Sony has announced Xperia M4 Aqua and Xperia Z4 Tablet in MWC 2015. The Xperia M4 Aqua is a water-resistant smartphone, expected to hit the stores in Spring this year in more than 80 countries and 100 carriers at a price tag of EUR 299 (Roughly Rs. 20,600).
The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is the successor of the company’s Xperia M2 Aqua, which was launched in August last year. The handset runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the-box, will be available in LTE and dual-SIM variants.
The Xperia M4 Aqua features a 5-inch HD (720 x 1280 pixels) touchscreen display and is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (quad-core 1.5GHz + quad-core 1.0GHz) processor, coupled with 2GB of RAM, alongside Adreno 405 GPU.
The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua houses a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with Sony Exmor RS mobile image sensor and f/2.0 aperture. There is also a 5-megapixel front-facing camera on-oboard, which comes with a wide 88-degree field of view.
The Xperia M4 Aqua comes in 8GB / 16GB of inbuilt storage variants and can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. It is fueled by a 2400mAh battery, that is rated to deliver a talk time of up to 13 hours, and standby time up to 779 hours.
The device will be Available in both 3G and 4G LTE options, along with Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, A-GPS, Wi-Fi, and micro-USB connectivity options. The Xperia M4 Aqua is also dust and water resistant proof with IP65/8 certification. Its weight is 140 grams and measures 145.5 x 72.6 x 7.3 mm. It will be available in Black, White and Coral colour variants.
“Xperia M4 Aqua represents our renewed mid-range focus – with no compromises” said Dennis van Schie, Senior Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing at Sony Mobile Communications at the time of the launch. “Offering the most popular standout features made famous by our Xperia Z Series; camera capability, two-day battery life and waterproofing – Xperia M4 Aqua brings a proposition and price, products in this section of the market simply cannot match.”
Specifications of Sony Xperia M4 Aqua
- Android 5.0 Lollipop
- 5-inch HD touchscreen display
- 720 x 1280 pixels resolution
- 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (quad-core 1.5GHz + quad-core 1.0GHz) processor
- 2GB RAM / Adreno 405 GPU
- 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with Sony Exmor RS mobile image sensor and f/2.0 aperture
- 5-megapixel front-facing camera
- 8GB / 16GB ROM
- 2400mAh battery
- 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, A-GPS, Wi-Fi, and micro-USB
- weighs 140 grams / 7.3mm thickness