Xperia M2 Aqua - £200
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Sony Xperia M2 Aqua
The Xperia M2 Aqua is a top end smartphone from Sony that runs on Android KitKat. On top of its excellent performance, this device is also splash resistant to a depth of 1.5 meters.
This phone has a 4.8 inch touchscreen that displays in 230PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Xperia M2 Aqua has an 8MP camera, can record video in up to 1080p and has a 0.3MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1.2GHz quad core processor and 1GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 70 out of 100.
The Xperia M2 Aqua has an estimated battery life of around 11 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 2300mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Xperia M2 Aqua comes with 8GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.
The Xperia M2 Aqua comes 4G ready so can take advantage of high speed mobile Internet in locations where it is available. It has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. The Xperia M2 Aqua is able to connect to HDMI enabled TV's or projectors (requires a microUSB to HDMI adapter). It is able to connect to DLNA and Miracast enabled devices (such as a laptop or smart TV) meaning that you can stream content both to and from this phone wirelessly. This phone also has NFC compatibility which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends.
The Xperia M2 Aqua has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and it comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
The Xperia M2 Aqua is a well-equipped and rugged smartphone that has received some very positive reviews. It offers a lot of new technology for a relatively low initial outlay.