Mobile Phones: Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
News & Reviews: Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
Last Updated: Oct 01, 2011
Sony refreshed its arc line-up at IFA 2011, with the company announcing the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S, a smartphone that has been given something of a speed injection – Sony is quoting speeds 25 per cent faster than its predecessor, the Sony Ericsson Arc.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S: Design
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S is a beautiful piece of kit. Given that the original Arc is still one of the best-designed Android devices around it's good to see that not much has been changed from a chassis point of view. The handset is gloriously sleek and slim at just 8.7mm thick and with it's slightly bowed chassis design. At 125 x 63 mm its a phone with a large footprint.
Last Updated: Apr 01, 2011
Sony Ericsson's smartphone regeneration continues with the stunning Arc
Until recently it was fair to say that Sony Ericsson has had a rocky ride with Android handsets. With its flagship 2010 Xperia X10 being somewhat left behind by HTC and Samsung.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc - Build:
It’s fair to say the Arc is one of the most stunning handsets we’ve seen recently. Just 8.7mm deep and weighing a lightweight 117g the slight curve the body has been ergonomically designed to sit comfortably in your hand. The back of which has a two-tone coating from dark to pale blue, which looks a lot nicer than it sounds. Best of all is the screen. At 4.2-inches it dominates the front, the dark frame ensuring it blends seamlessly into the edges.