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Sony Introduces the Xperia M Smartphone
      #44786 - 06/04/13 02:43 PM

Sony Mobile today introduced the Xperia M featuring Sony's one-touch functions for effortless connectivity, and signature premium design. Xperia M is designed to bring Sony experiences to a new market and price point; NFC connectivity for one-touch functions, stunning design and a range of technologies including: a high quality screen for sharp viewing; smart camera functionality for impressive pictures and videos; Battery STAMINA Mode for outstanding battery life; and Sony's signature media apps for enjoying photos, music, movies and games on the go, integrating Sony Entertainment Network services directly in the apps. Here's more info on the Sony Xperia M:

Xperia M features Sony's one-touch functions allowing you to easily and instantly enjoy photos and music across an array of devices, such as Sony's SBH20 wireless stereo headset and latest range of NFC-enabled BRAVIA TVs, with just a single touch.

Xperia M boasts Sony's now familiar OmniBalance design, first introduced in flagship Xperia Z. The aesthetic language takes the form of a precision-crafted skeleton frame, and gives the phone a seamless look that is both tactile and sleek. Designed to complement the slim style, Xperia M also features colour-changing illuminations that can be personalised to visually alert you to incoming calls, text messages and alarms.

Xperia M and Xperia Mdual will be available in Black, White and Purple - a Yellow colour variation will also be available for the single SIM model.

Key features for Xperia M:

* One-touch functions with NFC and screen mirroring, to display content on your TV or to share music and photos between devices
* Sony's OmniBalance design, with generous 4" FWVGA touchscreen display and LED illuminations
* Sony's signature audio enhancement technology ClearAudio+, xLOUD and 3D Surround Sound (VPT)
* 5 megapixel fast capture camera with auto-focus and HDR for photos, and dedicated shutter key
* Fast performance with dual-core processor
* Battery STAMINA Mode for outstanding battery life
* Available in Black, Purple, White and Yellow colour variations

Xperia M Specs:


Size 124 x 62 x 9.3 mm
Weight 115 grams

Operating System
Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

1 GHz Qualcomm MSM8227 dual-core

5 megapixel camera
4x digital zoom
Video recording (HD 720p)

Auto rotation
Gesture input

3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
DLNA Certified
Media Transfer Protocol support
Micro USB support
Native USB tethering
Media Go
PC Companion
Play Anywhere
Screen mirroring
Smart Connect
USB High speed 2.0 support
USB mass storage
Xperia Link
Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality

854x480 pixels
16,777,216 colour TFT
Scratch-resistant touch panel cover glass

Internal phone storage 4 GB (up to 2 GB user-accessible memory)
Expansion slot microSD card, up to 64 GB

UMTS HSPA+ 900 (Band VIII), 2100 (Band I) MHz
UMTS HSPA+ 850 (Band V), 1900 (Band II), 1700 (Band IV),
2100 (Band I) MHz
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Battery life
Battery (removable) 1750 mAh, typical
1700 mAh, minimum
Talk time GSM Up to 10 hours 16 min.
Standby time GSM Up to 498 hours
Talk time UMTS Up to 9 hours 3 min.
Standby time UMTS Up to 454 hours
Music listening time Up to 39 hours 23 min.
Video playback time Up to 6 hours 35 min.

In the kit
Xperia M, battery, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation.

Xperia Mdual
The Dual SIM variant Xperia Mdual lets users select between two SIMs before making a call or sending a message with just a single click. Each SIM card can also be customised separately - for example, a formal ring for business or another tune for pleasure - perfect when users want to separate work from play, and handle calls more efficiently.

Xperia M and Xperia Mdual from Sony Mobile will both be available worldwide from Q3 2013.


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