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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

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Overall 8
8.0

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

CNET
5 days ago
  • Summary: The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc offers a stunning wide-screen display and an excellent camera. It's the ideal Android smart phone for media lovers.
  • Cons: Thin, plastic case seems delicate; no privileged access to PlayStation content or Sony's music and film catalogues; poor battery life.
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Overall 7
7.0

Curvy, Slim Xperia Arc Is Leggy Supermodel of Smartphones

Wired
23 May 2011
  • Excerpt: Undeniably attractive and super skinny, Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Arc is ready for a career as a runway model. This fashionable specimen measures a mere 0.46 inches thick at its thinnest point, the middle of the concave arc that runs vertically down the back of the phone. It manages to make my iPhone 3GS look almost obese in comparison. Slimness is a virtue in devices, as it reduces that embarrassing Visible Phone Line in your pocket.
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Overall 7
7.0

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Review

thinkdigit.com
2 May 2011
  • Summary: The Arc is a benchmark for slimness, and a sexy looker that packs decent hardware. However, the pricing is on the high side and with the whole future proofing angle looming over single core devices and niggles specific to this handset, the Arc doesn't get the nod from us. 5 thousand cheaper, and we might reconsider...
  • Pros: Stunningly slim and a nice contoured design, A radical upgrade over its predecessor, Keys and buttons are well laid out
  • Cons: Pricing on the high side for a single core Android phone, Interface and menus have their quirks, Battery life isn't as good as we'd expected
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

stuffmideast.com
19 April 2011
  • Summary: Super-slim and stuffed with neat video and imaging tech, the Arc is a return to form for Sony Ericsson
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

THE INQUIRER
1 week ago
  • Excerpt: Product Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Website http://www.sonyericsson.com Specifications 1GHz processor, 512MB RAM, 1GB storage, 4.2-inch 480x854 TFT display, 8MP rear camera, Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS, 63x125x8.7mm, 117g.
  • Pros: Performance and usability of Android 2.3, good user interface, front facing camera, styling.
  • Cons: Poor text input, poor battery life., Pointless notification light.
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Overall 9
8.5

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc review: The XPERIA Arc Android phone features a unique concaved design and boasts a quality camera

Good Gear Guide.au
8 September 2011
  • Pros: Super-thin and concave design, Excellent camera, Fantastic display
  • Cons: Tiny buttons, Disappointing battery life, Poor default keyboard
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc

MobileFoneReviews
3 September 2011
  • Conclusion: With Sony touting the Arc as the best multimedia handset within the "XPERIA" series, the Sony Ericsson X12 really had to pull out all the stocks to beat its predecessors which were excellent multimedia handsets in their own ways. The most notable multimedia feature on the X12 is the updated 8 MP Autofocus HD camera. Images can be recorded at a maximum resolution of 3264x2448 pixels where as HD quality videos can be shot at 720p@30fps.
  • Pros: 4.2 inch LED display working on Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine, Android OS v2.3 (Gingerbread), Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon 1 GHz processor, 8MP camera, 3G, Wi-Fi, Slim design
  • Cons: No secondary camera for video calling
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

PC Advisor
3 September 2011
  • Excerpt: The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc replaces the Xperia X10 as the flagship model of Sony Ericsson's Xperia line-up of Android smartphones. Updated, 22 June 2011.
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Overall 8
8.0
Features 10
10
Ease of use 10
10
Performance 8
8.0
Battery performance 6
6.0

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

3g
2 September 2011
  • Summary: Wonderfully made phone with three standout features – its display, its snapper and Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • Pros: Excellent sharp 4.2in display, top-notch snapper, slim and light chassis, fast Android Gingerbread operating system
  • Cons: Timescape is disappointing; no Mac compatibility; some small issues with software usability
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc review

electricpig.co.uk
7 April 2011
  • Summary: A cracking, attractive Android-cum-camera phone, even if it's not quite cutting edge
  • Pros: Super thin, ace camera, Android 2.3
  • Cons: Slightly creaky design, screen doesn't live up to the hype
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