Sony Xperia ion

The Sony Xperia ion is the company's first LTE smartphone, due to be launched exclusively on AT&T. Powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, the ion features a 4.6-inch 1280 x 720 display, a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera, and content sharing through DLNA, HDMI, NFC, and Bravia Sync.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jun. 24, 2012
  • Price at launch: $99.99

What You Need To Know

  • The Sony Xperia ion will launch with Android 2.3, which will be upgraded to 4.0.

Verge Review

It's been over five months since we first saw Sony's Xperia ion for AT&T, an Android device with LTE and a lot to prove. The Xperia line hasn't had much success here in the US, thanks in no small part to delayed launches and underwhelming hardware. The Xperia ion continues that late-launch trend, but the hardware has specs that indicate that Sony is aiming a little higher than your standard mid-range Android phone, including a 720p display, 12-megapixel camera, and the aforementioned LTE. In...

Read the full review

Basic Specs

Thickness 0.42 inches
Weight 0.32 pounds
Form factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 4.6 inches
Carriers AT&T

Recent News

No recent news about Sony Xperia ion.

Recent Discussions

No recent discussions about Sony Xperia ion.

Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 5.2 inches
Width 2.68 inches
Thickness 0.42 inches
Weight 0.32 pounds
Form factor Slab
Color Black
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 4.6 inches
Resolution (Y) 1280 px
Resolution (X) 720 px
PPI 319
Connectivity
Carriers AT&T
LTE Yes
NFC support Yes
Processor
Manufacturer ST-Ericsson
Clock speed 1.5 GHz
Number of cores 2
Memory
RAM size 1 GB
Storage
Internal size 16 GB
External Yes
Max external size 32 GB
External type microSD
Front Camera
Resolution 1.3 megapixels
Rear Camera
Resolution 12 megapixels
Interface
Video out Yes
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro HDMI
Benchmarks
Quadrant 3169
Vellamo 1269
GLBenchmark 720p 30 FPS
GLBenchmark 1080p 17 FPS
AnTuTu 6471
Back to top ^
X
Log In Sign Up

If you currently have a username with "@" in it, please email support@voxmedia.com.

forgot?
forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot username?

We'll email it to you.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Try another email?

Forgot username?

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.
Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.