The Sony Xperia T comes with a 4.55" LCD screen with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels which breaks down to a pixel density of 323 ppi. That's a respectable number and the real-life performance doesn't let you down. The Bravia-powered screen is as sharp as it gets and you'll be unable to tell individual pixels apart even if you look from up close.
Contrast is pretty good for an LCD and colors are very vibrant. The sunlight legibility is quite good as well, as testified by the Xperia T's result in our dedicated test. Find more about the testing routine over here.
Sadly, Sony is yet to address the issue of poor viewing angles. You really need to be looking at the Xperia T head-on to experience arguably the best image quality from an LCD, as once you tilt the phone even a tiny bit, the image quality deteriorates noticeably.
We were also able to put the display under our digital microscope for a closer look at the pixels. Check it out:
The display under a microscope
The Sony Xperia T handles pretty well, despite its higher-than-average thickness. The curved back helps and so do the two-layered sides. The only issue we see is the power button which is located too low on the right side of the handset.
That position is actually quite comfortable if you are holding the Xperia T in your left hand, but right-handed use requires you to readjust your grip whenever you want to press the power key. Last time we checked right-handed users were the majority, so it's strange that Sony didn't put that button higher or at least on the other side of the smartphone.