Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc : Official Complete Specifications

The cat is officially out of the bag.

Sony Ericsson today unveils the new Xperia Arc smartphone running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and featuring cutting edge Sony technology and an exceptional multimedia features set. Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is the first of a new generation of Xperia smartphones to be released in 2011.

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"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," shares Bert Nordberg, President of Sony Ericsson.

Xperia Arc takes the stunning design identity that Sony Ericsson has become known for to a whole new level. Super slim and light, Xperia Arc is just 8.7mm at its thinnest part and yet, it flaunts an extra wide 4.2-inch multi-touch screen. Created from premium materials and with a revolutionary arc body, this smartphone is expected to be sleek and strong at the same time.

Sony Ericsson has put the best of Sony technology inside the Xperia Arc. The Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine delivers crystal clear image and exceptional visual brilliance, which enhances the overall entertainment experience. Furthermore, Sony's award-winning Exmor R for mobile sensor with the f/2.4 lens should enable Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc's 8 MegaPixel 720p camera to capture of high quality photos and HD videos even in low light conditions. All pictures and videos can then be shared in HD on your living room TV via the phone's built in HDMI-connector.

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Xperia Arc runs on the latest version of the Android platform, Android 2.3 Gingerbread - to be exact, providing access to Google Mobile Services and hundreds of thousands applications available via the Android market.

Here are the complete technical specifications of Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc --

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

8.1 megapixel camera
Up to 2.46x smart zoom
Aperture f/2.4
Auto focus
Face detection
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

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

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

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

Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
Instant messaging
Picture messaging (MMS)
Predictive text input
Sound recorder
Text messaging (SMS)

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

3D games
Media browser
Motion gaming
Radio (FM)
Video streaming
Video viewing
YouTube *
* This service may not be available in every market

Android OS - Features
Alarm clock
Document readers
Flight mode
Infinite button
Phone book

3.5 mm audio jack
Bluetooth technology
Google Maps
USB mass storage
USB support
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
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

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 unit itself
Battery (1500mAh)
Stereo portable handsfree
Micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer
User documentation

UMTS HSPA 900, 2100
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS HSPA 800, 850, 1900, 2100
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc will be available globally in selected markets this Q1. It's available in two colors; Midnight Blue and Misty Silver. No word on pricing details yet.

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