Sony with their Xperia series is making much of a biz in Indian market. Whether it is Xperia Z tablet, Xperia Z smartphone or recently launched flagship model Xperia Z Ultra Sony's Bravia engines are in full gear. Sony recently launched its in budget smartphone Xperia M. Xperia M is for low budget customers. Its online spotted price is Rs. 12,990. Xperia M will be available online from 18 August 2013.
Xperia M has 4" TFT LCD, 480x854 resolution with scratch resistant display. It has 1 GHz dual core Snapdragon S4 plus MSM8227 processor with 1GB RAM. It works on latest android jelly bean operating system. OS is modified with Sony's Timescape UI. Phone has great 5 Mp primary camera with LED flash. It also has front facing VGA camera. Xperia M has enough 4 GB internal storage and further expandable up to 32GB with microSD. Device has excellent connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, aGPS NFC. It comes with 1750 mAh battery support with 10 hrs of talk time and over 500 hrs of stand by time. Phone will be available in Black, White, Purple and Lime colors.
Sony also announced its dual version called Xperia M Dual. Both phones will be available from Aug 2013.
Comparison with Nokia Lumia520
Lumia 520 is also a mid range smartphone from Nokia recently released in
. These two phones are in straight
competition due to similar price range and specs. Both phones have 4" display with similar resolution. Lumia 520 has only 512 MB RAM, however
Lumia 520 comes with 8 GB of internal storage compared to Xperia M's 4 GB
storage. Furthermore Xperia at this price range supports NFC function whereas
Lumia 520 doesn't. Both phones have 5 Mp camera but Lumia has no LED Flash. Obviously both devices work on different operating system with Lumia
sporting less number of apps at Windows 8 OS. Lumia 520 also has low battery
support at just 1430 mAh. India
Lumia 520 has price tag of Rs. 10,000 compared to Xperia M's 12,990. With above difference both phones have their own advantages over speed and operating system; Xperia M is certainly faster than Lumia 520.
Sony Xperia M specifications
4" TFT LCD touchscreen, 480x854 pixels
1 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227 processor with 1GB RAM
4 GB internal storage, microSD expandable up to 32GB
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS
5Mp Primary Camera, 2592x1944 pixels, LED Flash
VGA Front Facing camera
64 polyphonic MP3/MIDI/WAV, Android webkit browser, Sony XLOUD Audio
Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth, aGPS, NFC connectivity, DLNA, GSM, HSDPA
9.3 mm thick with 124g weight
1750 mAh Li-Ion Battery Support
: $288.67, INR 12,990 Price Range