Don't let its low price point fool you, the new budget-friendly Sony Xperia L4 is loaded with great specs, including an immersive 6.2-inch display and an impressive triple-lens rear camera.

Available SIM-free or on a contract that suits you, we take a closer look at this affordable offering from Sony.

Sony Xperia L4 Design and Display

With a slender, seamless design, the Sony Xperia L4 is comfortable to hold one-handed. Crafted from a smooth, durable plastic, this handset can take its fair share of wear and tear, all while looking great. It features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for fast yet secure access, and you'll notice a much smaller, more discreet notch has been included at the centre of the screen compared to previous Sony Xperia models.

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The Sony Xperia L4's 6.2-inch HD+ LCD screen is, in fact, a real talking point, thanks to its unique 21:9 aspect ratio. Identical to the ratio used to shoot blockbuster widescreen movies, the Xperia L4 can offer a truly cinematic experience when streaming or gaming. The handset's wider screen means you can use Sony's multi-window mode, so you'll easily be able to split the device's screen in two so you can run two different apps side-by-side, at the same time. Multi-window is ideal for multitasking, and the combinations for this are endless: you can watch a YouTube video while replying to a text, edit a photo while streaming Instagram Live or even keep a document open for reference as you send an email.

Sony Xperia L4 Camera

On the rear of the device you'll find a 13MP wide lens, alongside a 5MP ultra-wide lens that can shoot with an amazing 117-degree field of view and a 2MP depth lens specifically designed to produce a stunning bokeh effect.

To help you really get closer to the action, Sony has added a 4x digital zoom, meaning you can snap close-ups while standing further away, all without losing out on photo quality. Burst mode is on hand to help you always capture the perfect moment too, taking multiple photos at 10 frames per second.

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On the front, there's an 8MP single-lens camera equipped with HDR, a display flash and portrait selfie mode to help you easily find the best angle and lighting. As for video, you can take your pick when it comes to formatting - choose an aspect ratio that suits your filming style, or try out the cinematic 21:9 ratio to feel like a Hollywood filmmaker.

Sony Xperia L4 Power

Supported by a strong set of internal tech specs, the Sony Xperia L4 has been built to last. Behind the scenes, you'll find an octa-core CPU, MediaTek chipset and 64GB RAM that all work in harmony to deliver an efficient performance - even when you're making the most of the device's multi-window feature. When it comes to internal memory, you can boost the device up to 512GB via the microSD card slot, for maximum storage space.

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Android 9 Pie is available straight out of the box. With benefits like adaptive brightness, smarter notifications, App Actions and an entire hub dedicated to digital wellbeing, it's sure to enhance your smartphone experience with the Sony Xperia L4.

Sony Xperia L4 Battery

When it comes to power, the Sony Xperia L4 has plenty. This phone comes fully loaded with a huge 3,580 mAh battery, and thanks to adaptive charging technology, you can get even more out of an already large battery.

Partnering with Qnovo, Sony's adaptive charging software intelligently measures battery health in real-time. It monitors your usage, and if it believes you'll run out of power later on in the day, you’ll be prompted to enable Sony's Stamina mode. This will limit power to any unessential features and background apps, helping your power to go further throughout the day.

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With a fast-charging USB Type C charger, it can also activate fast charge to power up at lightning speed.

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