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
Abstract: The Arc is a benchmark for slimness, and a sexy looker that packs decent hardware. However, the pricing is on the high side and with the whole future proofing angle looming over single core devices and niggles specific to this handset, the Arc doesn't...
Abstract: Here is the FoneArena Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc Review , the latest flagship device which can be considered a successor to the X10. The XPERIA Arc is Sony Ericsson’s latest assault on the ever growing Android smartphone market. Unlike other manufacture...
Abstract: Until now, Sony Ericsson 's flagship Android smartphone was the alarmingly under-powered Xperia X10 , running on version 2.1 of the OS and only recently updated with multi-touch. That leaves the new Xperia Arc with a lot of ground to make up, but fortunat...
Published: 2011-04-18, Author: Rajat Agrawal , review by: bgr.in
The latest avatar of Android, Gingerbread, brings some much needed improvements to the table. The biggest one being better battery management, which is evident in the Arc's performance. I was easily able to cross 24 hours of usage, which included about 2 ...
Abstract: Mobile handsets are getting better looking all the time, thank goodness. With handsets like Nokia N8, Dell Venue and the newly launched HTC Incredible, the competition for good looking devices is heating up and the Xperia Arc just took mobile sex a...
Abstract: A year ago it seemed Sony Ericsson’s lack of inspiration was becoming chronic. With delayed updates and boring uniform looks the XPERIA lineup was going nowhere. But something happened and they’re now keen to make up for lost time: a whole new generat...
The one impressive feature this device has got is its massive 4.2-inch display. To our much delight, it felt extremeley svelte in the hand, especially when compared to other devices. The Arc is lightweigh compared to the the Xperia X10 as well.The device ...
We really like the Sony Ericsson Arc; it looks gorgeous, as well as being a generous size, the screen is excellent and it feels fairly quick and we really like some of the tweaks Sony Ericsson has made to Android 2.3. The negatives? Well the Arc, while so...