More recently, a Japanese company Sony has presented a new series of Xperia Smartphones, the Xperia M2 Aqua. With Aqua label, the successor Xperia M2 comes with a waterproof capabilities IP65 certification / 68 which is embedded in it.
Review Sony Xperia M2 Aqua
With its certification, this Smartphone is claimed by Sony can be submerged in water to a depth of 1.5 meters for 30 minutes. Therefore, do not be worried if this Aqua Xperia M2 by your invited swimming activity or has been exposed to rain water when used in the middle of the journey.
Not unlike its predecessor series, Xperia M2 Aqua also has support for 4.8-inch screen powered by a quad-core processor 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 (MSM8926-2, Cortex-A7). Not only that, this Smartphone also still uses Adreno 305 GPU and capacity Li-Ion 2300 mAh non-removable.
Armed with the operating system Android 4.4.2 KitKat, Xperia M2 Aqua has been equipped with 8 MP main camera (3264 x 2448 pixels) plus LED flashlight and the ability to record Full HD 1080p video magnitude. In addition, the main camera is also equipped with Exmor RS sensor technology, HDR and SteadyShot.
Medium front camera, Sony just pinned sensor 0.3 MP (VGA – 640 x 480 pixels) with no support LED flashlight. With such support, users cannot expect much avail Xperia M2 Aqua optimally for self photos with friends.
To find out more complete performance Xperia M2 Aqua, CHIP Online tried for a week to use the Smartphone, ranging from surfing in cyberspace, photographing an object to play the game.
Sony Xperia M2 Aqua Design
Admittedly, the Xperia M2 Aqua design looks classy and comfortable grip. When inserted into a pants pocket is also not a problem. Because, this Smartphone has compact dimensions, is 140 x 72 x 8.6 mm and weighs only about 149 grams.
With the plastic material is not cheap, Xperia M2 Aqua retains the typical structure as in some other Sony Smartphone made adopts the concept of the latest Xperia series. Each corner of its body is designed with a touch of slightly rounded grooves plus a very distinctive character and Sony calls OmniBalance.
Sony also has adopted a unibody design. For that, you cannot remove the battery used alias pairs of non-removable. As for putting Sim Card and MicroSD, Sony has provided in the form of a slot that is placed on each side of its body.
Because it has the ability to hold water and dust, all the slots and ports on the Xperia M2 Aqua body covered with a very tight valve. To open it, you need a little poke through the gaps that exist in each of the valve covers.
Not only container slot to put Sim Card and MicroSD, MicroUSB port Sony also close that you can find on the left side and 3.5 mm Audio Jack port that is located at the upper edge. For Sim Card and MicroSD slot, Sony puts it side by side on the right side.
Adjacent to the Sim Card slot, Sony also puts a special button that reads “OFF”. The key function is to reset the Smartphone at any time if problems or hang. Still on the right side, you can also find the Power button with typical Sony, Volume button and shutter button for shooting needs.
Turning to the rear (back cover), Sony also pinned 8 MP main camera which has adopted the technology ExmorRS plus LED flash. Not only that, Sony has also inserted into the feature NFC Xperia Dual C3. It is characterized by the presence of the NFC logo on the back of the Smartphone is not far to the Sony logo are striking with a touch of silver.
Then, where Sony puts the stereo speakers that you can use to listen to music or other multimedia files? Unlike most of the Xperia series are already available on the market, Sony pinning stereo speakers on the sides of the lower body.
By putting the stereo speakers on the sides of the lower body, the sound produced by the Xperia M2 Aqua sounded pretty clear and obvious. That way, you do not need to bother to put this Smartphone on the desk while listening to songs or watch a movie with friends.
While at the front or around the screen, Sony has put a secondary camera of 0.3 MP (VGA) without LED flashlight. Not only that, Sony also puts a light sensor, notification in the form of LEDs and speakers for the needs of conversation when receiving or making calls.
Xperia M2 Aqua has a 4.8-inch landscape display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels which has a density of up to 229 ppi. Type of screen that is used is the IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display up to 16 million colors.