Sony Xperia ion 

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launchAug, 2012

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Design

  • Classy and understated design elements
  • Very good build quality
  • Capacitive buttons feel unresponsive at times

Display

  • Nice display with sharp details, high pixel density of 323 ppi, neutral color production, and acceptable viewing angles
  • No light sensor, for automatic brightness

Software

  • Android interface skinned with Sony's UI

Camera

  • Good camera
  • Power, volume, and camera buttons are barely raised and difficult to feel out

Audio

  • Loud speaker is mediocre with its distorted tones and weak volume output

More

  • Great video player
  • Browser has some noticeable jerkiness with pinch zooming and kinetic scrolling
  • Low volume earpiece

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Sony Xperia ion Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.0, Upgradeable to 4.1No more updates expected
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.6 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 319 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.5 GHz, Dual Core
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory13.2 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Battery
Battery Capacity1900 mAh
Battery Standby400 hrs
Battery Talktime10.00 hrs
Dimensions
Weight144 gm
Thickness10.6 mm
Camera
Primary Camera12.1MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • 3D Sweep Panorama
  • Image Stabilization
  • Exmor R
  • Video Light
  • Video Stabilization
Secondary Camera1.3MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB
WiFiYes
WiFi DirectYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via HDMI
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • BRAVIA Engine
  • xLOUD loudness enhancement
  • 3D and Motion Gaming
  • PlayStation Certified Device
  • Sony Entertainment Network (Music Unlimited, Videos Unlimited)
  • Music Recognition
  • TV Launcher
  • ANT+ technology

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