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Sony Xperia M


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Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phone  
OSAndroid (4.3, 4.1)  
Dimensions4.88 x 2.44 x 0.37 inches (124 x 62 x 9.3 mm)  
Weight4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)
Physical size4.0 inches  
Resolution480 x 854 pixels  
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

245 ppi  

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Screen-to-body ratio57.39 %  
Colors16 777 216  
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass  
Camera5 megapixels  
FeaturesAutofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging  
Shooting ModesPanorama  
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA  
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227  

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait  
Graphics processorAdreno 305  
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM  
Built-in storage4 GB  
Maximum User Storage2 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Talk time10.30 hours
the average is 13 h (800 min)
Stand-by time20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 17 days (412 h)
Talk time (3G)9.00 hours
the average is 15 h (906 min)
Stand-by time (3G)18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 24 days (579 h)
Music playback39.40 hours  
Video playback6.58 hours  
Capacity1750 mAh  
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Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+  
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS900, 2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS  

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz  
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
OtherNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+  
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass  
Hearing aid compatibilityM3  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording  
Officially announced04 Jun 2013  

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