Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S
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Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S


Overall rating 8.5/10

A related cousin of the Xperia arc, the new Sony Ericsson arc S builds upon the success of its predecessor by retaining its signature slim and fashion design as well as including a more powerful 1.4GHz processor and Sony 3D sweep panorama technology.


Design:
8.5
Features:
8.5
User-Friendliness:
8.5
Performance:
8.5
Value:
8.5
THE GOOD
Thin and light
4.2-inch display with Mobile Bravia Engine
Snappy 8.1-megapixel camera with f/2.4 lens
Capable 1.4GHz processor
THE BAD
Small and impractical physical buttons
Incremental upgrades from its predecessor, the Xperia Arc

Product Specification

Network:
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • HSDPA/UMTS: 800 / 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Operating system Google Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread)
Processor 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255T
Built-in Memory
  • RAM: 512MB
  • Phone memory (user-available): Up to 320MB
Display
  • 4.2-inch Reality display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine
  • 480 x 854 pixels (234ppi)
Camera
  • 8.1 megapixel camera with 3D Sweep Panorama technology
  • 720p @ 30fps video recording
Video Support MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV
Audio Support MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV
Connectivity
  • aGPS, Google Maps with Street View
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, A2DP, EDR
  • USB High Speed 2.0 / USB OTG
  • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n / Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality
  • DLNA Certified
Storage Type Memory Card Support: microSD (up to 32GB)
Battery Li-Po 1500mAh
Standby / Talk time
  • Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 460 hours
  • Standby time UMTS: Up to 460 hours
  • Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 7 hours 25 minutes
  • Talk time UMTS: Up to 7 hours 35 min minutes
Dimensions 125 x 63 x 8.7mm
Weight 117g