Sony Xperia M spotted, ready to take your hard-earned cash

Sony Xperia M spotted, ready to take your hard-earned cash
With news and leaks of highly-anticipated smartphones bombarding most of our attention, we sometimes need a reminder that the world doesn't stop just because of the latest Moto X and Nokia EOS rumors.

One such reminder is the Sony Xperia M that we told you about a month or so ago. Even though we had our hands on most of the specs, we were still missing two essential details – price and release date, both of which have now been answered. The Xperia M has just become available for purchase at UK e-tailer, Clove Technology, pegged at about $295 (£194.99), VAT is included and the device ships unlocked. Note that the Xperia M may arrive on US soil with a different price tag.

The latest Sony design language flows through the M and if that isn't enough to sweeten the deal, here's a quick recap of the specs:

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • 4-inch, 480x854 TFT display
  • 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 4GB internal memory, expandable via MicroSD (up to an additional 32GB)
  • 5MP Auto-Focus/LED Flash Exmor RS camera
  • 1750 mAh battery, removable
  • Weighs in at 115g., 9.3mm thick
  • Bluetooth 4.0, NFC

On a similar note, pricing for the device has yet to make an appearance anywhere else that we looked, including Sony's site, but we expect that to change in the next few days. Stay tuned!

source: CloveTechnology Blog

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Xperia M
  • Display 4.0 inches
    854 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    0.3 MP VGA front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 4GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 1750 mAh
  • OS Android 4.3



23. mike.messiah

Posts: 6; Member since: Apr 07, 2012

If its cheaper than the Xperia L then its a great phone...since the Galaxy Ace 3 will be more expensive, i guess this will be a success like the Xperia L

21. hms2407

Posts: 94; Member since: Apr 25, 2013

im going to get this for my mom and then are xperia family will be completed

20. Samsomesh

Posts: 195; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

Price is somewhat high for this midranger..


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Yuck to much bezel ®

17. roldxx

Posts: 50; Member since: Mar 27, 2013

sony - the new king of bezels. lol

16. jb4674

Posts: 145; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

Screw the Xperia M. Whatever happened to all the hoopla about the Honami's press event yesterday? No one seems to have any information about it.....

10. dwroberts unregistered

Sorry guys, but this has been up for ages on the UK Sony Mobile website. I'm not allowed to post the link, but head over to "sonymobile dot com slash gb slash products slash phones" if you want. Incidentally, I'm amazed that nobody has commented on the "non announcement" in Paris yesterday - everyone was fired up for the Honami / i1, and it turned out to be a drinks evening for local reporters!

12. Chris.P

Posts: 567; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

Hey, dwroberts, Care to elaborate? The Sony GB site that you listed (incidentally, the same that I referred to in the article) shows the Sony Xperia M as 'coming soon'?

14. dwroberts unregistered

Hi Chris, Sorry, I was just trying to be helpful since the post closed by saying that "the device has yet to make an appearance anywhere else that we looked, including Sony's site". My bad! PS - Still amazed how quickly the Honami excitement has just ebbed away. I was really looking forward to a post-Z handset! D.

15. yudi.nemesis unregistered

Hey chris there is something wrong with your specs list, xperia m have removeable battery

9. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I like the yellow color.

8. LordLust187

Posts: 18; Member since: Jul 05, 2013

It's got just as much bezel as a WP Device LMAO

5. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Last year it was the NXT design taking prominent space in Sony phones. Now it's the Xperia Z's design taking seat...i guess i can't only blame Samsung for using it's design too much now.


Posts: 210; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

Hey PA! Any details or a profile on your site for the Xperia C? That one is a sure Galaxy Grand competitor!


Posts: 210; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

I know about this article what I want is actual price and release dates and a profile of this device on in this site for me to compare it side by side with other phones such as the Galaxy Grand.

2. MrKoles

Posts: 368; Member since: Jan 20, 2013

Half of the phone is just bezel...And they could bring on something new design, beacause it´s fairly hard to distinguish from other Xperia phones.

11. tadaa

Posts: 267; Member since: Apr 18, 2013

its a low end phone, sheesh. and the design is fine, i merges the z(omnibalance) and l's(arc on the back) designs

13. MrKoles

Posts: 368; Member since: Jan 20, 2013

Sony´s name equals with stylish high-end technology in peoples mind. I didn´t say this design is ugly, but I would willingly see something new (same with Samsung), and a thin bezel makes you feel that you´re holding something futuristic (what doesn´t depend on price).

19. ncarlosmiguel

Posts: 206; Member since: May 14, 2013

I thought I was the only one having problems distinguishing xperia phones. And they can also change their naming scheme from letters to actual names like the acro. Those letters are hard to distinguish and remember.

1. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

That bezel!


Posts: 210; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

White variants always make the bezels look bigger. Pick black to create an illusion of slimmer bezels or other back colors that have black on their fronts. And that is if you really want a phone but the bezel is not quite slim! :)

22. reten

Posts: 43; Member since: Apr 03, 2013

That price!

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