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Sony Xperia ZL

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Codename  Odin
Manufacturer  Sony Mobile
Brand  Sony
First released  March 2013
Compatible networks  GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 HSPA+ 850/900/2100 LTE 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600
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.


  • 5” 1080 x 1920p full HD Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
  • 13MP Fast Capture camera with Exmor RS for mobile, the first image sensor with HDR video for smartphones
  • 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • Compact design – display is 75% of front panel
  • One-touch functions
  • IR blaster – remote support for Sony Bravia televisions and other consumer electronics
  • 4G supported
  • TFT capacitive touch screen
  • Available in three colors, black, white and red
  • Current Android 5.1.1 (further support not available officially)
  • Size 131.6 x 69.3 x 9.8 mm (5.18 x 2.73 x 0.39 in)
  • Weight 151 g (5.33 oz)
  • References

    Sony Xperia ZL Wikipedia