Design and Specifications
The Sony Xperia M is the latest smartphone in the Xperia line. The phone has an elegant and simplistic look and is thin as well. The phone has a customizable notification light at the bottom. The dimensions of the phone are 124 x 62 x 9.3 mm (4.88 x 2.44 x 0.37 in) and it weighs just about 115 grams, which is very light when seen against other Xperia mobiles in the market. The phone features a 4-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels and 245ppi pixel density that sits under a scratch-resistant glass. The phone runs on Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean). The device is powered by a 1 GHz dual-core Qualcomm processor with 1 GB of RAM, which should be ideal considering its size.
Camera and Multimedia
The Xperia M sports a 5 MP rear camera with LED flash. The camera has an Exmor RS sensor that has noise reduction as well as image enhancement built-in. The camera has the ability to take images at a resolution of 2592 X 1944 pixels and HD videos at 30fps. It offers many features such as geo-tagging, touch focus, image stabilization, HDR and panorama. The phone also features a secondary VGA camera that is good for video calling.
The phone is really good to listen to music on. The device supports various video and audio features such as a MP4, H.263, H.264, MP3, eAAC+ and WAV. The phone has one wide speaker grill behind it that gives a decent music output.
Connectivity and Features
The phone comes with Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE and 3G connectivity options and it also has Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and ANT+, and USB v2.0 for data transfer. The phone has NFC too that allows you to connect and share data faster.
The NFC feature of the phone lets you connect to many multimedia enabled devices that have NFC support.
Battery and Storage
The phone is powered by a 1750 mAh Li-Ion battery, which is removable. The battery gives a standby time of up to 498 hours on 2G and 454 hours on 3G and offers talk time of up to 10 hours on 2G and up to 9 hours on 3G. The Xperia M has 4 GB of internal storage and it also has a microSD card slot for storage expansion of up to 32 GB.