The Xperia M4 Aqua from Sony will be making its way to Canadian carriers for a mid-June launch.

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua to be available in Canada mid-June

Canadians will soon be able to get their hands on the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua, as availability from multiple carriers is set to begin mid-June. The Xperia M4 Aqua features a 5-inch 720P display, with a 1.5GHz quad-core processor under the hood with 2GB of RAM, and it will run Lollipop out of the box. Sony has also packed 16GB of storage along with a microSD slot to expand that, along with a 13MP camera and a 2,400mAh battery. Additionally the device comes equipped with IP68 certification, making it dust and water resistant.

The Xperia M4 Aqua will come in a variety of colors, but not every carrier will offer the full lineup of colors. At this time, pricing has yet to be announced.

Press release:

Achieve More, Capture More and Enjoy More with the Xperia® M4 Aqua

Impressive battery life, a powerful processor, two great cameras and waterproof[i] design all in an affordable package coming to Canada

May XX, 2015, TORONTO – Sony Mobile Communications ("Sony Mobile") today announced the Xperia® M4 Aqua will launch across Canada with multiple carriers including Bell, Fido, Videotron, Virgin Mobile and WIND Mobile in mid-June 2015. The Xperia M4 Aqua combines all of the details that make Xperia smartphones great – such as enhanced camera experiences and applications, up to two-day battery life[ii] and a waterproof and dust-tight design – all at a reasonable price.

This sleek and light smartphone has understated premium looks, and tempered glass display with a svelte waterproof (IP65/8 rated) body reengineered for capless microUSB charging. Additionally, Xperia M4 Aqua is built to offer superior camera and battery leadership, offering quality experiences at an accessible price point.

Just point and shoot – great pictures and selfies without the effort

Easily capture the moment with a 13MP rear camera powered by Sony's Exmor RS™ mobile sensor. With Sony's superior camera technology, the Xperia M4 Aqua is built to get you best images in lowlight and strong backlight thanks to its Superior Auto Mode. The built-in SteadyShot smarts keep the camera still to reduce movement to capture blur-free video, every time! And the 5MP front-facing camera, (perfect for all your selfie needs) has a super wide-angle lens, so no-one's left out of the shot.

Xperia M4 Aqua also comes with Sony's full suite of preloaded Xperia Camera apps, including: Sound Photo for adding a short sound clips to your pictures and Movie Creator, which automatically converts your pictures and videos into snappy thirty second vignette clips.

Long-lasting - up to two-day battery life and customizable power management

Xperia M4 Aqua has up to two days of battery life, so you don't have to worry about being on the go all day without a charger. In addition, activating battery STAMINA Mode will maximize standby and active usage time by disabling pre-selected apps while the screen is off to extend battery life.

Supporting this optimal balance of performance and power is a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 615 octa-core 64-bit processor[iii] featuring advanced multimedia processing, so you experience lightning fast news and information download, find your way using maps, check and send email, send pictures to friends and family in seconds and more.

Sony's craftsmanship - built for life with waterproof and dust-tight rating

Enjoy more with the waterproof and dust-tight rating (IP65/68), so you can use your smartphone in any setting. From calling in the rain to selfies by the lake, take Xperia M4 Aqua anywhere. Xperia M4 Aqua is Sony's first waterproof smartphone with capless USB charging so you don't have the hassle of opening and closing the charging port to keep the device waterproof.

Key features of the Xperia M4 Aqua:

  • Available in classic black and white. Check with your carrier for colour availability at launch.
  • 2400 mAH battery for up to two days battery life
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • NFC compatibility to connect devices and share with One-touch enabled products such as headphones, TVs and Sony SmartWear