Sony Xperia XZ2 to launch in some Asian markets with 6GB RAM

By: Meenu Rana, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi Last updated : February 28, 2018 4:35 pm

For the international market, Sony Xperia XZ2 comes with 4GB of RAM but the new listings of Xperia XZ2 in Hong Kong and Taiwan show that the device will come with 6GB of RAM.

Sony recently launched Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact smartphones at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 event with 4GB RAM. Now, out of these two, Sony Xperia XZ2 has been spotted with 6GB of RAM in some Asian countries.

As per the listings of the Xperia XZ2 in Hong Kong and Taiwan, first spotted by GSMArena, the device will come with 6GB of RAM. However, it is still not known that the company is offering more RAM for the Xperia XZ2 in only two countries. Surprisingly the model number of Taiwanese variant H8296 is same as the international variant, the only difference amongst the two is RAM only. On the other hand, the Xperia XZ2 Compact is still listed with 4GB RAM in Hong Kong while in Taiwan, it is not listed yet.


The company did not announce the pricing details of both the smartphones at the launch event. However, the pricing of Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact were revealed in Germany yesterday. Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact are priced at €800 and €600 respectively. €800 roughly translates to Rs 64,000 and €600 is approximately Rs 48,000.

For the international market, Sony Xperia XZ2 comes with 4GB of RAM. It features a 5.7-inch Full HD+ display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 coating and 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by octa-core Snapdragon 845 processor. It features an internal storage of 64 GB. The phone also has two front-facing stereo speakers with S-Force Front Surround.

For the camera, the smartphone features a 19-megapixel rear camera that supports 4K HDR video and Super Slow-Motion capture at 960FPS. For the front, the device features a 5-megapixel with f/2.2 aperture camera for selfies and video chats. It is also world’s first smartphone with 4K HDR Movie recording and also offers ISO sensitivity 51200 for photos and ISO 12800 for video.

It runs on run on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system and is backed up by 3180mAh battery with wireless charging capabilities. On the connectivity front, the smartphone offers hybrid Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 5, GPS, USB 3.1 Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack and NFC. It has an IP65/68 rating for dust and water resistance. There is no 3.5mm audio jack present on the phone. The device measures 153 x 72 x 11.1 mm and weighs 198grams.


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