Sony Xperia L Sony Xperia ZL

Sony Xperia L vs Sony Xperia ZL

Sony Xperia L

Reasons to consider the Xperia L

3.5G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Weight Slightly lighter 137 g vs 151 g Around 10% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 128x65x9 mm vs 69x131x9 mm Around 10% smaller
Sony Xperia ZL

Reasons to consider the Xperia ZL

4G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1920x1080 vs 854x480 More than 5x higher resolution screen
Screen PPI Much higher PPI screen 440 PPI vs 227 PPI More than 90% crisper display of text, images and video
Camera resolution Significantly higher resolution camera 13 MP vs 8 MP Take photos with more than 60% more detail for larger prints
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs Unknown, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (50% faster)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Internal storage More internal storage 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen size Larger screen 5.0" vs 4.3" Around 40% larger screen


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Bluetooth The latest bluetooth support
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
Xperia L:8 MP
ZL:13 MP
Thickness Thin
10 mm
Network Fast data transfer
Xperia L:HSDPA (21 mbps)
ZL:LTE (80 mbps)
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Xperia L:227 PPI
ZL:440 PPI
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Xperia L:854x480
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
Standby time Long standby time
20.8 days
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
FM Radio Both have built in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Screen size Large screens
Xperia L:4.3"
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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