Xperia A2 launches in Japan on 19 June

by XB on 11th June 2014

in Xperia - Japan Models


Xperia A2NTT DoCoMo has updated its product page for the Xperia A2 (SO-04F) to reveal that the handset will go on sale in Japan on Thursday 19 June 2014. Prices have still yet to be published. The Xperia A2 shares the same specifications as the Xperia Z1 f (known as Xperia Z1 Compact globally), but has a matte plastic back and comes in new colours such as Lavender and Orange, as well as Grey Black and White.

The Xperia A2 has a 4.3-inch 720p display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8974 chipset with 2.2GHz quad-core processor and Adreno 330 graphics. It features 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, microSD memory card support, IP55/IP58 certification for dust and water resistance, a 20.7MP Exmor RS camera, a 2.2MP Exmor R front camera and a 2300mAh battery.

  • Ninjas

    first…

  • darannechelle

    All i want is a z ultra 2

  • Jumbo

    Third….

  • Stevan Dj

    Have a cookie, Niggers!

  • Abhimanyu

    Sony has gone batshit crazy by doing insane things – releasing the same phone with a new moniker that’s already existing in the market, unveiling more or less same specc’ed phones with different names (Xperia M2, Xperia T3, Xperia T2 Ultra), crazy naming scheme of the phones, self-proclaiming that its Z2 has the best camera while it’s just as good as the other flagships’.

    I have lost all respect for Sony. The only things I like about Sony right now are – (1) Physical design of the phone, (2) Elegant Xperia UI. If it weren’t for those two, Sony would be right among those Chinese OEMs.

  • 3rdflyleaf

    I’m a fan of Sony design team, not the whole Sony.

  • SoftbankSucks

    Regardless more or less same specification of phones, releasing more phone models means more choices for consumers as in one of the marketing strategies to survive. Another S brand is doing this even at larger scales.

  • Okenok

    No, too many models and no naming conventions can be very confusing for the customer, and that’s what happens with Sony. Which model is more powerful than the other ? Which model in new than the other ? Which model is bigger ? You can’t say it easily with the name like for other brands and instead of reading dozens of specs, they’ll just go buy from another brand.

  • guywithasonyphone

    Me too!

  • mllddl

    I totally agree that Sony’s naming conventions are really confusing, but when you look at other brands they have similar problems as well.

    • Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo: implies a “new” version but has worse specs than the Note 3 and isn’t really “newer”
    • Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 / Gear 2 Neo: again, the “new” one has worse specs
    • Nokia Lumia
    • HTC One –> HTC One (why is the ‘second’ version still “One”?)

  • Jumbo

    You lose faith and respect for ONE thing? Man talking about short-sighted… AND you’re wrong, Sony will never drop down to those China manufactures level, the market is so vastly different.

  • Melfes Wired

    but there will be no z ultra 2, or 3

  • Coolio

    Does this have replaceable battery now? That would be very good.

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  • Guest

    not enough cookies

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  • Jumbo

    But I hardly believe that you will be simply looking at their awesome design product and NOT having one yourself. The whole Sony team means the whole Sony you fool. Get the equation right – Sony + Design = Sony. Why do you think a majority of us are in here and supporting Sony with our hard earn money? Not simply of their product alone but their designs too. (rolls eyes)

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  • 3rdflyleaf

    I said fan. You don’t have to be a fan of something to buy it. The main reason why I’m an Xperia user is because of design, but of course I didn’t buy it just because of the design but it’s the main factor.

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