Sony Xperia S

AKA: Sony Ericsson Nozomi, Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD, Sony LT26i
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Specs summary

Screen
4.3"

The Sony Xperia S's screen is 4.3 inches with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.5GHz

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

OS

The phone runs on the Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread (Update Available: 4.1.2 Jelly Bean) 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 useful for video chat and self portraits.
Storage
32 MB

Internal memory is 32 MB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
1750mAh

The phone is powered by a 1750 mAh Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Sony's performance ratings are: 19 days standby time, 450 minutes talk time.

Full Specs

Overview
Regions availableUSA, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
SIM Card
World Phone
Operating SystemAndroid 2.3.5 Gingerbread (Update Available: 4.1.2 Jelly Bean)

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ProcessorQualcomm MSM8260 Dual-core 1.5 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
32 MB
RAM1 GB
ROM
GPSA-GPS
Digital compass
FlightMode
Hearing Aid Compatible
TTY/TDD
Noise Cancellation
SARHead: 1.31 W/kg
Body: 1.07 W/kg
LanguagesEnglish
Manufacturer Warranty1 Year
Accessories IncludedAC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
TypeLithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1750 mAh
Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingUnknown
Video Playback TimeUnknown
Wi-Fi Surfing TimeUnknown
3G Surfing TimeUnknown
4G Surfing TimeUnknown
Talk TimeUp to:
450 minutes (2G)
510 minutes (3G)
Standby TimeUp to 19 days
Physical Characteristics
Design TypeBar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA
MaterialUnknown
ColorsBlack
Dimensions [H x W x D]12.7 x 6.4 x 1.0 cm
(5 x 2.5 x 0.4 in)
Weight145 grams
(5.1 ounces)
Rugged Design
Antenna TypeInternal
Changeable Faceplates
Display / Screen
TypeColor
TechnologyLCD (TFT)
Colors16.7 million
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel DensityUnknown
Size4.3 inches
3D
Secondary Display
SensorsAmbient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics
Themes
Backlit Illumination
Zoom / Magnification
Screen Orientation LockUnknown
Multi Touch
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating
Additional Display FeaturesCapacitive touch screen, Multi-touch
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake KeyUnknown
Home KeyUnknown
Mute KeyUnknown
Input TypeTouchscreen
Navigation TypeTouchscreen
Predictive Text Entry
Physical KeyboardUnknown
Voicemail Key
Any Key Answer
Voice Commands
Keypad / Screen Lock
External Volume Control
External Media Playback Controls
Call Management
Contact List CapacityDepends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per ContactEmail address, Other fields
Contact GroupsUnknown
Auto Answer
Voice Activated Dialing
Photo Caller ID
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing TypeHTML
BrowserGoogle Android
Javascript
Flash
Email
Email ProtocolsPOP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features
Messaging ServicesSMS, MMS, IM (Google Talk)
Push-to-talk (PTT)
Connectivity
USBMicro-USB 2.0
Bluetooth2.1
Bluetooth ProfilesA2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n
WiFi EncryptionWEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot
WiMAX
Expansion Slots
Expansion Slots Info
PC SynchronizationOTA
TV-outHDMI
DLNA Support
NFC
UMA Support
Data Tethering Compatibility
Java Applications
Brew Applications
ECML / Digital Wallet
PictBridge
Camera
Front Camera
Built-In
Resolution
Unknown
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
1.3 megapixels
Video Capture / Recording
Unknown
Video Recording Parameters
Unknown
Rear Camera
Built-In
Resolution
12+ megapixels
Zoom
16x digital
Flash
LED
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Image stabilization, Panorama, Self-timer
Video Capture / Recording
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback
Audio FormatsMIDI, MP3, MP4, AAC+, AAC, AMR-WB, M4A, AMR-NB
RadioFM/RDS
Video Playback
Video Playback Formats3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Mobile TV
Streaming Video
External Speakers
Headset Jack
Custom Ringtones
Vibration Alert
Downloadable Ringtones
Ringtone Composer
Ringer ID
Haptic Feedback Vibration
Speakerphone
Apps
To-Do / Task List
Calendar
World Clock
Alarm
Stopwatch
Timer
Calculator
Currency Converter
Document ViewerUnknown
Weather
Stocks
Maps
Notepad
Voice Memos / Recorder
GamesDownloadable
AppsDownloadable, Pre-installed (Twitter, Facebook, Google Latitude)
Included Software / Apps
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Additional Comments
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