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Sony Xperia ZL Remove phone

Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released

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Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, T-Mobile

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (5.1, 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.1.2)Android (5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3) 
Dimensions5.18 x 2.75 x 0.39 inches (131.6 x 69.8 x 9.8 mm)5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm) 
Weight5.33 oz (151 g)
the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)
Physical size5.0 inches5.7 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 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.

441 ppi386 ppi 

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.

Screen-to-body ratio74.99 %74.78 % 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) 
Camera13 megapixels13 megapixels 
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.

Focal length (35mm equivalent) 31 mm 
Camera sensor size 1/3.06" 
Pixel size 1.12 μm 
FeaturesFace detection, Digital zoom, Digital image stabilization, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Geo taggingBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Self-timer 
SettingsExposure compensation, White balance presetsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, EffectsBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps) 
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video callingDigital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera2 megapixels2 megapixels 
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 S4 Pro APQ8064Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 

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.

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, KraitQuad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400 
Graphics processorAdreno 320Adreno 330 
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.

2048 MB RAM3072 MB RAM 
Built-in storage16 GB64 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 64 GB 
Talk time10.00 hours
the average is 13 h (800 min)
25.00 hours
the average is 13 h (800 min)
Stand-by time20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 17 days (412 h)
22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 17 days (412 h)
Talk time (3G)13.00 hours
the average is 15 h (906 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 15 h (906 min)
Stand-by time (3G)20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 24 days (579 h)
17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 24 days (579 h)
Stand-by time (4G) 15.8 days (380 hours)
the average is 22 days (528 h)
Music playback40.00 hours84.00 hours 
Video playback5.50 hours13.00 hours 
Capacity2370 mAh3200 mAh 
Wireless charging Optional 
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Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE850 (band 5), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz700 (band 17), 800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2) MHz 
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIMYesYes 
VoLTE Yes 

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.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 3.0 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSBvia microUSB 
OtherNFC, DLNA, Miracast, MHL, TV-Out, Infrared, MirrorLink, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, Infrared 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3T3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Officially announced07 Jan 201304 Sep 2013 

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