Sony Corporation was established in 1946 in Japan. Sony is a world-known brand for smartphones and tablets. The company is now set to launch a new smartphone in Xperia series. The new Sony Xperia M Dual has many new features and specifications. Sony has earlier released dust & water resistant Sony Xperia Z smartphone. Now, it will launch Sony Xperia M of Xperia series. This new smartphone will give a tough fight to all other latest smartphones in market.
Sony Xperia M Dual is a Dual SIM variant smartphone which allows users to get connected with different networks. Let us know the features, specifications and price of Sony Xperia M Dual smartphone.
Sony Xperia M Dual smartphone has a 5.0 inch capacitive touch screen with 854 x 480 multi-touch TFT LCD display. Its large screen with 16M colors makes watching HD videos or playing games enjoyable. The screen of the smartphone is protected by a high quality glass. The smartphone has a good display screen and resolution.
Size and weight
The dimensions of Sony Xperia M Dual smartphone are 124 x 62 x 9.3 mm and it weighs only 124 grams with battery. The smartphone has a slim and smooth design. It is easy to handle or carry this smartphone on move.
Sound and memory features
The new Sony Xperia M Dual smartphone comes loaded with interesting ringtones and games. The exciting media features of this smartphone make it different from the previous models of Xperia series. The smartphone comes equipped with loud speaker, 3D Games, Google Play, Motions Gaming and Stereo FM Radio with RDS. The music player of this smartphone supports numerous formats including MP3, SMF, WAV, OTA and OGG Vorbis. Sony Xperia M Dual supports video file formats like MP4, H.263, H.264 & WMV and audio file formats like MP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV & Flac. The smartphone comes with an inbuilt memory of 4 GB. The storage capacity of the smartphone can be easily extended up to 32 GB by using microSD cards. For easy and smooth multi-tasking, the smartphone comes installed with 1 GB RAM memory.
Internet and connectivity features
Internet connectivity features of the smartphone include 2G, 3G, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0 , NFC and MicroUSB 2.0 (MHL). The smartphone lacks A2DP and infrared internet connectivity. The smartphone also supports 3G technology which features HSDPA up to 21 Mbps and HSUPA up to 5.76 Mbps. This feature makes the internet connectivity of this smartphone superb.
Technology, CPU, GPU, OS and sensors
Sony Xperia M Dual smartphone runs on the latest version of Android operating system. It uses Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) OS which is upgradable to Google's latest Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). The smartphone is powered by Dual Core 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. Xperia M Dual smartphone has sensors like accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass. The smartphone also supports Dual SIM Dual Standby (GSM + GSM) technology. The smartphone has a proper QWERTY keypad for easy typing.
Camera and network support
Sony Xperia M Dual smartphone comes with an advanced high clarity camera. Its 5.0 MP rear camera can take high resolution images of 2592 x 1944 pixels. The smartphone has both rear and front facing cameras. The 0.3 MP front facing camera of the smartphone has a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. The front facing camera of the smartphone can be used for video calling. The camera supports many features like 4x digital zoom with auto-focus and LED flash. The smartphone supports MP4 and 3GPP video formats. It also supports general 2G network - Quad-band GSM 850 /900 /1800 /1900 MHz and 3G technology - 3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100. The smartphone has dual SIM feature. So, users can maintain two contact numbers using a single handset.
Sony Xperia M Dual uses a powerful non-removable 1750 mAh Li-Ion battery. This gives a talk-time of up to 10.3 hours for 2G connectivity and up to 13 hours for 3G connectivity. The stand-by time support is for up to 552 hours for 2G and 3G connections. Music can be continuously played for up to 35 hours with this battery support. Life of the battery can be increased by using many battery saver apps.
Messaging, radio, browser and java
This smartphone allows you to send MMS and emails but not push mail messages. This is in line with the other smartphones of Xperia series. This smartphone is available only in red, black and white colors. It supports HTML 5 browser. The new Sony M Dual smartphone also supports A-GPS and Google Maps.
The other features of Sony Xperia M Dual smartphone include PlayStation Certified, Sony Entertainment Network (in selected markets only), Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor, Google Chrome, Google Voice Search, NFC, PC Companion, Screen Mirroring, Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync, Google Sync, Facebook, Xperia Link, One-touch functions from Sony, Quality craftsmanship and WALKMAN.
Release date, price and availability
The smartphone will be launched in the end of July. Its price has not been announced yet but, it is expected that it won't cost less than Rs 10,000. It will be soon available for sale in Indian stores and online shopping websites from where users can easily order and buy the device. At present, we need to wait for its launch in the market.
Sony Xperia M Dual is one of the best smartphones in medium price range. It will be launched next month. The features and specifications of this smartphone make it unique and it will give a tough fight to the latest handsets from manufacturer companies like Samsung, HTC and Nokia. The smartphone is powered by a Dual Core 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor which makes its performance faster. This latest smartphone from Sony runs on the latest Android operating system which is upgradable. Looking at these features, I hope that Sony Xperia Dual M smartphone will do well in market.
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