Sony Xperia M Available Online Now At Rs 12,990: Will You Buy It?

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Earlier this month, GizBot did an exclusive story on Sony Xperia M, where we informed that the budget NFC phone would hit the Indian markets sometime around the second week of August 2013.

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Sony Xperia M Available Online Now At Rs 12,990: Will You Buy It?

Although few days has already passed by, but just now, Sony Xperia M has landed on one of the Indian e-commerce sites, Saholic at Rs 12,990. Further the online retail store is also offering EMI options starting at Rs. 833 per month. GizBot was the first one to spot the phone available on the online store.

Sony Xperia M Available Online Now At Rs 12,990: Will You Buy It?

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Meanwhile, here is a brief run down on the specs of the latest Sony Xperia M if you are interested to buy the mid range handset:


Sony Xperia M sports a 4-inch FWVGA (854 x 480) TFT capacitive touchscreen display with 16M colors and pixel density of 245 ppi. Moreover, it also features a scratch-resistant glass.

Processor, RAM and OS

The latest Xperia M from Sony is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon SoC clocked to 1GHz along with Qualcomm MSM8227 chipset and backed by 1GB of RAM. The device runs on Android version 4.1 (Jelly Bean), coupled with Sony's custom Android skin and a deluge of its exclusive apps. Moreover, it is likely to get a Android 4.3 update soon.


The Xperia M houses a 4GB of on-board storage of which only 2.8 GB is user-accessible memory. The storage capacity can be enhanced by a microSD slot which supports up to 32GB.


The rear camera packs a 5 megapixel Exmor RS sensor along with the autofocus and LED flash and a VGA front-facing shooter. The rear camera has the capability of 4x digital zoom, as well as 720p video recording set at 30 frames per second.


There's no LTE radio in the Android 4.1 handset, so HSPA+ will be taking care of data, with Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC for pairing and sharing. The Xperia M supports 3G, GPRS, EDGE and WLAN as well.


The device also packs Sony's ‘STAMINA' mode for improved battery life like Xperia Z Ultra. The Li-Ion 1750 mAh battery powers the entire system of Xperia M. The company's site also claims that the standby time can run up to 552 hours while talk time however will be 10 hours and 18 minutes for the device.

Other Features

Xperia M comes pre-loaded with a bunch of Google's best Android applications, including Google Chrome, Voice Search and Maps, saving users a bit of time rummaging around the Google Play store.

To talk about the appearance, Sony Xperia M offers a slim profile, just 9.3mm thick, a polished aluminum power button and highlighted camera ring. The device features a small strip just underneath the display for illuminated alerts, which the user can customize for notifications from different apps. The phones will be available in Black, White, Yellow and Purple colors.

Let us know in the comments section below if you are interested to buy the new Sony Xperia M.

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