Sony's dual camera Xperia XZ2 Premium takes ultra-low-light photos

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Xperia XZ2 Premium boasts the world's highest ISO 12800 sensitivity for video recording in a smartphone, as well as ultra-high sensitivity 51200 for photos [ii], enabling ultra-low-light capture previously only seen in interchangeable lens cameras. For selfies, it gets a 13MP f/2.0 front camera that uses display flash in low light situations. The camera system can record 4K HDR video and play that video back on the 4K HDR display of the smartphone. Xperia XZ2 Premium is IP65/IP68 [iv] certified to withstand splashes and spills.

However, the display has taken a major dose of adrenaline - the XZ2 Premium ditches the slightly modern 18:9 5.7-inch full HD+ HDR display in favour of a rather conventional 5.8-inch 4K HDR panel with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The newest model of the company's 2018 range, the XZ2 Premium is the first to feature Sony's Motion Eye Dual camera system.

While the Xperia XZ2 comes with 4 GB RAM, the Xperia XZ2 Premium comes with 6 GB of RAM.

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A couple of months ago Sony launched the Xperia XZ2 and now they have already launched the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium. Sony also gives the XZ2 Premium a bright live view-finder.

Other improvements over the Xperia XZ2 launched last month in the United Kingdom include a bump-up to 6GB of RAM, and a greater battery capacity, 3,540mAh compared to 3,180mAh. Even with "just" two sensors, though, Sony's Motion Eye Dual technology could well make it the low-light king. The build quality is the same as the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium has the same 3D glass on the rear and aluminum frame as the XZ2. The device measures 158 x 80 x 11.9 mm and weighs 236 grams. There are features like Smart Stamina, Stamina Mode, Qnovo Adaptive Charging, Quick Charge 3.0 and Qi Wireless Charging. The smartphones get IP65/68 certification for being water and dust resistant smartphone. It features High-Resolution Audio (LPCM, FLAC, ALAC, DSD), DSEE HX, LDAC, Clear Audio+, Stereo speakers with S-Force Front Surround, Stereo Recording, Qualcomm® aptX™ HD audio, Automatic Headphone Optimisation and more. The pricing and exact availability details are yet to announced. It will run Android Oreo and will be available in either Chrome Black or Chrome Silver colors. There is also a fingerprint scanner on the rear and keep in mind that this smartphone does not feature a 3.5mm audio jack. What are your opinions on the design and the specs?

Sony has yet to reveal the final price for the XZ2 Premium, but expect it to be more than the XZ2. Tell us down in the comments.

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