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Sony Xperia T / Sony LT30p

alaTest has collected and analyzed 958 reviews of Sony Xperia T / Sony LT30p. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the camera and screen are on the whole positive. The performance and size also get good comments, whereas there are some less positive comments about the apps and battery. Comments are divided on the connectivity.

usability, size, performance, screen, camera

battery, apps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Xperia T / Sony LT30p is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Alex Colon (pcmag.com)

Sony Xperia TL (AT&T)

 

The Xperia TL for AT&T brings Sony up to speed with a fast, reasonably priced smartphone that will please average users and James Bond aficionados alike.

Fast performance. Good camera. Nice display.

Bloatware. A little heavy.

(Next Page: Android, Camera, and Conclusions )

Nov, 2012

Expert review by (laptopmag.com)

Sony Xperia TL (AT&T)

 

What does it take to be 007's go-to phone? Some would say fast reflexes, coupled with brains and endurance -- things that the Sony Xperia TL has in spades. The $99 device comes with a powerful Snapdragon processor and 4G LTE speeds. There's also a...

Nov, 2012

Expert review by (laptopmag.com)

Sony Xperia ion (AT&T)

 

Sony has lagged behind in the U.S. smartphone market, but the company hopes to turn a corner with its first post-Ericsson smartphone, the Xperia ion. The device leverages many of Sony's unique assets, including its own sensor for the 12-megapixel...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Stuart Davidson (hardwareheaven.com)

Sony Xperia T Android Smartphone Review

 

It is no secret that Sony are not the all-conquering giant that they once were. The consumer electronics market has changed significantly over the past decade and it is taking time for Sony to adapt. One of the more recent changes was to move away from...

Starting with the build quality of the Xperia T we have another device from Sony which feels very good in the hand. The curved back sits well in our hand and the handset weight is spread well which makes one handed operation easy. As always it is good...

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : Ross Catanzariti (goodgearguide.com.au)

Sony Xperia T Android phone (preview)

 

A 12-megapixel camera and a large 4.6in screen are the two key features of Sony's Xperia T.

4.6in screen ; 13-megapixel camera ; NFC connectivity

Non removable battery ; Ships with ICS, not Jelly Bean

Sony's flagship Android phone for 2012 is the Xperia T. It includes a 13-megapixel camera, a large 4.6in screen and NFC connectivity as its key features. It's heading to Australia in the coming months.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony Xperia T review

 

Sharp, detailed screen ; Great video and camera ; Good sound ; Extra Sony content ; Fast

Uninspiring build ; Puzzling design quirks ; Lacks wow factor

A strong all-rounder that makes sense for music and movie lovers

Jan, 2013

Expert review by : David Phelan (t3.com)

Sony Xperia T review

 

Slim, powerful and with a smashing display, the Sony Xperia T has it all

Amazing 4.6in display ; Slick styling ; Great 13MP camera

Only Ice Cream Sandwich ; Timescape not great ; Average battery life

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Xperia T

 

The Sony Xperia T is looking to turn heads. Running with the tagline "the ultimate HD experience", Sony wants to muscle in on the big boys of the Android world. There's a lot that the Sony Xperia T does right. The display is impressive and once you get...

Display mostly great, powerful enough, affordable, microSD card slot, some nice tweaks from Sony

The design is a bit on the chunky side, positioning of buttons is irritating, battery isn't great, UI could be tidier

There's a lot that the Sony Xperia T does right. The display is impressive and once you get used to bumping the brightness back and forth, you'll appreciate the sharp details it produces and the nice balance of colours.

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : Hunter Skipworth (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Xperia T pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

Sony has finally unveiled a phone to replace the Xperia S as a flagship product. The Xperia T packs quite a punch, although isn't exactly powerful compared

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Jeff Parsons (techradar.com)

Sony Xperia T review

 

New top-end phone enters the fray at Sony

Quick capture on camera ; Great screen ; PlayStation Certified ; MicroSD ; James Bond has one

Only 16GB internal storage ; No Android Jelly Bean ; Mediocre battery performance ; Similar to earlier model

Since throwing off the shackles of the Ericcsson partnership, Sony has forged ahead with its Xperia brand – producing some good looking handsets equipped with enough features to rival the best smartphones.

May, 2012

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1780 / 1850
Battery performance:1780 / 1850
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:16
Continuous video playback time:5 / 6
Standby time (2G):450
Standby time (3G):410
Talk time (2G):7
Talk time (3G):7

Call Management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating alert: Yes
Voice dialing: Yes

Camera

Auto focus: Yes
Built-in camera: Yes
Built-in flash: Yes
Camera Resolution:4128 x 3096
Digital Zoom:16
Face detection: Yes
Flash Type:LED
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Geotagging: Yes
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):13
Rear Camera Resolution:4128 x 3096
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:1.3
Self-timer: Yes
Sensor Type:CMOS
Smile detection: Yes
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p / 1080p, 720p
Video stabilizer: Yes
Zoom capability: Yes

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, White / Silver / White
Form Factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:4.55
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 720
Display Type:LCD / TFT
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

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

Keyboard

Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY

Memory

Internal RAM:1 / 1024

Messaging

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

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GPP, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV / AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, LC-AAC, LPCM, M4A, MIDI, MP1, MP2, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV / AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, LC-AAC, LPCM, M4A, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV / AMR, FLAC, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV / eAAC+, FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA / FLAC, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV / MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV
Equalizer: Yes
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG / BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, WBMP
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p
Video compression format:3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG4, XVID / 3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, MP4, MPEG4, WMV, XVID / 3GP, AVI, MKV, MP4 / 3GP, MP4 / H.263, H.264, MP4, WMV
Video compression formats:3GPP, MP4 / H.262, H.263, MPEG4 / H.263, H.264, MPEG4
Video formats supported:3GP,AVI,H.263,H.264,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG4,XVID / 3GP,AVI,H.263,H.264,MP4,MPEG4,WMV,XVID / 3GP,AVI,MKV,MP4 / 3GP,MP4 / H.263,H.264,MP4,WMV
Voice codecs:AMR-NB, AMR-WB

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850, 900, 1800, 1900 / 850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:1700,2100 / 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 / 850,900,1700,1900,2100 / 900,1700,1900,2100 / 900,1900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+ / HSPA+,UMTS / HSPA+,WCDMA
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP / A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HSP, OPP, PBAP / A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, OPP / A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, OPP, PAN
Bluetooth version:3.1
Data network:3G
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Security algorithms:128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, EAP-SIM, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, PEAP, TKIP, WPA, WPA2 / 128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, PEAP, TKIP / 128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, PEAP, TKIP, WPA, WPA2 / 128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, EAP-TLS, PEAP, TKIP / TKIP, WEP, WPA
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Camera included: Yes
Connection to PC: Yes
EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Network standard:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Rotating: Yes
Slide show: Yes
Video playback: Yes
Voice recording: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes

Packaging Content

Battery charger: Yes
Battery charger included:Y
Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Direct printing: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.0 / 4.0 IceCream Sandwich / 4.1 / 4.3
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes, Stopwatch / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Games
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Notes, Stopwatch / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Games
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription / Sim-lock free
Support for contact groups: Yes
SyncML: Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Ports & interfaces

HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro-USB A / Micro-USB B
USB port:Y / Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor:MSM 8260 / MSM 8260A
Processor family:Qualcomm
Processor frequency:1.5
Processor model:MSM 8260 / MSM 8260A

Software

Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.0 / 4.0 IceCream Sandwich / 4.1 / 4.3
SyncML: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:1024
Internal storage capacity:16
Maximum memory card size:16 / 32
RAM capacity:1
USB mass storage: Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.368 / 0.409 / 5.08
Height:0.409 / 5.08 / 5.09
Weight:4.9
Width:2.65