Expert Review of Sony Xperia Neo L Black
Sony mobiles is back in action with its new Xperia range of smartphone, called Sony Xperia Neo L. The handset is a true ‘smart’phone as it sports numerous advanced features that are easy to user and quite highly developed. Sony mobiles have been working hard on its Xperia phones and has made them technological sound and alluring in the looks and the same goes with Neo L. This smartphone looks great and the 4.0 inches of LED backlit LCD capacitive touch screen display is perfect and the resolution of 480 x 854 pixels further enhances the experience of viewing images and videos on it. Under the skin, the device features 1 GHz of powerful and responsive processor powered by the latest Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system making the workability of the device much enhanced and augmented. The phone also has 1 GB of internal memory space out of which 300 MB is user available whereas 512 MB of RAM aids the OS to run smoothly and swiftly. On the camera front, Sony Xperia Neo L comes with 5 megapixels of rear camera including LED flash and autofocus as features. The secondary VGA camera is a bonus here for the users. The connectivity features on this smartphone are top-class as well. On the whole, the device is quite impressive and features all important facilities and features which should be present in a smartphone.
User Interface and UI functionality
Sony Xperia Neo L has a very elegant look and what amplifies its looks is the 4.0 inches of LED backlit LCD capacitive touchscreen display that has 480 x 854 pixels of resolution. The screen looks perfect and blends flawlessly with the body of the device. Workability of the phone is augmented by Timescape user interface. This user interface functionality is superb and helps the user in making the mobile experience amazing and enjoyable.
Sony Xperia Neo L could be called as absolute multimedia phone. The device has got all that, which one could expect to be present in a smartphone. The multi format support audio and video players are ideal, while the Track ID music recognition, Voice memo/dial/commands further enhances the multimedia experience on the phone. Also, Sony Xperia Neo L has 3.5 mm of audio jack that will permit the user to connect any normal headphones or speakers to the device and listen to music as and when required.
Pictures and Video quality
Sony mobiles has blessed Sony Xperia Neo L with 5 megapixels of rear camera. The quality of this camera is impressive and captures images and record videos of high quality. The pictures can be snapped with LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus and autofocus facilities that enhance the overall image quality. On the other hand, the 5 megapixels of rear camera can also record 720p of videos at the rate of 30 frames per second with video light facility. The secondary VGA front snapper is ideal for making video calls and click self-portraits without any problem.
Internet on smartphones is one of the most important things that should be present in a decent smartphones these days. Keeping this requirement in mind, Sony mobiles has provided Sony Xperia Neo L with numerous Internet facilities. The user will be given the option to connect to the Internet via GPRS/ EDGE and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA. The device could be turned into a Wi-Fi hotspot as and when required. Also, Sony Xperia Neo L comes with A-GPS support that would help the user in navigation. To further boost the Internet browsing experience on the handset, HTML5, Adobe Flash browser is present that opens up a webpage with a better speed and more swiftness.
Internal and External Memory
Sony Xperia Neo L fails to score high marks in memory department. Although, the device features 1 GB of internal memory storage, but only 300 MB of this internal memory storage is available for the user. However, to cope up with point, Sony Xperia Neo L has been bestowed with a microSD card slot that supports external memory up to 32 GB, which is more than sufficient to stack up huge amount of data. These data could comprise of images, videos, audios, MP3 files, applications, etc. Furthermore, 512 MB of RAM is present to make the functionality of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich butter smooth and hassle free.
Applications and Gaming
Sony Xperia Neo L has been powered by Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich. This means the user gets a complete access to Google Play, which is an app and games stores. Google Play has millions of applications and games that could be downloaded and installed to Xperia Neo L. One could also play well known arcade game, Angry Birds on their Sony Xperia Neo L. All one has to do is to download and install Angry Birds from Google Play and he/she is ready to play. Other applications that can be downloaded from Google Play comprise of live widgets, live wallpapers, notepad, swype keypad, android booster, cache cleaner and so on.
Being a touchscreen mobile phone, Sony Xperia Neo L also creates a notion in people’s mind that the battery backup won’t be impressive at all. But Sony mobiles has acted smartly and blessed Sony Xperia Neo L with 1500 mAh of standard Li-Ion battery that promises to provide 575 hours of standby time in 2G while 410 hours of stand-by time in 3G. This battery supplies 7 hours and 53 minutes of talk time in 2G mode and 7 hours nine minutes of talk time in 3G mode. A massive 37 hours of continuous music playback is assured in a single charge.
If the user wishes to transfer data to other corresponding devices, Sony Xperia Neo L gives the facilities to do so. High speed data transmission in Sony Xperia Neo L is possible via Bluetooth v.2.1 with A2DP, EDR along with microUSB port v.2.0.
Sony mobiles have never ever disappointed its consumers and has always offered them high-quality devices. With Sony Xperia Neo L, it has added another twinkle in its Xperia portfolio. But this smartphone sure has some major competition from other handsets available in the market. The major rivals of Sony Xperia Neo L comprise of Samsung Galaxy Y, Samsung Galaxy Ace, Samsung Galaxy S, LG Optimus 2X, Motorola RAZR, and many more.