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Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
CPU - Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU - Adreno 405
Non-removable Li-Ion 2400 mAh battery
Stand by - Up to 681 h (2G) / Up to 685 h (3G)
Talk time - Up to 12 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)
Music play - Up to 64 h 40 min
You can easily mistake the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua for its more expensive Xperia cousins due to the high-quality design of the phone. However, the only difference is that it uses polycarbonate plastic at the back while the expensive versions use glass. Nevertheless, the glossy aluminium power button and metallic frame remain. With regards to hardware, the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is basically an Xperia Z3 that has been scaled down smartly.
The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is a very light phone, weighing only 4.8 ounces with a thickness of 7.3mm. This creates a good balance between the weight and the thickness making the phone very comfy to handle and use. Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is currently available in white, black and pink.
The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua uses a 5 inch 1280X720p resolution that looks much better than other feature phones. Sony used its extensive knowhow to produce a screen that display very clear images and viewing photos and videos on this device is a treat. You may even find yourself mistaking it for a greater resolution than it actually has.
The Aqua uses a 64 bit octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor has 2 quad core processors clocked at 1.0GHz and 1.5GHz respectively with 2GB RAM. If these numbers seem like gibberish to you, they basically mean that there is a lot of power on the device. This makes apps very responsive, and the whole phone is quite amazing to handle. Sony has also installed its own light UI on top of the latest Android Lollipop.
As its name Aqua suggests, this device is also waterproof, which means that it can be submerged in water. Hence, you should not be afraid if you get rained on when you are using the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua or if you drop it in a swimming pool. It has been well tested to ensure that it can function well even after submerging in water. Sony even found a method of ditching the annoying flap on the USB port while still making it waterproof.
For the camera, the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua has a primary camera of 13MP and a secondary camera of 5MP. The two cameras can produce some high-quality reproductions, and there are also several camera modes to choose from. The secondary camera is actually very clear, and it has a wide angle lens that is perfect for capturing group selfies.
With LTE support and a reasonable price, the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is a very attractive phone to any buyer looking for an effective mid-range device that also has the impressive waterproof feature. In addition, you are also getting quality cameras along with a very rich display that shows some of the best image quality.