Sony Xperia Neo L Review
Sony Xperia Neo L has been finally up for online pre-orders and has been priced for Rs. 18,499 which is still at moderate level for the consumers. This smartphone has retained good looks and design, but when it comes to its features and specs, let us check out the Sony Xperia Neo L review.
Xperia Neo L Design and Display :
There is no doubt that this device does not get amazing beauty through its design. Most of the devices created by Sony gets amazing design that are more appealing than the features. However, at least most of the devices come in almost similar like design and size and so Sony has always made it a point that its flagship devices will look somewhat different and unique. This smartphone measures 121 mm by 61.1 mm by 12.2 mm and weighs 131.5 grams. Unlike other Sony smartphones, the Neo L features four touch sensitive buttons right at the bottom of the screen for navigation purposes. The phone is sleek and thin and smartly covers buttons at its sides.
When it comes to display, the Xperia Neo L boasts LED backlit LCD, capacitive display with 16M colors. The display features 854 by 480 pixels of resolution through its 4.0 inches up to 4 finger multitouch display. The display features Timescape user interface and the screen provides pleasant, bright and colorful display, showing amazing video and picture quality. This beautiful device comes in two color choices – Black and White.
Sony Xperia Neo L Memory :
Sony Xperia Neo L comes packed with 1 GB internal memory storage with 300 MB user availability and 512 MB of RAM. Moreover, the device features 32 G microSD card slot which is the expandable memory. So, if you are expecting more for say up to 64 GB memory then this will only land you to disappointment.
Sony Xperia Neo L Camera :
In order to cover the basic requirements of consumers while targeting the market segment, Sony has provided two cameras to this smartphone. A powerful 5 megapixel 2592 by 1944 pixels camera has been integrated at the rear of the device. It is the primary camera that is supported by LED flash and autofocus features for better image quality. Other than this, there is a secondary VGA front facing camera provided for the convenience of users who can easily make video calling through this camera. Apart from clicking images, you can also enjoy 720 pixels of video recording @30fps with video light to enhance the visibility and clarity during dark condition.
Sony Xperia Neo L Features :
Sony Xperia Neo L runs on Android v4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and 1 GHz Scorpion Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon processor. The best part about this device is that is comes along with Adreno 205 graphic processing unit that enhance the performance while letting the user play high resolution games and watch movies. To support more features Sony has loaded this camera with sensors such as compass, proximity and accelerometer.
Since users need to keep chatting and messaging their loved ones and others, Sony has provided all the features that a high end device possesses. SMS in threaded view, IM, email, MMS, push email are the messaging features that can be used. Other than this, the device supports HTML5 and Adobe Flash browser. There is no radio which could annoy some of the users. It is good that GPS with A-GPS support is provided to let the users access and find the locations without taking help from others for asking the way on road. JAVA MIDP emulator is the other feature that takes its premium quality tag on higher level.
Other features that this device include are SNS integration, MP3 and MP4 players, TrackID music recognition, document viewer, voice memo/commands/dial, organizer, and predictive text input.
Xperia Neo L Connectivity :
For connectivity, this cellphone provides 3.5 mm headset jack, GPRS/EDGE/SPEED, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with DLNA and Wi-Fi Hotspot support, v2.1 Bluetooth that comes with A2DP and EDR, and v2.0 microUSB.
Sony Xperia Neo L Battery :
Xperia Neo L smartphone sits under its chassis a standard Li-Polymer 1500 mAh battery that gives a standby battery backup of up to 575 hours on 2G and up to 410 hours on 3G. If considered the talk time battery backup then the device provides up to 7 hours and 53 minutes on 2G and up to 7 hours and 9 minutes on 3G. Well, this way at least we can say that the battery is not bad and provides good backup.
Xperia Neo L Price :
As per the pricing set for pre-orders, Sony Xperia Neo L is set at Rs. 18,499 which is not a bad deal when so much of good features are provided.
The best thing about this handset is that it comes packed with Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system that provides quick access and better performance to the Android apps, market and others. If you are looking for a multimedia smartphone then this one is a good choice that offers amazing display and good performance. Few disappointments that users might face are the lack of Sony Bravia engine, less battery that restrict to use Wi-Fi and apps for longer duration, and lack of Radio that cuts down the excitement.
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