Sony Xperia L

Announced:
Mar 18, 2013
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

6.5
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Display

Display size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

480 x 854 pixels

Pixel density:

228 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

60.85 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230

Processor:

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait

GPU:

Adreno 305

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

8 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2)

Battery

Capacity:

1750 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Dimensions:

5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches (128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm)

Weight:

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Colors:

Black, Red, White

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

This device is also known as Sony C2105, Sony C2104

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Sony Xperia L C2104

Differences from the main variant:

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.38 inches)

Description

Sony Xperia L is a stylish mid-range device that stands out primarily with photographic skills. There's an 8MP camera on its back with an Exmor RS sensor that enables cool features like HDR mode while shooting photos or video, just like on the Xperia Z flagship. In addition, you get a dedicated shutter key that can snap a photo in under a second straight from the lock screen. Other than that, the Sony Xperia L is your typical mid-range device. It is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus SoC - the Qualcomm MSM8230 running at 1GHz. The 4.3-inch screen has a resolution of 854 by 480 pixels so it isn't quite HD, although it should meet the needs of the average consumer. You can have the smartphone in any color, as long as it is black, white, or red. The exact capacity of the Xperia L battery has not been disclosed, but it should be capable of delivering up to 8 hours and 30 minutes of continuous talk time, or 7 hours and 36 minutes of video playback. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean comes out of the box, sprinkled with a number of interface tweaks on top.

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