Quick Review of Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

The Good
  • Very compact and improved design over previous Xperia models
  • IP68 water resistant body
  • Powerful performance
  • Supports fast charging
The Bad
  • Battery backup is average
  • Lacks 3.5 mm headphone jack support
  • Comes with hybrid SIM slot

Buy Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact In India at These Prices


Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact Full Features & Specifications

Note: Scores are assigned in comparison to similarly priced products
Screen Size 5 inch
Screen Resolution 2160 x 1080 pixels
Screen Type LCD
Pixel Density 483 PPI
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Bezel Less No
Brand Qualcomm
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Processor Type Octa-Core
Graphics Adreno 630
Rear Camera Resolution 19MP
Dual Rear Camera No
Front Camera Resolution 5MP
Dual Selfie Camera No
Video Recording Resolution 4K Video Recording (2160p)
General Specifications
Operating System Android
OS Version Android 8.0 Oreo
Device Type Touchscreen
USB Connector Type USB Type C
Features Fingerprint Scanner, GPS
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Gyroscope
IP Rating IP68 (Dust and Water Resistant - 1.5 meters for 30 minutes)
Dimensions (mm) 135 x 65 x 12.1
Weight 168 grams
Connectivity 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)
Headphone Jack Type USB Type C
Color Black, White Silver, Moss Green, Coral Pink
Device Warranty 1 Year
In The Box Device, Charger, User Manual, Warranty Card
Internal Storage 64GB
Card Slot Yes
Maximum Card Slot Capacity 400GB
SIM Card Slots Dual
Network Type GSM
SIM Card Type Nano SIM
SIM 1 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
SIM 2 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM) Yes
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands LTE
Battery Capacity 2870mAh
Battery Type Lithium-ion (Li-ion)
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes, Quick Charge 3.0

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact Features

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact is a toned down version of Xperia XZ2 which were launched simultaneously. The XZ2 Compact differs from its older sibling in few aspects. Let’s see what the XZ2 Compact has to offer:

Display & Design:

In terms of display, the Xperia XZ2 features a 5-inch display which is slightly lower than XZ2. It has a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. For protection against accidental damage and scratches, a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 is fitted on the top. On the design front, the XZ2 Compact is same as its older sibling. The back of the phone houses a fingerprint sensor. At the bottom, there is a USB Type-C headphone jack for charging, transferring data and plugging headphones. On the front,there are sensors like accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope and proximity sensor. The device is IP68 rated dust and water resistant. The Xperia XZ2 Compact ships in various attractive colors i.e. Black, White Silver, Moss Green, Coral Pink.


In the optics department, the XZ2 Compact has a 19MP rear shooter with f/1.8 aperture. The camera is equipped with various technologies and features that enhances the image quality. On the front, there is a 5MP snapper for clicking selfies. The rear camera lets the user record 4k videos(2160p). It also offers super slow video recording.

Performance, Storage & OS:

On the inside, the Xperia XZ2 Compact is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor coupled with 4GB RAM. There is an Adreno 630 graphics processor onboard which makes gaming on this device smooth. The phone offers 64GB internal inbuilt storage expandable up to 400GB via card slot support. The Xperia XZ2 Compact ships with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.

Battery & Connectivity:

On the battery front, the Xperia XZ2 Compact runs on a 2870 mAh non-removable battery. The battery capacity is less than its older sibling the Xperia XZ2. The device supports fast charging feature based on Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 technology. The XZ2 Compact functions as a dual SIM smartphone and requires nano SIM cards for networking. This phone offers 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth and VoLTE connectivity options.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

1. What type of SIM card will I need?

Ans: You will need a nano SIM card in this phone.

2. Can it record slo-mo videos?

An: Yes, the Xperia XZ2 Compact is capable of recording super slow-mo videos.

3. Is this phone waterproof?

Ans: Yes, this phone is IP68 certified water and dust resistant.

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