Sony Ericsson announced its Xperia arc S, an enhanced version of the Xperia arc. According to the company, the new arc S eatures 25% faster camera start up and media conversion , along with 20% faster web page rendering compared to Xperia arc, thanks to the new powerful Snapdragon MSM8255 1.4GHz processor. The phone comes with a 4.2-inch 854×480 Reality display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine and a 8.1 Megapixel caemra with Exmor R for mobile image sensor. It includes the 3D and 2D sweep panorama photography.
The Xperia arc S runs Android 2.3.4 Gingerbrad. It supports GPS/aGPS, Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity. The phone has 512MB RAM and 1GB internal storage but there is only 320MB free memory for user. It has a microSD/SDHC card slot for expansion though. The arc S comes with a really powerful camera offering auto focus, face detection, 720p HD video recording, image stabilizer, smile detection. The Android phone is DLNA ceritified and includes the new xLOUD Loudness Enhancement Technology. Also, it offers access to the Sony Entertainment Network services – Music Unlimited and Video Unlimited.
The Xperia arc S supports quad-band GSM and quad-band UMTS/HSPA networks. It will be available in Q4 in Pure White, Midnght blue, Misty Silver, Gloss Black and Sakura Pink.