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Sony Xperia L4


Sony Xperia L4
Sony Xperia L4 (Xperia Series)
Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762 8 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
3 GB 
6.20 inch 21:9, 1680 x 720 pixel 295 PPI, kapazitiver Touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 64 GB eMMC, 51 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3,5mm-Audioport, Card Reader: microSD up to 512GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Acceleration sensor, Proximity sensor, Compass
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/), Bluetooth 5.0, 2G (850/​900/​1800/​1900), 3G (B1/​B2/​B5/​B8), 4G (B1/​B2/​B3/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B20/​B40) , Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.7 x 159 x 71 ( = 0.34 x 6.26 x 2.8 in)
3580 mAh Lithium-Polymer
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Primary Camera: 13 MPix f/​2.0, Phasenvergleich-AF, LED-Blitz, Videos @1080p/​30fps (Kamera 1); 5.0MP, f/​2.2, Weitwinkelobjektiv (Kamera 2); 2.0MP, f/​2.4, Tiefenschärfe (Kamera 3)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/​2.0, Videos @1080p/​30fps
Additional features
Speakers: Mono loudspeaker at the lower edge, Keyboard: Virtual, Charger, USB cable, headset, 24 Months Warranty, SAR value: 0.68W/kg (head), 1.33W/kg (body); LTE Cat 6 (300Mbps/50Mbps); notification LED (front), fanless
178 g ( = 6.28 oz / 0.39 pounds), Power Supply: 62 g ( = 2.19 oz / 0.14 pounds)
199 Euro



Average Score: 65.39% - average
Average of 13 scores (from 17 reviews)
price: 65%, performance: 32%, features: 50%, display: 76% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Sony Xperia L4

75.1% Sony Xperia L4 smartphone Review - 2020 smartphone with 2018 android | Notebookcheck
If you don't want an 0815 cell phone design, Sony has always been a good choice. With its angular appearance, even a cheap smartphone like the Xperia L4 is pleasantly different from its competitors. If only the software was not...
60% Sony Xperia L4 review: basic across the board
Source: T3 English
The Sony Xperia L4 is a cheap phone with basic performance across the board. Everything about it is just 'fine' which is what you expect at this sort of price. One feature that makes it stand out is the 21:9 aspect ratio of the screen which does make it a good choice for watching video on.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/05/2021
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Sony Xperia L4 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
If you like your phones cheap, solidly built, and stripped of all gimmicks, then the Sony Xperia L4 might appeal. Other than its stretched out 21:9 display, there’s virtually nothing noteworthy about it. Poor performance and so-so stamina mean we can’t get behind it with any degree of enthusiasm, but this is another fundamentally sound budget phone from Sony.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/22/2020
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Sony Xperia L4 review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The Xperia L4 is one of only a handful of budget phones to have a unique selling point. The 21:9 aspect ratio might not have mainstream appeal, but bringing the tall, thin chassis to Sony’s budget lineup was a major statement of intent.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/30/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Sony Xperia L4 review: Affordable but outclassed
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Sony Xperia L4 is, in many ways, a typical affordable phone. But with the competition hotting up, so what the L4 fails to do is really sell itself in any areas. It's competent enough, but it's easily beaten by rivals in just about all areas.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/14/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Sony Xperia L4 review
Source: Techradar English
Sony updates its budget L line with an ultra-wide camera and 21:9 aspect ratio screen. However, the Xperia L4 is still an also-ran. It handles the basics perfectly fine and does not make Android feel too slow. But you can get more power and longer battery life elsewhere.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/13/2020
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

Sony Xperia L4 Einsteiger-Smartphone mit 21:9-Display in 6,2"
Source: Area DVD German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/15/2020
Günstiges Sony-Smartphone mit langer Akkulaufzeit
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/10/2020
72% Sony Xperia L4, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/06/2020
Rating: Total score: 72% features: 60% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% Sony Xperia L4
Source: Le monde numerique French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/22/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% workmanship: 80%
Test du Sony Xperia L4 : l’entrée de gamme selon Sony
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Elegant design; solid workmanship; nice display; decent speakers. Negative: Slow charging; average performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/03/2020
60% Recenzja Sony Xperia L4 – niby tanio, ale… wciąż za drogo
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/04/2020
Rating: Total score: 60%
Sony Xperia L4 – budżetowiec pełen sprzeczności za 999 zł
Source: Antyweb Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Elegant design; long battery life; nice display; fast fingerprint sensor; NFC chip. Negative: Average performance; poor main camera.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/12/2020
Recenze: Sony Xperia L4 – levný elegán
Source: CZC CZ→EN
Positive: Elegant design; large display; pleasant ergonomy; nice main camera; fast charging.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/16/2020
50% Sony Xperia L4 [TEST]: Ikke nok for pengene
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/09/2021
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 50% performance: 33%
67% Sony Xperia L4 [TEST]: God mobilunderholdning til lav pris
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/20/2020
Rating: Total score: 67%
60% Sony Xperia L4: Beskedlig men bekväm i budgetklass
Source: M3 PC för alla SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/24/2021
Rating: Total score: 60%
66% Test: Sony Xperia L4 – Värdig budgetlur med tydlig poäng
Source: SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/08/2020
Rating: Total score: 66%


Imagination PowerVR GE8320: Integrated graphics card for mid-range ARM SoCs.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Helio P22 MT6762: ARM based octa core SoC (8x ARM Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 2 GHz. The chip also includes a Cat.7 LTE modem (300 Mbps download).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.178 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

Sony: Sony Corporation is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Japan. Sony is one of the leading manufacturers of electronics, video, communications, video game consoles, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Its name is derived from sonus, the Latin word for sound. The company was founded 1946 with another name and renamed in 1958. Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its five operating segments—electronics, games, entertainment (motion pictures and music), financial services and other. Sony is a notebook manufacturer of medium size according international market shares.

From 2014, Sony has reduced the production of Vaio laptops and finally discontinued them. Sony is still present in the smartphone and tablet market, yet not among the Top 5 manufacturers.

65.39%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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Stefan Hinum, 2020-06- 5 (Update: 2020-06- 5)