It has been rumoured for some time now, but now it’s finally official, Sony have announced the Sony Xperia Z2 at Mobile World Congress 2014, the successor to the Xperia Z1, the Z2 has been upgraded with a 5.2 inch screen that has a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, as well as something they are calling Live Colour LED technology, which is said to add red and green phosphors to the IPS LED display.

Under the hood, the smartphone features a 2.3Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, and a 3200mAh battery.

Of course the smartphone also includes a waterproof body, with a new set of speakers that have been implemented at the front of the handset, alongside the inclusion of a new noise cancelling system, that works alongside a new set of headphones that Sony announced dubbed the Sony MDR-NC31EM.

On the back of the Z2 the smartphone also includes a 20.7 megapixel Exmor RS sensor, and can even capture 4K video as well as play it back via the device or using MHL.

The Sony Xperia Z2 will be launching globally from March 2014, with an unconfirmed price.

Vodafone has also announced that they will be carrying the smartphone at launch.

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