Sony Xperia S

price N/A launch Apr, 2012

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 9 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Narrow, elongated design allows easy one-handed operation
  • Distinguished styling with a transparent illuminated strip
  • Beautiful, bright display with super-high resolution, popping colors, and good viewing angles
  • Great touch responsiveness
  • Beautiful, streamlined UXP NXT interface
  • Great web browsing experience
  • Good camera with sharp images, true colors, a very good amount of detail and accurate white balance
  • Great loudspeaker
  • Good call quality
  • Fast charging times
  • 32GB of internal storage

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Capacitive button dots may take some time getting used to

9 expert review(s)


video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 2.3, Upgradeable to 4.1
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.3 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 342 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
  • Scratch Resistant
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.5 GHz, Dual Core
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity1750 mAh
Battery Standby450 hrs
Battery Talktime8.50 hrs
Dimensions
Weight144 gm
Thickness10.6 mm
Camera
Camera12.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • 3D Sweep Panorama
  • Image Stabilization
  • Red Eye Reduction
  • Exmor R
  • Face Recognition
  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Video Light
  • HD Video Recording For Front Facing Camera
Secondary Camera0.1 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via HDMI
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • BRAVIA Engine
  • xLOUD loudness enhancement
  • Motion Gaming
  • PlayStation Certified Device
  • Sony Entertainment Network (Music Unlimited, Videos Unlimited)
  • Music Recognition
  • WiFi Direct
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
2.77/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys