Manufacturer Sony Mobile
First released March 2013
|Compatible networks GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
Availability by country 6 March 2013; 4 years ago (2013-03-06) (Russia) 26 March 2013; 4 years ago (2013-03-26) (USA) 2 April 2013; 3 years ago (2013-04-02) (Canada) 3 April 2013; 3 years ago (2013-04-03) (Germany) 22 April 2013; 3 years ago (2013-04-22) (Brazil, as Sony Xperia ZQ)
The Sony Xperia ZL (C650x), marketed as Sony Xperia ZQ in Brazil, is a touchscreen enabled, full HD Android smartphone designed, developed, and marketed by Sony Mobile. The ZL was announced by Sony at CES 2013. The device was launched with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. This is among a few phones with HDR video taking capability. This phone comes with a full HD display (1920x1080) with a ppi of approximately 443. The Xperia ZL is a compact and cheaper variant of the Sony Xperia Z. The ZL compromises water and dust proofing, as well as design language, for a thinner frame, an IR blaster, a dedicated camera button and a cheaper build.