Sony Xperia M5 To Release In Europe In February, Shipping Starts February 2

Sony Xperia M5 To Release In Europe In February, Shipping Starts February 2
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Sony launched the Xperia M5 in August last year. However, the phone was not available in Europe, until recently, the Japanese multinational conglomerate company decided to release the mid-range phone in the country starting next month. Shipping will start from Feb. 2.


As of now, the phone is available for pre-order on T-Mobile and on other online shops at a price of 399 euros (approx. US$435). Consumers will have to wait a little longer till February for the phone to reach their doorsteps, reports HardwareInfo (translated).

As for the specifications, the SIM-free Xperia M5 which is set to release in Europe has a 5-inch IPS display screen with 1920 x 1080 pixels and 441ppi. Based on Android 5.0, the phone is expected to get upgraded to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Powered by 2GHz octa-core processor and MediaTek Helio X10 chipset, M5 boasts reliable performance.

Going by the camera features, the device has a 21.2MP rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture capacity, phase detection autofocus technology and LED flash. The device has a 13MP selfie-shooter with an f/2.0 aperture capacity and 1080p@30fps.

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It has a non-removable Li-Ion mAH battery. The connectivity options include a microUSB 2.0, Wi-Fi connection, Bluetooth and GPS. As for the other features, the phone has an FM radio, Document viewer, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic and a Photo/video editor, reports Mobipicker.

According to a report by VCPost, the Xperia M5, which is currently running on Android Lollipop, is expected to get upgraded to the latest Marshmallow software in March this year. Android 6.0 Marshmallow is a prominent upgrade set to boost more power to the M5.

This new software has several innovative features, including Doze and Google Now on Tap, among others. The Doze is described as an intelligent battery management feature that sends your phone into hibernation mode when you are not using the device. This means the Doze feature helps save your phone’s battery power. unlike other devices that tend to lose battery power even when you are not using the device. Google Now on Tap, on the other hand, offers context and time-sensitive notifications, reminders and information, reports Android Pit.