Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc archive

  • 2011 Xperia smartphones 4.0.4 ICS update starts
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    2011 Xperia smartphones 4.0.4 ICS update starts

    By 22 August 2012

    Sony Mobile has confirmed that the 2011 Xperia range of smartphones is to get Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich from this week subject to the usual tests operators carry out around the world before releasing the update to customers. "Starting from this...

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Ice Cream Sandwich updates detailed and dated
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    Sony Ericsson Xperia Ice Cream Sandwich updates detailed and dated

    By 21 December 2011

    Back in November, Sony Ericsson confirmed that its 2011 range of smartphones will be getting the Ice Cream Sandwich treatment; with updates planned for Google’s latest version of Android. And now, the soon-to-be-gone company has detailed and dated the...

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD new picture leak
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    Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD new picture leak

    By 8 December 2011

    A new Sony Ericsson device has been spotted in the wild for all the world to see. Phone fans, make the most of this sighting as the brand will probably cease to exist in the near future, as a result of Sony buying out the Ericsson half of the partnership....

  • Sony Ericsson 2011 phones getting Ice Cream Sandwich
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    Sony Ericsson 2011 phones getting Ice Cream Sandwich

    By 15 November 2011

    Sony Ericsson has confirmed that its 2011 range of smartphones will be getting Ice Cream Sandwich, Google’s new version of Android, in the near future.  “There have been a few questions here on the blog and in our support forums regarding our upgrade...

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S review
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    Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S review

    By 31 October 2011

    Sony Ericsson had something of a critical hit on its hands with Xperia Arc. Here at Pocket-lint, we thought it good enough to earn four stars, and we had only quite minor complaints. And recent days have proved that this is an interesting time for Sony...

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S announced at IFA, coming October
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    Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S announced at IFA, coming October

    By 31 August 2011

    Sony Ericsson has announced it is refreshing its Xperia arc handset just 8 months after it first announced the original model, adding an S in while it’s at it.  The new Xperia arc S will now come with a 1.4 GHz processor giving it a boost of around...

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc gets a software update
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    Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc gets a software update

    By 2 August 2011

    Sony Ericsson likes to keep its handsets up to date, releasing plentiful downloads for its flagship Xperia Arc and Play. It might not be a beyond Android 2.3.3 download, it does however include a nice new feature set. First up is xLoud which allows you...

  • Android 2.3.3 now available for Vodafone Xperia Play and Arc owners
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    Android 2.3.3 now available for Vodafone Xperia Play and Arc owners

    By 3 June 2011

    Vodafone customers can now download the Android 2.3.3 update for the Xperia Play and Xperia Arc. Sony Ericsson started a global rollout of the firmware patch at the end of last week, and the network provider has been pretty quick to respond. The new patch...

  • Sony Ericsson starts Xperia Play and Arc Android 2.3.3 rollout
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    Sony Ericsson starts Xperia Play and Arc Android 2.3.3 rollout

    By 26 May 2011

    Sony Ericsson has started a global rollout of Android 2.3.3 for its Xperia Arc and Xperia Play smartphones. The update promises several improvements and fixes, and brings the manufacturer's proprietary "Facebook Inside Xperia" feature to the handsets....

  • Sony Ericsson results show overall popularity down, but Android sales up
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    Sony Ericsson results show overall popularity down, but Android sales up

    By 19 April 2011

    Android sales for Sony Ericsson now represent around 60 per cent of its business, according to the company's latest earnings report, out on Tuesday. “Sony Ericsson’s profitability continues as we accelerate our shift towards an Android-based smartphone...

  • Sony Ericsson Neo release date now July in UK
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    Sony Ericsson Neo release date now July in UK

    By 8 April 2011

    Sony Ericsson has confirmed that the Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo, first announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February won’t be available in the UK until July because of delays. "As Sony Ericsson continues to assess the impact of the situation...

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc review
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    Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc review

    By 30 March 2011

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is a flagship handset from a company that was on the back foot in 2010. It brings with it a wave of exciting technologies - the Exmor R sensor, the Mobile Bravia Engine - it hits the right numbers too - 4.2 inches, Android...

  • Vodafone opens pre-orders for Sony Ericsson Xperia Play & Arc phones
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    Vodafone opens pre-orders for Sony Ericsson Xperia Play & Arc phones

    By 21 March 2011

    Vodafone has gone live with its pre-order process for two of the hottest phones of 2011 so far - the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play and the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc. The Xperia Arc is a super skinny (8.7mm), curvy handset that has an 8.1-megapixel camera....

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc landing 21 March (UPDATE: Now not)
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    Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc landing 21 March (UPDATE: Now not)

    By 9 March 2011

    Waiting on tenterhooks to get your hands on the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc? Well you won’t have to wait much longer, as Mobiles.co.uk has told Pocket-lint that it will have stock available from the week commencing 21 March. The Xperia Arc is one of Sony's...

  • MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts
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    MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts

    By 23 February 2011

    The dust has well and truly settled on Barcelona and Mobile World Congress is now over for another year. The big manufacturers have displayed their devices, hoping to capture customer enthusiasm and be the next big handset.  We’ve looked at Sony Ericsson,...

  • Sony Ericsson at MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts
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    Sony Ericsson at MWC: All the phones, all our thoughts

    By 18 February 2011

    The dust has settled over Barcelona as Mobile World Congress draws towards a close for another year. The big manufacturers have displayed their devices hoping to capture customer enthusiasm and be the next big handset. We’re looking at each of the big...

  • Who's selling the smartphone you’ll want this year?
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    Who's selling the smartphone you’ll want this year?

    By 15 February 2011

    Mobile World Congress has seen a truck load of new smartphones spring on to the market from Sony Ericsson, Samsung, LG, HTC, Viewsonic, and plenty more. "That’s great", we hear you cry, but which network in the UK is selling the phone that you want?...

  • The phones of MWC 2011
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    The phones of MWC 2011

    By 2 February 2011

    With Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2011 less than two weeks away, we thought it would be a good time to take a look over all the rumours floating about to see which products are going to be making their debuts at the Barcelona mobile phone-fest. We've broken...

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc to set sail in April
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    Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc to set sail in April

    By 2 February 2011

    Three has confirmed that it will be stocking the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc - and that the curvy Gingerbread handset will be available in the UK in April. Sylvia Chind, Three's head of branded devices said: "The Sony Ericsson Arc is a great addition to...

  • VIDEO: Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc up close and in action
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    VIDEO: Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc up close and in action

    By 25 January 2011

    Pocket-lint is expecting to get its grubby paws on the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc handset pretty soon in order to give it a comprehensive review (you can check out our First Look in the meantime) but, just in case you were beginning to feel starved of Arc...

  • VIDEO: Sony Ericsson explains camera improvements to Xperia Arc
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    VIDEO: Sony Ericsson explains camera improvements to Xperia Arc

    By 18 January 2011

    Sony Ericsson is very excited by the potential of its Xperia Arc. Not only is it a "sexy handset", as noted by Pocket-lint's own Chris Hall when he played with one at CES 2011, but it features a raft of improvements and new features over its older brothers...

  • Sony Ericsson: No NFC for Arc, but in portfolio pretty soon
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    Sony Ericsson: No NFC for Arc, but in portfolio pretty soon

    By 14 January 2011

    Sony Ericsson has confirmed to Pocket-lint that the new Xperia Arc announced at CES in Las Vegas won’t have NFC support even though the new phone is running Google’s Gingerbread (Android 2.3) operating system when it launches in the next couple of...

  • Retina vs Reality: Why Sony Ericsson's new screen could challenge
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    Retina vs Reality: Why Sony Ericsson's new screen could challenge

    By 13 January 2011

    Sony Ericsson has announced that its new smartphone, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc, will have a new screen technology it’s calling a Reality Display, but what does that mean exactly? Will it be any good, and how does it match up against the Apple Retina...

  • Sony Ericsson: We've made mistakes, 2011 we'll be better
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    Sony Ericsson: We've made mistakes, 2011 we'll be better

    By 12 January 2011

    Sony Ericsson has admitted that its 2010 line-up, that saw the launch of devices like the Xperia X10, wasn’t really up to scratch. “The first generation of handsets in our portfolio was about getting the capability out there”, Steve Walker (Acting)...

  • First Look: Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc   review
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    First Look: Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc review

    By 12 January 2011

    To say that Sony Ericsson had a tough year in 2010 would be an understatement. We slammed the Xperia X10 which was supposed to be their flagship device, we then went on to question the X10 mini and X10 mini pro, although they weren’t without some redeeming...