Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S

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Announced:
Aug 31, 2011
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Display

Display size:

4.2 inches

Resolution:

480 x 854 pixels

Pixel density:

233 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

61.75 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8.1 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD)

Features:

Video light, Digital image stabilization

Design

Dimensions:

4.92 x 2.48 x 0.34 inches (125 x 63 x 8.7 mm)

Weight:

4.13 oz (117 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Colors:

Black, Gray, Pink, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Radio:

FM, RDS

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255

Processor:

Single core, 1400 MHz, Scorpion

GPU:

Adreno 205

RAM:

0.5 GB

Internal storage:

1 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (4.0, 2.3.4)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

Yes

Wi-Fi:

Yes; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Other:

ANT+, Tethering, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSPA, UMTS

Battery

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

7.41 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time:

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G):

7.61 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)

Music playback:

37.00 hours

Video playback:

6.41 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 500

This device is also known as Sony Ericsson LT18i, Sony Ericsson LT18a

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S LT18a

Differences from the main variant:

UMTS:

800, 850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.92 x 2.48 x 0.34 inches)

Cons

  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM

Description

The Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S is a powerful Android 2.3.4 smartphone with a hefty 1.4 GHz processor, 512 MB of RAM and a 4.2-inch display. The phone's features include a 8.1-megapixel camera with autofocus, 3D panorama, flashlight and 720 video recording, FM radio, microSD card, DLNA, Wi-Fi and GPS.

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