Sony Xperia Arc S

Sony Xperia Arc S specs

General

Brand

Sony

Device Type

Smartphone

Manufacturer

Sony

Announced

August 31, 2011

Release Date

September

Release Year

2011

Previous Version

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

Height

125 mm 4.92 in

Width

63 mm 2.48 in

Thickness

8.7 mm 0.34 in

Weight

117 g 4.13 oz

2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G Network

HSDPA 900 / 2100 - LT18i HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800 - LT18a

SIM

mini-SIM

Display

Type

LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Size

4.2

Resolution

480 x 854 pixels

Pixel Density

233

Protection

Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

Primary

8 MP

Flash

Yes, LED

Aperture Size

F2.4

Features

Geo-tagging Touch focus Face and smile detection, Panorama CMOS image sensor Autofocus Digital image stabilization Digital zoom Scenes Self-timer

Video Resolution

720p@30fps

Recording Format

3GP, MPEG4

Video Features

Video stabilization Video light

Frontal Camera

No

Software

Android Version

Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich

Custom UI

Timescape

Features

ANT+ support 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

Hardware

Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255

CPU

Single core, 1.4 GHz Scorpion

CPU Clock

1.4 Ghz

Width of Machine Word

32bit

GPU

Adreno 205

Internal Storage

1GB

RAM Type

LPDDR2 SDRAM

RAM Capacity

512 MB

Card Slot

microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Sensors

Accelerometer Proximity Compass Light sensor

Positioning

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Connectivity

WiFi

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA

WiFi Direct

No

Mobile Hotspot

Yes

USB

USB 2.0

USB Port

microUSB

USB Features

Mass storage device USB charging USB On-the-go

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP, EDR

Headphone Jack

3.5mm

Charging Port

microUSB

NFC

No

Battery

Capacity

1500 mAh

Technology

Lithium-Polymer

Talk Time

Up to 7 h 25 min (2G) Up to 7 h 35 min (3G)

Stand-by Time

Up to 460 h (2G) Up to 460 h (3G)

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Description

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S was officially announced in August 2011. The device was released in select countries in September the same year.

The handset measures 125 x 63 xx 8.7 mm and has a weight of 117 grams. It integrates a LED-backlit LCD display sized 4.2 inches diagonally that sports a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels and a pixel density of 233 ppi. The screen is protected by a scratch-resistant glass layer while integrating Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine technology.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S was released with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread on board with Timescape UI and it was later on upgraded to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. The processing tasks are handled by a Qualcomm MSM8255T Snapdragon chipset with single-core 1.4 GHz Scorpion CPU and Adreno 205 GPU. The device also has 512 MB of RAM, 1 GB storage, and microSD support up to 32 GB.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S packs an 8 MP rear-facing camera with autofocus, LED Flash, and HD video recording, but it doesn’t come with a secondary shooter. In terms of connectivity it arrives with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth 2.1, GPS, FM radio, and microUSB 2.0. The 1,500 mAh battery promises to get the device through up to 7 and a half hours of 3G talk time.


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