Sony is rumored of releasing an upgraded variant of the Xperia M2. The device codenamed Xperia M2 Aqua was just spotted at the FCC with special certification for dust and water resistance.
The Xperia M2 Aqua digging the FCC database(XML) also exhibited model numbers PM-0770 and PM-0771. Reportedly,the two model numbers refer to the same device but with different sets of LTE bands. The PM-0771 LTE bands are ranging from 2,4,7, and 17 while the PM-0770 has the ability to only run on bands 1,3,5,7,8 and 20 respectively.The FCC documents further revealed that connectivity options also include Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, ANT+, NFC, and GPS.
The forthcoming Xperia M2 Aqua will likely be very similar to the original Xperia M2 unveiled last quarter, save for its water resistant capabilities. The two handsets have similar dimensions and are also going to sport the same design and specifications.
As a reminder, the Sony Xperia M2 sports a 4.8-inch qHD TFT LCD display, a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of onboard storage. Other specs features an 8-megapixel rear camera, a VGA front shooter and a 2,300 mAh battery. On the software side, the Xperia M2 runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
The Sony Xperia M2 launched in a dual-SIM variant as well, but the Xperia M2 Aqua model will likely have single-SIM support. The FCC documents suggesting an imminent release, but no additional information is available at this moment. We’ll make sure to keep you updated as soon as more details surface regarding this Xperia M2 Aqua, so stay tuned.