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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc: Videos, Full Specs and Release

CES 2011 Las Vegas Show has revealed some amazing products so far and the new Sony Ericsson Arc Android 2.3 smartphone is there in full force to excite, below you will get to learn about its full specs and get the chance to watch a few videos.

If you are looking for a very slim smartphone then look no further because the Arc is only a mere 125 x 63 x 8.7 mm, yes just 8.7mm thick/thin and that is thinner than the newly announced Samsung Infuse 4G smartphone at 9mm.

So what has the new Sony Ericsson Arc smartphone got to offer? Well it has a, what is known as the ‘Reality Display’ with a mobile BRAVIA Engine (Can anyone tell us what these fancy words mean?).

Here are the main key features: Very wide 4.2-inch multi-touch with the said above Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine, Sony Exmor R for enhanced low-light photography and video capture, 8.1 megapixel camera, HD video recording, Android Market and the handset will come in Midnight Blue and Misty Silver colours.

The above are the key features but we are guessing you would like the full Monty, below are the FULL specifications just for you. Before we get started on the specs we do recommend you visit Engadget for their hands-on look at the Sony Ericsson Arc and photo gallery.

The Specs, please let us know what you like and dislike about them:

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

Entertainment: (Not every market will get this service) Media browser, Motion gaming, 3D games, Radio (FM), Video viewing, Video streaming and YouTube.

Music: Bluetooth stereo (A2DP), Music tones (MP3/AAC), Album art, PlayNow, TrackID music recognition application and Media player.

Messaging: Conversations, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, Instant messaging, Text messaging (SMS), Email, Sound recorder, Picture messaging (MMS) and Predictive text input.

Web: Bookmarks, Web browser (WebKit), Google search, NeoReader barcode scanner and Pan & zoom.

Organiser: Alarm clock, Android OS, Document readers, Calendar, Flight mode, Calculator, Phone book and Infinite button.

Connectivity: 3.5 mm audio jack, HDMI, Bluetooth technology, Google Maps, DLNA, USB mass storage, USB support, Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation, aGPS, Modem and Wi-Fi.

Communication: Call list, Sony Ericsson Timescape, Conference calls, Speakerphone, Facebook application and Vibrating alert.

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

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

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

Facts: 1 GHz Qualcomm Processor, Up to 512 MB internal memory, up to 32 GB memory card support, 8 GB microSD included, Google Android 2.3 Operating system, 117 grams in weight and 125 x 63 x 8.7 mm in size.

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

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc will be released globally in selected markets from Q1 including Japan. We would love to hear from you in our comments area below of what you think about this handset. Please do check out the video below this article.

Source — Sony Ericsson Blog

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5 thoughts on “Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc: Videos, Full Specs and Release”

  1. bobbie says:

    sony ericsson xperia arc….Lots of probs with the sound sync when recording in HD !!!!!!!! you hear the words then 3-5 sec later you see the lips move …… not good at all…..ive updated software, reset the phone, and even bought 5 more memory cards to solve this problem, and its still the same, my friend also has a very simular problem……… nice looking phone tho….. but its like owning a ferrari thats got flat tyres

  2. bobbie says:

    I KNOW THAT I SHOULD GIVE SONY ERICSSON THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT BEFORE WRITTING THIS AS THEY HAVE NOT YET RESPONDED TO MY EMAIL YET ….. BUT AFTER BUYING THE XPERIA ARC (YESTERDAY !!) AND AFTER UPDATING THE SOFTWARE, I STILL HAVE A VERY BIG FAULT WHEN RECORDING IN HD !!!!! AFTER 3 MINS OF RECORDING THE VIDEO GLITCHES FOR A SPLIT SECOND (THESE GLITCHES CAN HAPPEN MORE THAN ONCE RESULTING IN EVEN MORE WORST SOUND BEING OUT OF SYNC) RESULTING IN THE SOUND BEING VERY OUT OF SYNC !!! I HAVE TRIED AND TESTED EVERYTHING AND IT JUST KEEPS ON HAPPENING TIME AND TIME AGAIN ….. I SHALL PUT ANOTHER COMMENT UP IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS STATING WHAT SONY ERICSSON SAYS/STATES ABOUT THIS AND WHAT THEY PROPOSE TO DO ABOUT IT !!! IF ITS NOT WHAT I WANT TO HEAR THEN I WILL ALSO TWITTER AND FB WHAT I THINK !!!……SORRY SONY ERICSSON BUT IM SO DISAPPOINTED, IF CHEAP LG AND OTHERS CAN PRODUCE A PHONE WITH HD VIDEO CAPABILITIES AND MAKE IT WORK 110% THEN WHY CANT YOU AS YOUR MEANT TO BE THE ONES IN THE LEAD WITH THIS KIND OF TECNO………ITS LIKE OWNING A NEW FERRARI WITH FLAT TYRES NOT SO COOL

    1. Mustaf says:

      Agree i have the same problem and it's really annoying i hope they fix this cause if the video does'nt work then the phone is useless

  3. Mousa Al-Hinai says:

    really i was goning to buy that phon in comex show in Oman but now i change my idea except if they make me sure about that problem is fixed

    pleas tell me if there is any news about that problem (video recorder)

  4. shanefalco says:

    empty ram and after try to realize a video 720p. S.e. graphic personalization slow most android processes.