Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc review

Can Android 2.3 and a super-slim new body salvage Sony Ericsson's Android ambitions?

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Product Type
Smartphone
Network Band
Quad Band
Input Method
Touchscreen
Touchscreen
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
USB
Yes
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported
32 GB
Built-in Memory
1 GB
Built-in Flash
Yes
Memory Card Slot
Yes
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA
SAR Value
0.66 W/kg
GPS Receiver
Yes
Multi-SIM Supported
No
Near Field Communication
No
Integrated TV Tuner
No
Product Family
XPERIA
Cellular Generation
3.5G
Cellular Network Supported
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 850, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 1900, WCDMA 2100
Rear Camera Resolution
8.1 Megapixel
Number of SIM Card Supported
1
Front Camera
Yes
Memory Card Supported
microSD
Phone Style
Bar
Colour
Midnight Blue
Operating System
Android
Brand Name
Sony Mobile
Battery Talk Time
6.90 Hour
Product Model
Arc
Screen Size
10.7 cm (4.2")
Screen Resolution
480 x 854
Touchscreen Type
Capacitive
Weight (Approximate)
117 g
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
ENERGY STAR, REACH, RoHS, WEEE
Maximum Video Resolution
1280 x 720
Processor Manufacturer
Qualcomm
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 2.1
Operating System Version
Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Messaging Type
SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB Standard
USB 2.0
Height
125 mm
Width
63 mm
Depth
8.7 mm
Radio Tuner
Yes
Battery Standby Time
430 Hour
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Name
XPERIA Arc Smartphone
Processor Speed
1 GHz
Processor Type
Snapdragon
Product Line
XPERIA
Screen Type
LCD
Sensor Type
Digital Compass, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor
Manufacturer Part Number
1246-9197
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Your life in vivid colours. Videos and stills. Show it all off on the sharp, crisp and clear 4,2' multi-touch Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine. Share, like and comment with Facebook inside Xperia. The Xperia arc Android touch phone - designed to be daring.

Android touch phone with super-screen

View pics and video in vivid colours with your Android touch phone. Crisp and clear on the 4.2" Reality display with Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine.

The sleek, super-slim Xperia arc

Start with premium materials. Stir in a beautiful curve. Squeeze down to 8.7 mm. And there it is, a perfect palm fit: the slim, lightweight and strong Xperia arc.

Limited Warranty
2 Year
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