Sony Ericsson has launched Xperia Arc super slim entertainment smartphone at the Consumers Electronics Show 2011 (CES) in Las Vegas.
Xperia Arc runs on Android Gingerbread and is 8.7 mm thick. It uses Sony’s Mobile Bravia imaging engine and comes with an 8 mega pixel camera with Sony’s Exmor R photo enhancement technology. Xperia Arc can shoot HD video at 720p, has 2.4x smart zoom, face and smile detection, auto and touch focus, noise suppression, image stabilisation and an in-built LED flash.
The screen is a 4.2 inch TFT display with multi touch recognition, and is also scratch proof. Xperia Arc has an HDMI port through which it can connect to an HD TV.
The device is run by a powerful 1 GHz Qualcomm processor and has a 3.5 mm audio jack, support for Wifi, Bluetooth, USB modem and GPS connectivity. It also supports 3D and motion gaming. Sony has included a Neo Barcode reader in the phone and since it uses Android Gingerbread, Xperia Arc will be equipped to read RFID tags as well. Sony Ericsson’s new smartphone will soon be available in two colours – blue and silver, but there is no information on its price.