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Sony Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact and accessories rundown

By March 9, 2018June 15th, 2020No Comments

This year at Mobile World Congress Sony announced their new XZ range, showcasing the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact. Both are entertainment titans, and will provide any movie enthusiast, gamer or music lover endless hours of entertainment, thanks to a very impressive specification.

We give a rundown of both phones and explore the Eiger screen protectors available for both phones, currently available via our web shop.

Pre-order Eiger Screen Protection for Sony XZ2 and XZ2 Compact

Eiger 3D GLASS Full Screen Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Sony Xperia XZ2 (Clear)

The Edge to Edge Eiger 3D GLASS for the Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact offers the same high-quality materials and protection as the standard GLASS range but uses a special process, enabling it to be curved to match the device’s screen that it’s protecting, providing a perfect fit with 100% Edge to Edge Screen Coverage. 3D GLASS is even more rounded than the standard GLASS screen protector, giving you a smooth rounded edge which looks and feels great.


  • Anti-Dust Layer – preventing the edges of your screen protector from lifting
  • Full Frame
  • 9H Hardness – 9 times harder than standard glass and feature a 0.33mm ultra-thin, scratch resistant, rounded edge design with high definition clarity
  • Best Quality Materials and Glue – Made with premium Japanese tempered glass and glue
  • Easy to Install Cleaning Kit – Includes a cleansing wipe, microfibre cloth and dust removal sticker
  • 2 Year Warranty
  • Eiger GLASS are committed to quality and offer a 2-year warranty for manufacturing defects in materials or workmanship. *

Explore the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact mobile phone accessories available for pre-order via our web shop. If you’re a retailer or distributor looking to stock mobile phone accessories, please fill out our contact form and one of our account managers will get in touch with you shortly.

Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact Overview

As you would expect from Sony, the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact are real entertainment powerhouses. Sony’s XZ2 features ‘Dynamic Vibration System’, Full HD+ HDR display and Sony’s BRAVIA® TV technology, which means your movies and videos become a pleasure to view in stunning detail. The Xperia XZ2 Compact benefits from Full HD+ HDR display, delivering big screen entertainment in the palm of your hand. According to Sony, the XZ2 Compact has been “crafted to perfection”, delivering a curved bodied frame and durable frosted finish, which fits perfectly into a pocket. Both have upgraded powerful stereo speakers making for a fully immersive audio-visual experience, no matter which device you choose.

19MP Camera, Super slow motion and 3D Creator

Sony’s new advanced ‘Motion Eye’ camera with memory-stacked image sensor, will produce incredibly lifelike photos and videos. Super slow motion will enable the user to capture what the eye can’t see, in Full HD at 960fps, which will be very useful for anyone who makes slow motion videos for work or leisure. 3D Creator allows you to scan yourself or surroundings and print it or share it in 3D on social media, through the front and main cameras.

The world’s first 4k HDR movie recording smartphone

Sony have created something special with their camera in the XZ2 and XZ2 Compact. With their 4k HDR camera experience more contrast, colour and detail with every frame. Sony have stated that “videos will be closer to cinema quality.”

Display and Entertainment

Both the Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact come complete with ‘Durable Corning’® Gorilla® Glass 5 on the front and back, which complements the design and improves durability. They are also water resistant to rain and accidental spills thanks to an IP65/68 water rating. Full HD+ HDR display and powerful stereo speakers will enable you to watch and share videos in stunning realism. Enjoy superior sound with the Xperia XZ2 Compact. High-Resolution Audio3 will give you the best possible quality. LDAC means that everything will sound great, even when being listened to wirelessly. Powerful stereo speakers allow you to share your movies and music with your friends.

Processor and Battery Life

The Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact’s Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 Mobile Platform will deliver world-class performance and speed, allowing for smooth game play and fast streaming. With the Sony Xperia XZ2 range there is no more waiting.

Sony has built the XZ2’s battery to last! This means you can experience even more entertainment throughout the day. Their ‘Smart Stamina’ works ahead of time, keeping you powered up for longer. ‘Qnovo Adaptive Charging’ and ‘Battery Care’, will mean that you will get a battery which lasts longer overall.

Differences between the two phones

The differences between the two phones are minimal. Other than the obvious size differences, the XZ2 will come with wireless charging, which the XZ2 Compact will not, ‘Dynamic Vibration System’ (which vibrates during gameplay, watching movies or listening to music), which the XZ2 Compact wont feature and finally, the battery size will differ, with the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact getting a slightly smaller 2870mAh battery.

Whichever phone you choose, we have Eiger Tempered Glass Screen Protectors available to pre-order now on the Frequency web shop.

If you’re a retailer or distributor looking to stock mobile phone accessories, please fill out our contact form and one of our account managers will get in touch with you shortly.


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* A replacement will be issued should your Eiger 3D GLASS be faulty (Deliberate or accidental damage and normal wear and tear is not covered under the warranty).

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