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Sony Xperia M

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Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSAndroid (4.3, 4.1)  
Form factorCandybar  
Dimensions4.88 x 2.44 x 0.37 inches (124 x 62 x 9.3 mm)  
Weight4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (156 g)
  
KeysRight: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key  
ColorsBlack, Purple, Yellow, White  
Display
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

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.

TFT  
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

57.39 %  
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touch  
FeaturesAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass  
Camera
Camera5 megapixels  
FlashLED  
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus  
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging  
Shooting ModesPanorama  
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)  
Recording formatMPEG4, H.263, H.264  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA  
Video capture640x480 (VGA)  
Hardware
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

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 processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

Adreno 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.

1 GB RAM  
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

4 GB  
Maximum User Storage2 GB  
Storage expansion

Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Capacity

Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

1750 mAh  
TypeUser replaceable, Li - Ion  
Talk time10.30 hours
the average is 20 h (1202 min)
  
Stand-by time20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 19 days (459 h)
  
Talk time (3G)9.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1087 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
  
Music playback39.40 hours  
Video playback6.58 hours  
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringDLNA  
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
Supported formatsMP3, AAC+, eAAC+, WAV, MP4, 3GPP, OGG  
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Headphones connector3.5mm  
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTML, HTML5  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+  
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS900, 2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS  
2G DataEDGE, GPRS  
Global RoamingYes  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass  
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID  
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Notes  
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input  
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange  
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google Talk  
Hearing aid compatibilityM3  
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording  
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.0  
Profiles/ ProtocolsAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)  
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band  
Mobile hotspotYes  
Wi-Fi DirectYes  
USBUSB 2.0  
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
Charging connectormicroUSB  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. 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.

GPS, A-GPS  
NavigationYes  
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+  
Availability
Officially announced04 Jun 2013  

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