Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

When I first saw this demoed on a shop rendering the packed features, fine beauty of thin, sleek and definitely attractive design –in that same moment I wish I’ve scratched my credit card for one. Nonetheless, Sony Ericsson have done a great job for Xperia Arc’s eye-catching appeal. And no wonder, it’s the company’s flagship for BRAVIA screen and Gingerbread on the market.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

However, just before the Xperia Arc would have made glory in the smartphone arena, the competition have moved-on with their own trend-setting dual-core wonder. And this made the Xperia Arc flagship a bit out-dated with 1GHz Scorpion processor, ultimately almost same fire-power from it’s gaming-inclined brother Xperia Play.

Before you decide, we got series of reviews below you better check it out.

 

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Full Specifications

General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800
Announced 2011, January
Status Available. Released 2011, March
Size Dimensions 125 x 63 x 8.7 mm
Weight 117 g
Display Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 480 x 854 pixels, 4.2 inches
- Scratch-resistant surface
– Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate
– Multi-touch input method
– Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
– Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
– Timescape UI
Sound Alert types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Memory Phonebook Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call records Practically unlimited
Internal 320 MB storage, 512 MB RAM
Card slot microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included
Data GPRS Up to 86 kbps
EDGE Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
Infrared port No
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB
Camera Primary 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features Touch focus, image stabilization, geo-tagging, face and smile detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light
Secondary No
Features OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)
CPU 1GHz Scorpion processor, Adreno 205 GPU, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push email, IM
Browser HTML
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + downloadable, motion gaming
Colors Midnight Blue, Misty Silver
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
- Digital compass
– HDMI port
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
– TrackID music recognition
– NeoReader barcode scanner
– Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk
– Facebook and Twitter integration
– Document viewer
– Adobe Flash 10.2
– Voice memo/dial/commands
– Predictive text input
Battery Standard battery, Li-Po 1500 mAh
Stand-by Up to 430 h (2G) / Up to 400 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 7 h (2G) / Up to 7 h (3G)
Music play Up to 31 h
Credit GSMArena Specification/Images

Reviews

Read – Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc by GSMArena
Read – Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc by PhoneArena
Read – Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc by Engadget
Read – Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc by SlashGear
Read – Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc by TechRadar
Read – Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc by AndroidCentral
Read – Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc by CNET

 

  • Milan

    Can i use video call option with this phone? tnx