Sony Xperia L is the latest smartphone offering by the Japanese giant. This device is launched along with the mid range Xperia SP to cater to the needs of various sects of the economy. Experts are believe this phone to be a replaced to Xperia J, as it has strong resemblance to it as far as the design of the phone is concerned.
This smartphone consists of a curved rear which is quite similar to Xperia Arc. The glass finish of the device looks spectacular and the cladding has got edges in it. There is a noticeable plastic finish on the body, yet it feels quite sturdy. The plastic feel of the device doesn’t make it look cheap at all. The curved, soft plastic fits well in the hand and you won’t face any difficulty in carrying the device. The dimensions of the phone are modest 130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm. On the edges you will also find slots for microUSB and 3.5mm headphone jack.
Xperia L consists of a 4.3 inch WVGA display that consists of standard Android keys. The colors appear to be vibrant and the images as well as text are pretty sharp in it. The viewing angles are also pretty decent and are back by a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. The device runs on Android version 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system that is well supported by 1 GHz dual core processor. The general navigation of the phone is also very quick and you can easily switch between the home screens.
The touch-screen is highly responsive and one of the best that you will see in any non-Apple phone. Sony has also experimented with the standard home-screen and has added certain modifications that has made managing the apps, widgets etc. quick and easy. Users will surely like the personalized feel of the device. You can also increase the memory storage of the phone using a microSD memory card, apart from 8 GB internal space which is already provided in the phone.
Xperia L has got an impressive 8 MP camera which consists of HD and panorama modes, single LED flash and 720 pixels video recording. Also, there is VGA quality camera on the front of the device, that can be used for video calls and chats. The dedicated camera key located on the right edge of the phone provides an easy access to the applications.