Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
  • 4.2" 480x854 pixels
  • 8MP 720p
  • 512MB RAM Snapdragon S2
  • 1500mAh Li-Po
Released 2011, March 117g, 8.7mm thickness Android 2.3, up to 4.0 320MB 512MB RAM storage, microSDHC slot
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Also known as Sony Ericsson Anzu, Sony Ericsson X12

Technology GSM / HSPA
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 900 / 2100 - LT15i
  HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800 - LT15a
Speed HSPA 7.2/5.76 Mbps
Announced 2011, January. Released 2011, March
Status Discontinued
Dimensions 125 x 63 x 8.7 mm (4.92 x 2.48 x 0.34 in)
Weight 117 g (4.13 oz)
Type LED-backlit LCD,
Size 4.2 inches, 48.6 cm2 (~61.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~233 ppi density)
Protection Scratch-resistant glass
OS Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon S2
CPU 1.0 GHz Scorpion
GPU Adreno 205
Card slot microSDHC (dedicated slot), 8 GB included
Internal 320MB 512MB RAM
Main Camera
Single 8 MP, AF
Features LED flash
Video 720p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP
Positioning GPS, A-GPS
Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS
USB microUSB 2.0
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash
HDMI port
MP4/H.264/WMV player
MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
TrackID music recognition
NeoReader barcode scanner
Document viewer
Voice memo/dial/commands
Predictive text input
Type Removable Li-Po 1500 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 430 h (2G) / Up to 400 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 7 h (2G) / Up to 7 h (3G)
Music play Up to 31 h
Colors Midnight Blue, Misty Silver
SAR EU 0.66 W/kg (head)    
Price About 180 EUR
Display Contrast ratio: 1207:1 (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 78dB
Audio quality Noise -89.4dB / Crosstalk -91.5dB

User opinions and reviews

I'm using it right now! trying to take a break from smartphones and due to low internal storage and old android 4.0, no whatsapp/facebook or any other social media can be used anymore. Only calls/SMS/Basic web browsing with opera mini & came...

  • MattXp
  • 05 Jul 2022
  • kXx

One of the best looking phones of all time. When this phone came in 2011, it below my mind as there was not any phone like this at that time. Still I have this phone running after 11 years. The performance, camera, and display was outstanding for tha...

  • cyber
  • 15 May 2022
  • S2D

the biggest scam from this brand ever,this phone was going 5-6 times for repair under warranty,everytime with downgraded firmware and the statement there is no fault found,after using him around 4 monts i couldnt stand it any longer and i sold it,the...


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