What are the advantages and disadvantages of Xperia M2? A review of the features

Created date: 09/30/2018, 13:26:49, Updated date: 04/16/2020, 12:13:24

A thorough review of the characteristics and specifications of the Xperia M2. We provide a detailed evaluation of the phone in terms of usability – including ease of holding, screen visibility, performance, image quality, and multitasking capabilities – as well as functionality, looking at the battery and camera.

Xperia M2's features, performance, reviews

Xperia M2's size

The Xperia M2 has a width of 2.8 inches (71.1 mm), a length of 5.5 inches (139.7 mm), and a thickness of 0.3 inches (8.6 mm). It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big. In addition, the weight of the Xperia M2 is about 148 oz (148 g). Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the Xperia M2, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

Xperia M2's CPU specs

With the 1.2GHz×4(Quad core) for processing power, the Xperia M2 has low performance, and even for net browsing and Twitter usage you will probably feel a little dissatisfied.

The Xperia M2 has only 1GB of RAM, quite a small amount. Cases of insufficient RAM occur regularly so even when using light apps there will be instability in operation and jerkiness.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Xperia M2, it is a low-end smartphone and even in everyday use feels jumpy and jerky. There will probably be a lot of cases when you feel that it is lacking in performance.

Xperia M2's storage size

The data storage capacity of the Xperia M2 is 8GB, and if its main use is for texting and social media then there is no problem, but if you plan to use it for things like photography, filming, and games, you should go with one that is a step up.

The Xperia M2 is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Xperia M2's screen

Xperia M2 has a 4.8 inch display. It is large enough and you will rarely encounter issues due to the screen size. However, note that it is not very suited for writing long text.

In terms of screen quality, Xperia M2's screen might appear pixelated when displaying images and videos. It should be good enough for normal use.

Xperia M2's camera specs

Xperia M2 has a 8 MP main camera, which can serve you well in most cases. However, you might feel a little dissatisfied with the quality of the images.

Xperia M2's battery performance

The battery performance of the Xperia M2 is 2300 mAh, which is a normal capacity. Compared to other smartphones, the Xperia M2 has a normal amount of battery life. There is nothing to be worried about with everyday use. However, if you are using the internet or playing a game for a long time, you might feel a bit frustrated with the battery life.

Xperia M2's general rating

The Xperia M2 is a budget smartphone. As the main smartphone it is somewhat insufficient, and you should consider a slightly higher-end smartphone if possible. It will be enough for people who use only basic functions such as telephone and internet, or people who do not use smartphones.

Advantages and disadvantages of Xperia M2

Advantages of Xperia M2

  • It is lightweight.
  • The display is large, so text and images appear clear on the screen.

Disadvantages of Xperia M2

  • It has a low-grade CPU, so you will experience severe stuttering when using an app.

Comparing the specifications of Xperia M2 against similar products

GPU performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoGPU performance

Xperia M2

28.8-

Xperia E3 Dual

28.8

Xperia E3

28.8

Xperia Z3 Dual

55.5

Xperia Z3v

55.5

Xperia Z3

55.5

Xperia M2 Aqua

28.8

Xperia C3 Dual

28.8

process integration

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoprocess integration

Xperia M2

9.9-

Xperia E3 Dual

9.9

Xperia E3

9.9

Xperia Z3 Dual

9.9

Xperia Z3v

9.9

Xperia Z3

9.9

Xperia M2 Aqua

9.9

Xperia C3 Dual

9.9

maximum standby time

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twomaximum standby time

Xperia M2

35.4-

Xperia A2 SO-04F docomo

27.5

Xperia ZL2 SOL25 au

37.6

Xperia Z2 SO-03F docomo

36.4

Xperia Z3 SoftBank

58.4

Xperia Z Ultra SOL24 au

41.9

Xperia Z3 SOL26 au

43.7

Xperia Z3 SO-01G docomo

42.5

downlink data communication speed

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twodownlink data communication speed

Xperia M2

54.9-

Xperia A2 SO-04F docomo

54.9

Xperia ZL2 SOL25 au

54.9

Xperia Z2 SO-03F docomo

54.9

Xperia Z3 SoftBank

50.5

Xperia Z Ultra SOL24 au

54.9

Xperia Z3 SOL26 au

54.9

Xperia Z3 SO-01G docomo

54.9

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the tworear-camera resolution

Xperia M2

50.0-

Xperia A2 SO-04F docomo

79.9

Xperia ZL2 SOL25 au

79.9

Xperia Z2 SO-03F docomo

79.9

Xperia Z3 SoftBank

79.9

Xperia Z Ultra SOL24 au

50.1

Xperia Z3 SOL26 au

79.9

Xperia Z3 SO-01G docomo

79.9

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogrip

Xperia M2

65.4-Color:Black/White/Purple, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (71.1 mm) x 5.5 inches (139.7 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.6 mm), Weight:148 oz (148 g)

Xperia A2 SO-04F docomo

72.9Color:Lavender/White/Gray Black/Orange, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.6 inches (65 mm) x 5.0 inches (128 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.7 mm), Weight:138 oz (138 g)

Xperia ZL2 SOL25 au

60.9Color:ー / /, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (72 mm) x 5.4 inches (137 mm) x 0.4 inches (10.8 mm), Weight:167 oz (167 g)

Xperia Z2 SO-03F docomo

60.8Color:Black/White/Purple, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (73 mm) x 5.8 inches (147 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.2 mm), Weight:163 oz (163 g)

Xperia Z3 SoftBank

62.9Color:/ / ー/ ー ー, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (73 mm) x 5.8 inches (147 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.4 mm), Weight:154 oz (154 g)

Xperia Z Ultra SOL24 au

43.7Color:/ / ー, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.6 inches (92 mm) x 7.0 inches (179 mm) x 0.3 inches (6.8 mm), Weight:214 oz (214 g)

Xperia Z3 SOL26 au

63.9Color:/ / ー/ ー ー, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (72 mm) x 5.7 inches (146 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.3 mm), Weight:152 oz (152 g)

Xperia Z3 SO-01G docomo

63.9Color:White/Black/Copper/Silver Green, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (72 mm) x 5.7 inches (146 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.3 mm), Weight:152 oz (152 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen cleanliness

Xperia M2

40.5-Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):540 x 960, Pixel density:229 ppi

Xperia A2 SO-04F docomo

71.1Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:341 ppi

Xperia ZL2 SOL25 au

85.9Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:440 ppi

Xperia Z2 SO-03F docomo

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

Xperia Z3 SoftBank

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

Xperia Z Ultra SOL24 au

71.8Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:344 ppi

Xperia Z3 SOL26 au

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

Xperia Z3 SO-01G docomo

85.5Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

screen quality

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen quality

Xperia M2

60.4-Display size:4.8 inch, Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):540 x 960, Pixel density:229 ppi

Xperia A2 SO-04F docomo

66.5Display size:4.3 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:341 ppi

Xperia ZL2 SOL25 au

77.3Display size:5 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:440 ppi

Xperia Z2 SO-03F docomo

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

Xperia Z3 SoftBank

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

Xperia Z Ultra SOL24 au

84.9Display size:6.4 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:344 ppi

Xperia Z3 SOL26 au

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

Xperia Z3 SO-01G docomo

78.3Display size:5.2 inch, Display type:For mobile, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoperformance

Xperia M2

14.9-OS:Android

Xperia A2 SO-04F docomo

55.2OS:Android

Xperia ZL2 SOL25 au

64.8OS:Android

Xperia Z2 SO-03F docomo

64.8OS:Android

Xperia Z3 SoftBank

67.7OS:Android

Xperia Z Ultra SOL24 au

55.2OS:Android

Xperia Z3 SOL26 au

67.7OS:Android

Xperia Z3 SO-01G docomo

67.7OS:Android

Xperia M2's specs

Xperia M2
ImageXperia M2
MakerSony
Release date5, 2014
ColorBlack/White/Purple
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.8 inches (71.1 mm) x 5.5 inches (139.7 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.6 mm)
Weight148 oz (148 g)
Display size4.8 inch
Display typeTFT
Screen resolution (width x height)540 x 960
Pixel density229 ppi
Battery capacity2300 mAh
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400 ,Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
CPU specs1.2GHz×4(Quad core)
RAM size1GB
Storage size8GB
Rear-camera resolution8 MP

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