Posted on Mar 29 2014 - 12:38am by Anurag Kumar

Sony Xperia Z2 the latest buzz among Xperia devices has been dismantled and got its first teardown treatment today. Xperia Z2 features 5.2″ 1080p screen display, Snapdragon 801 SoC, 3 GB RAM, Adreno 330 GPU, 8.2mm thick and 163 grams in weight. Just like other Xperia flagships Xperia Z2 features IP55 and IP58 water and dust resistance feature with non removable 3200 mAh battery.

Xperia Z2 has been officially launched in Taiwan a few days back; 4G LTE version of China Mobile carrier has been dismantled by folks at Cnmo Mobile CN exclusively. Let’s see what Xperia Z2 holds inside it in terms of hardware parts and the area of placement of various parts.

Xperia Z2 disassembly guide

Do not try the below Xperia Z2 disassembly guide on your own, it will void your warranty; only for professional experts.

Xperia Z2 disassembly guide

To start with Xperia Z2 disassembly guide, thin sheet of iron pray bar is used to counter the glue first the middle part of bottom back panel than at edges.

Xperia Z2 remove back panel

After poking the glue at all sides back panel of Xperia Z2 is removed starting from the sides gently.

Xperia Z2 back panel glue

Finally back panel of Xperia Z2 is removed. Back side of battery and Xperia Z2 motherboard is spotted. Yellow tap is spotted around all sides of battery.

Remove Xperia Z2 Back panel

Back glass panel of Xperia Z2 looks very thin in thickness.

Xperia Z2 Back panel thickness

Below you can see metal covering holding Xperia Z2 motherboard from outside.

Xperia Z2 motherboard covering

Sony transducer is present at bottom of battery.

Xperia Z2 Sony Trnasducer

Now with the help of right screw driver, loose all screws to open the battery covering and motherboard outer covering.

Remove Xperia Z2 screws

Removed all 6 screws, choose your screw driver based on screw’s size.

Xperia Z2 Screw casing

Below you can see the 3200 mAh battery of Xperia Z2 removed. Battery Ratings is 3.8V, 12.2 Wh 1/CP5/60/71

Xperia Z2 3200 mAh battery ratings

Remove all SD cards, SIM card, USB cables and switch off the phone while doing this process.

Xperia Z2 all ports removed

Take a close look of Xperia Z2 20.7 MP rear cam with Sony “G” Lens removed.

Xperia Z2 rear cam removed12

Below you will see the Xperia Z2 motherboard rear view.

Xperia Z2 motherboard rear view3

Below it is front view of Xperia Z2 motherboard. Front cam, SIM card slot, Micro SD card slot and USB are is attached to it. Mid portion is covered by metal covering. All ports have metal covering on it.

front view of Xperia Z2 motherboard

Motherboard removed, now you can clearly see 3.5mm headphone jack connectivity point.

headphone connectivity point on Xperia Z2

A close look at Xperia Z2 vibrator and speaker.

Xperia Z2 vibrator and speaker

Xperia Z2 vibrator and speaker18

Below you can see RF line ( used for enhancing network and Wi-Fi signals ).

Xperia Z2 RF Line

Fabricating cables are neatly placed.

Xperia Z2 fabricating cables0

Metal covering removed from Xperia Z2 motherboards and all ports.

Xperia Z2 internal metal coverings

A close look at Xperia Z2 motherboard fabrication.

Xperia Z2 motherboard fabrication

Xperia Z2 motherboard

Qualcomm PM8941 power management chip.

Xperia Z2 Qualcomm PM8941 power management chip

Xperia Z2 features 3GB RAM and has Samsung K3QF7F70DM-QGCF – SDRAM memory chip fitted inside it.

Xperia Z2 Samsung K3QF7F70DM-QGCF - SDRAM memory chip5

Xperia Z2 Speaker IC TFA9890 chip.

Xperia Z2 Speaker IC TFA9890 chip6

Xperia Z2 features 16 GB internal storage and is fitted with Samsung KLMAG2GEAC – B001

Xperia Z2 Samsung KLMAG2GEAC - B001 16 GB chip

 Xperia Z2 fitted with Qualcomm WCD9320 audio decoder chip for good audio sound.

Xperia Z2 Qualcomm WCD9320 audio decoder chip

Xperia Z2 SKY77619-chip multi-band power amplifier.

Xperia Z2 SKY77619-chip multi-band power amplifier

SKY77653 power amplifier chip in LTE variants.

Xperia Z2 SKY77653 power amplifier chip in LTE variants.

RF transceiver chip WTR1625L to increase the number of bands for connectivity options.

Xperia Z2 RF transceiver chip WTR1625L

Qualcomm LTE chip WTR2100

Xperia Z2 Qualcomm LTE chip WTR21003

Qualcomm chip QFE1101 to reduce battery consumption in 4G network areas.

Xperia Z2 Qualcomm chip QFE1101

Xperia Z2 front cam close up view.

Xperia Z2 front cam close up view

Xperia Z2 Micro SIM card slot.

Xperia Z2 Micro SIM card slot

Xperia Z2 Micro SD card slot.

Xperia Z2 Micro SD card slot

Xperia Z2 USB port.

Xperia Z2 USB port

Finally all parts of dismantled Xperia Z2 collectively placed.

Xperia Z2 Teardown pics

Sony has followed almost same design of fabrication of internal parts for H1 flagship Xperia Z2 as seen in Xperia Z1. Soon we expect Sony to release Xperia Z2 in all regions of the world. Wordings say that stock will be limited when Xperia Z2 comes in market and it may come around 10-12 April in India.

Enjoyed the Xperia Z2 disassembly guide guys, let us know. Drop your comments below.






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4 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Anas June 12, 2014 at 3:44 pm - Reply

    (Y). I was looking for the reason behind the heating issue.

  2. arda June 13, 2014 at 6:53 am - Reply

    Looks like awesome! Thank you so much.

  3. Santhusa July 18, 2014 at 9:06 pm - Reply

    What’s the glue used to stick the back panel of Z2?

    If I dissemble it, (only the glass panel) how can I paste it back?

  4. soraya October 7, 2014 at 3:17 am - Reply

    Hola tengo el cristal trasero roto xperia z2. Y quiero cambiarlo, e visto algún video de como lo hacen, pero no se si atreverme, es tan fácil como se ve, o me aconsejan llevarlo al servicio técnico.

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