Along with launching the Xperia Z, Sony has announced that the sibling, the Xperia ZL will reach the Indian market later the present month of March with the price of Rs.36,990. The Xperia ZL is quite identical to the Xperia Z, however, there is no IP55 and IP57 certification for water and dust resistant capabilities as the flagship smartphone featured. The Xperia ZL was announced globally along with the Xperia Z at CES 2013 and the company now all set to bring the smartphone in the Indian market.
The Xperia ZL has the same 5-inch Reality Display with full-HD resolution, as available on the Xperia Z. The smartphone is powered by a quad-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor along with Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB of RAM for fair multi-tasking experience. For storage, the smartphone has 16GB of internal storage along with a microSD card slot for expansion up to 32GB.
For photography, the Xperia ZL has a 13-megapixel camera on the rear along with an LED flash and a 2-megapixel camera on the front for VoIP calling support. In terms of connectivity, the Xperia ZL has Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, NFC and a microUSB port for data syncing and charging. The smartphone packs with a non-removable 2,370 mAh battery and spots a thicker chassis than the Xperia Z with 9.8mm thickness.
Key Specifications of Sony Xperia ZL:
- 5-inch full-HD (1080x1920p) display
- 13MP rear camera along with LED flash,2MP front camera
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
- 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, Adreno 320 GPU
- 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage along with microSD card support
- Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, microUSB port
- 2370mAh battery
- 9.8mm thickness
- 151g weight
As the Xperia Z, the Xperia ZL will also feature a number of pre-installed entertainment apps including Sony Music, Sony LIV and X4 Video. The Xperia ZL smartphone is expected to hit all the retail stores in the Indian market later this month.
As a promotional offer, the Xperia ZL will come with a complimentary Snap-on Cover worth Rs.1,490 within the retail box.