4.2"
8MP
512MB RAM Single Core
1500mAh Li Polymer

General

Release Date
February 2011

Display

Screen Size
4.2
inch
Pixel Density
233
PPI

Display

The Sony Xperia ARC features a 4.2 inch display which a little larger than an average phone released in 2011
The density of pixels per square inch of screen decides the display sharpness of a device. With a resolution of 233 PPI, the device is 56% sharper than typical phones released in 2011.

Display Technology
LED
Display Features
  • + Ambient Light Sensor
  • + Multi Touch
  • + Proximity Sensor

Battery Life

Talk Time
7
hours
Battery Capacity
1500
mAh

Battery Life

It is said that the Sony Xperia ARC can last up to 7 hours of talk time which is far less than the 2011 average of 12 hours. Talking about the power life of the device, which is mostly decided by battery capacity, it packs 1500 mAhonly 6% smaller than the typical 1596 mAh of an average smartphone introduced in 2011.

Max Standby Time
430 hours
Battery Technology
Li Polymer

Dimensions and Design

Phone Depth
8.64
mm
Weight
117
grams

Dimensions and Design


The phone's body has a depth of 8.64 mm, 61% thicker than a typical device in screen category.
Compared to other phones of the same size, 117 grams of weight is quite typical.

CPU & RAM

CPU Speed
1
GHz
RAM
512
MB

Processor and Memory

The Sony Xperia ARC is backed by Single Core on a chip. Its CPU is clocked at 1 GHz, which is significantly faster than an average smartphone processor.
Packing only 512 MB, the Sony Xperia ARC's RAM is below average for a smartphone.

Processor Cores
Single Core

Camera

Rear Camera
8
megapixel

Camera

The Sony Xperia ARC packs a 8 megapixel camera on the back.

Max Video Resolution
720p
Camera Options
  • + Rear Facing Camera
  • + LED Flash
  • + Autofocus
  • + Digital Image Stabilization
  • + Digital Zoom
  • + Face Detection
  • + Geo-tagging
  • + Smile Detection

Storage

Internal Storage
0.3
GB
Card Storage (Max)
32
GB

Storage

Most basic version of the Sony Xperia ARC comes with 0.3 GB of built-in storage. which is not preferable for storing files and multimedia. Good news is that it is easy and cheap to expand the device's storage by as much as %0% %1% with a microSD card.

Removable Storage
microSD

Connectivity

Wireless Connectivity
  • + 3G
  • + Bluetooth
  • + Mobile Hotspot Tethering
  • + WiFi
Bluetooth Version
2.1 + EDR
Sensors
  • + Accelerometer
  • + Digital Compass
  • + GPS
Interfaces
microUSB
Charging Connection
microUSB
Headphone Connection
3.5mm

General Features

Features
  • + DLNA
  • + Memory Card Slot

Networks

Networks
  • + 3G (HSDPA/CDMA)
  • + Edge/2G (GSM/GPRS)
GSM Networks
  • + 850 MHz
  • + 900 MHz
  • + 1800 MHz
  • + 1900 MHz
HSPA Networks
  • + 800 MHz
  • + 850 MHz
  • + 900 MHz
  • + 1900 MHz
  • + 2100 MHz
UMTS Networks
  • + 800 MHz
  • + 850 MHz
  • + 900 MHz
  • + 1900 MHz
  • + 2100 MHz
Sar
0.66 W/kg
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