The Sony Xperia SL introduced last month is now available in India. The successor to the Sony Xperia S and the latest member of the Xperia family is available online for Rs. 30,999.
The Xperia SL is one of Sonyís high-end smartphone and boasts of a 4.3-inch display with a resolution of 1280x720. Under the hood, the device is powered by a dual-core 1.7GHz processor and 1GB RAM. The smartphone has 32GB Internal storage and no expandable storage via microSD card but does offer 50GB of Cloud storage for a limited time. The device runs on Google Android 4.0.4 ICS but will be upgradable to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. In other features, the Xperia SL supports HDMI Support, DLNA Certified, 3D and motion gaming, 3D surround sound, TV launcher and the Walkman application.
The rear of the smartphone houses a 12MP camera with an LED flash with the ability to shoot video in 1080p where as the front has a 1.3MP video calling camera @720p. It also supports NFC and Bluetooth.
Image: Music Player in SL
The Sony Xperia S is currently available in India for Rs. 28,999, runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread upgradable to ICS, has a Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon 1.5GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM. The smartphone has a 4.3-inch LED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720. Its built-in storage is 32GB. Just like the SL, the S also has a 12MP camera with 1080p videos and is powered by a 1750mAh battery.
The differences between the two devices is that the Xperia SL is powered by a slightly faster 1.7GHz processor, comes with 50GB of cloud storage, and comes with Android 4.0.4 out of the box.
- 2G and 3G
- 128 x 64 x 10.6 mm and 144 g weight.
- LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.3 inches (~342 ppi pixel density)
- Multitouch up to 10 fingers
- Scratch-resistant glass
- 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
- Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
- 12 MP Primary Camera, 4000x3000 pixels, autofocus, LED flash 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer
- 1.3 MP Secondry Camera, 720p@30fps
- Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
- Dual-core 1.7 GHz Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon, Adreno 220 GPU
- Stereo FM radio with RDS
- HDMI port
- 50 GB of Cloud storage (time limited offer)
- Stand-by : Up to 420 h
- Talk time :Up to 8 h 30 min
- Music play : Up to 25 h