Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Android smartphone

Sony Ericsson finally unveils the newest addition to the Xperia family for 2011 – the Xperia arc smartphone with Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

The curved Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc is equipped with 4.2-inch TFT (854 x 480) ‘Reality Display’ capacitive touchscreen with Mobile BRAVIA Engine “to ensure ultimate multimedia and viewing experiences” and with mineral glass on top to protect it from scratches. The arc body is only 8.7mm thick at its thinnest point and weights 117 grams.

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc

 

The smartphone is powered by a 1 GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 processor paired with Adreno 205 graphics, has 512MB of built-in memory, a microSD slot and comes with 8GB card in the box. Arc packs an 8.1 megapixel camera with Sony Exmor R CMOS sensor and f/2.4 lens, LED flash, auto focus, image stabilizer, noise suppression, touch Focus, Face and smile detection, Geo tagging and HD 720p video recording capabilities.

Other features that Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc include 3G with HSDPA, quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, microUSB port, microHDMI, a 3.5mm audio jack and and a 1500 mAh battery. It also offers DLNA capabilities, Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation, TrackID music recognition app,WebKit browser, Sony Ericsson Timescape, as well all Google Mobile Services. The handset comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, but there will be updated to Android 3.0 Honeycomb further.

The Sony Ericsson Xperia arc will be available in Midnight Blue and Misty Silver colors in late Q1.

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