Thursday, January 6, 2011

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc Features & Availability Announced

- Sony Ericsson Xperia arc combines stunning design with Sony technology on Android platform version 2.3
- Newest addition to the Xperia range delivers visual brilliance and the ultimate multimedia experience

Sony Ericsson Xperia arcSony Ericsson today unveils the new Sony Ericsson Xperia arc smartphone with cutting edge Sony technology and an exceptional multimedia experience on the latest version of the Android platform - 2.3. Xperia arc is the first of a new generation of Xperia smartphones to be announced in 2011.

Bert Nordberg, President, Sony Ericsson said, "We're starting strong in 2011 by introducing our most exciting Xperia product yet. Xperia arc combines state-of-the-art Sony technology with breathtaking design to entertain and wow consumers. All on the latest Android release."

Xperia arc takes the stunning design language that Sony Ericsson has become known for to a new level. Super slim and light, Xperia arc is just 8.7mm at its thinnest part and has a extra wide 4.2" multi-touch screen. Created from premium materials and with a stunning arc body, this smartphone is sleek, strong and designed to fit perfectly in the user's hand. The best of Sony technology is inside Xperia arc. The Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine delivers exceptional visual brilliance and a crystal clear image which enhances the overall entertainment experience. Furthermore, Sony's award-winning Exmor R for mobile sensor with the f/2.4 lens enables the capture of high quality, bright pictures and HD videos even in low light. All pictures and videos can be shared in HD on your living room TV via the built in HDMI-connector.

Xperia arc will launch on the latest version of the Android platform providing access to Google Mobile Services and the myriad of applications available on the Android market. Xperia smartphones add best in class entertainment on top of smartphone fundamentals such as apps, maps, email and fast Internet to create the most entertaining smartphone experience.

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc Key Features:

- Slim, lightweight and strong, with perfect ergonomics
- Extra wide 4.2" multi-touch Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine to ensure ultimate multimedia and viewing experiences
- Sony Exmor R for mobile: for best-in-class low-light photography and video capture
- 8.1 megapixel camera and HD video recording capability
- Android Market – thousands of applications to keep you entertained

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc Availability:
Sony Ericsson Xperia arc will be available globally in selected markets, including Japan, from Q1 in the colours Midnight Blue and Misty Silver.

Check out the Sony Ericsson Product Blog for more information: http://blogs.sonyericsson.com/products

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc Features at a Glance:

Camera
- 8.1 megapixel camera
- Up to 2.46x smart zoom
- Aperture f/2.4
- Auto focus
- Face detection
- Flash/LED
- Geo tagging
- Image stabilizer
- Noise suppression
- Send to web
- Smile detection
- Sony Exmor R for mobile CMOS sensor
- Touch Focus
- Touch capture
- Video light
- Video recording, HD 720p

Music
- Album art
- Bluetooth stereo (A2DP)
- Media player
- Music tones (MP3/AAC)
- PlayNow service*
- TrackID music recognition application
- * This service may not be available in every market

Web
- Bookmarks
- Google search
- NeoReader barcode scanner
- Pan & zoom
- Web browser (WebKit)

Communication
- Call list
- Conference calls
- Facebook application*
- Sony Ericsson Timescape
- Speakerphone
- Vibrating alert
- * This service may not be available in every market

Messaging
- Conversations
- Email
- Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync®
- Instant messaging
- Picture messaging (MMS)
- Predictive text input
- Sound recorder
- Text messaging (SMS)

Design
- Auto rotate
- Keyboards (onscreen, QWERTY)
- Picture wallpaper
- Reality display
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA® Engine
- Touchscreen
- Wallpaper animation

Entertainment
* This service may not be available in every market

- 3D games
- Media browser
- Motion gaming
- Radio (FM)
- Video streaming
- Video viewing
- YouTube *

Organiser
- Android OS
- Alarm clock
- Calculator
- Calendar
- Document readers
- Flight mode
- Infinite button
- Phone book

Connectivity
- 3.5 mm audio jack
- aGPS
- Bluetooth technology
- Google Maps
- HDMI
- Modem
- DLNA
- USB mass storage
- USB support
- Wi-Fi
- Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation *
- * This service may not be available in every market

Google services*
* These services may not be available in every market

- Android Market Client
- Gmail
- Google Calendar
- Google Gallery 3D
- Google Latitude
- Google Maps with Street View
- Google Media Uploader
- Google Music Player
- Google Phone-top Search
- Google Search widget
- Google Sync
- Google Talk
- Google Voice Search
- Set-up Wizard
- YouTube

Screen
- Sony Mobile Bravia Engine
- 16,777,216 colour TFT
- Capacitive multi-touch
- 4.2 inches
- 854 x 480 pixels (FWVGA)
- Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant mineral glass

Accessories
- In-Box:
- Sony Ericsson Xperia arc
- Battery (1500mAh)
- Stereo portable handsfree
- Micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer
- User documentation

Facts
- Size: 125 x 63 x 8.7 mm
- Weight: 117 grams
- Phone memory: Up to 512 MB
- Memory card support: up to 32 GB
- Memory card included: microSD 8 GB
- Operating system: Google Android 2.3
- Processor: 1 GHz Qualcomm

Availability and versions
- Networks
- UMTS HSPA 900, 2100
- GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
- UMTS HSPA 800, 850, 1900, 2100
- GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900

Colour
- Midnight Blue
- Misty Silver

Source: Sony Ericsson

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