Sony Xperia M4 Aqua – a waterproof camera phone redefining mid range


Sony has delivered some impressive smartphones over the last few years with their flagship models giving us impressive specs and sleek styles and now with the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua there are looking to re-define the mid-range sector of the smartphone market. In our Sony Xperia M4 Aqua review you can find out why this phone is impressive when compared to other mid-range phones available.


Sony Xperia M4 Aqua features


Xperia M4 Aqua design


The M4 Aqua delivers the same top-end waterproof and design features as the flagship model giving you the ability to take photos underwater The highest IP rated smartphone, the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is IP65/68 rated this translates to the ability to withstand being underwater in up to 1.5 metres of freshwater for up to 30 minutes and the phone is dust resistant too. This doesn’t mean you can just dunk it willy nilly, you will need to ensure all the ports covers are securely closed first.


The stunning 5-inch HD display delivers fantastic colours and clarity making the phone a great joy to use and it is responsive when browsing around and using apps. The acclaimed OmniBalance Sony design makes the phone just feel right in the hand and the sleek look is reminiscent of the higher-end models.


Sony Xperia M4 Aqua colour range


The handset is a 64-bit Octa-core beast with built-in 4G and 2GB RAM so web browsing and multitasking are slick and seamless and the smartphone has been designed for optimal necromancy with enhanced battery efficiency.


Xperia M4 Aqua screen phone features


Speaking of battery power, Sony has crafted the Xperia M4 Aqua for the best possible battery experience with up to 2 days of mixed usage battery life and Extended usage Mode and Ultra STAMINA mode are designed to give you every bit of charge possible out of the battery.


Sony Xperia M4 Camera Features


Aqua M4 camera


As you would expect from a Sony smartphone the camera is as good as a digital compact camera as the manufacturer uses their extensive camera technology experience within their smartphones. The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua has a 13-megapixel camera on the back that includes an Exmor RS for mobile image sensor and HDR for both pictures and video clips.


Superior Auto recognises up to 52 shooting scenarios and tweaks the settings accordingly to give you the best possible shot. HDR allows you to capture the same image at different exposure levels which is ideally suited if you are taking snaps with a strong back-light and this also works in video too.


Xperia M4 Aqua HDR camera feature


The front facing camera is a 5-megapixel super wide-angle lens with Auto Scene recognition for the best selfies and the 22mm wide view will capture an 88-degree field of view so more of your friends can join in the shot.


The waterproof features and Octacore processor coupled with a powerful Octa-core processor and fantastic camera features make this phone really stand out among the usual suspects in the mid-range so if you don’t want to splash out on a flagship model the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua should be one to seriously consider.



Written by: Carmel Brown

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