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, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
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
GPS Yes, with 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
  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

  • AnonD-819322

To anyone that still has this phone, how much storage space does it have after a factory reset? I'm considering this as I want an Android phone with a 1GHz processor and 512MB RAM as I've had a Windows Phone and an iPhone with these exact specs, I wa...

  • man kidai man kedai

I think you're good to fall into the trash bin ... because this OS system is outdated .... whereas I'm using the OS 4.3 on system samsung galaxy S3 sometimes stuck and hang when running the latest app example grab app ..... while the 1.4 GHZ snapdrag...

Install LineageOS on your phone and the playstore will then work just fine.


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