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Video [VIDEO] Sony Xperia Z2- Detailed Review

After over 2 weeks with the device here is my full review:



Timeline:

00:00 Intro
00:15 Unboxing
01:07 Build and design ( + water resistance test)
03:34 Technical specification and performance (NFS Most Wanted + Deus Ex: The Fall gameplay)
04:56 Screen (+ glove mode and outside visibility test)
05:56 Speaker Test
06:35 Interface and preinstalled apps
07:16 Battery
07:47 Camera and samples
09:56 Roundup

Shots taken with Xperia Z2: https://drive.google.com/folderview?...2s&usp=sharing

Sample Videos:

4K video during the day:


4K video (NIGHT)


Timeshift video (ICE SKATING)


Timeshift video (SKATEPARK):


Sony Xperia Z2 vs. HTC One M8 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 camera comparison:
(this test checks mainly the automatic mode of each device and the final score is given for overall performance in all shots+ features+ interface)
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Excelent Review !!!!

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Thank you, great review. I noticed something in the video: does your phone has the infamous "gap" problem?
How long can you shoot in 4K before overheating?
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Thank you, great review. I noticed something in the video: does your phone has the infamous "gap" problem?
How long can you shoot in 4K before overheating?
There are gaps between screen and the casing I am not sure if that is a problem though. It didn't bother me to be honest.

I have never checked how long it would take to overheat on 4K recording , as I have only recorded short clips. The heating was noticeable nevertheless.
 
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I was able to record almost 6minute clip with Z2 in 4k.
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I was able to record almost 6minute clip with Z2 in 4k.
Did it crash after that?
 
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Did it crash after that?
Yes, with overheating info.
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Yes, with overheating info.
Hopefully this is something that can be fixed with an update. Tbh though I wouldn't use 4K on a daily basis, as don't have any screens that support t and the file sizes are huge.

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