Sony Xperia L vs Sony Xperia ZL

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Display

Display size

4.3 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

480 x 854 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

228 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

60.85 %
74.99 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features

Video calling
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video calling

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches (128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm)
5.18 x 2.75 x 0.39 inches (131.6 x 69.8 x 9.8 mm)

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)
5.33 oz (151 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Colors

Black, Red, White
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 320

RAM

1 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
16 GB

Maximum User Storage

5.6 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 64 GB

OS

Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2)
Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.1.2)

Battery

Capacity

1750 mAh
2370 mAh

Talk time

8.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time

20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)
20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Talk time (3G)

9.10 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)
13.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Music playback

43.20 hours
40.00 hours

Video playback

7.50 hours
5.50 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 7

UMTS

900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

 
Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, Video out

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass, Barometer

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3
M3, T3

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink, TV-out

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 12, 2013
Feb 26, 2013

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0290 link
FCC ID value: PY7PM-0240 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.65 W/kg
0.38 W/kg

Body

0.40 W/kg
0.83 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
1.24 W/kg
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