Sony Ericsson Xperia arc possibly getting a summer release in the U.S.

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc possibly getting a summer release in the U.S.
We already know that the Sony Ericsson Xperia arc is to debut in Canada in only a week's time, but news about the smartphone's U.S. launch has been pretty scarce. Luckily, a hint regarding its arrival emerged from the official Sony Ericsson Product Blog and suggests we may have to wait patiently until later this summer.

Here is what Rikard Skogberg, one of the official SE bloggers, shared with his readers when asked about details around the arc's landing in the U.S.:

I just got something from my US colleagues and the current plan is to have an “a”-variant available at retailers this summer. This version will be optimized for use in the US (GSM/UMTS). I’ll keep you posted as I get more details.

So there you go, a clue from a reliable source that the Xperia arc is already on its way. Unfortunately, “this summer” does not sound as good as a concrete release date would have, but it will have to do until we receive an official announcement from Sony Ericsson itself. If the smartphone does indeed come to the U.S. sporting a GSM radio, AT&T and/or T-Mobile will most probably be the carriers that will offer it. Stay tuned as we will be keeping an eye out for updates. In the meantime, how about checking out this extraordinary Xperia arc commercial?

source: Sony Ericsson Product Blog via SlashPhone

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Xperia arc
  • Display 4.2" 480 x 854 pixels
  • Camera 8.1 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 0.512 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1500 mAh(7.00h 3G talk time)

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5 Comments

1. IOS5 unregistered

The most sexiest Android phone Ever.

2. jthiagesan

Posts: 104; Member since: Apr 20, 2011

Love this masterpice of SE

3. dew unregistered

does the canadian version works with tmobile 3g in the u.s.?

4. MotorolaAndroidIndonesia

Posts: 24; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Motorola Droid X (OS Android 2.3.3 / GingerBread) versus Sony Ericsson Arc. (OS Android 2.3.2 / GingerBread) fight for Benchmark (Quadrant Standard). Motorola Droid X have score 1667 and Sony Ericsson Arc just have score 1406. Follow this link to see photo of prove =>http://i56.tinypic.com/2pnwo.jpg (Right Hand "Sony Ericsson Arc" and Left Hand "Motorola Droid X"). More close up photo =>http://i55.tinypic.com/2yn2ety.jpg (Right Hand "Sony Ericsson Arc" and Left Hand "Motorola Droid X"). Note: Motorola Droid X still original (not Overclock).

5. yougotkilled1

Posts: 167; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

I can't wait for this phone to come out!:)

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