Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Sony Introduces Waterproof Mid-range devices: Xperia M2 Aqua

Sony has been making mid-range waterproof Smartphone since the Xperia Active, then the Xperia Go. But these mid-range waterproof Smartphones is missing at year 2013 and it seems like waterproof feature will only be featured in flagship devices like some other company does. 

However, this year Sony is bringing back waterproof mid-range device and it will be based on the existing Xperia M2 with the name of Xperia M2 Aqua which should help better indicating the device is waterproof. 

The phone will be built based on the existing M2 in terms of design and specifications. The only difference of the Xperia M2 Aqua has is the ability to play with water and might have a chance of getting one with LTE enabled. Sony claims the Xperia M2 Aqua was rated with the highest level of waterproofing available in a Smartphone at a rating of IP68 certification.

Here's some specification highlights for your references:
  • 4.8" Touchscreen Display protected by scratch resistant glass
  • Water&Dust Proof  IP68 certification
  • Quad Core 1.2Ghz Processor
  • Android 4.4(Kitkat) OS
  • 8MP Rear camera with 0.3MP Front Facing Camera
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB Internal storage expandable to 32GB with microSD
  • Micro Sim card slot
  • Connectivity: 4G(LTE), 3G, WiFi-802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
  • A-GPS Support with GLONASS
  • 2300mAh Battery Capacity
A more affordable waterproof Smartphone for everyone? I'll say why not?

Source : Sony Blog

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