Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Review Specs Pros and Cons

Sony has launched M4 Aqua under mid Range price segment to compete with flagship Smartphone brands such as One Plus and Xiaomi. This handset featuring waterproof and dust Resistance body, 5.0 IPS LCD display, 13 MP camera, 4G support, 8 GB ROM, 128 GB SD card support, 2 GB RAM and 2400 mAh battery. The body is made up of shiny plastic, design of handset looks premium and eyes catching, completely flat back and sides are curved with a non-slip matte finish. White coloured piece looks best as we compare different colours of this handset.
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

As we move to its brain it has Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Octa-core processor clock speed of  1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Adreno 405 GPU along with 2 GB RAM this configuration is capable of running even heavy task smoothly. Music with speaker is not so loud but it has zero distortion, with earphone the sound quality is awesome.

5.0 inches IPS display is sharp with 720 x 1280 resolution. 294 ppi display density is slightly lower for handset of this price group but the clarity of display is maintained, as no pixelation can be observed. Screen is protected with Scratch-resistant Touch panel cover glass.

13 MP rear camera  with Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor is capable to capture decent photographs, Even in low light camera able to take better details of photos  with low noise, vivid colours and stunning clarity.

It also has battery of 2400 mAh capacity gives nearly about 7 hours talktime and 450 hours standby battery backup but handset become noticeably hot around camera when using internet or camera for longer time.

Specification of Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

Operating System
OS- Android      
OS Version- v5.0 (Lollipop)          
CPU- Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Clock Speed- 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Core- Octa-core
GPU- Adreno 405            
Screen and Display
Type- IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen    
Size- 5.0 inches
Display Resolution- 720 x 1280 pixels      
Display Reinforced- Scratch-resistant glass
Display Density- 294 ppi
Rear- 13 MP      
Front- 5 MP
Max. Video Resolution- 1080p  
Max Video Frames- 30 fps
Form and Dimension
Phone Dimension- 145.5 x 72.6 x 7.3 mm              
Form- bar           
Weight- 136 gram           
Data Connection and Connectivity
4G- LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - E2303  
3G- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - E2303, E2353              
Bluetooth- v4.1
WiFi- 802.11 a/b/g/n      
Headphone Jack- 3.5 mm            
Proximity- Yes  
Accelerometer- Yes
Light- Yes
Memory and RAM
Internal (ROM)- 8 GB    
External (SD)- 128 GB    
RAM- 2 GB         
SIM Type- Nano-SIM     
SIM Support- Dual SIM
Capacity- 2400 mAh       
Stand By- 488 hours (3G)             
Talktime- 13 hours 20 minutes (3G)        
Phone’s Available Colour- Black, White, Coral and Silver

Pros of Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

  • Dust Resistance and water proof up to 1.5 meter for 30 minutes
  • Both SIM cards support 4G.
  • Selfie comes best and super clear with 5mp camera.
  • FM radio and NFC is supported by handset.

Cons of Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

  • Noticeably hot around camera.
  • It does not have OTG support.
  • Slightly price is higher for such configuration.
  • 13 MP camera should be much better.
  • For full charging it takes 3 hour.

Why to buy and Final words about Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

Yeah of course you can get better configured Smartphone in this price from many other brands but Sony has its mark on quality of music, camera and performance. Features such as water & dust Resistance body, 13 & 5 MP camera, boom music quality and lag free experience can be reason for buying of this Smartphone while heating remain associated with this phone because its waterproof and  no air circulation is allowed so it becomes hot near camera.


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