Sony Xperia ZL

price N/A launch Mar, 2013

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 7 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Smart looks, and good build quality
  • Textured back cover gives it a good grip
  • Curved back gives a comfortable hand feel
  • Nice Full HD display with well saturated colors
  • Android interface
  • Smooth, fluid performance backed by a quad core processor, and 2GB RAM
  • Very good audio quality
  • IR blaster can act as a remote control for most TVs

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Speaker volume is a bit low
  • Inconvenient front camera placement
  • Average camera quality

7 expert review(s)


video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.1, Upgradeable to 5.1
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution1920x1080 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
  • Scratch Resistant
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.5 GHz, Quad Core
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Battery
Battery Capacity2370 mAh
Battery Standby500 hrs
Battery Talktime10.00 hrs
Dimensions
Weight151 gm
Thickness9.8 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Image Stabilization
  • HDR
  • Sweep Panorama
  • Burst Mode
  • Red Eye Reduction
  • Video Light
  • Video Stabilizer
  • HD Video Recording For Front Facing Camera
  • Exmor RS
  • Capture a photo in the midst of recording video
Secondary Camera2.0 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via MHL
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • BRAVIA Engine 2
  • Music Recognition
  • xLOUD loudness enhancement
  • 3D and motion gaming
  • PlayStation Certified Device
  • Sony Entertainment Network (Music Unlimited, Videos Unlimited)
  • WiFi Direct
  • IR Remote
  • Throw
  • NeoReader barcode scanner
  • One-touch sharing
  • One-touch listening
  • One-touch mirroring
  • Smart Connect App
  • Walkman App
  • PlayMemories Online
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