Sony Xperia ZL Features, Specification, Review, price

Sony Xperia ZL: All Sony Xperia Z without Water Resistance. Also called Sony Xperia C6503, Sony Xperia ZL HSPA+, Sony Xperia C6502, Sony Xperia C6506, Sony Xperia ZL LTE.

Sony’s recent contribution to the smartphone induction: Sony Xperia Z and Sony Xperia ZL. Sony announced these two super smartphones in CES 2013, Las Vegas and after that the technology media is hoping that Sony will finally be able to compete with Samsung Galaxy s3, Samsung Galaxy NoteHTC Droid X, Apple iPhone, Samsung Galaxy S2 plus and Google Nexus 4.

Sony Xperia ZL Features

The Sony Xperia Z and Sony Xperia ZL come with similar features with a little difference. The Sony Xperia Z features a 5-inch full HD (1080p) TFT multi-touch screen with Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 support for crystal clear dynamic images and videos. also features 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor and a  13.1 MP camera with HDR video support. along with that it has been built with 2GB of RAM, and 16GB internal memory with room to extent via micro SD. All state of the art connectivity features like Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi, WiFi Direct, DLNA, NFC, and 4G data are available in this futuristic smartphone.

Sony Xperia ZL smartphone
Sony Xperia ZL Features, Specification, Review and price

Sony Xperia ZL full Specification

Sony Xperia Z Specification: Body

Sony Xperia ZL is slightly smaller and thicker than Xperia Z without water resistance. whereas it has a dedicated camera button at right side.

  • Weight: 151 gms
  • Waterproof: No,
  • Dedicated camera button: Yes
  • Dimension: 131.6mm x 69.3mm x 9.8 mm)

Sony Xperia ZL Specification : General info

  • Announced: 9th of January, 2013 at CES 2013.
  • CPU: 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor
  • Operating System: Android 4.1.0 Jelly Bean
  • Sensors: proximity sensor,accelerometer, compass, and gyroscope
  • Browser: Full HTML-5 browsing capability
  • SIM card: micro SIM card supported

Must Read: Sony Xperia Z Features

Sony Xperia ZL  Specification: Network & Connectivity

  • Network:  2G, 3G, and 4G network capable
  • 2G Network:  GSM 850,  GSM  900,  GSM  1800 and  GSM  1900
  • 3G network: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 – in Xperia C6603 and HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 –in Xperia C6602
  • 4G network: LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 – C6603
  • GPRS enabled, speed up to 107 kbps
  • EDGE enabled, Speed up to 296 kbps
  • 3G HSDPA download up to 42 Mbps, HSUPA upload upto 5.8 Mbps
  • Cat 3 LTE: Up to 100 Mbps Download, 50 Mbps upload
  • WiFi: Yes, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, with WiFi hotspot, WiFi Direct and DLNA support
  • NFC : Yes
  • Bluetooth: Version 4.0 with A2DP
  • USB : Yes, micro USB

Sony Xperia ZL  Specification: Display

  • Size: 5.0 inch Diagonal with Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
  • Resolution:  Full HD (1080 x 1920)
  • UI: Timescape
  • Multi-touch: yes upto 10 points support

Sony Xperia ZL  Specification: Camera

  • Primary Camera : 13.1 Mega Pixels photo and Full HD video recording with HDR support
  • Secondary Camera : 2.2 Mega Pixels sensor with Full HD video recording capability
  • Flash : yes, LED flash

Sony Xperia ZL  Specification: Memory

  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Memory: 16GB
  • Expandable: Yes, micro SD card, upto 32 GB

Sony Xperia ZL  Specification: Multimedia

  • All widely used audio formats
  • All widely used mobile video formats supported
  • Full HD video playback
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5 mm jack

Sony Xperia ZL Specification: Battery

  • Battery: 2370 mAh Li-ion
  • User access to battery: NO
  • Talktime: 14 hour in 3G and  11 hour  in 2G
  • Standby time: 550 hour in 2G and 530 hour in 3G

Sony Xperia ZL Review

As we can see from above specification that Both Sony Xperia Z & Sony Xperia ZL features similar features except in Body size. The Sony Xperia ZL is slightly smaller than Sony Xperia Z, ans it has a dedicated camera button. Due to its plastic built and open ports Sony Xperia ZL does not features water resistivity. in the mean while Sony Xperia ZL has a plastic back panel which is simply great (like Galaxy S3), and unlike Sony Xperia Z it doesn’t catch finger print.

Sony Xperia ZL Price

Sony Xperia Z is still not launched in the market, but we are expecting this phone to be price as follows:

Sony Xperia ZL Price in USA

Sony Xperia ZL Price will be $650 in US market

Sony Xperia ZL Price in UK

Sony Xperia ZL Price will be £399.99in UK

Sony Xperia ZL Price in India

Sony Xperia ZL Price will be Rs.35,000 in India

Sony Xperia ZL Price in middle east

Sony Xperia ZL Price will be 2400 Saudi Riyal in Saudi Arabia and 2310 United Arab Emirates Dirham in Dubai

Sony Xperia ZL Launch date

Sony Xperia ZL smartphone is not yet launched, but it’s expected to launch in March 2013.


Sadek is an Engineer, geek, Android lover and active blogger.and the founder of Top Ten Lists along with several others.


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