Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S – one of the most stylish smartphones to hit the market
4 October 2011
Conclusion: The new Arc S is obviously not intended to be a replacement for the older Arc (you can get it of course, if you have the money), but a better purchase for those who buy their first Xperia – if you want more style than most of the Android smartphones can offer, while not sacrificing much in terms of...
Summary: Sony refreshed its arc line-up at IFA 2011, with the company announcing the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S , a smartphone that has been given something of a speed injection – Sony is quoting speeds 25 per cent faster than its predecessor, the Sony Ericsson Arc.
Excerpt: The "S" smartphone naming convention has a lot to answer for. Having twice been used by Apple to indicate "Speed" and performance upgrades to its iPhone 3G and 4 handsets it has come to symbolise technical evolution, not revolution.
Pros: Slim, stylish, powerful and affordable Stunning camera Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade just around the corner
Cons: Build materials could be better No dual core processor
Summary: The Arc S doesn’t represent a significant upgrade from the Arc, so won’t be a compelling buy for owners of the original. And while it lacks some of the speed, features and endurance of other smartphones it is a slick-looking smartphone with a good camera and strong interface.
Pros: Camera is very fast, HDMI port can be useful
Cons: Battery needs to be a lot better, No front-facing camera, Physical buttons require determined finger presses, Performance can lag
Summary: Sony Ericsson has recently released new brand Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S with attractive & pretty features as well as also upgrade than its previous version Arc. It is the strength for Sony Ericsson that coming with fineness and cool design; it has 1.4 GHz single processor with Android operating...
Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc S review: The XPERIA Arc S remains a nice phone, but doesn't offer enough improvements over the original model
Good Gear Guide.au
9 April 2012
Summary: The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc S is basically the XPERIA Arc with a faster processor, slightly upgraded software and an 'S' tagged onto the end of its name. It remains a good phone but its plagued by the same issues as its predecessor: that being disappointing build quality.
Pros: Distinctive, unique design, Excellent camera, Great screen
Cons: Tiny buttons, Disappointing build quality, Almost identical to original