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Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

alaTest has collected and analyzed 420 reviews of Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and camera. The performance and size also get good opinions. There are some mixed reviews about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

Sony Xperia XZ2 | Trusted Reviews

 

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact review: Compact, but with plenty of punch.

Small and curvy ; Good camera ; Power-packed

Not the best for gaming ; Polycarbonate body doesn't ooze luxury ; Lacks some camera features

Jan, 2019

Expert review by (engadget.com)

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact review: A smaller flagship without compromises

 

The Xperia XZ2 Compact is a high-end flagship in a petite form factor. Sony's made several compromises on its smaller phones in the past, but not this time. You get all the power and important features of the bigger XZ2 in a cute, bijou body.

Rare in its small size ; Easy to use one-handed ; Great 5-inch display ; Flagship power without trade-offs

All-plastic body may be off-putting for some ; Average battery life ; Poor-quality stereo speakers

Sony's Xperia XZ2 Compact is in a class of its own, packing every meaningful feature and component of the XZ2 into a petite, translucent body. I'd even say the device's 5-inch full HD+ display is better than the 5.7-inch equivalent on the XZ2. What's...

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact hands-on review

 

Unlike many of its big-brand competitors, Sony didn't shy away from major announcements at MWC 2018. In fact, it took the wrappers of a shiny new pair of flagships, that boldly marry new design concepts with incremental hardware updates.

Feb, 2018

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by : Julian Chokkattu (digitaltrends.com)

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact review

 

Strong performance ; Day-long battery life ; Good camera ; Sharp display, great compact size ; Loud front-facing speakers

Some bloatware ; Software and camera bugs ; Fingerprint placement not ideal

Expert review by : Robert Jones (t3.com)

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact review: the most powerful small phone in the world

 

The XZ2 Compact is a wolf in sheep's clothing. Just a fat sheep, one with a big booty.

So. Much. Power! ; Sharp 18:9 screen ; Good camera system ; Smooth, curved design ; Easy one-hand usage ; Fast fingerprint reader

It's thick and chunky ; No headphone jack ; Plastic backed

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Andrew Hoyle (cnet.com)

Sony's tiny powerhouse is the best small phone around

 

It's also the only small phone around.

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact is a mini flagship phone you can actually use with one hand. Strong specs across the board keep compromises to a minimum.

The design is dull as a paving slab, there's no headphone jack and the front-facing camera isn't anything to get excited about.

The Sony XZ2 Compact's flagship-level performance and pocketable size makes it the phone to get if you want something smaller that doesn't skimp on the goodies.

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Ajay Kumar (pcmag.com)

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

 

The 5-inch Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact could be one of the best phones for one-handed use.

Sleek design. HDR display. Fast processor. Sharp camera with unique 3D scanning feature.

No headphone jack or wireless charging. Some concessions from larger XZ2.

Bottom Line: The 5-inch Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact could be one of the best phones for one-handed use.

Feb, 2018

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact review

 

A small but mighty phone to match the flagship contenders?

High-end insides ; Rich screen ; Decent camera

A bit fat ; No headphone jack ; Mostly-plastic back

Sony has packed top specs into a tiny body, if one that doesn’t seem fancy enough to match the price

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (techradar.com)

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact review

 

Small and powerful, but not very stylish

Solid camera ; Great performance ; Sharp screen

Feels cheaper than it is ; No headphone jack ; Selfie camera isn’t great

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact is small and powerful. It's also chunky and partially plastic, so not the best choice if you want a phone that looks as good as it runs.

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Florian Wimmer (notebookcheck.net)

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact Smartphone Review

 

Another one. Just 6 months of development time separates the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact and its predecessor. Still, a lot has changed: Design, display size and Super Slow-Motion, which is still one of the core features. Find out in this review whether the...

60-fps-gaming ready ; very fast Smartphone ; reasonable pricing ; good pictures ; 3D scans ; IP68 certified Case ; sleek matte finish ; extensive software suite ; accurate GPS ; bright display with strong colors ; Super Slow-Motion video ; fast LTE...

some bloatware apps ; bad speech quality at a high volume ; mediocre sounding speakers ; relatively slow microSD access ; no 3.5 mm headphone jack ; throttling under load

Sony's small flagship may attract customers for occupying niche alone: There are not that many compact high performance smartphones, especially not at 600 Euros (~$720). The pictures with their strong colors and nice gimmicks such as Super Slow-Motion...

May, 2018

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