Japanese company Sony will be capitalizing on attacking the mid-ranged smartphone market. In order to carry its plan out to fruition, the company had announced its Xperia M5. While Xperia M5 does not have chipsets like Exynos 7420 and Snapdragon 810, it does sport a lot of other features that will make it a dream handset for those who want an all-round smartphone, but are not looking to spend too much money on one. Let us take a look at the features of Xperia M5 to see why it will be favored amongst the mid-ranged smartphone market.
Xperia M5 features dual-SIM capability
Sony will be releasing two versions of its Xperia M5; one with a single SIM slot and one with two SIM card slots. For those who want to accommodate two numbers in a single smartphone will obviously settle for the dual-SIM version of the smartphone.
Xperia M5 possesses a powerful Helio X10 chipset
As stated earlier, Xperia M5 not possess a Snapdragon 810, or Exynos 7420, but it does feature MediaTek’s Helio X10 SoC. Helio X10 runs an octa-core Cortex-A53 processor with a clock speed of 2.0 GHz. With this much processing firepower, Xperia M5 will be able to take care of virtually anything ranging from delivering a fluid mobile experience, smoothened gaming performance, and one of the most important activities is that you will effortlessly be able to multitask on the smartphone.
Xperia M5 is not only waterproof, but dustproof as well
Xperia M5 is IP65 and IP68 certified. In simplified terms, what this means is that the smartphone is not only waterproof, but dustproof as well. In order to get a better understanding of the term waterproof, Sony has said that Xperia M5 will remain functional while submerged in water till a depth of 1 meter and for a total time duration of 30 minutes. If you are the kind of smartphone user that enjoys capturing content while underwater, then Xperia M5 is the handset for you.
Xperia M5 can record 4K videos and has a very powerful camera sensor
Xperia M5 is incorporated with a 21.5 MP Exmor RS rear camera sensor. In addition to being able to record 4K videos at a steady 30 frames per second, the rear camera sensor will also be able to capture high resolution images. This particular sensor also features an OIS (optical image stabilization) chip that reduces the blurring effect of images and videos.
For selfie loves, Xperia M5 also sports a 13 MP front camera sensor that supports features like auto-focus. The front camera sensor will also be able to record 1080p videos at a steady 30 frames per second.
Xperia M5 is incorporated with 3 GB of RAM
Most high-end smartphones are incorporated with 3 GB of RAM and it is really surprising to see that Xperia M5 has 3 GB of RAM as well. The higher the amount of RAM, the more options will users have when it comes to multitasking, firing up multiple applications at the same time, and enjoy a smoothened out operating system experience.
Sony’s Xperia M5 is expected to come with a price of $401, when it is released later in the year. While the company has intended the device to target mid-ranged smartphone markets, it can clearly be seen that Xperia M5 is incorporated with really impressive hardware specifications that will make it challenge the supremacy of high-end mobile devices. For consumers who want a handset with a well-balanced set of hardware specifications and features, Xperia M5 should be your next smartphone purchase.