Sony Xperia S 

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launchApr, 2012

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Design

  • Narrow, elongated design allows easy one-handed operation
  • Capacitive button dots may take some time getting used to

Display

  • Beautiful, bright display with super-high resolution, popping colors, and good viewing angles

Software

  • Beautiful, streamlined UXP NXT interface
  • Great web browsing experience

Camera

  • Good camera with sharp images, true colors, a very good amount of detail and accurate white balance

Audio

  • Great loudspeaker
  • Good call quality

Battery

  • Fast charging times

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  • Distinguished styling with a transparent illuminated strip
  • Great touch responsiveness
  • 32GB of internal storage

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Sony Xperia S Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 2.3, Upgradeable to 4.1No more updates expected
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.3 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 342 pixels per inch)
Display TypeIPS LCD
Display Features
  • LCD
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes
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 gmLight
Thickness10.6 mmThick
Width64.0 mmComfortable for one-handed use
Camera
Primary Camera12.0MP
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 Camera0.1MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB
WiFiYes
WiFi DirectYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via HDMI
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
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Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • BRAVIA Engine
  • xLOUD loudness enhancement
  • Motion Gaming
  • PlayStation Certified Device
  • Sony Entertainment Network (Music Unlimited, Videos Unlimited)
  • Music Recognition

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