Sony Xperia SL

price N/A launch Sep, 2012

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 4 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Good build quality and finish
  • Good one-handed usability
  • Nice, bright display with popping colors and high resolution
  • Android interface with Sony customizations
  • Good web browser
  • Good camera
  • Good music player with 'Sense Me' for mood based music playlists
  • Excellent loudspeaker
  • Very good call quality

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • The capacitive button dots are hard to spot, and unresponsive at times

4 expert review(s)


video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.0, Upgradeable to 4.1
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.3 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 342 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
  • Scratch Resistant
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.7 GHz, Dual Core
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Battery
Battery Standby410 hrs
Battery Talktime8.25 hrs
Dimensions
Weight144 gm
Thickness10.6 mm
Camera
Camera12.1 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • 3D Sweep Panorama
  • Image Stabilization
  • Exmor R
  • Video Light
  • Video Stabilization
Secondary Camera1.3 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via HDMI
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • BRAVIA Engine
  • xLOUD loudness enhancement
  • 3D and Motion Gaming
  • PlayStation Certified Device
  • Sony Entertainment Network (Music Unlimited, Videos Unlimited)
  • Music Recognition
  • TV Launcher
  • ANT+ technology
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
2.77/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys