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
Slightly creaky design, screen doesn't live up to the hype
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc isn’t going to blow minds, and some of its specs will seem somewhat archaic come the end of a two year contract. And yet, for those unfussed by the endless pursuit of Android upgrades, who just want an easy to use, attracti...
Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Arc is a very classy Android phone. It looks refreshingly different from other Androids and keeps pace with HTC for usability, but beating the Koreans soundly with a quality camera and a stonkingly good screen. ® More Android Sm...
Small, fiddly power and volume buttons, Timescape widget is rather ugly, Text entry system is a bit last generation, Only five home screens
Sony Ericsson's original Xperia X10 was a brave first go at an Android phone, offering a large screen, a collection of social media enhancements and a stylised version of Google's rapidly growing mobile operating system.However, the X10 was hindered by...
Looks great, lightweight, good camera performance, screen viewing angles are fantastic, relatively fast and stable in day-to-day operation
Screen is a little yellow, camera and video software could be better, back key location had us hitting on-screen buttons
It’s leagues ahead of the Xperia X10, there is no question about that. But there is also a feeling that an upgrade to the software would make it into a fantastic phone, rather than one that is just goodKey specs3.5mm jack, 3G, Android, Bluetooth, FM ra...
Published: 2011-03-29, Author: Jonathan Morris , review by: whatmobile.net
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Abstract: One Mobile Ring has taken delivery of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc, the replacement phone to their flagship Xperia X10 mobile from early last year – which bore two other versions, the X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro. This hands-on walk-though of the new handset...