79
Engadget
Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
79

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Sony Xperia TL review: the company's second US flagship is much improved, but still imperfect

The Xperia TL is Sony's first true flagship for the US market. But despite its aggressive $99 on-contract pricing, the TL fails to overtake HTC's superior One X, casting it as a second-place budget option.

Pros
  • Fast, reliable performanceFantastic 13-megapixel camera Attractively priced
Cons
  • 720p display prone to washoutWeak battery life
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Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

7.1
 

Display

8.0
 

Battery life

6.7
 

Camera

8.1
 

Ease of use

7.1
 

Design and form factor

7.4
 

Portability (size / weight)

6.8
 

Media support

7.5
 

Durability

7.6
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

7.5
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
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78
 

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84
 

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81
 

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80
 
87

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87
 

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83
 

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90
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Engadget

88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
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78
 

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