Compare Sony Xperia L VS Sony Xperia SL

Quick Facts
91score
65
81
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Reasons to Buy
  • Much more expandable memory
  • 32 GB vs N/A vs 128 GB
    More expandable storage allows having more songs, photos, videos, etc.
  • Has NFC
  • Yes vs Yes vs No
    NFC enables faster sharing of content between NFC devices, one tap payment options, etc.
  • Much lighter
  • 137.0 grams vs 144.0 grams vs 163.0 grams
    Lightweight devices can be held tirelessly for a long time

  • Much faster processor
  • 1000 MHz Dual core vs 1700 MHz Dual core vs 2500 MHz Quad core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much higher primary camera resolution
  • 8.0 MP vs 12.1 MP vs 20.7 MP
    Camera of high resolution takes detailed & sharp photos.
  • Much sharper screen
  • 228 ppi vs 342 ppi vs 424 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 5.8 GB vs 32.0 GB vs 16.0 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 0.3 MP vs 1.3 MP vs 2.2 MP
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Has NFC
  • Yes vs Yes vs No
    NFC enables faster sharing of content between NFC devices, one tap payment options, etc.
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  • Larger screen
  • 4.3 inch vs 4.3 inch vs 5.2 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much faster processor
  • 1000 MHz Dual core vs 1700 MHz Dual core vs 2500 MHz Quad core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much more RAM
  • 1.0 GB vs 1.0 GB vs 3.0 GB
    More RAM results in faster loading of multiple apps.
  • Much higher primary camera resolution
  • 8.0 MP vs 12.1 MP vs 20.7 MP
    Camera of high resolution takes detailed & sharp photos.
  • Much higher battery capacity
  • 1750 mAH vs 1750 mAH vs 3100 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much sharper screen
  • 228 ppi vs 342 ppi vs 424 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 5.8 GB vs 32.0 GB vs 16.0 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Much more expandable memory
  • 32 GB vs N/A vs 128 GB
    More expandable storage allows having more songs, photos, videos, etc.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 0.3 MP vs 1.3 MP vs 2.2 MP
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Is waterproof
  • No vs No vs Yes
    Waterproof phones can be used in wet environments, even under water upto 1 m.
  • Much thinner
  • 9.7 mm vs 10.6 mm vs 7.3 mm
    Slim handsets are easy to handle or pocket, and look stylish

Editor's Comments:
  • A standout design
  • The Sony Xperia Z3 boasts a stylish new design that features curvy sides and stands out in both look and feel
  • Powerful innards
  • Loaded with a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 CPU and 3GB of RAM, it makes mince meat of all apps and games thrown at it... even heavy ones.
  • A digicam killer
  • With its 20.7-megapixel primary camera that flaunts impressive features, you can leave your digicam at home.
  • Impervious to dust and water
  • With its IP 65/68 rating, the Xperia Z3 can withstand both dust and water. You can even take it in the shower with you, or shoot pictures underwater.
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Design
Operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 4.4 (KitKat)
Dimensions

    Height:128.7 mm

    Width:65 mm

    Thickness:9.7 mm

    Height:128 mm

    Width:64 mm

    Thickness:10.60 mm

    Height:146.5 mm

    Width:72 mm

    Thickness:7.3 mm

Weight 137 grams 144 grams 163 grams
Ruggedness Dust proof,Water proof
Available Colors                      
Hardware
System chip Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon 400 Qualcomm MSM 8260 Snapdragon Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
Processor Dual core, 1000 MHz, Dual core, 1700 MHz, Quad core, 2500 MHz,
2D/3D GPU
  • Adreno 220
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 3 GB
Built-in storage 8 GB 32 GB 16 GB
Memory card support Upto 32 GB microSD Upto 128 GB microSD
Display
Physical size 4.3 Inch 4.3 Inch 5.2 Inch
Display resolution 480x854 (228 ppi) 720x1280 (342 ppi) 1080x1920 (424 ppi)
Display Technology TFT LCD LCD
Color Density 16M 16M 16M
Touch screen Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive, Multi-touch
Camera
Primary Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 12.1 MP, 4016 x 3012 20.7 MP, 5248 x 3936
Flash LED Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
Dedicated Camera Button
Features
  • Auto Focus
  • Auto Focus
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Geo tagging
  • Smile detection
  • Touch to focus
  • Auto Focus
  • Exmor-R CMOS image sensor
  • Geo tagging
  • High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
  • ISO control
  • Red-eye Reduction
  • Scenes
Video Capture Yes, 3GPP,MPEG4, Digital image stabilization,Video light Yes Yes
Video Resolution 1280 x 720p @ 30fps 1920 x 1080p @ 30fps 3840 x 2160p, 1920 x 1080p @ 30fps
Secondary camera 0.3 MP, 640 x 480 1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024 2.2 MP, 1712 x 1280
Network
SIM Type GSM GSM GSM
Network technology GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA,LTE
Data HSDPA 21 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload) HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.8 Mbit/s(Upload) LTE 150 Mbit/s(Download), 50 Mbit/s(Upload), HSDPA 42 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.8 Mbit/s(Upload)
3G Yes Yes Yes
4G
  • Yes
GPRS
  • Yes
  • 85.6 kbps kbps
  • Yes
  • 86 kbps
  • Yes
EDGE
  • Yes
  • 236.8 kbps
  • Yes
  • 236.8 kbps
  • Yes
GPS A-GPS A-GPS,Glonass A-GPS,GPS
Connectivity
Bluetooth Version 4.0, A2DP Version 3.0, A2DP, EDR Version 4.0
Wi-Fi 802.11

    Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

    Standard:a,b,g,n

    Features:Dual antennas

    Mobile Hotspot:Yes

    Wi-Fi Direct:Yes

    Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

    Standard:b,g,n

    Mobile Hotspot:Yes

    Wi-Fi Direct:Yes

    Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

    Standard:a,b,g,n

USB microUSB 2.0 microUSB 2.0 USB 3.0, microUSB,microUSB 2.0
Headphones connector 3.5mm 3.5mm
External Device connector DLNA, NFC DLNA, NFC
Battery
Talk time 8.5 Hours(2G), 9 Hours(3G) 8.2 Hours(2G) 19 Hours(2G)
Stand-by time 498 Hours(2G), 454 Hours(3G) 410 Hours(2G) 740 Hours(2G)
Battery Capacity 1750 mAh, Li-ion 1750 mAh, Li-ion 3100 mAh, Li-ion
Multimedia
Music player
  • 3GPP, AMR, eAAC+, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
  • 3GPP, FLAC, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV
  • 3GPP, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV
Video player
  • 3GPP, AVI, H.263, H.264, MKV, MOV, MPEG4, WMV, Xvid
  • 3GPP, MPEG4
  • 3GPP, AVI, MPEG4, WebM, Xvid
Radio

    Radio:FM

    Features:RDS,Stereo FM

    Radio:FM

    Features:RDS,Stereo FM

    Radio:FM

Pre-loaded Apps Google Chrome, Google Play Store, Google Voice Search, Google Maps, etc.
Sensors
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor
Phone Features
Phonebook
  • Yes
  • Practically Unlimited
  • Yes
  • Practically Unlimited
  • Yes
  • Practically Unlimited
Organizer Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer Android Market, Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer Android Market, Calculator, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
Keypad Landscape mode
Sales Pack Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, User Manual, Warranty Card
Availability
Officially announced 16-Mar-2013 02-Aug-2012 03-Sep-2014
Market status Available Available Upcoming, 30-Dec-2014
Price list

flipkart.com

Rs.13,870
NA
Rs.49,990

snapdeal.com

Rs.13,851
NA NA

ebay.in

NA
Rs.34,999
Rs.42,590

amazon.in

NA NA
Rs.49,299

10% Cash Back (Max Rs. 1500) on SBI Debit & Credit Cards.

shopping.indiatimes.com

NA NA
Rs.47,990
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