Sony Xperia Ace 2 unveiled in Japan, brings 5.5-inch screen and Helio P35 chipset

Michail, 19 May 2021

The past few weeks saw a few Sony Xperia Ace 2 leaks and now the device has officially been announced in Japan. Sony’s tiniest smartphone in recent memory sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD with HD+ resolution and Gorilla Glass 6 protection upfront. The exact dimensions come in at 140 x 69 x 8.9mm while weight is set at 159 grams.

Sony Xperia Ace 2 unveiled in Japan, brings 5.5-inch screen and Helio P35 chipset

The Xperia Ace 2 is a 4G LTE device powered by the well-known Helio P35 chipset. You get 4GB RAM and 64GB storage which is expandable via microSD. True to Sony traditions, the Ace 2 packs IP68 water and dust proofing and a headphones jack. The back sports a 13MP primary camera which is joined by a 2MP depth sensor. The front-facing selfie shooter comes in at 8MP. You also get a fingerprint sensor on the side which also doubles as the power button.

Sony Xperia Ace 2 unveiled in Japan, brings 5.5-inch screen and Helio P35 chipset

While compact in stature, Xperia Ace 2 packs a 4,500 mAh battery which combined with the power-efficient chipset and small screen should result in ample battery life. Retail in Japan is set at JPY 22,000 ($202) with first sales there scheduled for May 28. Color options include black, white and blue.


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  • Anonymous

I bought a docomo sony xperia ace 2 recently, I have had it 2 weeks. It will work on telstra network. You will need to change the messaging app as the docomo version will not allow pictures to be sent. Also you may want to remove/disable the docomo a...

  • jakub

nah it's not better, it's Samsung so not wery good optimalized software for low end device design looks much worse then this it's almost cm taller and that counts it have similar foto capability but lacks battery, back mounted fingerpr...

  • Mary jane

Have phone one week from japan, all jap apps can be deleted or disabled , battery is best i av had on sony , chip set is magic in this phone , sony knows how to optimise hardware. worth getting ,fits lovely in the pocket out and about and listening ...

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