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Sunday, 29 July 2012

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

The Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S (Xperia LT18) is a high-end smartphone developed by Sony Ericsson running with by Google's OS Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread). It is an upgrade of the Xperia Arc. The device's primary improvement over its predecessor is a 1.4 GHz Scorpion Snapdragon CPU, compared to the same model at 1.0 GHz in the Arc. Aside from the CPU speed upgrade, additional hardware remains unchanged. Sony Mobile Communications officially confirmed via their facebook page that the Xperia arc S along with the Mini Pro it would not receive the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, It is being assumed that the rest of the 2011 Xperia smartphones will not receive the update too, But at the moment only the Xperia arc S and the Mini Pro have had an official statement regarding the Jelly bean update.



Features of Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

  • Quad-band GSM /GPRS/EDGE support
  • 3G with 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
  • 4.2" 16M-color capacitive LED-backlit LCD touchscreen of FWVGA resolution (480 x 854 pixels) with Sony Mobile BRAVIA engine
  • Android OS v2.3.4 Gingerbread
  • 1.4 GHz Scorpion CPU, Adreno 205 GPU, Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 chip-set
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 8 MP autofocus camera with LED flash and geotagging, 3D Sweep Panorama
  • 720p video recording @ 30fps with continuous auto-focus and stereo sound
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n and DLNA
  • GPS with A-GPS
  • micro SD slot up to 32GB (8GB card included)
  • Accelerometer and proximity sensor
  • Standard 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Stereo FM radio with RDS
  • microUSB port (charging) and stereo Bluetooth v2.1
  • Voice dialing
  • Adobe Flash 11 support
  • Deep Facebook integration
  • microHDMI port
  • Ultra slim (8.7mm at its thinnest point)

Main disadvantages

  • The competition has dual-core CPUs and better GPUs
  • Display has poor viewing angles
  • No front-facing camera
  • No smart dialing
  • Non hot-swappable microSD card slot
  • Shutter key isn’t particularly comfortable

Specification of Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S :

General
  • 2G Network : GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Network : HSDPA 900 / 2100 - LT18i
  • Announced: 2011, August
  • Status : Available. Released 2011, September
Body
  • 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 (~233 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch : Yes
  • Protection: Scratch-resistant glass
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine - Timescape UI
Sound
  • Audio quality: Noise -89.3dB / Crosstalk -90.2dB
  • Alert types: Vibration; MP3 ringtones
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, Voice 67dB / Noise 65dB / Ring 76dB
  • 3.5mm jack: Yest
Memory
  • Card slot: micro SD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included
  • Internal: 1 GB (320 MB user-available), 512 MB RAM
Data
  • GPRS: Up to 86 kbps
  • EDGE: Up to 237 kbps
  • Speed: HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
  • USB: Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support
Camera
  • Primary: 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
  • Features: Touch focus, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama, image stabilization
  • Video: Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer
  • Secondary: No
Features
  • OS: Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread), v4.0, not upgradable to v4.1
  • Chip-set: Qualcomm MSM8255T Snapdragon
  • CPU: 1.4 GHz Scorpion
  • GPU: Adreno 205
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
  • Browser: HTML, Adobe Flash
  • Radio: Stereo FM radio with RDS
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS support
  • Java: Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
  • Colors: Pure White, Midnight Blue, Misty Silver, Gloss Black, Sakura Pink
- 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 - Voice memo/dial/commands - Predictive text input
Battery
  • Type: Standard battery, Li-Ion 1500 mAh
  • Stand-by: Up to 460 h (2G) / Up to 460 h (3G)
  • Talk time: Up to 7 h 25 min (2G) / Up to 7 h 35 min (3G)
  • Music play: Up to 37 h
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