Sony Xperia ion

AKA: Sony LT28at

Available at: MTS, Rogers, Wind Mobile

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Specs summary

Screen
4.5"

The Sony Xperia ion's screen is 4.5 inches with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.5GHz

There is a Qualcomm MSM8260 1.5 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread (Update Available: 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 1+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
16 GB

Internal memory is 16 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1900mAh

The phone is powered by a 1900 mAh Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Sony's performance ratings are: 0.5 day standby time, 600 minutes talk time, 356 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Full Specs

Overview
Regions available USA, Canada
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/1900/2100 MHz
LTE:
1700 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, LTE
SIM Card Yes
World Phone Yes
Operating System Android 2.3 Gingerbread (Update Available: 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich)

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Processor Qualcomm MSM8260 1.5 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
16 GB
RAM 1 GB
ROM Unknown
GPS A-GPS
Digital compass No
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.05 W/kg
Body: 0.57 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1900 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging Unknown
Video Playback Time 363 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time 356 minutes
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
600 minutes (2G)
352 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 0.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 13.2 x 6.9 x 1.0 cm
(5.2 x 2.7 x 0.4 in)
Weight 144 grams
(5.1 ounces)
Rugged Design No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 4.5 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Wallpapers
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard Unknown
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Call Management
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML
Browser Google Android
Javascript Yes
Flash Yes
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features No
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out HDMI
DLNA Support Yes
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Front Camera  
Built-In Yes
Resolution 1+ megapixels
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Capture / Recording Yes
Video Recording Parameters HD (1280 x 720 pixels), 30 fps
Rear Camera  
Built-In Yes
Resolution 12+ megapixels
Zoom 16x digital
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Image stabilization, Night mode, Panorama
Video Capture / Recording Yes
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, MP4, eAAC+, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer DOC, PDF, PPT, XLS
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Android Market
Included Software / Apps No
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