Sony Xperia L3 Specs and Price

Sony Xperia L3
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The entry-level smartphone of the Sony phones released at the Barcelona event is the Sony Xperia L3. Like most manufacturers have series that compete in the budget section, Sony’s Xperia L lineup is the Japanese company’s offering. As a matter of fact, the smartphone is the sequel to the Sony Xperia L2. It is a revamped version of the predecessor and brings newbies to the budget smartphone line.

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Sony Xperia L3 Key Specs & Features

  • 5.7-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1440 pixels (282ppi)
  • 2.0GHz Octa-core Mediatek Helio P22 CPU with 3GB RAM
  • Android 8.0 Oreo OS
  • Dual 13MP + 2MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • 32GB Storage, up to 512GB memory card
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint Scanner (side-mounted)
  • 3300 mAh Battery

Sony Xperia L3

Design and Display

A plastic central frame and a plastic back are the principal constructive agents of the smartphone. The plastic back, however, has a glossy finish reminiscent of a mid-range device. Sony Xperia L3 demonstrates the Sony design language that includes top and bottom bezels enveloping the bezel-less screen.

For the first time in an L lineup, there’s a phone that comes with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is interwoven within the 5.7-inch panel of the smartphone. Its HD+ resolution reeks of entry-level, and as such 282 ppi density. Nonetheless, the Corning Gorilla Glass still makes it to the equation.

Battery and Camera

Some of Sony’s battery optimization features like Smart STAMINA and Battery Care are available to extend the durability of the benevolent 3,300mAh battery of the device. The phone is capable of charging fast due to its USB Power Delivery support donned by its Type-C USB.

Basic cameras of 13MP and 2MP cover the needed photographic details on this smartphone. Even though the cameras can’t do more than regular and bokeh shots, it’s still capable of 1080p videos. The fore, on the other hand, enjoys the services of an 8MP fixed focus camera.

Hardware and Software

As an entertainment-focused smartphone, Sony entrusts the operation management in the hands of the MediaTek Helio P22. This 12nm chipset draws assistance from a 3GB RAM to command its fluency.

Instead of the Pie OS, Sony hands the Android 8.0 Oreo OS the software crown of the smartphone. Files as much as 32GB can be stored on the device. What’s more, you can utilize the hybrid SIM slot to extend the storage using a memory card.

Sony Xperia L3 Pricing and Availability

Sony Xperia L3 is sold around 102,000 Naira depending on the deal and your location in the country.

Sony Xperia L3 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Sony Xperia L3:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.0 Oreo OS
  • Processor: Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 MediaTek Helio P22
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Gold, Silver
  • Dimension: 154 x 72 x 8.9 mm
  • Weight: 156 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual SIM, Dual Stand-by


  • Display: 5.7 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 720 x 1440 pixels (282 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5


  • Rear Camera: 13MP + 2MP; 1080p HD [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR
  • Front Camera: 8MP Camera, f/2.4,1080p HD [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 512GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: Yes, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: Yes, MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • Video Player: Yes, DivX/MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (side-mounted)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3300 mAh Li-Ion Battery (Non-removable)
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Sony Xperia L3 Specs and Price was written by Adekunle Adepoju. The article was last modified: August 1st, 2019
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