Sony had recently refreshed it’s lineup, from the Top of the Line Z2 to the affordable phablet T2. The refresh also included the M2, a good mid-range device that was well priced in it’s previous iteration, the Xperia M. The updated Xperia M2 is available in New Zealand exclusively through Telecom NZ. As a refresher, here’s what you get:
- Display: 4.8″ 960 x 540 (qHD) TFT LCD
- Processor: 1.2 GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
- Connectivity: Quad Band GSM, HSPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz), Dual Band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
- Camera: 8 MP Rear Camera, VGA Front Facing Camera
- Memory: 8 GB on board, Micro SD card slot (expandable upto 32 GB), 1 GB RAM
- OS: Android 4.3 (with Android 4.4 out sometime in the near future).
Check the press release below for details on where to get the device.
Sony Mobile Communications New Zealand is pleased to announce the launch of its latest handset, the Sony Xperia™ M2 exclusively through Telecom NZ. The Xperia M2 is a strong offering in the mid-range price point, providing flagship experiences at an extremely competitive price point. “The Xperia M2 showcases high quality technology at an affordable price,” says, John Featherstone, Managing Dirctor, Sony Mobile Communications Oceania. “Incorporating many of Sony’s flagship features including, ultra fast processing speeds and OmniBalance design as found on Sony’s premium smartphone range. Plus unique Xperia camera and music apps which offer stunning entertainment experiences for all Xperia M2 customers” Xperia M2 users will have the chance to enjoy a range of PlayStation® Mobile games that will be included. Perfect for capturing all your favourite moments in brilliant quality, the Xperia M2 uses the expertise and technology of Sony’s cyber shot cameras combined with an 8MP camera. The M2 is armed with the latest in camera technology including Exmor RS for mobile, Autoscene Recognition and HDR. “We’re always on the lookout for devices that give our customers a great experience without burning too much of a hole in their pockets and this smartphone really delivers,” says Jason Paris, Chief Operating Officer at Telecom. “The Xperia M2 is a great all-rounder and we think it offers another exciting choice, particularly for those people who want a great camera in a sleek looking phone, but don’t have a fortune to spend.” The Xperia M2 joins the Xperia Z1, Xperia M and Xperia E1, available through Telecom. The Xperia M2 is available in white colour variant only. Exclusively through Telecom stores nationwide and through Telecom’s website (www.telecom.co.nz). RRP $399 or $0 on a $69 a month plan.