It comes with a 4 inch screen which has 854x480 pixels resolution. The display is said to be scratch resistant. Though it comes with only a 1 GHz dual core Qualcomm processor, it has the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. However, it has healthy 1 GB RAM that should be sufficient to run most of the applications including games available right now on Google Play store.
The Sony Xperia M comes with a 5 megapixel autofocus rear camera with 4x digital zooming facility. It has also a VGA camera in the front. The 9.3 thick Xperia M has micro USB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi (with hotspot capability), DLNA, GPS">AGPS, FM radio, and NFC.
The Xperia M, which weighs just 115 grams, comes with a decent 1750 mAh Li-Ion battery that claims to provide 10 hours and 18 minutes of talktime. It is also a Playstation certified smartphone and comes in black, purple, white and yellow colours. It comes with a single SIM slot.