Sony Xperia S

Announced:
Jan 10, 2012
Status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 342 PPI

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

62.21 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz

GPU:

Adreno 220

RAM:

1GB

Internal storage:

32GB

OS:

Android (4.1, 4.0.4, 2.3.7, 2.3.5)

Battery

Capacity:

1750 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

12.1 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (29 fps)

Features:

Video light

Front:

1.3 MP

Design

Dimensions:

5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 inches (128 x 64 x 10.6 mm)

Weight:

5.08 oz (144 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Colors:

Black, White

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI:

Yes

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

This device is also known as Sony Ericsson Nozomi, Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD, Sony LT26i

Cons

  • 32GB basic storage (not expandable)
  • Thick body (0.42 inches)

Description

Sony Xperia S is packing a 4.3-inch display with 720 by 1280 pixels of resolution and a MSM8260 dual-core chipset clocked at 1.5GHz. 12-megapixel camera with an Exmor R sensor will be present on its back side, a front-facing shooter is present as well. In terms of storage, 32 gigs are at your disposal. Unfortunately, instead of Ice Cream Sandwich, Android 2.3 Gingerbread will come out of the box, but an update is scheduled for the second half of 2012.

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