Mid Range Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Review
Before 2 days, world’s biggest electronic fair took place in Barcelona where the giants revealed their giant products for the users. The smartphone manufacturing field is getting tough day by day and everyone tries to make the premium device and want to become no one on in this battle of technology. Like the others, Sony was also revealed their two handsets, Sony Xperia M4 Aqua which comes in two models single sim and dual SIM and the dual SIM version is known asXperia M4 Aqua dual SIM, and Xperia Z4 Tablet. Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is the sequel of water resistance handset line of Sony and this is the modest version of previously revealed handset Xperia M2. Here we are going to see what the new Xperia M4 Aqua offer to the users.
Design and Built
Design and built are the first things for grabbing the users attention and we already told the users that this is the sequel of Xperia water resistant handsets line. If we see the handset from close we find that the design and built of Xperia M4 Aqua are quite similar with Xperia M2 Aqua. The Xperia M4 Aqua is the mid-range handset so Sony used plastic material for designing the body of the handset but the plastic does not give the cheap look to the handset, in fact the make of smartphone is too fine and gives the metal look to the Xperia M4 Aqua. The Xperia M4 Aqua measures 7.3mm and has 136 grams of weight. The corners of the mobile are rounded which increase the beauty of the handset.
The display of the handset measures 5 inches which seem to be the ideal size in smartphones. The type of the handset screen is IPS LCD capacitive touch which supports the multi-touch and operates able from four fingers. The screen provides 720 x 1280 pixels resolution and delivers 294ppi density and Xperia M4 Aqua screen is protected from Scratch resistant glass which keeps the mobile screen away from unwanted scratches and keeps the cell phone screen clear.
Operating system and user interface
The Xperia M4 Aqua belongs from the current generation so according to the latest trend the handset runs Android Lollipop Operating system which seems to be the easiest operating system and anyone can use this without any difficulty. The interface of the handset is typical Android based and users find no problem while using the handset.
Processor and Memory
The Xperia M4 Aqua comes with many good changes which increase the working ability of the smartphone. Sony placed Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor for the efficient working of the mobile and combined the processor with Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 chipset. This chipset is newly presented by Qualcomm which supports 64-bit processing which boost the speed of working and for handling the graphical tasks Sony used Adreno 405 GPU for better graphical result.
The RAM and ROM selection is one of the essential parts in any handset and users want the mobile with the sufficient memory option. Sony took the wise step and placed the well-balanced RAM and ROM in this mid range mobile. The Xperia M4 Aqua has 2 GB RAM and 8GB ROM which can be extendable up to 32 GB via microSD card. It means users have a sufficient space for storing their data in their handset.
Sony is always careful while they select the camera for their devices they follow the same secure step and placed good pair of camera in the handset. The Xperia M4 Aqua has 13 megapixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR and panorama to give the better and quality images to the users and has 5 megapixel front-facing camera for taking the best selfies.
Sony is a giant and they are expert in the field of electronic manufacturing but still they select the wrong battery for this mid-range mobile there in no mean that the battery is weak, but the drawback is that the battery of the handset is non-removable. The capacity of the battery is 2400mAh which gives Up to 681 h (2G) and Up to 685 h (3G) standby time to the smartphone and provides Up to 12 h 40 min (2G) and Up to 13 h 20 min (3G) talk time to the users which are quite enough for all day use.
Water and Dust Proof
As the title of the handset ‘Aqua’ suggest that this is waterproof. Like the predecessor, Xperia M4 Aqua is also IP68 certified which means the mobile is water and dust proof and the handset remain alive up to 30 minutes under 1.5 meter.
Pros and Cons
Xperia M4 Aqua is the ordinary handset and like the other phone this also has some good and some bad features. The positive points of the handset are suitable for price, good camera, powerful processor and chipset, water and dust proof and the negative points of the handset are the batteries is non-removable , screen resolution is less and a plastic body.
There is no doubt that the Xperia M4 Aqua is the powerful handset and carries the good and strong features. Users can buy this handset easily because the mobile is on their budget and will not disturb the pocket at all. The Xperia M4 Aqua has the large display, well-balanced processor and chipset combination, powerful camera, well enough RAM and ROM capacity, water, and dust proof feature and a sufficient battery backup. User’s not to worry if they buy this handy and budget friendly smartphone at the reasonable price.