The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc flaunts superb design
And is immensely thin and light. In addition to all that the Xperia Arc comes with a striking LED backlit display
And delivers crunchy video and images from its 8megapixel camera having Exmor sensor. The Gingerbread variant of the Android is also a huge enhancement over its previous iterations. The phone delivers respectable voice quality on ca
Both thin and light. Beautiful LED backlit display. Crisp images and video from the 8megapixel camera with Exmor sensor. Gingerbread version of Android is a huge improvement over previous iterations. Good voice quality on calls
Gorgeous design light and thin
Fantastic still / video capture
Thin and Light
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc has a slim
Android 2.3 Gingerbread
And 720p HD video capture.
The first thing you will notice about the phone is how thin it is
At just 8.7mm it feels like an iPhone 4 on a diet. The curved back fits great in the hand and is perfect for balancing the phone on the shoulder for some handsfree phone call action
The editors didn't like
The Virgin Mobile Arc has a slightly crowded keypad and bad photo quality.
Some software usability niggles. Timescape doesn’t live up to its billing. Lack of Mac compatibility.Look and Feel...
Disappointing video quality
Some software issues
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc gives a plasticky and flimsy feel for a $650 phone
And comes with stiff and small buttons. The phone also suffers from lots of Android quirks
Which according to us are annoying than endearing. The pricing for the phone can also be a problem for some.Random PostsTags
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Plastic feel to a $650 phone? Small and stiff buttons. Android’s quirks are more annoying than endearing. Price is a bit steep.
Single core processor isn't as futureproof
Occasional lag / custom widget stutters
Plastic body may not be to everyone's tastes
Mostly Made of Plastic
No microHDMI Cable Included
Some Apps Cannot Be Uninstalled
MicroSD Card Position
Several buttons on the Xperia Arc are too small
And the unlocked price would be a prohibitively expense for most. Call quality was mediocre.
Some may appreciate the two tone approach to the colour scheme on the back of the handset but personally we don't. Things also feel slightly too plasticky
With the size and weight of the Arc giving it an overly flimsy quality
We're big fans of the Arc's operating system. It runs Android – as with lots of other Android smartphones – but Sony Ericsson's own interface isn't anywhere as intrusive as some rivals, offering quick responses and Android at its best. As we've come to expect from Android, the Arc is incredibly intuitive, letting you move apps around and set up shortcuts on one of the five home screens. The fact
The biggest disappointment with the Xperia Arc is its woeful battery life. With some of the impressive features turned on, and taking advantage of that huge screen, it's easy to kill the battery within a day. Other than that though, it's difficult to pick fault.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is an excellent smartphone. If you can live with the poor battery life - a compromise on nearly every Android handset - it's well worth a look, with an impressive screen, great design and all the features you'll ever need. ...
Out of all the smartphones that have embraced the Android OS, the Xperia Arc is perhaps the most beautiful in appearance with its deep black veneer and aquiline shape.Compared to its close relation, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, which doubles as a gam...
Great screen, Excellent photos and videos, Fast, fluid interface, HDMI output, Good quality voice calls
All plastic exterior, Ambient light detector can only be deactivated, not adjusted, Poor battery life, Sony Ericsson software not developed enough
The Xperia Arc is a convincing smartphone with great performance in most areas including photos, videos, music, web browsing and a smooth interface. It's just a shame that Sony Ericsson hasn't gone the extra mile with its customisation and that the bat...
Overall the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc is a good smartphone for those wanting a device with a larger screen and needing good all round video and camera performance. Video playback and taking photos is what this phone does best, and frankly better than al...
The first true Android camera phone also happens to boast many other talents, and they’re all housed within an obscenely thin, covetable shell. While the Google Nexus S is for Android purists, the Arc is destined to be a mass market hit....
Abstract: A lovely smartphone with a glorious screen and excellent battery life, but there are some serious flaws The last time Sony Ericsson attempted a big-screen Android phone, we weren’t very impressed. The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 boasted a large, bright, a...
Abstract: The Sony Ericsson Xperia arc has a lot going for it. A curvy yet painfully thin design, with an 8.1 megapixel camera, HDMI output, a massive 4.2″ screen and HD video recording with constant focus. It has the Sony Bravia display engine for a crystal-cle...