The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua was released this year in the month of March. The phone featured with an amazing design having a waterproof body provided with 5.0 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset having an octa-core processor. The Japanese brand has not entered in the price war competition of the smartphones and so you cannot expect them to reduce the prices of their flagship phones. Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Price in India is 25,000 INR. You may find many smartphones that have similar specs like M4 Aqua that too with half its price, but the design and quality that Sony Mobiles offers are really noteworthy.
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Price and Review
The Sony Xperia M4 is made entirely using high-quality glass and plastic while the back side of the phone is completely flat the sides are curved. The front side of the phone gives a shiny appearance when the display is off. The set has obtained IP68 certification that means it can resist water entry into the phone up to 1.5 meters deep, when put in water, for 30 minutes of time. The waterproof capability is the USP of the phone and being waterproof in nature the set is completely sealed. All the slots and ports are to be accessed externally as you cannot open the phone. A unique camera button also features in this phone that gives you an amazing experience when clicking photos.
The set is moderately handy as its dimensions are 5.73 x 2.86 x 0.29 inches, making it difficult using a single hand only. The set is very lightweight, weighing only 136 grams, making it easy to use for the long duration of time. The phone is available in four color variants, namely Black, White, Coral, and Silver.
The Sony Xperia M4 is provided with 5.0 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors having a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The set is multi-touch enabled up to 4 fingers only and the screen is protected by a scratch-resistant glass. The display has 294 pixels per inch which give a powerful experience while you can’t expect the sharpness to be the same as on the full HD screen the display of this phone will really not disappoint you. There will be no problems pertaining to color reproduction and viewing angles of the phone.
The Sony Xperia M4 is provided with 8GB of internal memory/ 16 GB of flash memory which can be expanded using a MicroSD card up to 200 GB. It also comes with a 2 GB RAM.
The Sony Xperia M4 is powered with Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Chipset having quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, thus making a total of eight cores. You will have no problem with the working of this set and there will be no problem like lag or delayed touch feedback when using the phone, there are few issues like overheating of the phone which again comes with the use of the Snapdragon chipset in the phone. The phone performed well in the PC Benchmark test and there is no problem in playing heavily encoded videos and games on the phone. The speaker provided by Sony 3D Surround Sound technology in the phone produces really crisp and clear sound even at full volume.
The Sony Xperia M4 is provided with a 13 MP Primary camera with Exmor RS sensor provides 4128 x 3096 pixels with features like autofocus, LED flash and check quality. The secondary camera is of 5 MP that captures images with 720p quality. The video is also recorded at 1080p@30fps with check quality. The primary camera has additional features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR and panorama mode. The front camera works well and produces cool selfies. The primary camera is really strong as it captures fine details in the images; it is also capable of taking crisp images in low lighting conditions also.
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Battery Backup Life
The Sony Xperia M4 is provided with a 2400 mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery that promises standby time up to 681 h on 2G and up to 685 h on 3G Networks, it also promises talk time up to 12 h 40 min on 2G and up to 13 h 20 min on 3G Networks. The battery is really impressive as you can use the phone for a complete day with heavy usage without having to worry about charging it while on standby mode the battery will work for near about two days.
The phone runs on Android Operating System, version 5.0 (Lollipop) which is planned to be upgraded to version 6.0 which is the Marshmallow. The phone has Sony’s UI, which works quite smoothly, you will find tons of apps loaded in the phone and the majority of them are nothing but advertising of the Sony’s in-house projects. The phones already less storage capacity is cluttered with useless apps and many of them cannot be uninstalled. The phone supports FM radio with RDS and active noise cancelation with dedicated mic.Sony Xperia M4 Aqua waterproof feature is really great and gives you the power to use the phone even when it’s raining also one thing to see is that the phone doesn’t come with flaps for its ports and so saves you the hassle of removing flaps again and again to use the port.
The Sony Xperia M4 is one of the Best Smartphones with a difference, you may find phones with better specs than this, and the phone provides an excellent camera, huge battery life topped with a stylish waterproof design making it eligible for catching your attention. The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Review score of 55 and feature score of 76 on Pricejugaad.com and which is slightly less than the positive outlook. While the Pricejugaad forecasts that the process is going to remain constant in the coming months, so if you are planning to buy this phone now is the time.