Sony has today unveiled a new budget smartphone called the Xperia M2 Aqua, which is a low to mid range version of the already announced Xperia M2 smartphone.

The phone was first unveiled at Mobile World Congress and offers the “highest level of waterproofing available in a smartphone” according to Sony.

The handset also has a 4.8 inch IPS LCD display with a 960 x 540 pixel resolution, a quad-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM, 4G connectivity, and an 8 megapixel camera on the back.

THere’s also a 1.1 megapixel camera on the front, as well as Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC connectivity on board, along with Wi-Fi and MiraCast support.

There’s also 8GB of internal storage, with a microSD card slot that can offer 8GB of further storage, with a 2,300 mAh battery inside.

The Sony Xperia M2 Aqua is available in both black and white, and will start to roll out in Latin America, Asia and Europe this Autumn.

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