Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
83
Based on 66 scores, 99 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    21
  • Good:
    39
  • Average:
    5
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc flaunts superb design, and is immensely thin and light. In addition to all that the Xperia Arc comes with a striking LED backlit display, and delivers crunchy video and images from its 8megapixel camera having Exmor sensor. Th
  • Great design, both thin and light. Beautiful LED backlit display. Crisp images and video from the 8megapixel camera with Exmor sensor. Gingerbread version of Android is a huge improvement over previous iterations. Good voice quality on calls.
  • Gorgeous screen, excellent camera and a beautiful design.

Cons:

  • The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc gives a plasticky and flimsy feel for a $650 phone, and comes with stiff and small buttons. The phone also suffers from lots of Android quirks, which according to us are annoying than endearing. The pricing for the phone can a
  • Flimsy, plastic feel to a $650 phone? Small and stiff buttons. Android’s quirks are more annoying than endearing. Price is a bit steep.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Channel Pro on 80

A glorious 4.2in screen and great performance - is the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc our new favourite smartphone? The last time Sony Ericsson attempted a big-screen Android phone, we weren’t very impressed. The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 boasted a...

By LetsGoMobile on 81

S ony Ericsson’s Xperia Arc is another Android Smartphone with a sleek design. The phone is equipped with all the conveniences and the Bravia Mobile Engine ensures staggering results on the touchscreen. The menu has a clear Sony Ericsson Look &...

By eTech Reviews on

The one thing that we can say undeniably is that the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is an immensely eye-catching and super thin model, and is all set for a runway model career.The stylish phone measures a meager 0.46 inches thick at the center concave arc...

By TechSmart.co.za on

The successor to the Sony Ericsson (SE) Xperia X10 has arrived and this stylish new smartphone is aiming to take top spot on your most wanted tech list. There’s no denying that this is one of the sexier devices out there, featuring a stylishly...

By IT Reviews on 80

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc combines good specifications with a strong physical design, and the smooth lines and thinness of the Arc really appeal....

By Wired on 70

Undeniably attractive and super skinny, Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Arc is ready for a career as a runway model.This fashionable specimen measures a mere 0.46 inches thick at its thinnest point, the middle of the concave arc that runs vertically down...

By The Inquirer on 80

The Arc is a strikingly attractive looking phone with a unique design. The casing is gloss black on the front and the sides are the usual chrome trim that we are familiar with on Xperia handsets. The back is an unusual concave shape with a black...

By SiliconRepublic on

Out of all the smartphones that have embraced the Android OS, the Xperia Arc is perhaps the most beautiful in appearance with its deep black veneer and aquiline shape.Compared to its close relation, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, which doubles as a...

By Expert Reviews on 80

Subtle and practical improvements to Android, a decent camera and a large, colourful screen make the arc tempting, but it may soon find itself outpaced by dual-core models....

By DigitalVersus on 80

The Xperia Arc is a convincing smartphone with great performance in most areas including photos, videos, music, web browsing and a smooth interface. It's just a shame that Sony Ericsson hasn't gone the extra mile with its customisation and that...

By ThinkDigit on 60

The Arc is a benchmark for slimness, and a sexy looker that packs decent hardware. However, the pricing is on the high side and with the whole future proofing angle looming over single core devices and niggles specific to this handset, the Arc...

By Android Central on

With its 2011 Xperia lineup, Sony Ericsson is looking to retain its position as one of the major players in the Android ecosystem. While last year’s (depending on your locale) Xperia X8 and X10 sold well, they were criticized by some for shipping...

By Tracy and Matt's Blog on

Overall the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc is a good smartphone for those wanting a device with a larger screen and needing good all round video and camera performance. Video playback and taking photos is what this phone does best, and frankly better than...

By SlashGear on

If the XPERIA Play failed to persuade us that it was the future of mobile gaming, the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc has no such caveats when it comes to solid multimedia and all-round performance. No, it doesn’t have a dual-core processor or record...

By FoneArena on

Here is the FoneArena Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc Review , the latest flagship device which can be considered a successor to the X10. The XPERIA Arc is Sony Ericsson’s latest assault on the ever growing Android smartphone market. Unlike other...

By Fonehome on 100

The first true Android camera phone also happens to boast many other talents, and they’re all housed within an obscenely thin, covetable shell. While the Google Nexus S is for Android purists, the Arc is destined to be a mass market...

By Channel Pro on

A lovely smartphone with a glorious screen and excellent battery life, but there are some serious flaws The last time Sony Ericsson attempted a big-screen Android phone, we weren’t very impressed. The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 boasted a large,...

By PC Pro on 83

A lovely smartphone with a glorious screen and excellent battery life, but there are some serious flaws...

By CNET Australia on 93

It may not be absolutely perfect, but it's definitely a home run. Xperia Arc is the best Sony Ericsson phone in years, and the first great smartphone of...

By Tbreak.com on 70

I first saw the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc at CES a couple of months ago and it was almost love at first sight. The handset is one the most beautifully designed Android phones that I have come across and considering that Android is competing with the...