While the whole world is talking about the latest HTC One M8, there’s another flagship device that deserves its fair share of attention — the Sony Xperia Z2. The handset was officially announced at the Mobile World Congress and is set to hit retail some time in April.
Well, for those of you wondering about its US availability, a new report suggests it will hit the country on Verizon and will be exclusive.
Surprised? Well, we’re too since T-Mobile had the pleasure of launching the Sony Xperia Z and Xperia Z1 in the past, and now the Big Red might enter the market in the coming months with the latest flagship from Sony.
The report surfaced from Japan, suggesting that the Sony D6508 (alleged Verizon version of the handset) has received WiFi certification on March 3rd and will support LTE/CDMA2000/WCDMA/GSM connectivity. There’s no word from Verizon about the launch of the Sony Xperia Z2 so we’ll recommend users to take it with a grain of salt.
As for its specifications, it rocks a 5.2-inch 1080p display a quad-core Snapdragon 801 chipset, 3GB RAM, 16GB storage with a microSD card slot, 20MP rear camera for photos and videos, 2MP front-facing camera, a 3,000 mAh battery and runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat as its operating system.
We’ll update you as soon as we hear anything about the launch of the Sony Xperia Z2 in the US.