Sony Xperia XZ2 Review: Making a Buzz

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Sony’s Xperia XZ2 is a feature-lover’s dream, but do pitfalls like the sub-par camera and questionable design make this device worth the $799 price tag?

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  1. I have a Sony Xperia X Performance, and let me tell you… I will not be upgrading if this is what Sony is putting forward. While this is just personal preference, the phone is downright ugly. The entire back of the phone is absolutely disgusting visually. No headphone jack is also a deal breaker, big league. I suppose if I had to I'd get the XZ1 but I doubt that's really a worthwhile upgrade for now.

  2. Am I one of the few who find the fingerprint sensor location pretty okay? I mean who on holds the phone with their finger stretched out while messaging?

  3. Am I the only one who's never had a problem with Sony's square design and actually found it really good-looking? The Razer Phone is as "edgy" as Sony's phones and that phone never got any criticisms (and understandably since a well done square design looks really good).

  4. Despite this review citing the camera to be a disappointment, it isn't bad. I'd say is at or near Galaxy S9 territory and that's still something considering Samsung gave their phone a very wide aperture and a physical shutter lens to allow for adjustable aperture between F/1.5 to F/2.4.

    Despite that however, I still wouldn't own it. That camera and FPS location on the back is an ergonomic nightmare and the camera software is as okay as it's been for a few years now.

  5. Worst review, everyone praises their cameras and everything, and this guy just tried to prove that this phone is bad, well for me its first phone from Sony that is at number 1 or a strong Competitor

  6. I personally liked sony's side mounted fingerprint. I wished sony would have made something like xz1 but with bezel-less design. One thing about the camera app is, it is very simple and easy to use.

  7. Before you say that camera is not handling well then compare it with any other device too ! They will also face the same ! It's lens thing and property of lens to scatter by light