Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD aka Nozomi live shots leak out

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD aka Nozomi live shots leak out
It’s not the first time we see the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD, previously referred by its codename the Sony Ericsson Nozomi, but it’s the first time we see it in clarity and detail: ladies and gents, this massive leak gives us a first clear look at SE’s next year’s flagship.

The Xperia Arc HD is gorgeous: it comes with a different, boxy design. We like the strict shapes somewhat ascetic shapes, and when it comes to materials the Arc HD looks almost entirely plastic. This should translate in better reception and lighter weight, but will it convey a high-end feel of a flagship device? That’s an open question.

First and foremost, you’d notice the 4.3-inch LCD display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Previous rumors about a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset have been confirmed: the Arc HD comes with a dual Scorpion core setup, with each of the cores clocked at 1.5GHz, while the graphics are taken care of Adreno 220. There’s 1GB of RAM memory and the handset will also feature an HDMI port.

The SE Arc HD aims to be in the top tier of cameraphones. It features a 12-megapixel camera capable of 1080p video capture.

On the downside, you don’t have extendible memory in the Arc HD, so you’ll be limited to only 16GB or 32GB of internal memory, depending on the model you pick. Check out the pictures below and let us know what you think - does the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD look exciting? If so, you have all reasons to look forward to CES 2012 which kicks off January 9th. The phone might well make its official appearance there.

source: GSM Arena

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  • Display 4.3" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 12.1 MP / 1.3 MP front
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  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1750 mAh(8.50h 3G talk time)



1. dil2abu

Posts: 315; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Awesome design.. But cant match Arc..

2. Wassim

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

SE maybe the smartphone leader in coming year, with establish Japan Display like a small and medium display maker, SE will take advantage by introduction AMOLED and high-end displays; Japanese always take the lead in high-tech.

9. belovedson

Posts: 1061; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

your on to something. japan hasn't come out with high tech smartphone for the entire world to purchase in years. korea, and taiwan has taken over where japan and sweden? (nokia) used to have ownership

3. metoyou

Posts: 279; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

The Arc design is better looking I was waiting for this but why no expandable card!!! now dont tell me it has no removable battery and come with micro sim card in it

11. FrancisClair

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

The other reviews said, one has comes with microSD slot and with none. and also with the video capture capable 1080p and 720p and so on with the other specification...this is where the units will sold to all level of user... low and high end specs but the same platform. i'll wait the unit... even iphone4S/iphone5 cant match it.. not even the world top1 galaxy s2...

4. samda

Posts: 52; Member since: Nov 28, 2011

Well if this will be named arc HD, then Sony is losing it. Where's the ARC in this design?

5. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

if they make a CDMA version of this i may have to check this out

6. Pego71

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 08, 2011

Horribile old design .....Arc s is beatiful design no this HD.

7. gammaSharma

Posts: 33; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Love the simple clean design and the clear transparent "Slit" for hardware buttons. SE can produce it in two models. One in plastic, the other in Aluminium or Carbon Fiber or Kevlar. Google has already stated concerns about using SD cards. This is a good fix that the internal memory will take care of the issue.

8. gammaSharma

Posts: 33; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Love to have dual sim (GSM/CDMA) in these high-end (unlocked) versions...

10. RamyRamz69

Posts: 390; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

Love the phone. Why are people complaining about no SD cards and the Micro-SIM...The Google Nexus had no SD Card support and a Micro-SIM and no one said anything...

12. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

look through the G-nexus post's there was some complaining. but 16-32gb is plenty for me i dont see why so many people are complaining about it

24. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

For me personally it's kinda a downer not having an SD card because I store few dozen mp4 files and a lot of HD games in my phone, although a 32gig version is more than enough for most people. I can only dream of a 64gig version. . .

13. FrancisClair

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

i like the design... and the high-end specification. its almost everything is there.. 12mp camera, 1.5ghz dual core amazing with dedicated graphics processor sounds like pc already in your palm. 1080p video capture. and the only thing i have to ask: is it cybershot capable???... its very important when you are moving taking the shots...

14. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Where did you read about the dedicated graphics processor?

15. seylan

Posts: 20; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

Well it might be plastic, but it still looks awesome! Except when you open the battery cover, then it looks really cheap! My ONLY concern...Adreno 220 GPU. Why? Well maybe in a few months after launch they will release an "S" version of this which will have the updated S4 Soc, similar to what they did with the Arc?..But I would hate to feel 'beaten' if I buy this one right away... Single Led flash is fine, because that camera must be back-illuminated. Does anyone know wheres the battery? It cant be that white thing, can it?

16. iDroidx650

Posts: 83; Member since: May 26, 2010

If they actually brought this to the us at a subsidized price and soon. They will sell.

17. TheNewMe

Posts: 4; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Will wait for this beast

18. jellytime

Posts: 135; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

There are home, menu buttons at the back of the phone.

22. UltraElectroMagneticPOP

Posts: 49; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

That's what I was going to post about. Though no one else saw that. Why?

26. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

Correct me if I'm wrong but, I think the Menu buttons are actually transparent (now that's an intriguing design) which means if you flip or view this phone from behind you will see an inverted/mirrored Menu buttons.

19. TheNewMe

Posts: 4; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

I will give the name..... Xperia HD..... without Arc....

20. samda

Posts: 52; Member since: Nov 28, 2011

I don't know, this design is just to blank to me, lacks the charm and style of my arc. So I'll probably pass it, I want a long term solution with LTE, quad core, and a gpu that can offer me a high end gaming console quality when I hook it up to tv and controller. Sony better come up with such phone later this year, or I'll lose my patience.

21. buggerrer

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

Ugly fast phone! LCD .. really? Adreno 220 really again ? Sony .. FFFFFFFUUUUUUU

25. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

Aren't you getting ahead of yourself? Save your judgment when we start to play with that phone. Although my doubts are maybe on par with yours. . .

23. Glim12808

Posts: 394; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

There's no arc at all anywhere in the phone so how can Sony use the name arc for it! And by the way, I find The Arc sexy and elegant... this one, not so much.

27. bananakid

Posts: 7; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

I like it. But that lid is redundant... They could've shed off more plastic and thin it down by at least 1mm by using a sim tray!!!!! (but they'll risk getting sued for sure)

28. ivanko34

Posts: 617; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

very nice elegant design

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