UK Retailer Prices and Dates Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S
Clove Technology, a UK online retailer, is the first to bring us details on this amazing device, announced last week in Berlin at IFA. Clove announced on their blog that the device should start shipping out on September 26, and will come in two flavors: “midnight blue” and “pure white.”
If you’ve yet to hear about this device, here are the specs, which can be found on the official device website:
Entertainment at the speed of delight
Why wait to be entertained? Start the camera. Now shoot and save your best snaps super quick. The 1.4GHz turbo processor does everything at the speed of, well, delight. So download and play games, browse the web and watch videos, instead of watching them load.
Scenes that pop out of the screen. In 3D
Straddle the peaks. Dive into the depths. Make your breathtaking mountain panoramas look, well, breathtaking. Select Sony’s 3D Sweep Panorama and catch the scene. Now amaze your mates and show it on a 3D TV.
Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine
Enhanced contrast. Richer colours. Less image noise. The Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine makes the super-wide, 4.2″, LED back-lit screen sharp and crisp. And through reduced light reflection, the picture stays clear when you’re outdoors, too.
BRAVIA is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation.
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Designed for style icons
Let your eyes go wide. The sleek curvature of the stunningly slim – just 8.7 mm – Xperia™ arc makes for a perfect palm-fit. This slender, strong and lightweight smartphone is built to make jaws drop.
Dusk, dawn or just a crummy old light bulb? Sony’s Exmor R™ for mobile CMOS sensor lets you capture high-quality, bright pictures and videos in poor light conditions.
Exmor R is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation.
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Facebook inside Xperia™
See, share, like and comment on tracks and photos on Facebook™ straight from your music player or gallery. Share and recommend the apps you like, and like the music you love. Even direct from the FM radio. Check out what your friends are recommending with the Music & Videos app.
You choose – Android Market™
Going out? Finding out? Or perhaps just chilling out? Download any application you want from Android Market™ and customise your Xperia™ arc S to make it exclusively yours.
Swipe to write
Got a message? Zoom back a reply by swiping the words you want. Start on the first letter of your word, then just drag your finger to the next letters without taking it off the keypad. With input speeds of up to 40 words a minute, your mates will never have to wait to find out what you’re thinking.
See it. Catch it. Send it.
Share that cool game scene. Or show off that text string. Just push the power off button then press “screen capture” and share your screen with your mates, or post it on your favourite social network site.
USB on the go. Who needs a PC?
Turn Xperia™arc S into a PC or games machine. Pop it into LiveDock™, connect a USB keyboard, mouse or gamepad via the USB port, and work – or play away. All day.
Connect to your TV via HDMI
Connect your Xperia™ arc S to your TV and cuddle up in the sofa. The HDMI connection lets you view pictures and videos from your phone on your TV screen using your TV remote control.
Your life in brilliant HD
Clips from your summer holidays. Your little baby daughter’s first smile. Shoot it. In brilliant, sharp HD video with one touch of a button.
Find the way – aGPS
You’ll never get lost again. Your phone has built-in aGPS. Location-based services help you find the way to your destination. Or add location info to your images – use the geo-tagging function.
Connect the quick and easy way. On the move. In cafés. At the airport. Your Xperia™ arc S has Wi-Fi support.
Timescape™ – meet your mates
Sony Ericsson Timescape™ lets all your communication with a person come together in one place. Facebook™ posts, calls, text messages – all gathered, so you don’t have to open loads of different apps to see what’s going on.
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Use your headphones
Got a favourite pair of headphones? Connect them to your Xperia™ arc S through the 3.5 mm audio jack.
There’s music in the air – just tune in and enjoy. Your phone has a built-in stereo FM radio.