Earlier it was the Z1 Compact that was much talked before the launch and now it’s the Xperia Z2/Xperia Z1 successor or the Xperia Sirius whatever we may call it, is making big news. The official Xperia Blog has released some screenshots of what the Xperia Z2 UI will be like! First and foremost it’s great news that the Xperia Z2 will come up with an Android KitKat 4.4 and the OTA updates could be expected soon.
Moreover we will see various features like 4K video recording and Time Shift Video.
Some changes in display option like Glove Mode, White Balance and Backlight Control. The Backlight control is a pretty interesting feature where the light from the screen will flash off only when you take away your eyes from the screen.
It also comes with a smart call handling motion sensing features as shown in the figure below.
A double tap to wake up features will give you quicker access to your Xperia Z2.
The Dialler options are also improved that comes with built-in answering machine.
Two home launchers names as “Simple Home” and “Xperia Home” are also included. In “Simple Home” launcher, features such as larger icons for better viewing and many other are introduced to the device.
Sound menu options such as “Audio Accessories” and “Hi-Res Audio via USB” have been included.
Moreover, few changes have been brought to personalization, notifications and the “Themes” have changed to “Xperia Themes”.
Power Management has been now classified into “Device” and “Accessory”.
A new “Printing” option arrives in the Settings menu.
A new option for “What’s New” and “Google Now” comes in picture.
An easy switch over between notifications and Quick settings is provided at the drop down menu only.
Here are the images that will let you know all home launcher that remains unchanged from the Android 4.3.
The app tray background is now transparent that comes with lot many apps.
A “close all” option is also included in Recent Apps menu.
A “Touch Block” app is included which when enabled prevents the screen to turn on automatically under exposure to water. Thus it is pretty obvious that Xperia Sirius will be water-resistant.
The movies app remains the same.