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Sony Xperia SL

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Posted: 20 Aug 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSAndroid (4.0.4)  
Dimensions5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 inches (128 x 64 x 10.6 mm)  
Weight5.08 oz (144 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  
Display
Physical size4.3 inches  
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels  
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

342 ppi  
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

TFT  
Screen-to-body ratio62.21 %  
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touch  
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass  
Camera
Camera12.1 megapixels  
FlashLED  
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.4  
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Panorama, Scenes  
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (29 fps)  
FeaturesVideo light  
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels  
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260  
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1700 MHz, Scorpion  
Graphics processorAdreno 220  
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM  
Built-in storage26 GB  
Battery
Talk time8.25 hours
the average is 11 h (671 min)
  
Stand-by time17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
  
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition  
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS  
Micro SIMYes  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

A-GPS  
NavigationYes  
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.0, EDR  
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n  
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0  
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
HDMIYes  
OtherNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync  
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording  

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