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The editors liked

  • 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
  • Screen Quality
  • Camera
  • Battery Life
  • Thin and Light
  • Noise Cancellation
  • Beautiful
  • Sharp 4.2-inch screen. Top class camera. Slim
  • Lightweight design. Speedy Android Gingerbread software....
  • 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
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  • The Virgin Mobile Arc is a basic yet stylish camera phone
  • With decent call quality and an affordable price point. It also has Bluetooth and voice dialing.
  • Great camera
  • Thin
  • Light and beautiful
  • Attractive UI atop Android 2.3
  • Great design
  • 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
  • The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc has a slim
  • Gorgeous build
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • And 720p HD video capture.
  • Cool clamshell design. Speaker-independent voice dialing. Cheap price
  • Without a contract. ...
  • Gorgeous design light and thin
  • Bright
  • Vivid screen
  • Fantastic still / video capture

The editors didn't like

  • 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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  • Mostly Made of Plastic
  • No microHDMI Cable Included
  • Some Apps Cannot Be Uninstalled
  • MicroSD Card Position
  • Some software usability niggles. Timescape doesn’t live up to its billing. Lack of Mac compatibility.Look and Feel...
  • 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
  • Connectionwise the Arc fee
  • The Virgin Mobile Arc has a slightly crowded keypad and bad photo quality.
  • Iffy ergonomics
  • Disappointing video quality
  • Some software issues
  • Flimsy
  • Plastic feel to a $650 phone? Small and stiff buttons. Android’s quirks are more annoying than endearing. Price is a bit steep.
  • Several buttons on the Xperia Arc are too small
  • And the unlocked price would be a prohibitively expense for most. Call quality was mediocre.
  • Single core processor isn't as futureproof
  • Occasional lag / custom widget stutters
  • Plastic body may not be to everyone's tastes

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  Published: 2011-03-28, Author: Rob Kerr , review by: itproportal.com

  • 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...

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  Published: 2011-03-28, Author: Jonathan Morris , review by: whatmobile.net

  • Abstract:  Here’s the first part of our Sony Ericsson Xperia arc review, with our first impressions and photos of the phone itself, plus examples photos taken with the 8-megapixel camera with Exmor R sensor.We didn’t think it would be fair to give the full review un...

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  Published: 2011-01-13, review by: T3.com

  • Abstract:  At CES T3 got the change to have some hands-on time with the Gingerbread running Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc, the latest Android handset from the manufacturer and certainly the most exciting phone from the company it in a very long time. With a metal...

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  Published: 2011-01-10, Author: Edward Chester , review by: trustedreviews.com

  • Abstract:  All the smartphone hype at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was about dual core models like the Motorola Atrix but making just as strong an impression on us was the single-core Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc. Ostensibly just another Android smartpho...

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  Published: 2011-01-10, review by: pcadvisor.co.uk

  • It's too early to make a judgement on the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc, which is expected to launch in Q1 of this year, but signs are promising - it looks beautiful and comes with Google Android 2.3 'Gingerbread'. Watch this space. Ginny Mies, PC World US...

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  Published: 2011-01-06, Author: Jonathan Morris , review by: whatmobile.net

  • Abstract:  We’ve been along to see Sony Ericsson’s new Xperia arc and get a glimpse at the gorgeous 4.2-inch display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine, and check out some of the new features.The phone goes on sale in Q1, and is likely to be free on €35 – €40 per month tarif...

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  Published: 2011-06-01, review by: techsmart.co.za

  • Abstract:  The successor to the Sony Ericsson (SE) Xperia X10 has arrived and this stylish new smartphone is aiming to take top spot on your most wanted tech list. There’s no denying that this is one of the sexier devices out there, featuring a stylishly slim des...

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  Published: 2012-03-31, Author: Techmagnifier , review by: techmagnifier.com

  • Abstract:  The year 2011 has been flooded with loads of Android smartphones, plus the touch-screen technology, this year, has surpassed its previous features with even smoother and more precise touch sensing interfaces. Touchscreen phones have now largely swapped th...

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  Published: 2011-07-09, Author: Kunal Khullar , review by: mobigyaan.com

  • Let's start with the negatives, I found the UI unresponsive at times but probably that will be or is already fixed in the updates. The handset has a smooth plastic back which makes the handset slip between your fingers if you have sweaty hands like me. Th...

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  Published: 2011-06-22, review by: pcworld.in

  • Excellent Looks & Design, Superb Browsing Experience, Very Good Audio Playback, Great Looking Display, Good Camera
  • Very Poor Battery Life, Random Reboots, Average Call Quality, Touch Lacks Accuracy
  • The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is an Android 2.3 smartphone with an 8MP auto-focus camera and a 4.2-inch LED display. ...

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