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  1. ectoren's Avatar
    It's never too early for reviews

    02-27-2014 12:56 PM
  2. Eclipse2K's Avatar
    Well, that's not true. It only makes someone want a product sooner.

    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (Verizon)
    ectoren likes this.
    02-27-2014 02:07 PM
  3. kagenish's Avatar
    i want the phone now
    02-27-2014 04:00 PM
  4. ectoren's Avatar
    I have been debating between the new HTC One and the Z2, but I love the HTC One front speakers. I saw this video. Oh. Z2. Take my money!
    bembol likes this.
    02-27-2014 05:08 PM
  5. bembol's Avatar
    Exactly. One was my favorite last year but Sony really stepped up with the Z2!

    "I'll put up color bars before I'll put you in front of our cameras." - MacKenzie (HBO, The NEWSROOM)
    02-28-2014 08:25 PM
  6. Ken7's Avatar
    I had mentioned that I'm looking to switch from my LG G2 primarily for the 4K video of the Sony. But to be honest, the sound from the mike when shooting video, may be the absolute worst I've ever heard. I just can't believe that Sony would release a phone that they're so highly touting for its video, and then have such unbelievably dismal sound. Take a look at the clip below (that has very nice video). It has the same weird, almost muted sound, that was heard on all the 4K clips from the Mobile show. It's not caused by the wind you hear in this clip, since it sounded much the same indoors at the show.

    I hope they fix this in the actual production model. I'm also wondering how this translates to making phone calls. If phone calls sound this bad, I'll have to drop this phone from consideration:

    03-01-2014 11:32 AM
  7. vaytan's Avatar
    That Z2 is a phablet Wow...
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    03-02-2014 09:23 AM
  8. darigaaz12's Avatar
    I had mentioned that I'm looking to switch from my LG G2 primarily for the 4K video of the Sony. But to be honest, the sound from the mike when shooting video, may be the absolute worst I've ever heard. I just can't believe that Sony would release a phone that they're so highly touting for its video, and then have such unbelievably dismal sound. Take a look at the clip below (that has very nice video). It has the same weird, almost muted sound, that was heard on all the 4K clips from the Mobile show. It's not caused by the wind you hear in this clip, since it sounded much the same indoors at the show.

    I hope they fix this in the actual production model. I'm also wondering how this translates to making phone calls. If phone calls sound this bad, I'll have to drop this phone from consideration:

    Ken, make an individual post about your microphone concerns instead of posting in every post that mentions the z2
    03-02-2014 12:33 PM
  9. Ken7's Avatar
    Darigaaz12, I've mentioned it because I'm really hoping someone can come up with some idea as to its cause that will allay my fears. Nothing more, nothing less.

    I really want this phone badly and just want to be assured, that's all.
    03-02-2014 07:05 PM
  10. darigaaz12's Avatar
    Darigaaz12, I've mentioned it because I'm really hoping someone can come up with some idea as to its cause that will allay my fears. Nothing more, nothing less.

    I really want this phone badly and just want to be assured, that's all.
    I get it, I'm just saying you'll probably get more answers if there's a main thread on the topic. More likely to be seen

    Sent from my SGH-M919 using AC Forums mobile app
    03-02-2014 07:33 PM
  11. Ken7's Avatar
    Good idea, new thread started. Thanks.
    03-02-2014 09:57 PM
  12. ectoren's Avatar
    03-11-2014 10:00 AM
  13. darigaaz12's Avatar
    lol i just want he'd that was well and was going to post it, beat me by a couple minutes!

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    ectoren likes this.
    03-11-2014 10:03 AM
  14. darigaaz12's Avatar
    Here's cloves review, like that the camera software may be upgraded from before and reduce the noise/over processing from the z1

    Watch "Sony Xperia Z2 Review" on YouTube


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    ectoren likes this.
    03-12-2014 10:14 AM
  15. kagenish's Avatar
    a good video now i want it even more and like that case at the end of the video.
    03-15-2014 05:53 PM
  16. robsawalker's Avatar
    Darigaaz12, I've mentioned it because I'm really hoping someone can come up with some idea as to its cause that will allay my fears. Nothing more, nothing less.

    I really want this phone badly and just want to be assured, that's all.
    Check out the stereo Mic add-on. Looks amazing.

    Posted via Android Central App
    04-02-2014 06:15 PM
  17. intrepid359's Avatar
    Darigaaz12, I've mentioned it because I'm really hoping someone can come up with some idea as to its cause that will allay my fears. Nothing more, nothing less.

    I really want this phone badly and just want to be assured, that's all.
    One of the accessories you can buy is a stereo microphone.
    04-03-2014 02:17 PM
  18. ectoren's Avatar
    New one!

    04-04-2014 09:25 AM
  19. ectoren's Avatar
    04-04-2014 09:40 AM
  20. Ken7's Avatar
    So again, the camera is somewhat of a disappointment. Bummer.
    04-04-2014 11:09 AM
  21. paddylaz's Avatar
    What does he mean in that Android Authority review when he complains about the 'lip' to the phone's body. Is he saying the sides of the front face have raised edges (i.e. like on the galaxy s4, note 3) as opposed to the iPhone/nexus 4 which is flush all across?

    Didn't quite understand
    04-04-2014 11:20 AM
  22. ectoren's Avatar
    So again, the camera is somewhat of a disappointment. Bummer.
    According to Android Police, a software fix is being sent tru OTA :

    Improved camera performance & function with faster start time and better auto focus
    - - - Updated - - -

    Is he saying the sides of the front face have raised edges (i.e. like on the galaxy s4, note 3) as opposed to the iPhone/nexus 4 which is flush all across?
    :
    That's the way I interpret it.
    04-04-2014 01:12 PM
  23. xorua's Avatar
    Just watch clove's review, android authority's one was more of a first impression.
    04-04-2014 02:40 PM
  24. Jay Hussain's Avatar
    04-08-2014 02:09 AM
  25. intrepid359's Avatar
    What does he mean in that Android Authority review when he complains about the 'lip' to the phone's body. Is he saying the sides of the front face have raised edges (i.e. like on the galaxy s4, note 3) as opposed to the iPhone/nexus 4 which is flush all across?

    Didn't quite understand
    There's not so much a "lip" per se. The metal frame and glass front and back are flush, but because metal and glass have two very different textures, if you run your finger from the glass to the left or right-side metal frame, you will notice the abrupt change of materials (frictionless glass vs friction from the metal). Does that help at all?

    I'm normal use, I can't imagine you'd ever notice this. I didn't notice anything until I saw your post.
    04-08-2014 06:10 AM
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