Tall, dark, and handsome

With its all-black plastic and anodized aluminum construction, the Sony Xperia TL's conservative design has class but isn't stunning. The phone's 4.55-inch screen has a sharp 1,280x720-pixel resolution. Read full review
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4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

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Sony's classic arc

When viewed from the side, you can see that the Xperia TL sports Sony's classic curved back, which has been a staple on many of its handsets. Here on the phone's left side is the Micro-USB port. Read full review
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4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

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All buttons on the right

The Sony Xperia TL doesn't have many physical controls, and they're all placed on the phone's right side. Here you'll find buttons for power, volume, and launching the camera app. Also located on this edge is a flap covering slots for SIM and microSD. Read full review
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4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

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An aluminum backing

Besides being curved, the Sony Xperia TL's back is crafted from anodized aluminum, which resists scratches and dings. Also on back is the phone's sharp 13-megapixel camera supported by LED flash. Read full review
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4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

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Capture the moment

The Sony Xperia TL's camera snaps photos quickly, which helps to capture those precious moments. Read full review
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4.0 stars

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Details

The Sony Xperia TL's 13-megapixel camera captures images with sharp details and accurate colors. Read full review
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4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

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Self portaits in a pinch

You can use the Sony Xperia TL's 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera to snap self portraits. Read full review
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4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

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