Sony Xperia neo L – A Review


TNI Bureau: The Sony Xperia neo L is the second and latest release of the neo series that comes with a 4 inch screen and Android 4.0 ICS OS and four physical keys at the bottom. However, hanging up and automatically switching off is the main trouble that most of the users are reportedly facing with the handset.


  • 4″ 16M-color capacitive LED-backlit LCD touchscreen of WVGA resolution (480 x 800 pixels) on Sony Mobile BRAVIA engine
  • Android OS v4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 3G with 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
  • 1 GHz Scorpion CPU, Adreno 205 GPU, 512 MB RAM, Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 chipset
  • 5 MP autofocus camera, LED flash, geo-tagging, 3D Sweep Panorama
  • Front facing VGA camera, video chat (Google, Skype)
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n and DLNA
  • microSD slot (32GB supported, 2GB card included)
  • Standard 3.5 mm audio jack
  • microUSB port (charging) and stereo Bluetooth v2.1
  • Adobe Flash 11 support

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  • Voice dialing
  • Deep Xperia Facebook integration
  • Accelerometer and proximity sensor
  • 720p video @ 30fps with continuous autofocus and stereo sound

Main disadvantages

  • Display has poor viewing angles
  • Very limited video codec support
  • No HDMI port as on the older neo models
  • No FM radio as on the older neo models
  • No hardware camera shutter key as on the older neo models
  • Memory card slot under the battery


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