Published: Mon, March 20, 2017
Research | By Jo Caldwell

Sony unveils Xperia L1 handset

Sony unveils Xperia L1 handset

Today, Sony has taken the wraps off a new smartphone called the Xperia L1. Also, eyes will be glued to the smartphones from the house of Sony as everyone is waiting for the launch of the much anticipated Sony Xperia XZ.

The Sony Xperia L1 is expected to succeed the Sony Xperia L. For those who may be unfamiliar with it, this mid-range device was best known sporting a 4.3-inch screen display, a LED notification strip and sporting a curved back, Phone Arena reported. The Xperia L1 features an nearly edge to edge display. It is powered by a 1.45 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 MP2 GPU. The smartphone will come out with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage, and the storage is expandable up to 256 GB with the aid of the MicroSD card slot for which there is dedicated slot in the smartphone. On the software front, the Xperia L1 will launch with the latest Android Nougat OS out of the box. Instead, it features a 13MP sensor paired with an f/2.2 aperture lens and support for up to ISO 3200. Besides, the Sony Xperia L1 has a non-removable 2620 mAh battery with Sony's STAMINA mode for battery saving which claims to offer talk time up to 9 hours.

The Xperia L1 also plugs in via USB Type-C, which means you can connect the charging cable either way around.

Sony hasn't announced pricing yet, but the Xperia L1 is definitely coming to the United Kingdom, in black, white and pale pink. Being a Sony smartphone, the Xperia L1 comes with the company's signature xLOUD and Clear Audio+ technologies, along with stereo recording. No word yet on exactly when though.

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