Sony Xperia L1 Debuts with Mediatek SoC, 13MP f/2.2 camera, Android 7.0
Sony Mobiles has announced a new mid-range smartphone in the “L Series’ – the Sony Xperia L1. Like the Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZs, Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra smartphones released at the MWC 2017, it comes pre-installed with Android 7.0 Nougat OS and Sony’s Xperia Actions which adapts phone settings and functionality accordingly with user’s immediate surroundings.
The Sony Xperia L1 sports a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display with slim side bezels, charges via a USB Type-C Port and relies on a 2620mAh battery, with both Qnovo adaptive charging and Stamina mode. It measures 151 x 74 x 8.7 mm, weighs 180 grams and arrives in Black, Pink and White colours.
On the inside, the device is powered by a quad-core Mediatek MT6737T processor clocked at 1.45GHz, paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB built-in expandable storage (up to 256GB via microSD). It supports 2G, 3G and 4G LTE (Cat.4 network) as well as standard connectivity options such as NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, and A-GNSS (GPS + GLONASS).
On the photography front, the Sony Xperia L1 is equipped with a rear facing 13MP AutoFocus camera with f/2.2 lens and 3x clear image zoom, alongside a front facing 5MP camera with 24mm wide-angle lens. It will go on sale in Single and Dual SIM models. Pricing starts at £169.99 RRP (~ $210 or AU$270).