Sony Xperia acro S

Announced:
May 30, 2012
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

7.8
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Sony Xperia acro S

Announced: May 30, 2012
Market status: Released

PhoneArena Rating:

7.8
Read Full Review
  • Display 4.3" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 12.1 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1910 mAh(7.16h 3G talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

342 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

61.27 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

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

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Digital image stabilization, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Recording format:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, 3GP

Features:

Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front:

1.3 megapixels

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.96 x 2.60 x 0.47 inches (126 x 66 x 11.9 mm)

Weight:

5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Resistance:

Water, Dust

IP certified:

IP 57

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Pink, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Scorpion

GPU:

Adreno 220

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Maximum User Storage:

11 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

Slot Type:

microSDHC, microSD

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (4.0.4)

Battery

Capacity:

1910 mAh

Type:

User replaceable

Talk time:

6.66 hours
the average is 22 h (1323 min)

Stand-by time:

12.1 days (290 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Talk time (3G):

7.16 hours
the average is 23 h (1397 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

12.9 days (310 hours)
the average is 28 days (669 h)

Music playback:

23.00 hours

Video playback:

6.50 hours

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, HTML5, XHTML, Flash, CSS 3

Built-in online services support:

Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

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

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

Global Roaming:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

3.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

Mobile hotspot:

Yes

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device

HDMI:

Yes

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications:

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

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Flashlight, Calculator, Stopwatch

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Skype, Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Playlists

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Sound effects

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), MP4, AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 09, 2012

FCC ID value:

PY7PM-0210 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.05 W/kg

Body:

0.83 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.89 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.14 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

May 30, 2012

Shopping information

In The Box:

Stereo portable handsfree, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation.
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This device is also known as Sony LT26w

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.47 inches)
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (342 ppi)

Description

Sony Xperia acro S is a high-end Android 4.0 smartphone with 4.3” 720p HD scratch resistant mineral glass display powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine, 12MP fast capture camera capable of going from sleep to snap in just over a second with a single key press, 1.5Ghz dual core processor and 1GB of RAM. On top of that the handset is dust and water resistant. It will be available in black, white and pink colors.

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