Sony Xperia S

Announced:
Jan 10, 2012
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Display size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

342 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

62.21 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

12.1 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (29 fps)

Features:

Video light

Front:

1.3 megapixels

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 6.1 oz (173 g)

Colors:

Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz

GPU:

Adreno 220

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

OS:

Android (4.1, 4.0.4, 2.3.7, 2.3.5)

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

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

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

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

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Battery

Capacity:

1750 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, User replaceable

Talk time:

7.50 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time:

18.8 days (450 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G):

8.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Music playback:

25.00 hours

Video playback:

30.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 27, 2012

FCC ID value:

PY7A3880120 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.31 W/kg

Body:

1.07 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.31 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.07 W/kg

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

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.42 inches)
  • Too little RAM

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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