Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc - (SIM Free/Unlocked, Midnight Blue)

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    I have used sony ericsson for years (used to work for motorola) this is without a doubt the best phone they have ever brought out....

    Lou
    out of this world

    15/11/2012

    I bought one for my wife and she loves it, its so light and elegant but a bit large, the display is amazing and the sound is great, the internet is fast and the HDMI feature is cool, I like the android thing and I will get an android phone soon may be i will get one arc for me too,

    pleura
    Wonderful phone, SE did it well this time

    15/11/2012

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    Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Midnight Blue with Free 8GB MicroSD and Free Screen Protector

    Sony Xperia Arc Midnight Blue Your life in vivid colours. Videos and stills. Show it all off on the sharp, crisp and clear 4.2" multi-touch Reality display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine. The Xperia™ arc Android touch phone - designed to be daring.

    Android touch phone with super-screen
    View pics and video in vivid colours with your Android touch phone. Crisp and clear on the 4.2” Reality display with Sony Mobile BRAVIA® Engine

    The sleek, super-slim Xperia™ arc
    Start with premium materials. Stir in a beautiful curve. Squeeze down to 8.7 mm. And there it is, a perfect palm fit: the slim, lightweight and strong Xperia™ Arc Midnight Blue.

    HD phone with 8.1 megapixel camera
    Your HD phone has an Exmor R™ sensor that lets you capture high-quality movies and stills in low light. So go ahead and shoot. Then show, in stunning HD, direct on your TV via the HDMI connector.


    Reality display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine
    Enhanced contrast. Richer colours. Less image noise. The Reality display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine makes the super-wide, 4.2", LED back-lit screen sharp and crisp. And through reduced light reflection, the picture stays clear when you're outdoors, too.

    Getting dark?
    Dusk, dawn or just a crummy old light bulb? The Exmor R™ for mobile sensor lets you capture high-quality, bright pictures and videos in poor light conditions.

    Designed for style icons
    Let your eyes go wide. The sleek curvature of the stunningly slim - just 8.7 mm - Xperia™ arc makes for a perfect palm-fit. This slender, strong and lightweight smartphone is built to make jaws drop.

    Connect to your TV via HDMI
    Connect your Xperia™ arc to your TV and cuddle up in the sofa. The HDMI connection lets you view pictures and videos from your phone on your TV screen using your TV remote control.

    Camera power
    Ready for some hard facts? Try 8.1 megapixels. Or maximum aperture of f/2.4 (in short, this means that more light reaches the image sensor). Your Xperia™ arc has the camera muscles you need to get great shots.

    You choose - Android Market™
    Going out? Finding out? Or perhaps just chilling out? Download any compatible application you want from Android Market™ and customise your LiveView™ to make it exclusively yours.

    Timescape™ - meet your mates
    Sony Ericsson Timescape™ lets all your communication with a person come together in one place. Facebook™, Twitter™, emails, photos, text messages - all gathered, so you don't have to open loads of different apps to see what's going on.

    Your life in brilliant HD
    Clips from your summer holidays. Your little baby daughter’s first smile. Shoot it. In brilliant, sharp HD video with one touch of a button.

    Use your headphones
    Got a favourite pair of headphones? Connect them to your Xperia™ arc through the 3.5 mm audio jack.

    Find the way - aGPS
    You'll never get lost again. Your phone has built-in aGPS. Location-based services help you find the way to your destination. Or add location info to your images - use the geo-tagging function.

    Wi-Fi connect
    Connect the quick and easy way. On the move. In cafés. At the airport. Your Xperia™ arc has Wi-Fi support.

    FM Radio
    There's music in the air - just tune in and enjoy. Your phone has a built-in stereo FM radio.



















    Specifications:

     
    Size:  
    125.0 x 63.0 x 8.7 mm / 4.9 x 2.5 x 0.3 inches     Available colours: 
    Midnight Blue , Misty Silver
     Weight:
      117.0 g / 4.1 oz Memory: microSD™ (supported to 32GB)
    Up to 512MB

    Actual free memory may vary due to phone pre-configuration


    Screen:
      854x480 pixels / 4.2" 16,777,216 colour TFT

    Battery performance

    Battery performance may vary depending on network conditions and configuration, and phone usage.

    Networks          Talk time
                (up to)
       Standby time
           (up to)
        Video call
           (up to)
    UMTS HSPA          900/2100            7 hours        400 hours
               x
    GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900        6 hours 55 min        430 hours
               x

    Note that UMTS/HSPA network compatibility varies per location.


    Camera

    Flash / light type - LED
    When lighting conditions are poor, your picture can still be good.

    Digital Zoom - smart zoom up to 2.46x
    Get close to your subject.

    Camera - 8.1 Megapixel
    Capture and share special moments.

    Video stabiliser
    Avoid bluriness caused by slight hand movements.

    Video recording
    Capture the action as it happens.

    Video light
    More light when shooting video.

    Touch focus
    Touch the screen to set the focus area.

    Sony Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
    Sony's image sensor with enhanced imaging characteristics.

    Smile detection
    Let the camera automatically snap the shot when your subject flashes a smile.

    Send to web
    Catch moments with your camera and send straight to your personal web site or blog.

    Image stabiliser
    Avoid blurriness caused by slight hand movements.

    HD video recording (720p)
    Record High Definition video with a simple touch of a button.

    Geo-tagging
    Have your photo tagged with information on where it was taken.

    Face detection
    Your phone automatically sets the focus on the faces in your pictures.

    Auto focus
    Automatic focus for optimal clarity.

    Music

    Music tones - MP3, AAC
    Use original artist recordings as ringtones.

    TrackID™ music recognition
    Record a few seconds of a song and get track, artist and album information sent to your phone in seconds.

    PlayNow™
    Download music and games to your phone.

    Media Player
    An in-phone media player for music and video

    Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
    Music from your phone to headset over a wireless connection.

    Album art
    Choose music by browsing CD album art or other images

    Web

    Web browser - WebKit
    Full Internet browser with support for standard protocols, images and video.

    Pan & zoom
    View web pages as you like - get a quick overview or zoom in on details.

    Google™ search
    Find what you’re after with the Google™ search function.

    Bookmarks
    Quick access to your favourite Web sites.
    Entertainment

    Radio - FM radio
    Radio entertainment round the clock.

    YouTube™
    View your favourite YouTube™ videos, or upload your own - access is easy via the YouTube™ application.

    Video Clip
    Video clip viewing and transfer to another phone or PC

    Video streaming
    Realtime video streaming, e.g. live cam

    Motion gaming
    Gaming gets physical - turn, swing, move your phone to control the action.

    Media Browser
    Media content in one place for fast and easy access.

    3D games
    Enjoy quality games with full color and depth.

    Connectivity

    Wisepilot™ turn-by-turn navigation
    Get live instructions for how to find your way to your destination - and have fun en route. Free trial version included. The service may not be available in every market.

    WiFi™
    Utilise high-speed Internet at Wi-Fi™ hotspots at airports and other facilities.

    USB support
    PC to phone USB cable support

    USB mass storage
    Connect and move items between computer and phone.

    TV out
    Go for a bigger screen – connect the phone to a TV, projector or other device.

    Synchronisation
    Keep phone contacts, calendar and organiser information synchronised with corresponding information in your computer.

    NeoReader® barcode scanner
    Use the camera to scan barcodes and access web content with ease.

    Modem
    GSM internet dial-up support

    HDMI
    Share pictures and videos on your TV using your TV remote control.

    Google Maps™
    Find your way to your destination.

    Bluetooth™ technology
    Connect wirelessly to other Bluetooth™ devices.

    A-GPS
    Use GPS-powered location-based services.

    3.5 mm audio jack
    Share your music via the extra jack. Use any headphones with a standard-sized 3.5 mm connector.

    Messaging

    Text messaging (SMS)
    Send text greetings anywhere in the world.

    Predictive text input
    Fast and easy text messaging.

    Picture messaging (MMS)
    Colourful multimedia messaging.

    Instant messaging
    Online chat. On the move.

    Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync®
    Stay seamlessly synchronized with your Microsoft® Exchange email server.

    Email
    Check your email inbox wherever you are.

    Conversations
    Say it via chat-style text messaging.

    Communication

    Twitter™ - Timescape™ integration
    Let the world know how you feel and what you think - say it with a tweet.

    Vibrating Alert
    The phone vibrates and you can feel when a call comes in

    Speakerphone
    Loudspeaker suitable for using the phone as an office handsfree

    Sony Ericsson Timescape™
    All your communication with one person in one place.

    Facebook™ application
    Stay in touch with your friends on Facebook™ through your phone.

    Design

    Keyboard - Onscreen QWERTY
    Text input made easy.

    Wallpaper animation
    Stylish moving imagery onscreen.

    Touchscreen
    Intuitive navigation – just touch the screen.

    Reality display with Sony Mobile BRAVIA® Engine
    Crystal-clear colours and crisp images with Sony screen technology.

    Picture wallpaper
    Background picture on-screen when the phone is in standby mode

    Auto rotate
    Switch from vertical to horizontal mode by rotating the phone. Whatever you're viewing will rotate to suit.

    Organiser

    Phone book
    The information you need to keep in touch with friends and family.

    Infinite button
    Just one press to all about your friends or all the artist info you need.

    Flight mode
    Disable the radio receivers and transmitters in your phone so you can safely use other functions.

    Document readers
    Edit documents in popular formats.

    Calendar
    Store appointment information and set reminders.

    Calculator
    Full-function calculator when you need it.

    Android™ platform
    Powered by Android™ for great performance. Personalise with all the apps you need from Android Market.

    Alarm clock
    Set your phone alarm clock to ring at the time of your choice

    What's in the box:
    • Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Midnight Blue
    • Mains UK Adapter
    • MicroUSB Cable (EC600R)
    • Official Battery (BA750)
    • 8GB MicroSD
    • Sony Ericsson Stereo Headset (MH650)
    • HDMI Cable (IM820)
    • Manuals
    • Screen Protector