With the Xperia Z Ultra and Z1 very recently unveiled and due out in the world’s major markets over the next month or so, you’d think Sony has far too much on its plate to worry about low-end or mid-range Xperia devices.
And yet the Xperia M, introduced to the world back in June, has gone on sale in the US just hours ago, being finally slated for a UK release as well. Stateside, the modest 4-incher can be had at the time being via Sony’s online store only in four differently painted models, each going for $249.99.
White, black, yellow and purple are your options and, of course, you won’t need to pen any kind of contract. Plus, you’ll be able to activate the Xperia M on your carrier of choice. Good deal? Pretty good, though not exactly a steal.
After all, the M is pretty close to being called an entry-level device, boasting a 854 x 480 pix res panel and making use of a fairly laggy dual-core 1 GHz Snapdragon S4 Plus processor. Not to mention it doesn’t exactly run the latest version of Android, albeit 4.1 Jelly Bean is satisfactory for its price range.
As for y’all budget-conscious tech aficionados living in Great Britain, I’m afraid you’ll have to give Sony one more month until they’ll be able to offer you the Xperia M, in partnership with Three. The carrier will kick shipping into gear come October 11 and sell the phone on Pay As You Go plans (aka off-contract) for £149.99, which is roughly $235. Now that’s what I call a good deal!