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Sony Xperia S phoneIndividuals looking for a sleek and easy-to-navigate phone will definitely like the Sony Xperia S. The phone offers a lot of things that makes it very competitive compared to others in the same class. You have connectivity, strong features and a very aesthetic design among other things. The Sony Xperia S will provide you with all the necessities of a smart phone and more. Here are some of the details.

Product Specifications

The Sony Xperia S has 2G and 3G network connectivity. Using 2G can be done through GSM 850/900/1800/1900 while 3G network is operated through HSDPA 850/900/1900/2100 – LT26i via the micro-sim. The product was released in February 2012. It weighs 144 grams and measures 5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 inches. The product also has an LED-backlit LCD display with capacitive touchscreen showcasing 16 million colors. The resolution on the 4.3-inch screen is 720 x 1280 pixels. Many individuals like the huge screen on the device. It also has multi-touch of up to 10 fingers. Other things to expect from the display include the Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine, Scratch-resistant glass and Timescape UI.

You can set the alerts on the Sony Xperia S by choosing either vibration or MP3 ringtones. There is the loudspeaker and 3.5 mm jack. The smart phone offers 32 GB of internal storage and 1 GB RAM but there is no card slot, however. Using GPRS allows you up to 86 kbps while EDGE allows up to 237 kbps. The speed for  HSUPA is 5.8 Mbps while HSDPA has a speed of 14.4 Mbps. You can also link via the Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct and DLNA. There is the Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP and EDR and NFC. You can also link via the USB v2.0 on-the-go.

More Features to Expect

The Sony Xperia S has a 12-megapixel camera which renders an image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels with LED flash and autofocus. You can also expect face and smile detection, geo-tagging, image stabilization, 3D sweep panorama and touch focus. The video camera provides you with 1080p at 30 fps and there is a video stabilizer, video light and continuous autofocus. A secondary 1.3-megapixel camera with 720p at 30 fps is also available. The images and videos captured by the Sony Xperia S are of excellent quality. These are very sharp and bright too.

Sony Xperia S smart phoneThe Sony Xperia S is powered by the Android OS v2.3 Gingerbread and v4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich although you can easily upgrade to JellyBean v4.1. The chipset is the Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon. The GPU is the Adreno 220 while the CPU is the dual-core 1.5 GHz. There is a compass, gyro, proximity sensor and accelerometer. You can send messages via Push Email, SMS, MMS, IM and Email. The browsers include Adobe Flash and HTML. GPS support, GLONASS and Java support are available. There is also a stereo FM radio with RDS.

The Sony Xperia S comes in three colors namely black, white and silver. You can also expect several other features like the HDMI port, document viewer, MP4 and MP3 player, TrackID music recognition, SNS integration, TV launcher and voice memo and dial. At $688, it is an excellent buy considering all the powerful features. The processor and camera are its biggest advantages, although it could have been better if a card slot was available. Overall, it is one of the best smart phones around.

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