Sony Announces Xperia L Budget Android Phone (Specs, Pics, Video)

March 18, 2013

Along with the Xperia SP, Sony also announced the Xperia L Android smartphone today. With the Xperia L, Sony focused on style and quality camera features at an affordable price-point.

It sports a 4.3-inch FWVGA display, Qualcomm MSM8230 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage expandable with microSD card, an 8 megapixel rear camera with HDR capabilities, a VGA front-facing camera, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, one-touch mirroring, PlayStation certification, and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

The Xperia L will be available in white, red and black color options in Q2 2013. Exact pricing was not mentioned. Images, specs and promo videos posted below.

Sony Xperia L Specifications

On the inside
Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
1 GHz Qualcomm MSM8230 dual-core

Display and design
4.3″, 854 x 480 pixels, 16,777,216 colour display
Capacitive touchscreen with on-screen QWERTY keyboard
On-screen 12-key keyboard

Flash memory: Up to 8 GB
Expansion slot: microSD card, up to 32 GB

Camera and video
8 megapixel camera with auto focus
4x digital zoom
Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor
Video recording (HD 720p)
Front-facing camera (VGA)
Face detection and Smile detection
HDR for both picture/film
Flash/Photo flash
Image playback, supported formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG
Image capture, supported format: JPEG
Video playback supported formats: 3GPP, MP4, MKV, AVI, XVID, MOV
Video recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4

Pre-loaded applications
Google Chrome
Google Play
Google Voice Search
Google Maps for Mobile with Street view and Latitude

UMTS HSPA+ 900 (Band VIII), 2100 (Band I) Mhz (not available in all markets)
UMTS HSPA+ 850 (Band V), 1700 (Band IV), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I) (not available in all markets)
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

PlayStation Certified
Sony Entertainment Network (selected markets only)
Video streaming
Motions gaming
3D games
Audio playback, supported formats: MP3, 3GPP, MP4, SMF, WAV, OTA, Ogg vorbis
Audio recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4, AMR
FM Radio with RDS
xLoud Experience – audio filter technology from Sony
“WALKMAN” application
TrackID music recognition*
Clear bass, Clear stereo and Clear Phase
Bluetooth stereo (A2DP)

Connectivity and communication
3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
DLNA Certified
Media Go
Media Transfer Protocol support
Micro USB support
Native USB tethering
Screen mirroring
Xperia Link
Wi-Fi and WiFi Hotspot functionality
WebKit web browser with Pan & zoom
Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync, Facebook, Google Sync and SyncML

128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm
5 x 2 x 0.37 inches

137 g
4.83 oz

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