Sony has unveiled its first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich based smartphone – Xperia Neo L. Xperia Neo L has already been launched in China and is the successor to its previous Xperia Neo V smartphone. Chinese Andrews fans have a reason to rejoice ow
ing to the ICS smartphone being rolled out in their country. As per reports, this smartphone is not releasing in any other countries besides its current destination.
In regards to specifications, Xperia Neo L sports a 4-inch TFT capacitive touch screen display with Qwerty layout keyboard. The screen provides a maximum FWVGA resolution of 480 x 800 pixel and a number of sensors such as accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, magnetometer and ecompass. The phone measures 120 x 61 x 12.8 mm in dimension and weighs a mere 131.5 gms.
The smartphone is powered by a single core Snapdragon MSM 8255 processor with Adreno graphics for better browsing speed and quicker response time. It runs on the recent Android 4.0 ICS OS and 512 MB RAM to deliver the best of multi-processing capability. As far as memory is concerned, it comes with a limited internal storage facility of 1 GB ROM with the option to expand it to 32 GB via micro SD card slot.
Like any other smartphones, it comes with dual cameras that is, a rear 5 MP camera with Auto-focus that is ideal for clicking good pics and provides HD video recording at 720p. The front facing VGA camera can be used for video chats and video calls. Connectivity options include Wi Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi Fi hotspot, DLNA and HDMI. Wi-Fi can be used to directly transfer the files from one device to another within no time.
Xperia Neo L comes pre-installed with several applications like Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Docs,
Google Search Google Voice Search and Google Play Store. Like other Sony smartphones it also includes Music Unlimited from Sony Entertainment Network that offers access to music from more than 13 million unique songs and Video Unlimited that offers watching videos and movie listing.
Featuring a curved chassis, this smartphone comes in shades of glossy black and glossy white that makes the device look stunning. It weighs a mere 131.5 gms and 1500 mAh battery that provides 7 hours approx of talk time and 575 hours of standby time during GSM mode, 410 hours in UMTS mode. It provides a maximum speed of 7.2 Mbps via 3G. It is also said to incorporate xLoud audio filter technology to cater to the needs of audiophiles.
Details regarding its release date and price are not yet available and there is no official confirmation on the availability of this device in any other region, besides China.