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Sony Xperia neo L / Sony MT25i

Sony Xperia neo L / Sony MT25i
alaScore 79

21 reviews

Dec, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Sony Xperia neo L / Sony MT25i. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the screen. The design also gets good feedback.

design, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Xperia neo L / Sony MT25i is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Karan Shah (tech.firstpost.com)

Sony Xperia Neo L Review

 

The Neo L made an appearance quite a few months back along with Sony's Nxt series. This phone is a successor to the Neo V and it sports an identical design, though the major improvements include a larger display and Ice Cream Sandwich. However, at a...

Even though few of the other similar (and cheaper) priced Xperias are dual core ones, they offer little more in the real world than this one. We put the Neo L through a range of synthetic benchmarks and they can be seen below. We’ve compared the phone...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Sony Xperia neo L review: Blast from the past

 

The Sony Xperia neo L is trying to break into an already well-populated market of affordable smartphones that give you a loud bang for your buck. It's a hotly contested game, but the neo L doesn't come unprepared. It has Sony's screen and camera...

Quad-band GSM /GPRS/EDGE support ; 3G with 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA ; 4" 16M-color capacitive LED-backlit LCD touchscreen of WVGA resolution (480 x 800 pixels) ; Android OS v4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ; 1 GHz Scorpion CPU, Adreno 205 GPU, 512...

Display has poor viewing angles ; Very limited video codec support ; No HDMI port as on the older neo models ; No FM radio as on the older neo models ; No hardware camera shutter key as on the older neo models ; Memory card slot under the battery

The Sony Xperia neo L is a decent phone (though the build quality fails to impress ) that showed up late to the party. It's clearly an old design from the Sony Ericsson era - and those phones were a bit behind the times to begin with.

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Victor H. (phonearena.com)

Sony Xperia neo L Review

 

The Sony Xperia neo L is the latest Android handset by the Japanese phone maker and it tries to strike the right balance between price and functionality…

Comes with ICS on board ; Spacious screen, with high pixel density for its class

Stutters occasionally ; Plasticky, very cheap feel ; Screen lacks oleophobic coating, looks like a mess after a while

The Sony Xperia neo L is an interesting handset that tries to bring a 4-inch screen for a relatively affordable price tag. The spacious display with Bravia technology for punchier colors despite our criticism towards it is one of its assets, especially...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: YugaTech (yugatech.com)

Sony Xperia Neo L Review

 

I can definitely say that the Sony Xperia L is a good smartphone that can get things donne. Performance wise, it works really well. I did expect some lags but didn't encounter anything noticeable. Even without the Bravia Engine the IPS display will...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)

Sony Xperia neo L: Review - The Times of India

 

In an already flooded Android market, the question remains whether Sony Xperia neo L will stand out at a price of Rs 18,499, especially when HTC One V is available at Rs 18,599...

Sony Xperia neo L smartphone

Overall, Xperia neo L is not a great phone and even though its native OS is ICS, it still doesn't make the cut. For a price tag of Rs 18,499, it's advisable that you look for a device that offers better value proposition before making the final pick....

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Clinton Jeff (zomgitscj.com)

Unboxing the Sony Xperia Neo L

 

Along with the dust-resistant, water-resistant Sony Xperia Go, we got the budget-friendly Sony Xperia Neo L in to check out this week. Still too early for a...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Naaptol (naaptol.com)

Expert Review

 

Wrapped with ample of astonishing features like the latest operating system with galactic processor, 5 MP snapper along with LED flash and other features, strong battery backup and giant storage capacity, the Sony Xperia Neo L is simply a heart stealer!

May, 2012

Consumer review by: martin (reevoo.com)

Sony XPERIA Neo L MT25I

 

great phone good battery life and the display is amazing i can be lying down with it on a angle and still see the picture cause of the backdrop

nothing

May, 2013

Consumer review by: VAGELIS (reevoo.com)

Sony XPERIA Neo L MT25I

 

Design ; Screen

none for the moment

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: genxraider (mouthshut.com)

Sony Xperia neo L

 

For the 1st few months the phone was manageble! the camera was the worst part! there was no zoom and the clarity was very bad! I loved the looks of the phone, the design was cool and eye catchy. The sound clarity was good aswell! battery seemed ok!The...

Nov, 2015
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Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1500
Continuous audio playback time:36.5
Standby time (2G):440
Standby time (3G):410
Talk time (2G):7.9
Talk time (3G):7.1

Call management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Geotagging: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Self-timer: Yes
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:720p
Zoom capability: Yes

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / White
Form factor:Bar

Display

Display diagonal:10.2
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 854
Display Type:TFT
Orientation sensor: Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Second display: No
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Messaging

Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, MP3, MP4, OGG, OTA, SMF, WAV
Image formats supported:JPG, WBMP
Video compression formats:H.263, H.264, MPEG4
Video formats supported:3GPP, MP4, MPEG4
Voice codecs:AMR-NB, AMR-WB

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
3G standards:HSPA, UMTS
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVCTP, AVRCP, GAP, HFP, HSP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SPP
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Security algorithms:AES, TKIP, WEP, WPA2
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MiniSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Shortcuts, Themes
Support for contact groups: Yes
Themes:Wallpapers

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor family:QUALCOMM
Processor frequency:1
Processor Model:MSM 8255

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.0.4

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:0.5
Internal storage capacity:1
Maximum memory card size:32
USB mass storage: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.2
Height :121
Weight:131.5
Width:61.1
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