Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Review – Good Looks and Solid Construction

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

With design inspired by the Xperia Z3 flagship, Xperia M4 Aqua accessible model attracts through balanced package of amenities offered at a more tolerable price for all users.

Details, construction, design, ergonomics

Framed in the mid-range phones is presented in a slim and premium look, hosting a configuration with competitive performance motorized by Snapdragon 615 chipset, implemented with a HD 5.0˝ screen and two cameras of 13MP and 5MP.

Available also in dual-SIM variant, Xperia M4 Aqua comes in a waterproof and dustproof housing, with the front covered by a shield, scratch-resistant mineral glass. For of cost reduction reasons, its finish on the back of the phone is made of polycarbonate, retaining the glass appearance appreciated at the Z3 model. The design is complemented by two-tone silver frame, shaped with rounded forms for a comfortable fit in your hands.

Xperia M4 Aqua include dedicated button for pictures, allowing direct activation using a long press. Installed alongside a flap volume, power/lock button made of aluminum is very easy to touch.


Xperia M4 Aqua has a screen with Triluminous technology, providing exemplary image quality, generous viewing angles and high contrast. The image brightness is generally sufficient, even if we let adjusted in auto mode using ambient sensor. However, the maximum brightness may not be sufficient for use under bright sunlight, especially if the screen surface was not cleaned in advance of traces of sweat and fingerprints.

Although does not establish the record on display density (294ppi), its resolution of 720x1280 pixels lying on 5.0˝ diagonal it is in comfortable limits.


Sony Xperia M4 Aqua uses a mid-level configuration, focusing on Snapdragon 615 chipset helped by 2GB of RAM. Manufactured by Qualcomm, has a 1.5GHz quad-core high performance and a second mode to 1.0 GHz quad-core optimized for efficient use of battery. Both modules use ARM Cortex-A53 cores, the performance thus decided only by the maximum frequency that can be achieved. The chip also includes an Adreno 405 graphics processor series.

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua 2


Screen: 5.0", IPS 1280x720 pixels, Gorilla Glass 3

Operating System: Android 5.0

Processor: 1.5 GHz quad-core

GPU: Adreno 405


Memory: 8/16 GB

Camera: 13 MP camera with LED flash

Video shooting: Full HD (1920x1080/30 FPS)

Front Camera: 5 MP

Battery: 2400 mAh

Dimensions: 145.5x72.6x7.3mm

Weight: 136 grams


Praised by the manufacturer as having a range of 2 days, Sony Xperia M4 Aqua respects its promise only under circumstances of modest use, with only a few spoken minutes and occasional web browsing sessions on WiFi and 3G.

Conversely, if we opt for permanent Internet access for WiFi networks around, can carry about one hour of phone calls every day and we are fans of Android games, autonomy will fall to less than one day.


Sony Xperia Aqua M4 comes with Android 5.0 system, whose interface bears the characteristic features of Xperia line of phones, but adapted to the Material Design concept.

Lock menu screen is left without widgets and welcomes us with an oversized digital clock or shortcuts for quick access to dialing and camera.


Elegant, with generous screen and competitive performance, Sony Xperia M4 Aqua smartphone is taken into account, especially if you are interested in 4G network access and protection offered by water and dust resistant casing.

Battery life poses no problems and 13MP camera gives good results as long as the ambient light is plentiful.

Good Parts

 Good looks and solid construction

 Good quality IPS screen

 Competitive performance

 Satisfactory Autonomy

 Android 5.0

Negative Parts

 Weak oleophobic treatment

 High resolution camera, but poor performance in low light conditions

Rating: ★★★★★ 

40 Responses to “Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Review – Good Looks and Solid Construction”

  1. I think this mobile is very nice, and i will buy it.

  2. Vaisakh PC June 29, 2015

    Camera Perfomance is not upto normal sony Xperia quality

  3. gnanaprakash June 30, 2015

    amazing features and lovable look!!!

  4. shanid July 1, 2015

    good product,but service is not good

  5. vivek pattanayak July 2, 2015

    its very nice and good

  6. this is just amazing ! should use it

  7. Deb Saha July 2, 2015

    A very detailed and nice review.

    • amazing features and lovable look!!! looks like something different

  8. Anda Stanoi July 2, 2015

    very nice

  9. Milan July 3, 2015

    Good product.

  10. para mi siempre a sido mi favorito del merecado siempre he tenido esa marca y este me gusta mucho mas

  11. Amazing cellphone!

  12. manish singh July 4, 2015

    very nice phone. i liked it too much.

  13. pyar singh solanki July 5, 2015

    must focus on looks....bcoz first impression makes it hard to take

  14. Gabriel July 6, 2015

    i'm thinking of buying one

  15. i really love this phone and i want to have it someday!

  16. Cool Phone, I'd buy that when I earn enough money for it.

  17. 13 MP Camera sounds good

  18. rupalirshinde July 15, 2015

    very nice phone. i liked it too much

  19. its very nice phone and im using it presently.

  20. Eu sou louca para comprar esse celular da sony!

  21. MOHAR SINGH July 17, 2015

    This is good mobile phone

  22. This is the best phone ever.I recommend everyone to buy this phone.

  23. This is a very nice and stylish phone .I will buy It and I also recommend everyone to buy it.

  24. i want it buy!!

  25. i hope i get it one..

  26. mannu shekhawat July 24, 2015

    Is it really waterproof ?

  27. mannu shekhawat July 24, 2015

    i liked it very much

  28. Delia Buldur July 27, 2015

    nice sony xperia

  29. acik2015 July 30, 2015

    nice, nice, nice

  30. too good.

  31. the lord August 4, 2015

    it's a beautiful phone

  32. nice phone dude

  33. dennis white August 31, 2015

    i love the new sony xpreria m4 aqua review

  34. ottimo davvero

  35. acho ótimo todos os modelos de xperia!!!

  36. Its awsm mob. Nd sony is my all time fav. Mob.

  37. i have seen the mobile its awsome

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