IFA 2011 Sony has given its Xperia Android smartphones range a boost with the Arc S, it’s fastest model yet featuring a 1.4GHz CPU.
The Xperia Arc S remains in keeping with the sleek styling of the rest of the range and includes an 8.1Mp camera with 3D/2D sweep panorama functions, 720p video and HDMI support.
This latest Sony smartie runs Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) and with its 4.2in, 854 x 480-pixel touchscreen measures up at 125 x 63 x 9mm and 117g. The 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 CPU allows for 3G talk times of up to 7hrs 35m and standby of around 460hrs. The battery is removeable too and you get an 8GB micro SD card in the bundle.
The Xperia Arc S offers full access to the Android Market, Google Talk and can function as a Wi-Fi hotspot. It will be available in Q4 2011, prices have yet to be announced. ®