Sony Xperia acro S

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Sony Xperia acro S[1]
Manufacturer Sony Mobile Communications
Series Sony Xperia
First released 3rd quarter of 2012 (global release)
Predecessor Sony Ericsson Xperia acro
Successor Sony Xperia V
Related Xperia S, Xperia acro HD
Sony Xperia acro HD SO-03D (Japan)
Sony Xperia acro HD IS12S (Japan)
Type Smartphone
Form factor Candy bar
Dimensions 126 × 66 × 11.9 mm
Weight 147 g
Operating system Android 4.0, upgradable to 4.1.2
System on chip Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260 1.5 GHz
CPU 1.5 GHz dual-core Scorpion
GPU Adreno 220
Memory 1 GB RAM
Removable storage 16 GB internal, up to max 32 GB on microSD/HC card support
Battery Li-Po 1910 mAh (unremoveable)[2][3]
Data inputs Multi-touch capacitive touchscreen, Accelerometer, 3-Axis Gyroscope
Display 4.3 inch 1280x720 px "Reality Display" TFT LCD at 342 PPI with Mobile BRAVIA Engine
Rear camera 12.1 megapixels with 1080p video recording and 16x digital zoom
Front camera 1.3 megapixels with 720p of video recording
Connectivity microUSB, HDMI 2.0, 3.5 mm audio jack, Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, aGPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, ANT+, NFC
Other Sony Entertainment Networks – Music and Video Unlimited*

The Sony Xperia acro S (known as the Sony Xperia acro HD in Japan) is a dust and water resistant Android smartphone produced and developed by Sony Mobile Communications.

Hardware[edit]

The phone has a capacitive touchscreen display that measures 4.3 inches with a resolution of 1280 x 720 at 342 ppi with Sony's Mobile BRAVIA Engine reality display. It supports multitouch and is capable of displaying 16,777,216 colours. The camera has 12 megapixels with autofocus and also Exmor R for low light capturing. It is capable of recording video at 1080p with continuous autofocus, video stabilizer and the phone also features a front facing camera with 1.3 megapixels capable of recording video at 720p. The device features a 1.5 GHz Dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 1GB RAM, 16GB of internal memory, which also supports 32 GB external memory with NFC (Near Field Communication) enabled which can be used with Xperia SmartTags,[4] or for low value financial transactions, as NFC becomes more widespread in use, with the appropriate applications from Google Play.[5] The device also features a micro USB connector with USB on the Go support and a HDMI port for viewing photos and videos on a TV screen. As a dust and water resistant device, it is equipped with a scratch resistant and shatter proof glass and with a dust and water resistant rating of IP57.[6] Unfortunately the Acro S has a widely known problem of turning off and on at random [7]

Software[edit]

The phone was released with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and is Facebook integrated with the Timescape UI skin added on top of Android. The browser supports HTML, HTML5, XHTML and CSS 3. The phone is also integrated with stereo FM radio with RDS, PlayStation Certified which allows users to play PlayStation Suite games, and is connected to the Sony Entertainment Network, allowing users to access Music & Video Unlimited. The device has WiFi and WiFi hotspot functionality with 4.0 Bluetooth connectivity and is also DLNA certified.[8] Sony has made Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware available for users to download via Sony PC Companion.[9]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Xperia acro S | HD Android – Sony Smartphones (Global UK English)". Sonymobile.com. 1 August 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Xperia acro S User Manual". Sonymobile.com. 10 December 2013. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Xperia acro S". GSM Arena. 10 December 2013. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Xperia™ SmartTags". Sony Mobile Communications. 
  5. ^ "Xperia™ SmartTags". Google Play. 
  6. ^ "Sony Xperia acro S specs". Phone Arena. 
  7. ^ http://talk.sonymobile.com/t5/Xperia-S-SL-acro-S/sony-acro-s-restarting/m-p/246577/highlight/false#M31600
  8. ^ "Xperia™ arco S Specifications". Sony Mobile Communications. 
  9. ^ "Xperia acro S software updates". Sonymobile.com. 31 May 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2013. 

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