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Sony Unveils Colorful and Affordable Xperia M

Now here's a phone of a different color. Sony has revealed some beauty shots of the latest addition to its Xperia lineup, the decidedly vibrant Xperia M. Set to launch later in  the year, the 4-inch Android 4.1 device will be available in black, white, yellow and purple. 

Due to its budget status, the Xperia M's specs include a 1-GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon s4 CPU. a  854 x 480-pixel display, 1GB of RAM and 4GB of storage. The handset also has a microSD slot that supports up to 64GB and has NFC and Bluetooth 4.0.

However, the Xperia M lacks 4G LTE support and the water-resistant chassis of higher-end models like the Xperia Z. The handset features a 5-megapixel rear camera with an Exmor RS sensor and a VGA front camera for video chats.

While it's not the most powerful device in Sony's lineup, the company promises "unique Sony experiences at a new price point." Sony will also sell a dual-SIM version of the device.

via Mashable

Sherri L. Smith has been cranking out product reviews for Laptopmag.com since 2011. In that time, she's reviewed more than her share of laptops, tablets, smartphones and everything in between. The resident gamer and audio junkie, Sherri was previously a managing editor for Black Web 2.0 and contributed to BET.Com and Popgadget.