Sony today launched Xperia M4 Aqua Dual in India, which offers waterproof and dust proof capabilities. These impressive features were till now only made available in the Sony’s popular Z series smartphones. However, with the launch of Xperia M4 Aqua Dual, Sony has shown its keen interest in the mid-range smartphone segment.
This device has almost everything working in its favor, a great camera, waterproof body, great design, dust proof and a luxurious two day battery life. It will be very difficult for competitors to provide value proposition at the same price point.
Let us now have a look at the specifications offered by Xperia M4 Aqua. The device is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor (Quad-core 1.5 GHz + Quad core 1.0 GHz), which has been used for the very first time in a Sony smartphone. The octa-core processor is assisted by 2 GB of RAM, while we don’t have any information on the internal memory this device offers.
The device boasts of a 5-inch IPS HD display with 720×1280 pixels resolution and a pixel density of 294 ppi. The display provides good viewing angles coupled with accurate colors. Design wise Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual is a stunner with subtle metallic frame, unique aluminium power button and matte finish on the back.
The smartphone is equipped with an impressive 13-megapixel rear camera powered by Sony’s Exmor RS mobile sensor with a large F2.0 aperture. Equipped with Sony’s digital compact camera technology as well as intelligent Superior Auto Mode, the camera can auto detect up to 52 different scenarios to click impressive photos each time.
If you are in a habit of clicking selfies with lots of friends, then its front-facing 5-megapixel wide angle 88 degree lens makes sure no one is left out of the selfie. The waterproof feature also allows you to click picture 1.5 meter under water for up to 30 minutes!
As the name clearly suggests, it is a dual SIM device, runs Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box and also provides 4G LTE connectivity. The device comes backed up with IP65/68 rated water and dust proofing capabilities. It packs a 2,400 mAh battery and Sony claims that it can easily provide 2 days of back up.
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual Pricing and Availability:
This device will start retailing in India from today on wards (i.e. May 27, 2015) and is priced at Rs. 24,990 ($ 391).