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Sony-ericsson-xperia-arc-s.33109488
8.4 out of 10

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S / LT18i

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Available colors
Pure White , Gloss Black , Misty Silver , Midnight Blue
Platform
Android 2.3
Size
125.0 × 63.0 × 8.7 mm / 4.9 × 2.5 × 0.3 inches
Weight
117.0 gr / 4.1 oz
Memory
Internal phone storage: 1GB (up to 320MB free) Phone memory up to 400 MB Memory card slot: microSD™, up to 32GB Actual free memory may vary due to phone pre-configuration
Screen
854x480 pixels / 4.2" 16,777,216 colour TFT
Camera
HD video recording - 720p
Record High Definition video with a simple touch of a button.
Aperture - f/2.4
The lower the f/value, the larger the lens opening (aperture) - which allows for more light to reach the image sensor.
Flash / light type - LED
When lighting conditions are poor, your picture can still be good.
Digital zoom - up to 16x
Get close to your subject.
Camera - 8.1 Megapixel
Capture and share special moments.
Video stabilizer
Avoid blurriness caused by slight hand movements.
Video recording
Capture the action as it happens.
Video light
More light when shooting video.
Touch focus
Touch the screen to set the focus area.
Sony’s Exmor R™ for mobile CMOS sensor
Image sensor with enhanced imaging characteristics.
Smile detection
Let the camera automatically snap the shot when your subject flashes a smile.
Send to web
Catch moments with your camera and send straight to your personal web site or blog.
Red-eye reduction
Use it when taking people photos using flash.
Image stabilizer
Avoid blurriness caused by slight hand movements.
Geo tagging
Have your photo tagged with information on where it was taken.
Face recognition
Your phone automatically recognizes up to five faces in your picture.
Face detection
Your phone automatically sets the focus on the faces in your pictures.
Auto focus
Automatic focus for optimal clarity.
3D sweep panorama
Take your pictures with 3D Sweep Panorama. View them on a 3D TV or on the multi-angle 3D display.
Music
Supports music tones - MP3, AAC
Use original artist recordings as ringtones.
xLOUD™ Experience
Maximized, massive speaker sound thanks to the Sony xLOUD engine audio filter technology.
TrackID™ music recognition
Record a few seconds of a song and get track, artist and album information sent to your phone in seconds.
Sony Ericsson Music player
Enjoy your favorite music sorted by artist, album and track. Shuffle and smart playlists supported.
Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
Music from phone to headset over a wireless connection.
Album art
Choose music by browsing CD album arts or other images
Web
Web browser - WebKit
Full Internet browser with support for standard protocols, images and video.
Pan & zoom
View webpages as you like - get a quick overview or zoom in on details.
Google Voice Search
Use your voice to search the web or to quickly launch a call to a friend.
Google™ search
Find what you’re after with the Google™ search function.
Bookmarks
Quick access to your favorite websites.
Android™ Market
Get apps and games - download straight to your cell phone.
Entertainment
Radio - FM radio with RDS
Radio entertainment around the clock.
YouTube™
View your favorite YouTube™ videos, or upload your own - access is easy via the YouTube™ application.
Video streaming
Watch video as it arrives. No storage needed.
Motion gaming
Gaming gets physical - turn, swing, move your phone to control the action.
Media Browser
Media content in one place for fast and easy access.
3D games
Enjoy quality games with full color and depth.
Connectivity
Synchronization with computer
Keep the data in your phone in sync with your computer. Connect your phone to a computer and use a synchronization software.
USB support
Connect your phone to your computer.
ANT+ technology
Connect wirelessly to a wide range of health and fitness products.
Synchronization - Exchange ActiveSync®
Stay seamlessly synchronized with your Microsoft® Exchange email server.
Google Maps™ - with Street View
Find your way to your destination.
WiFi™
Utilise high-speed Internet at Wi-Fi™ hotspots at airports and other facilities.
USB mass storage
Connect and move items between computer and phone.
TV out
Go for a bigger screen – connect the phone to a TV, projector or other device.
Synchronization via Google Sync
Use your Google account to synchronize the contacts in your phone.
Synchronization via Facebook™
Match your Facebook™ friends with your phone contacts.
Modem
Connect your computer to the Web using your phone wherever you are.
Micro USB support
Connect to your PC and other devices.
HDMI support
Share pictures and videos on your TV using your TV remote control.
Google Latitude™
See where your friends are - and share your own location with them.
DLNA Certified™
Connect wirelessly to other devices.
Bluetooth™ technology
Connect wirelessly to other Bluetooth™ devices.
aGPS
Utilise GPS powered location based services.
3.5 mm audio jack
Share your music via the extra jack. Use any headphones with a standard-sized 3.5mm connector.
Messaging
Text messaging (SMS)
Send text greetings anywhere in the world.
Sound recorder
Take voice notes or record a sound clip to send in a message.
Predictive text input
Fast and easy text messaging.
Picture messaging (MMS)
Colorful multimedia messaging.
Instant messaging
Online chat. On the move.
Google Mail™
Gmail for mobile lets you send and receive email wherever you are.
Email
Check your email inbox wherever you are.
Conversations
Say it via chat-style text messaging.
Communication
Speakerphone
Handsfree comfort when calling.
Twitter™ - Timescape™ integration
Let the world know how you feel and what you think - say it with a tweet.
Vibrating alert
When your phone is in silent mode, you will know when a call or message comes in.
Sony Ericsson Timescape™
All your communication with one person in one place.
Noise shield
Filter out the sounds around and make yourself heard.
Google Talk™
Chat-style communication with friends and family.
Facebook inside Xperia™ version 2
Facebook status updates. Share and recommend the apps you like, and like the music you love, even directly from the FM radio.
Facebook™ - application
Stay in touch with your friends on Facebook™ through your phone.
Design
Screen capture
Press the power off button and then 'screen capture'. – Now you’re ready to share your screenshot.
Keyboard - Onscreen QWERTY
Text input made easy.
Wallpaper animation
Stylish moving imagery onscreen.
Touchscreen
Intuitive navigation – just touch the screen.
Gesture input
Swipe your finger across the on-screen QWERTY keyboard.
Reality display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine
Crystal-clear colors and crisp images.
Picture wallpaper
Have your favorite picture onscreen in standby.
Auto rotate
Switch from vertical to horizontal mode by rotating the phone. Whatever you are viewing will rotate to suit.
Organizer
Phone book
The information you need to keep in touch with friends and family.
Infinite button
Just one press to all about your friends or all the artist info you need.
Google Calendar™
Create, add and edit events. Set up reminders and mobile notifications.
Flight mode
Disable the radio receivers and transmitters in your phone so you can safely use other functions.
E-manual
Save on paper usage. The printed manual is replaced with an electronic version in the phone.
Document readers
Edit documents in popular formats.
Calendar
Store appointment information and set reminders.
Calculator
Full-function calculator when you need it.
Android™ platform
Powered by Android™ for great performance. Personalize with all the apps you need from Android Market.
Alarm clock
Set your phone alarm clock to ring at the time of your choice.
Release Date
First seen
11 September 2011