 20% increased graphic performance.
The updated Adreno 330 GPU (graphics processing unit) gives you by far the most advance and visually
stunning 3D games, and lets you browse the web quickly whilst using the lowest power consumption.
Significantly improve your battery life with Battery STAMINA mode As we all know Smart phones use a lot of power, even when you're not actively using them.my hubby says his z2 lasts on average around 2 days without charge if you don't use it a lot it may even last 3 days without charge but it is a power hungry phone so the more you use it the quicker the battery will drain.
Because of the large Battery and the charger that comes with it the phone takes around 3 hours to charge from 0% to 100%.

All of the apps you have on your android smart phone that are running in the background are draining your battery But with the z2 it has Battery STAMINA Mode which minimises battery drain.
It will recognise when you are not using your z2 display and automatically turns off the functions you do not need, whilst keeping the notifications you want.
As soon as your fingers press the power button it will wake up your screen and everything is up and running again pretty impressive aye.

CONNECTIVITY

Ever remember when phones didn't have Internet and how different life was years ago yes I'm pretty old. but technology has moved on over the years from the first Internet enabled phone to the first ever wifi phone. we just can't live without the Internet i am one to hold my hands up to this without the Internet i wouldn't be writing this now.

The Z2 has wifi meaning when you're in a wifi spot may it be at home or in a cafe or at a friends house your never too far away from the Internet which can be a good thing if you're a social media addict like myself or even if you're one who loves reading the latest fashion or celeb news or sending work emails. Also the Z2 has NFC which means (near field communication) is another useful thing in London where i live the bus stops have NFC where you turn your NFC on on your phone and place it on the NFC bit on side of the bus stop and it lets you know how long the buses that stop there are going to be. Also with NFC you can send files to other NFC devices and receive files from other NFC devices.NFC is also useful for many other things like playing music on your android smart phone by connecting through a wireless NFC-enabled Sony speaker or headphones.


CAMERA

The 4k camcorder and 20,7 MP camera is brilliant for all those summer holiday snaps and family portraits and videos of your treasured moments may it be your child's first steps or your family holiday etc.

You will have razor sharp images and super quality videos to share with your loved ones and treasure forever,Also it has a Time Shift feature which means you can capture your videos in slow motion 120 frames per second (120 fps) great for those you've been framed moments IE capturing your friend getting a water balloon thrown at them time shift allows you to watch in slow motion which is fantastic it is one of the best features which myself and my hubby love.
check out this video Xperia Z2 Time shift there are also a few good camera apps check out the Sony website here for more info

SOUND

Clear and loud with Sony's audio technology you will experience the best sound.
Digital noise cancelling earphones which blocks out unwanted sound when you're listening to music or on that important call.
With three digital noise cancelling settings to choose from your have the perfect listening experience delivered by Sony Please take precautions if you're crossing roads etc because safety comes first !!
Noise cancellation however is great if you're on a noisy bus and want to listen to your music without all the background noise on the bus as we all enjoy peaceful bus journeys.


Sony Xperia Specs


Weight

163 grams


Camera: 

20.7 mega pixel camera



Dimensions

146.8 x 8.2 mm



Durability:

Waterproof: IP55*** and IP58****
Dust resistant: IP55****

Xperia Z2 Battery


Talk time: up to 19 hours ***
Standby time: up to 740 hours ***
Music listening time: up to 120 hours ***
Video playback time up to 10 hours ***
Battery:3200 mAh minimum


Inside the z2

Google android 4.4 (kitkat) ← not the chocolate type!
2.3 GHz Qualcomm MSM8974AB Quad-core


Xperia Z2 Display:

5.2 inch Full HD TRILUMINOS Display with X-Reality for mobile picture engine
16,777,216 colours Full HD 1920x1080 pixels


To Read full specs and info on the Sony xperia Z2 check out Sony website here


Overall verdict


The Sony Xperia Z2 is a great phone with many excellent features from the 4k camcorder to the 20.7 mp camera to the sound, and the waterproof technology. The Z2 is a wonderful phone with the latest technology making sure that you can do all those important things you need to do from sending emails to capturing your best friends wedding or capturing your child's first steps. The Z2 is great for everyone and your be sure to enjoy using it and feel proud owning it. My Hubby really loves the z2 and even takes it in the bath to watch films or listen to music whilst soaking in the bath without the fear or water damaging his beloved phone.

However there is a slight downside which Sony are working on to fix is that sometimes the phone can get quite warm when playing games for long periods of time as i mentioned Sony are working on it, so be sure to check out their website to find out more about the phone. You can also test drive phones at all great phone stores before purchasing a phone. Many phone stores allow you to do this so you can get an idea if a phone is right for you and your needs.


That's pretty much it for now i hope you have enjoyed reading this as much as i enjoyed writing it.
Please feel free to comment below ask any questions you may have and me or my hubby will try answer the best way we can. Also feel free to share link to this review to your friends and family after all sharing is caring also if you have a blog or website feel free to post a link to it along with your comment below this post.
Thanks for reading

Caroline




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