Sony Xperia SL
Updated: 30-07-2013 15:26:21
Xperia SL



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₹ 19,999
Key Specifications See full specifications
OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Battery Standard Li-ion
Rear Camera 12.0 MP
Front Camera 1.3 MP MP
Display Size 4.3 inch
Memory Card MicroSIM card support
Internal Memory 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz
Things we Like and Dislike about Sony Xperia SL


  • Poor Battery Back-up
  • Heavy


  • GPS
  • Front-facing Camera
  • NFC
  • LED Flash
  • Good Camera

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General Information

  • AnnouncedAug, 2012
  • Form FactorBar
  • Box ContentCharger, Headset, USB Cable
  • ShadesBlack, White, Silver, Pink
  • OSAndroid OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • LanguagesEnglish

Dimensions & Weight

  • Height128 mm
  • Width64 mm
  • Thickness10 mm
  • Weight144 gms


  • Maximum Standby Time420.00 hours
  • Maximum Talktime8.30 hours
  • BatteryStandard Li-ion

Internet & Connectivity

  • Infrared
  • Bluetoothv2.1(A2DP)
  • WAPHTML5, Adobe Flash
  • USB
  • Handsfree
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • NetworksNA
  • GPRSYes, Up to 86 kbps
  • Data SpeedHSDPA upto 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA upto 5.8 Mbps
  • EDGEUp to 237 kbps
  • 2G NetworkGSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G NetworkHSDPA 850/900/1900/2100 MHz
  • Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA,

Basic Features

  • JavaJava MIDP emulator
  • Calendar
  • Voice Dialing
  • Voice Memo
  • Sync
  • SyncML
  • Clock
  • Alarm Clock
  • Organiser
  • In-built Torch
  • Office Applications
  • Trackball
  • Other Features- Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass Sensors - Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon Chipset - Adreno 220 GPU - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - TrackID music recognition - Google Search, Maps, YouTube, Google Talk - Document viewer


  • Radio
  • Music Player
  • Video Player
  • Voice Recording
  • Image Viewer
  • Video Recording
  • 3.5mm Jack/Port
  • GamesYes


  • Rear Camera12.0 MP
  • Camera Resolution4000x3000 pixels
  • Video ResolutionYes, 1080p @ 30fps
  • Front Camera1.3 MP MP
  • GeoTagging
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • Auto Focus
  • Camera FlashLED
  • Primary CameraNA


  • Display Colours16000000
  • Touchscreen
  • Display Resolution (H)720 pixels
  • Display Resolution (V)1280 pixels
  • Display Size4.3 inch
  • SenseUI
  • Multi-Touch
  • Handwriting Recognition
  • Scratch Resistant
  • Display TypeLCD TFT


  • Vibration
  • RingtonesPolyphonic, MIDI, MP3


  • T9 Dictionary
  • QWERTY Keypad
  • MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, IM, Push Email


  • Call LogYes
  • Memory CardMicroSIM card support
  • Phonebook CapacityYes
  • Internal Memory32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM

Our Ratings

  • Appearance
  • Ease of Use
  • Features
  • Performance
  • Value For Money
  • Overall Rating


  • Accelerometer Sensor


  • ProcessorDual-core 1.7 GHz


One of the most powerful phones by Sony

20 May, 13 10:33 PM

Sony Xperia SL Design and Quality

Sony Xperia SL is a sleek phone, measuring just .42 inches thick. Comfortable in the palm of your hand, this phone measures 5.04 inches by 2.52 inches. The entire phone is slim and has a simple design. The majority of the face of the phone is taken up by the large 4.3 inch screen with scratch resistant glass. This high quality touch screen can accept multi-touch up to 10 fingers.

Xperia SL User Interface

If you are familiar with Sony products, then you will not have any trouble navigating the menus. Sony mostly sticks to the same format when it comes to navigation, regardless of the type of device. This can be a little tricky for someone who is not used to using a Sony product, though they will quickly familiarize themselves with it.

Messaging and Email Features

There are several options for staying connected to people. The Xperia SL allows users to send SMS messages, instant messenger messages, email, and Push Email.

Sony Xperia SL Music Player Quality and Features

The provided music player is of high quality and includes a stereo FM radio with RDS. Listen to your own music on MP3/WMA/WAV/eAAC+ files. This music player also includes TrackID music recognition.

Sony Xperia SL Camera Quality and Features

One of the highest quality cameras that can be found on a phone, this camera takes still images that are 12 megapixels. These images come out at a resolution of 4000x3000 pixels. Additional features include Geo-Tagging, face and smile detection, image stabilization, touch focus, and 3D sweep panorama. The video recording capabilities are just as spectacular, recording high resolution 1080p video at 30 frames per second. This phone also features as second camera that is 1.3 megapixels and records 720p video at 30 frames per second.

Video Player Quality and Feature

The video player allows you to watch videos from YouTube and your own video files, as long as they are MP4, H.263, H.264, or WMV files.

Sony Xperia SL Connection Options

Almost any connection type you can think of is included - GPRS up to 86 kbps, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, NFC, and USB.

Utilities and Tools for Organizing

Sony Xperia SL comes with a document viewer and personal organizer. Very easy to navigate and remove files and contacts.

Web Browsing Features

Use the latest in Android browsing abilities. Search the internet and access the majority of Google products.

Overall Value of the Sony Xperia SL

Sony Xperia SL is one of the most powerful phones on the market with one of the highest quality cameras. When cameras need to consider their value, they will need to be compared to this model.


The Sony Xperia SL is almost like a portable computer. The 1.7 GHz dual-core processor and separate GPU allow this phone to play HD video with ease. The 12 megapixel camera that can also record 1080p video is truly amazing for a mobile phone. This is one of the best multimedia phones on the market today.

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29-01-2013 06:14:00

too costly


29-01-2013 06:11:00

it has a very good camera....nice phone


28-12-2012 10:37:00

really gud phone

Ricky Marjara

27-12-2012 09:41:00

tell me, is sony xperia sl, really good phone for me, specialy i want good camera, and fast working on mobile, yapz,

the conqueror

19-12-2012 01:57:00

Good. I like it...


12-12-2012 02:54:00

nice phone. looks good.

Gadget Guru

19-09-2012 07:13:00

Not worth for money.. very costly! Instead go for Apple iPhone