Bell Mobility to be exclusive Canadian carrier for Sony Xperia Z2

Sony Xperia Z2

Bell Mobility today announced that it will be the exclusive Canadian carrier for the upcoming Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone. The successor to the Xperia Z1 was announced in late February at Mobile World Congress.

“Xperia Z2 has everything mobile customers are looking for: NFC for convenient and secure mobile payment compatibility, premier camera technology for sharing photos and video, and an amazing screen for watching their favourite shows on Bell Mobile TV. Bell is very proud to bring the Sony Xperia Z2 experience to Canadians, and it’s all enabled by the super-fast data speeds of Bell’s world-leading LTE wireless network,” said Wade Oosterman, President of Bell Mobility.

Here is a refresher on the Sony Xperia Z2’s specifications:

  • Processor: 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AB)
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.4
  • Cellular connectivity: LTE/HSPA+/GPRS/EDGE
  • Other connectivity: A-GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, DLNA, NFC
  • Display: 5.2-inch Full HD (1080×1920) TRILUMINOS
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Internal storage: 16GB
  • External storage: MicroSD cards up to 64GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 20.7MP with Sony Exmor RS sensor with 4K video capture
  • Front-facing camera: 2.2MP
  • Battery: 3,000mAh
  • Dimensions: 146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2
  • Weight: 158 grams
  • Colours: White, Black, Purple
  • Other: Dust and waterproof (IP55 and IP58), FM Radio with RDS

The Sony Xperia Z2 also comes with a number of camera features including the new Timeshift video app that slow the playback speed for dramatic slow motion effects, a Background defocus feature to create Bokeh effects and new augmented reality animations that include sound effects for video. Being waterproof, the Sony Xperia Z2 can be used to capture videos underwater.

Sony Xperia Z2 users will also receive six free movies through the Sony Video Unlimited Service as well as a 30-day trial of the Music Unlimited service and eight PlayStation®Mobile games.

Bell will launch the Sony Xperia Z2 sometime in May 2014. Pricing was not announced today. It is also giving away five of the new smartphones to those who pre-register for its launch.

Source : Bell Mobility