Sony has sent out media invites for the upcoming launch event on 26th May in India and will please the mid range buyers with M4 Aqua. The event will mark a global launch of this exclusive handset and company might also launch Z4 (for Japanese market) aka Z3 plus for other regions. The company released a teaser image with the words “block your date” surrounded with water suggesting that it will be a water resistant device i.e. Aqua M4.
Sony M4 Aqua is water and dust resistant device with IP65/68 certification and sports 5 inch HD (1280×720) pixels of IPS display with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection. The Smartphone is powered by a 1.5GHz Octa core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SOC paired with 2GB RAM and Adreno 405 GPU.
Sony M4 Aqua has 8GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 128 GB via Micro SD card and it runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box.
As far as camera is concerned, the Smartphone sports a 13 megapixel primary autofocus camera with LED flash and a 5MP front Snapper.
Connectivity options on M4 Aqua include 4G, LTE, 3G, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, NFC, Micro-USB and DLNA. The Smartphone is backed by a 2,400mah battery which offers 13 hours of talktime and 779 hours of standby time.
The device is 7.3mm thick and weighs 136 grams and comes in Aqua Rose, Aqua black and white colors. Considering its price, we expect it to cost between Rs. 15,000 to 17,000.
The Sony is reportedly holding two similar events one will be on 27th May 2015 which will be press conference and another will be on 28th May where company might launch Z3 plus and some other devices.