The waterproof smartphone for everyone
Display and Water resistant Design
The Sony Xperia M2 Aqua flaunts a beautiful IPS display which exhibits a qHD resolution of 540 x 960 pixels and has a pixel density of 230 ppi. It poses multi touch display with support for up to four fingers and is protected by scratch resistant tempered glass.
Being IP68/IP65 certified, this smartphone resists dust and continues to work normally even in 1m deep water for around 30 minutes. It has a thickness of just 8.6mm which means you will never feel like putting it down. It has a wonderfully crafted ceramic matte finish for the rear panel and a metallic frame which oozes excellence.
Processor and OS
At the heart of the device, there is a mighty 1.2GHz Cortex A7 quad-core processor sitting on Qualcomm MSM8926-2 Snapdragon 400 chipset working in combination with 1GB RAM. A brilliant Snapdragon processor means you have the luxury to enjoy seamless multi tasking. The graphics is managed brilliantly by the Adreno 305 GPU. It runs on the latest Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS.
The Sony Xperia M2 Aqua shows off a superior 8MP autofocus rear camera with a resolution of 3,264 x 2,448 pixels and supporting features like 4X digital zoom, panorama, HDR, pulsed LED flash, geo-tagging, object tracking, touch focus, face and smile detection. It can even shoot 1080p videos at 30fps. The front face has a 1.1MP snapper which shoots 480p videos. You can easily jump into water and capture razor sharp photos and videos even in poor light.
Storage, Battery and Connectivity
For storage purposes, the smartphone houses 8GB internal memory upgradeable up to 32GB. The Sony Xperia M2 Aqua is furnished with a 2,330mAh Li-ion battery which promises more than 11 hours of talktime, up to 640 hours of standby life, more than 8 hours of video playback time.
Its dual SIM slots support both LTE and 3G networks. Other connectivity options include DLNA, NFC, Wi-Fi Miracast, USB OTG, USB port, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n dual band and GPS/AGPS.
The Sony Xperia M2 Aqua clearly shows the fact that Sony is trying to extend some of its signature features to mid range smartphones. As the name suggests, it is capable of resisting water and dust easily letting you carry out tasks, make calls or play games even in the sun or rain.