Sony Xperia M2

67
Global
Score
67

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

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Model

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Talk time
2G, 3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
8
Screen size
4.8 inches

General

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
yes

Power

Talk time
Array
Standby time (max)
641
Battery type
Li-ion (2300 capacity mAh)

Camera

Camera
yes (8 megapixels) (Records video, Auto focus, Digital zoom, Flash, Contact pictures) (yes)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, WiFi location, Compass)

Storage

Internal memory
8
Memory card
microSD (microSDHC)

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2) (yes)
Bluetooth
4.0

Media

Media playback
yes (FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV) (MPEG-4) (BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG)

Messaging

SMS
yes
MMS
yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Javascript, Flash)
Email
yes

Apps

Apps (default)
Array

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
yes
Vibrate mode
yes
Sound profiles
yes

Carriers

Regions offered
North America (US, Canada)

Radio type

Comm standard
Array
Subscriber identity
micro-SIM card

Display

Screen size
4.8 inches
Screen resolution
Other (960, 540)
Pixel density
229 PPI
Screen type
LCD (Color)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Stereo (yes)

Hardware

Processor make
Qualcomm (Snapdragon 400) (MSM8926)
CPU
1.2 GHz
CPU cores
Quad-core
RAM
1
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)

Sensors

Sensors
Array

Other features

FM tuner
yes
NFC or RFID payment
yes
Model
Aqua

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (Android)

General

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Carriers

Regions offered
Array

Other features

Ruggedized
yes