It’s truthful to say that the Sony Xperia L3 wasn’t probably the most thrilling of telephones, however the newly introduced Sony Xperia L4 seems set to be slightly extra attention-grabbing, and an improve in plenty of methods.
First up, this has a 6.2-inch 720 x 1680 21:9 display. That makes it larger and marginally larger decision than the Xperia L3, however arguably extra essential is that facet ratio. It’s one thing few firms outdoors Sony have embraced, and that is certain to be a less expensive strategy to get it than the Sony Xperia 5 and even the Xperia 10.
In fact, not everybody will need such a display, however Sony notes that it’s good for working two apps facet by facet, and for capturing and viewing movies and pictures in 21:9.
The Sony Xperia L4 additionally has a triple-lens digital camera on the again, with a 13MP f/2.zero fundamental sensor, a 5MP f/2.2 ultra-wide one, and a 2MP f/2.four depth sensor. Not one of the best of specs on paper, however having three lenses in any respect in what’s more likely to be an entry-level handset isn’t dangerous.
Different notable options of the Sony Xperia L4 embody its notch, which Sony had beforehand resisted in favor of a full bezel, and its 3,580mAh battery, which the corporate claims ought to simply see you thru a busy day. It additionally helps quick charging.
The remainder of the specs and options are much less attention-grabbing – there’s an 8MP front-facing digital camera, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, Android 9, 64GB of storage, a microSD card slot, 3GB of RAM, and a MediaTek Helio P22 chipset.
These final two specs are the identical because the Xperia L3, so disappointingly it doesn’t sound just like the Sony Xperia L4 might be any extra highly effective.
For those who’re within the Xperia L4 you’ll have the ability to purchase it in a selection of black or blue in choose markets from someday in ‘Spring 2020’, which presumably means between March and Might. The massive remaining query is how a lot it should price, however for reference the Xperia L3 was £169 (round $225/AU$315), so the worth may be comparable right here.