Sony unveiled the Xperia ZL along with the Xperia Z at the CES 2013 last week. You saw the Xperia ZL photo gallery, and here we have the hands-on video of the device from the CES. The Xperia ZL has a 5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) Reality display with mobile Bravia Engine 2 and a 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor similar to the Xperia Z. The phone has a unique design and has a plastic back, unlike the Xperia Z that comes with a glass back. There is a glowing LED indicator below the display and the phone also has an IR transmitter. The phone has metallic finish on the sides and the top. It runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) with Sony’s UI on top.
There is a 13MP camera with LED Flash that is capable of recording 1080p HD videos. It also has a 2.2 MP 720p front-facing camera. There is a Xperia branding at the back. The phone has a large power / lock button on the right side along with a dedicated camera key.
At the bottom there is a flap that houses micro SIM and micro SD card slots. Underneath, there is a 2330 mAh battery.
Srivatsan also contributed to this report, with inputs from Shilpa and Parth.