Sony Xperia Z2: Specs, Apps, News, Features & Reviews

Sony adds support for Xperia Z1, Z2 and M2 to AOSP for Xperia

Sony adds support for Xperia Z1, Z2 and M2 to AOSP for Xperia

Sony today announced the addition of the Xperia Z1, Z2 and the M2 to its AOSP for Xperia project.

The Xperia Z3v for Verizon is a rebranded Xperia Z2 and NOT an Xperia Z3

The Xperia Z3v for Verizon is a rebranded Xperia Z2 and NOT an Xperia Z3

Earlier this week, Sony announced that it is bringing the Xperia Z3v to Verizon’s network in the United States later this month. The naming might lead many to believe that the Xperia Z3v is based on the Xperia Z3 — the company’s latest flagship which has been praised by many.

Sony Xperia Z2 reportedly survives underwater for six weeks

Sony Xperia Z2 reportedly survives underwater for six weeks

Rugged devices come in all shapes and sizes these days, despite the fact many of them still look the part — like Kyocera’s Brigadier. Sony, though, has been aiming to make their devices waterproof, and other element-proof in some capacity or another for many years now. Luckily for one owner, the Xperia Z2 is no different.

Best Android phones you can buy, Summer 2014 Edition

Best Android phones you can buy, Summer 2014 Edition

2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year in the Android smartphone industry. Not only did we get many new flagship devices with specs that we wouldn’t have dreamt to have a few years ago, but we also saw the resurgence of the mid and low-range market, along with Google’s push to make Android, as an operating system, as smooth and lean as possible, to reach lower price points.

15 Beautiful 1080p HD wallpapers for the Sony Xperia Z2

15 Beautiful 1080p HD wallpapers for the Sony Xperia Z2

Sony’s wallpaper style has long had its own signature with abstract unicolored renders of waves and fluid forms. You only have to look at the wallpapers the company bundled with the Xperia Z2 to see this visualization-like style. But if you own the Xperia Z2, then you may probably be growing tired of this uniformity. That’s where this gorgeous collection comes in. It stays in line with Sony’s visual signature, but adds more colors and sometimes a natural element to the photo to keep it unique.

Sony Xperia Z2 goes on sale on the Sony US website for $699.99

Sony Xperia Z2 goes on sale on the Sony US website for $699.99

The Xperia Z3 might stand a chance of being released in the US alongside international markets, but for Sony’s current flagship, stateside consumers have had to wait like they’ve always done for the company’s smartphones. Thankfully, that wait will soon come to an end, as the Xperia Z2 is now listed on the US Sony Store website. 

Tips to improve the Sony Xperia Z2’s battery life

Tips to improve the Sony Xperia Z2’s battery life

The Sony Xperia Z2, unarguably, offers the best battery life among all the flagship handsets released in the first half of the year, thanks largely to its gigantic 3200mAh battery. The phone can easily last a day of heavy usage with around 5.5-6 hours of screen on time without breaking a sweat. However, if you make use of some of Sony’s pre-loaded software features, along with the tips mentioned below, you can easily increase the Z2’s battery life by a substantial margin.

Sony Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact front panels reportedly leak online

Sony Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact front panels reportedly leak online

At the end of February, 2014, Sony officially announced the Xperia Z2, a high-end device with plenty of features to make it worthwhile to potential consumers. For anyone who might be wondering what’s next, though, the first glimpse of what could be the Xperia Z3’s front panel have leaked online.

How to enable double tap to wake on the Xperia Z2

How to enable double tap to wake on the Xperia Z2

The Xperia Z2 is a no-nonsense Android phone that cuts down on all the gimmicks found on the Galaxy S5 and the LG G3. Sony, instead, has added only those features that are genuinely useful in day to day life. Once such feature is Double tap to wake, which makes it extremely easy to wake up the device from sleep by simply tapping on the display twice. 

Sony Xperia Z2 is the official phone of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Sony Xperia Z2 is the official phone of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

In what appears to be a major marketing investment, Sony has just struck a deal with FIFA to make its latest smartphone, the Xperia Z2 the official smartphone of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The World Cup is set to kick off tomorrow in São Paulo, so this is just the marketing boost Sony could have asked for ahead of the biggest sporting spectacle in the world.