Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Launched In India At Rs. 24,990: Details & Hands On Review

Updated on 26th May 2015

Sony has finally launched its Xperia M4 Aqua smartphone in India. The highlight of this phone is its IP65/IP68 rating for water and dust resistance. Priced at Rs. 24,990, the M4 Aqua is available to buy starting today.

Specifications of the handset include 64-bit 1.5 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor, 2GB of RAM, Android 5.0 Lollipop OS, 5 inch HD IPS (1280 x 720 pixels resolution) display, 16 GB inbuilt storage (expandable via microSD card),13 mega pixel auto focus rear camera, 5 mega pixel front shooter and 2400 mAh battery.

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Features and Specifications of Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Phone

  • Processor: 64-bit 1.5 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 615
  • Operating System: Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • Display: 5 inch HD IPS (1280 x 720 pixels resolution)
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • ROM: 8 GB/16 GB (expandable up to 32 GB)
  • Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel auto focus with Sony Exmor RS
  • Front Camera: 5 mega pixel
  • Battery: 2400 mAh with STAMINA mode 5.0
  • Connectivity: 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, GLONASS, Micro USB
  • Additional Features: water and dust resistant
  • Dimensions: 145.5 x 72.6 x 7.3 mm
  • Weight: 136 grams
  • Color Options: White, Black and Coral

Price and Availability

The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is now available to buy for Rs. 24,990 across the country.

Hands On Review

Updated in 2nd March 2015

After announcing the world’s slimmest and lightest 10 inch Xperia Z4 tablet, Sony has also unveiled its waterproof phone, Sony Xperia M4 Aqua at MWC 2015 in Barcelona. The highlight of the device is that it comes with IP65 and IP68 ratings for water and dust resistance and is said to deliver 2 days of battery life. Under the hood, the handset is powered by 64-bit 1.5 GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 615 chipset accompanied with 2 GB of RAM and Adreno 405 GPU. Running on the Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the-box, it features a 5 inch display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution.

On imaging front, it sports a 13 mega pixel auto focus rear camera with Sony Exmor RS while there is also a 5 mega pixel super wide-angle front facing camera on board. The handset will be available in 8 GB and 16 GB variants based on internal storage, both of which are expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card.

It packs a 2400 mAh battery which the company claims to deliver up to 13 hours and 17 minutes of talk time. Connectivity options include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, GLONASS and Micro USB  while 4G LTE variant will be available in select markets. It measures 145.5 x 72.6 x 7.3 mm weighs 140 grams and will be available in Black, White and Coral color options.

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua-2

“Xperia M4 Aqua represents our renewed mid-range focus – with no compromises. 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,” said Dennis van Schie, Senior Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing at Sony Mobile Communications.

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