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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Review (video)

Sony Ericsson Xperia ArcWe’ve been following the Xperia Arc since we first saw it back in Jan. at the Consumer Electronics Show.  We loved the look and feel of it then, and now we’re excited to have it in the TechnoBuffalo labs to see if it lives up to the expectations that come with being considered a flagship phone.

We normally ask questions and then answer them in the video, but we have to say that the design is beautiful, and it is easily one of the most striking phones we’ve tested.  Beyond that, how is the screen?  Being that it is a single-core in a dual-core world, does this impact the performance at all?  How is the screen visibility outdoors?  We run all of the normal tests and then some, and some of the pros and cons of this sleek new phone may surprise you.

For the full review, watch the video above and let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Tech Specs

  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • 1 GHz MSM8255 Snapdragon processor
  • 4.2-inch screen (480 x 854)
  • 8.1 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and autofocus
  • 720p HD video capture
  • 512MBs of built-in memory, microSD/microSDHC up to 32GBs
  • Bluetooth
  • A-GPS
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • FM radio
  • USB 2.0 microUSB
  • HDMI TV-out
  • DLNA
  • Li-Po 1500 mAh battery

What do you think of the Xperia Arc?  Will you be picking one up?


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Jon Rettinger

Jon, perhaps best known by his YouTube alter ego Jon4Lakers, has a love for technology that can never be quenched, no matter how hard he tries. If...Jon, perhaps best known by his YouTube alter ego Jon4Lakers, has a love for technology that can never be quenched, no matter how hard he tries. If...


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