Sony Xperia S review

Goodbye Ericsson. Can the Japanese powerhouse go it alone?

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Product Type
Smartphone
Network Band
Quad Band
Input Method
Touchscreen
Touchscreen
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
USB
Yes
Contract Type
SIM-free
Built-in Memory
32 GB
Built-in Flash
Yes
Memory Card Slot
No
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology
EDGE, GPRS, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
SAR Value
1.30 W/kg
GPS Receiver
Yes
Multi-SIM Supported
No
Near Field Communication
Yes
Integrated TV Tuner
No
Product Family
Xperia S
Cellular Generation
3G
Cellular Network Supported
WCDMA 900, WCDMA 1900, WCDMA 2100, GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 850
Multi-touch Screen
Yes
Rear Camera Resolution
12.1 Megapixel
Number of SIM Card Supported
1
Front Camera
Yes
Phone Style
Bar
Colour
Black
Operating System
Android
Brand Name
Sony Mobile
Battery Talk Time
8.50 Hour
Screen Size
10.9 cm (4.3")
Screen Resolution
1280 x 720
Touchscreen Type
Capacitive
Weight (Approximate)
144 g
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
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
Pixel Density
342 ppi
Height
128 mm
Width
64 mm
Depth
10.6 mm
Radio Tuner
Yes
Battery Standby Time
420 Hour
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Name
XPERIA S Smartphone
Processor Speed
1.50 GHz
Processor Type
Snapdragon
Product Line
Xperia S
Screen Type
LCD
Sensor Type
Gyro Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass, Accelerometer
Manufacturer Part Number
1257-3114
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Experience thrills. In HD.

First day of the summer. Last day at the beach. Memories may fade, but the Xperia S HD mobile keeps them bright. Share the moment via a video chat in HD.

Or record it all in full HD video. View in razor-sharp clarity on the stunning 4.3" Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine. Want more? Simply plug your Xperia S into your TV's HDMI port and enjoy your HD content on a bigger screen.

Experience now. With lightning-fast capture.

A single key press takes you from sleep to snap in just over a second. With the 12 megapixel camera of Xperia S, you'll never miss another shot again. And you can keep on shooting. No delays, no missing the subject. Low light? No worries. The Exmor R for mobile camera sensor lightens up any gloomy day. Then share your pictures on a big screen. A single swipe of the display, and you can enjoy them on your tablet, TV or laptop via DLNA.

Limited Warranty
2 Year
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