Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual

price Rs. 18,760 onwards launch May, 2015
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
poor value-for-money
currently ranked
#70
of 96 phones in Rs. 15,000 - 20,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 7 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Superb build quality, and durability
  • Water-proof, and dust-proof
  • Premium looking, high-end design - resembles Sony's flagship Xperia Z3
  • Good display - good brightness levels, viewing angles, contrast levels, and sunlight legibility
  • Sony's UI is simple and close to stock Android, with a few added useful functionalities
  • Good speed/performance
  • Very good call quality
  • Good audio quality
  • Decent battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Average camera
  • Loudspeaker volume is a bit on the low side

7 expert review(s)


1,262+ user reviews

video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.0, Upgradeable to 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS LCD
  • Scratch Resistant
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
Processor/RAM
ProcessorOcta Core, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUAdreno 405
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2400 mAh
Battery Standby493 hrs
Battery Talktime12.66 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)13.33 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Music Playback Time: 64.66 hrs
Dimensions
Weight135 gm
Thickness7.3 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • 4X Digital Zoom
  • Sony Exmor RS
  • SteadyShot (Video Stabilization)
  • Image Stabilization
  • Superior Auto (Automatic Scene Selection)
  • Red-eye Reduction
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • HD Video Recording
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Dust Proof
  • Water Proof
  • Battery STAMINA Mode
  • Sony 3D Surround Sound technology (VPT)
  • Clear Audio+
  • xLoud
  • WiFi Direct
  • USB On-The-Go
  • ANT+ Support
  • Miracast
  • PlayMemories
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
2.77/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys