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Sony Xperia L1



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In a nutshell

  • 5.5-inch HD display
  • 13MP camera
  • 16GB internal storage
  • Available in black.

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

“The build and design of Sony’s flagship smartphone, but with a smaller price tag. For affordability and impressive functionality, check out the Xperia L1.”

What Users Say

4.5 based on

  • Operating System

    Android Nougat 7.0

  • Camera

    13 Megapixels

  • Display

    5.5 inches

  • Storage

    Available in 16GB

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Design and display

High definition quality

The Sony Xperia L1 features an expansive 5.5-inch display with HD resolution. The bright and crisp screen will make sure everything you do on the smartphone stands out, especially if you were to use the likes of Netflix for watching films on the go.   


Comfortable grip

The smartphone is much more than just a good-looking device. It has smooth, rounded edges, creating a very comfortable user experience.



See more in the everyday

The Xperia L1’s 13MP camera is really easy to use and makes sure you’re always ready to capture the moment.  

Super selfies

Put yourself in the frame with the 5MP front-facing camera, and enjoy video chats with friends and family with apps like Skype available to download from the Google Play Store.


Under the hood

Smart cleaner

Sony has developed a clever app that makes sure its smartphone always run smoothly. Smart Cleaner guarantees optimum speed, by fully closing down the apps you don’t regularly use.


Expandable memory

With this smartphone you get 16GB of internal memory as standard, but if that’s not enough for all your photos and apps, you can get more room by adding a microSD card of up 256GB. 



The box contains

  • Device
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Charger
  • USB cable


  • Body

    • Nano

  • Dimensions

    • 151 x 74 x 8.7 mm

    • 180 grams

  • Calls & Messages

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • Nougat 7.0

  • Apps

    • Google Play Store

  • Battery

    • 2620 mAh

  • Music and entertainment

  • Special Features

  • Connectivity

    • NFC

  • Camera

    • LED

    • 1080p @ 30fps

    • 1080p @ 30fps

    • 5 megapixels

    • 13 megapixels

  • Display

    • HD

    • 267 ppi

    • 720 x 1280 pixels

    • IPS LCD

    • 5.5 inches

  • Storage

    • MicroSD

    • 256 GB

  • Processor

    • Quad

    • Cortex-A53

    • 1.45 GHz

    • 1.45 GHz

    • 2 GB


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Sony Xperia L1 is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 64.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Excellent for price Its a great phone for price, but after 4 months use i get "SYSTEM UI NOT RESPONDING" practically everyday, it will freeze alot, and like the other 4 sony phones I've had the earphone jack breaks my earphones after so long, camera is dreadful BUT look its 100.00 so you cant complain
Date published: 2018-09-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from worst sony mobile ever seen in ly life Received this mobile in the middle of july but I'm already disappointed. Phone keeps freezing for no reason . always showing message error that this app or this not responding . My opinion is DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS MOBILE
Date published: 2018-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it I bought it a year ago and it's the best thing I ever did
Date published: 2018-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent hat I I bought this phone 3 days ago as a replacement for my old Experia M, so far I have no issues, after doing a lot of research and viewing reviews as I always do before buying a new phone, I have no problems, this phone is excellent, It has all my requirements etc, it is bigger than what I had expected, but, I'm happy as it suits my eyesight, I have to wear glasses to use my Laptop and this beauty helps a lot, It means I don't have to squint, It's fast on Internet too, I am on EE, I am well happy!
Date published: 2018-08-05
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