- Size (LWH): 2.64 inches, 0.37 inches, 5.08 inches
- Weight: 6.08 ounces
- Minimum Rated Talk Time: 258 minutes
- Minimum Rated Standby Time: 552 hours
Sony Xperia M C2004 - Dual SIM - Unlocked - US Warranty - (White)
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- One-touch connectivity with NFC for easy pairing and sharing of content with other NFC-capable devices, including one-touch mirroring with NFC-capable televisions.
- 5MP fast capture camera with HDR for photos and 4" display for immersive entertainment
- Qualcomm Snapdragon(TM) S4 Plus dual-core 1.0 Ghz processor and Battery STAMINA Mode
- Can support dual SIMs - dual wireless accounts
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It has one glaring weakness- it only has 4gb memory. Once the OS is on and the standard apps you're not looking at much available memory. Because Google Play won't let you download content to the SD, you can only stream because there is not enough memory to handle big media files.
Overall it is snappy with good battery life. The screen is nice but has poor viewing angles. It has that funky shape the early Xperia phones had- its thicker on the ends that in the middle.
If you have a TMo sim and are looking for a dual sim to travel, this is a must buy, or if you have a T-mo and ATT sim and want only one device this is great.
The only major flaw is about the limited internal memory. Worse, one cannot use any app2sd applications to move apps to a microSD card. There is no way of doing it, and that's confirmed by Sony's technical staff. Very disappointing since the internal 2G will quickly be filled up after about 80 apps.
Update May 2014: international data roaming issue
T-mobile has a very nice international roaming service with its Simple Choice plan: free international data, usually at 2G speed. In China it may use China Unicom's 3G network. However this cellphone failed to get the data signal. Voice roaming is fine. I enabled international data roaming with T-mobile, enabled it on the phone, set up mobile network setting and APN; nothing worked. I then inserted the same T-mobile sim card into someone else's Galaxy 3; it recognized the data network right away. After long phone calls to T-mobile and Sony, I gave up.
This also happened in Puerto Rico. It's a US territory but is considered by T-mobile as an international roaming zone. Unfortunately the data did not work in PR either.
I concluded that this must be a design defect by Sony. If anyone's Xperia M C2004 works on international data roaming, please make sure to report here. Thanks.
Update February 2015: continue on date roaming issue
I finally got fed up with the issue and decided to have it solved. Sent the cellphone to Sony repair center at Laredo, Texas. After 2 weeks, they sent me a replacement without any explanation.Read more ›
1 Great screen and resolution
2 Better touch response than the more expensive xperia Z
3 Faster than expected overall - fully loaded with 200 apps total
4 Battery life is good
6 Great speakerphone
7 Small compact size and light weight makes it a great fit for pockets
8 Took by 64GB SD memory card and works just fine!
9 Backup from Google restored the full phone in less than an hour with applications
Few cons though none are serious
1 The case is difficult to open if you travel frequently and need to change SIMs. Maybe i am still getting the hang of it ( the full phone slides into the back cover that is also the case for the sides)
2 Came without headphones - why? Small crib but its an expectation mismatch
3 Contested support for BTLE oe BLE Bluetooth low energy. Sony says it works and many of the users including myself say it does not. (http://talk.sonymobile.com/t5/Xperia-M-M-dual/Does-Xperia-M-support-Bluetooth-BLE/td-p/673259) - the new bluetooth toys like keychain finders and gadgets may not work unless a firmware fixes it. Hence 4 stars
4 Power, wifi, stamina mode etc cannot be customized on the widget as possible in other Xperias
A GREAT full feature DUAL SIM phone at this price is impossible to find. If you are on T-Mobile - just look for the c2004 version and buy it even you don't need a dual SIM.
The phone is light, fits nicely in the palm of my small hands, and does not slip despite being quite thin. It is quite sturdy as well, although I haven't dropped it yet! Call quality is very clear. I can clearly hear what is being said by the person on the other end of the line, and that person can also hear me quite well. There does not appear to be any distortions. Dual-SIM standby works quite well too. When there is a call on one SIM, the other SIM does not accept calls. There is an option to forward calls coming to the inactive SIM to the one in use, but I could not activate that feature - looks like it is a T-Mobile issue, and I am not going to pursue it. It serves my purpose quite well. Since this is the first time I am using a dual-SIM phone, I have to get used to making the calls through the correct SIM. The phone and messaging applications are quite adequate, and every time you make or receive a call or text, it says which SIM is being used, so you are always in the know. Quite neat.
Wi-Fi is really easy to set up and the phone remembers all the settings quite well. The T-Mobile 4G network is fast enough for me where I live, and I have had no issues with it whatsoever. You can specify one SIM to be used with data, which suits me quite well. I have one line with unlimited data, and another prepaid line without any data.
There is Android 4.2.2 on board, and the phone is quite smooth and snappy.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Very good phone for the price at the time I bought it (almost two years ago). Build quality is nice, the GUI is nice, and the only thing worth mentioning as a con is the internal... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Alvaro Martínez
The C2004 is small and sleek. The screen is amazingly crisp (minus my one dead pixel). It's a polished, understated phone with clean lines. I wish it was heavier. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Awesome_0
This was a gift bought for my colleague at work and it has proven very dependable and reliable. ..Thanks Sony!Published 18 months ago by Joe Preston Sumo, Sr.