Sony Xperia TL Review

(LT30at) Score: 7.45/10
Sony Xperia TL LT30at 16GB 4G LTE Unlocked GSM Android Smartphone - Black

Sony Xperia TL is an amazing cellphone launched many years ago, which counts with a 4.5-inches display, a fast Dual-Core processor running at 1.5 GHz, and two cameras, a 13 megapixels back camera and a 1.3 MP front camera. Great! That's it? No, it's only the tip of the iceberg.

Sony decided to build this cellphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 chip, including a great performance 1500 MHz Dual-Core processor with 1 GB of RAM. Graphic intensive games and applications usually uses a lot of CPU time, so this cellphone uses an additional 400 megahertz Adreno 225 GPU to help with that calculations. This cellphone counts with aquite big 16 GB internal storage memory and a slot for an SD memory card, allowing you to store hundreds of applications and games without any trouble.

Sony made this phoneavailable only in three colors: black, white and gray. Sony appears to have forgotten about weight optimization in this 5.22 ounces phone. The Sony Xperia TL is only 5.09" long, but it manages to hold a 4.5 inches display. The Sony Xperia TL is just 0.37 inches thick, taking it to the thinnest device's category.

Sony designed this cellphone with an astonishing 4.5 inches display, and a resolution of 1280 x 720 (HD), which makes it impossible to even see the pixels taking part of the display. Its display uses TFT capacitive technology, and has multi-touch detection.

This cellphone has wi-fi capability (and it can be provided to other devices around, acting as a mobile hotspot), 4G (LTE) high speed connectivity and also HSPA+ internet connection, that is a bit slower 4G variation or fast 3G connectivity, supported by HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS and EDGE technologies. This phone uses a Micro SIM card for GSM networks.

This phone is equipped with two cameras, a 13 MP back side camera and a 1.3 mega-pixels front camera. It can also film videos in Full HD 1920x1080 at 30 fps. This camera also includes some nice characteristics: flash, digital image stabilization, auto-focus, face detection shooting and geo tagging.

This phone packs a good 1850 mAh battery providing this cellphone with an average battery life. Sony afirms this device has a stand by time of 450 hours and a talk time of 7 hs.

This phone also includes some interesting features like Bluetooth (3.1), GPS and NFC (Near Field Communication), and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

The Sony Xperia TL is a very good offer considering it's an awesome cellphone and it only costs $ 125. No matter whether you will use it mainly for internet broswing and social networks, need a cellphone for work, need a phone for gaming or love photography, this cellphone is probably the right one for you.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 4.1, 4.0.4
Product code:LT30at
Dimensions:5.09 x 2.65 x 0.37 inchesMetric12.93 x 6.73 x 0.94 cmImperial
Weight:5.22 ouncesMetric147.98 gImperial
Colors:Black, Gray and White
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Release date:2012-10-01
Price:$ 125.00


Screen Type:TFT (16M colors)
Size:4.5 inchesMetric11.4 cmImperial
Resolution:720 x 1280 pixels (HD)
Pixel density:326 pixels per inchMetric128.35 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Processor:Krait (Dual-Core 1500 MHz)
RAM Memory:1 GB (500 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 225 (400 MHz)
Internal Memory:16 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB)


Capacity:1850 mAh
Stand-by Time:450 hours
Talk Time:7 hours


Back camera:13 megapixels
Front camera:1.3 megapixels
Max video resolution:1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Digital Image Stabilization, Face Detection Shooting and Geo Tagging


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Micro SIM
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:850, 1900, 2100
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 3.1
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor