Sony Xperia M2 User Reviews
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Reception9.5/10Display8.3/10Build quality8.6/10Text input9.3/10Everyday usage9.5/10UI speed9.1/10Camera7.1/10Multimedia8.4/10Internet8.9/10Call quality8.9/10Battery9.3/10
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posted on 11 Jan 2015, 16:07 (Posts: 0; Member since: 11 Jan 2015)
Pretty Good Midrange Phone- Run away from KitKat
panama27 has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
I have been using it for 2 months now. I'm a physician so I don't look at it every second and I am not a teenager with need for attention so I don't take pictures of everything in my everyday life. That said, for the average user who needs to use some apps, a photo now and then, lots of texting and don't have the luxury of a charger by your side, does pretty well.Build quality 8/10Reception 9/10Call quality 8/10Internet 8/10Multimedia 8/10Camera 7/10UI speed 8/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 7/10Display 8/10Battery 8/10
- Not that big if you don't want to carry a TV in your pocket
- Do not upgrade to KitKat, its 8gb rom are not enough if you loose SD-management rights. Which I hate, but that's Google's fault. In fact if they don't fix it I thing my next phone will be Windows.
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posted on 17 Nov 2014, 10:54 (Posts: 0; Member since: 17 Nov 2014)
amazing phone at 17 k
markelof has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
amazing phone found in 17 k priline , would be dissapointing if the price range is as proposed initialy of 22k .
nice camera , nice browser , amzing response
updated to kitkat
a must buy phone at this range !!!!!!!Build quality 9/10Reception 10/10Call quality 9/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 8/10Camera 9/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 9/10Battery 9/10
- good battery life
- nice rear camera
- superb gaming
- nice display
- nothing so far
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posted on 15 Nov 2014, 10:34 (Posts: 0; Member since: 15 Nov 2014)
Sony Xperia M2. One of the best devices out there.
dami1996 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I have to say that i agree with most people on this page. The phone is amazing and i have read the PhoneArena review and i have to say it was a bit harsh. The phone is one of the best Mid Ranged phones ive used. Even the Motorola Moto G and the HTC Desire 610 can't get near this phone. In fact the only place where the Moto G can get near is that fact it has a HD 720p Screen. The phone has a wide range of features and an impressive amount of specs including a 8MP camera, 4.8 inch screen and more. Lets be honest Sony and Microsoft are the only ones who can actually produce quality mid range smartphone.Build quality 10/10Reception 9/10Call quality 8/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
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posted on 27 Sep 2014, 11:39 (Posts: 0; Member since: 09 Sep 2014)
Great Mid-range phone
Mike767 has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
I bought this phone about 6 weeks ago and I really liked it and I still do. I basically made this review, cause I think PhoneArena's review on the M2 is not right.
They gave it a 5 but I think the m2 deserves atleast a 7.5. The build qualtiy is good, not only does the phone look really good, it also feels really solid and its just the right size for people with small hands. PhoneArena was also very negative about the call quality, which I had no problems with at all. The interface sony is using is very user-friendly and Is just really easy to use. the battery and the display are also very good, especially the battery is amazing, I can play games and browse the internet all day long without having to charge my battery.The only con of the M2 is the camera which is just really poor but don't get me wrong, you are still able to make good photos, Its just not the quality I'm used to. I think this phone is one of the best Mid-range phones you can get at the moment and if the camera is not important to you, I would definitely recommend this phone to people with a Mid-range budget.Build quality 8/10Reception 9/10Call quality 9/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 5/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 9/10Display 8/10Battery 10/10
- UI Performance
- Camera is not that good
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posted on 03 Aug 2014, 09:55 (Posts: 0; Member since: 03 Aug 2014)
A really great phone !
Zeiz67 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I’ve had this device for 10 days now and I have to admit that PhoneArena’s review is a bit harsh. Most of what is said is true. There are just to things that are really unfair:
- the photo quality isn’t as bad as the review says : as long as you take pictures with the manual mode, they are very acceptable
- the call quality is awesome ! Much better than other devices I’ve had in the past. With my former phone (a Nokia Lumia 820) it was almost impossible to make a call. With this Xperia M2, people can hear me again and I can hear them too.
Globally, my impressions on this phone are pretty good. It is a very beautiful device that feels premium and expensive even if it really isn’t. It’s very easy to use and with android 4.3 the user experience is awesome. Can’t wait to get android 4.4 kitkat!
The best feature of this phone is the battery. Most of us have always had issues with really poor batteries that last a day tops… if we’re lucky!
That is all in the past – with this phone you get a two day battery life on “normal mode”… and if you activate Sony’s “stamina mode” you can go up to 4 days! A full 4 days! Of course, this is based on my personal usage which is: 5 calls a days, 50 to 100 text messages a day, some Facebook and twitter, some internet browsing and e-mail.
I guess that if you start playing heavy performance games for hours the battery will definitely not last that long… but it will still be better than other smartphones.Build quality 9/10Reception 10/10Call quality 9/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 8/10Camera 7/10UI speed 8/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 8/10Battery 10/10
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posted on 26 Jun 2014, 08:07 (Posts: 2; Member since: 26 Jun 2014)
good value for your money, Xperia M2
izprve has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I am using Sony Xperia M2 now for some time and i have to say in my personal opinion it is positioned well in the market. You can purchase the device for reasonable 200€ or 270$. It is a midrange device and it is 2.5 times cheaper then its big brother Xperia Z2. I have to say, mostly i agree with the review done by PhoneArena but there are couple of points i believe they were to tough on. But first is first, lets start with design of the device. It is great! Sony, have to say, now has the range on of the best looking devices on the market. The build quality is also ok, It is not made of metal but nevertheless the feel of the phone in the hand is good and firm, solid. One of the best features is users interface design. It is simple, fluent and easy to work with. Its hardware is more than sufficient for normal usage. I have to say, so far had no problems with overheating the device. Mostly i am only running apps such as Endomondo, RunKeeper, SnapChat, Facebook, etc, and a lot of browsing. Onced i had the chance of using Xperia Arc S and it was heating by only using the phonebook or trying to surf the net... Also i am not experiencing any lag, so thumbs up! But the true winner of this phone is its battery. Going through the day with no charging is something normal to expect. Now to discuss the things that are not so good. The camera is a joke haha it really is. During the day when the light is ok, pictures are »fine« (you have to use manual mode and set it up to 8 megapixels),...Build quality 8/10Reception 9/10Call quality 8/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 8/10Camera 4/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 9/10Display 7/10Battery 9/10
- Looks, design
- Screen size
- Display, screen...
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posted on 30 May 2014, 18:47 (Posts: 7; Member since: 30 May 2014)
radex has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
generally I am not heavy user most used for internet browsing and watching videos the phone is ok with that , good screen good processor . this phone does get the job done . and in the end of course it is not a flagship . but a good one by sonyBuild quality 7/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 8/10Multimedia 7/10Camera 5/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 8/10Text input 9/10Display 6/10Battery 8/10
- dual call
- beautiful notification LED
- long battery life
- bad camera
- very big phone
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posted on 22 May 2014, 06:41 (Posts: 0; Member since: 22 May 2014)
Shazia has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Awesome phone i am using less then a month its awesome i have tried so many apps and games no lag camera is nice and no issue at all buy it without any hesitation i am in love with it thx Sony I have read so many reviews i dont know why people are complaining you should try it and you should know how to use a smart phone before commenting its really a nice phone i have faced no issue at all its more then what i expected....... now my next phone will be xperia z2Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
- Excellent display
- super speed
- nice camera
- good for gaming
- typing is soo smooth
- no lags
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