Waterproof phone with mid-range specs and price
Display and Design
The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual 8GB features a 5-inch IPS HD 4-point multi touch display made of scratch resistant glass. Despite being so big, it measures just 7.3mm around the waist and an impressive weight of 136g. Its outfit carries IP68 certification which means that it is completely resistant to dust and will keep functioning normally even if dipped in 1.5m water for 30 minutes. It is available in black, coral, silver and white colours.
Processor and OS
At the helm is a 64-bit Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 chipset bearing quad-core 1.5GHz Cortex A-53 processor and quad-core 1.0GHz Cortex A-53 processor. Together with Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB RAM, it ensures seamless and powerful performance. It ships with latest Android v5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual 8GB carries a 13MP autofocus rear camera which is inclusive of Exmor R CMOS image sensor, LED flash, geo-tagging, red eye reduction, panorama, HDR, touch focus and 4X digital zoom and can shoot 1,080p movies at 30fps. For selfies and video calls, it depends on a 5MP HD front camera.
It houses an internal memory of 8GB which is expandable up to 32GB. The speakers running on Sony's 3D Surround Sound, xLoud, ClearBass and ClearAudio+ technologies provide immersive multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual 8GB is fuelled by a 2,400mAh Li-ion battery which is rated to deliver up to 12 hours 40 minutes of talktime and up to 681 hours of standby time in 2G networks. It can be connected via 4G LTE Cat4 (specific regions), 3G, Wi-Fi, Direct, NFC, MHL, GLONASS, Mobile hotspot, OTA sync, Bluetooth v4.1, DLNA, USB port, computer sync, syncML and tethering.
The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual 8GB comes at a mid-range price and accordingly sports moderately impressive internals like 64-bit octa-core CPU, excellent cameras and sound battery. But what grabs attention is its premium disguise which is water and dust resistant.