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Xperia A2 released in Japan - A small variation of Z1C/Z1f

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By Option58, Senior Member on 14th May 2014, 11:47 AM
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So, it looks like Sony didn't release Z2 Compact as we expected. At least not just yet.
They released a small variation of Z1 Compact with same specifications in japan.





What we know is different is back cover which is now matte and more colors (lavernder, orange, black and white)!

Do you think it will see international release? Any more difference you know?
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What we know is different is back cover which is now matte and more colors (lavernder, orange, black and white)! That's gonna fix flash bleed issue, possibly.

AFAIK SO-2F (or whatever it's called in Japan) does NOT have problems with flash bleed. Flash bleed is caused by plastic back cover, that is present only in international version - z1c.

I wonder though, if they added the T2W feature and\or 4k recording (not that I care much about HighRes, but still).
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AFAIK SO-2F (or whatever it's called in Japan) does NOT have problems with flash bleed. Flash bleed is caused by plastic back cover, that is present only in international version - z1c.

I wonder though, if they added the T2W feature and\or 4k recording (not that I care much about HighRes, but still).

OK, removed that line.

4K not 100%, and I am not sure about T2W but probably not.
This is not Z2 Compact it's just Z1 compact in another form I guess. And I am not sure about the international version of it...
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This is not the real Z2 compact, pls treat it as ZR 2 Compact
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I don't think it is an upgrade.

If anything, it is the budget model.

The frame is probably of different material...
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