Sony India today announced Xperia Z2 smartphone for a price of Rs 49,990 along with a Rs 9,000 offer — free smart band worth Rs 5,990 and back cover worth Rs 2,990.
Sony will take on HTC One (M8) and Samsung Galaxy S5 with Xperia Z2. HTC has already said it is getting good response for HTC One (M8) in India. Samsung Galaxy S5 is trying its best to attract users for the newly launched device.
Xperia Z2 smartphone is the successor of Xperia Z1.
The Xperia Z2, unveiled at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona in February, comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD IPS screen, 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 chipset, 3GB RAM, Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS, 20.7MP camera with Exmor R for Mobile sensor, 4K and slow-motion recording, 16GB internal storage, microSD card for up to 128GB, 3,200mAh battery and stereo speakers.
Like other top-end Sony smartphones, Xperia Z2 is water-resistant and dustproof and features shatterproof glass on the back.
It can access the internet over 2G, 3G and Wi-Fi, while data can be transferred via NFC, microUSB 2.0 and Bluetooth 4.0. Xperia Z2 does not support TD-LTE version of 4G in India. This means, 4G users of Bharti Airtel will not benefit from the new smartphone.
Sony today said it achieved Rs 3,000 crore revenue from India in fiscal 2013 against Rs 1,360 crore in fiscal 2012. It will be targeting a revenue of Rs 5,000 crore during the current fiscal.