Sony Xperia S

The Sony Xperia S, formerly known as the Nozomi, is one of the Sony smartphones announced at CES 2012. The Xperia S has a 4.3-inch 720p display, and is powered by a 1.5Ghz dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM. The Xperia S features both front and rear cameras, the latter of which is a 12.1-megapixel shooter.

  • Status: Available

What You Need To Know

  • 4.3-inch 720p display is covered by scratch-resistant glass
  • 12.1-megapixel rear camera features f/2.4 aperture and 1080p video recording
  • Sony Entertainment Network software included
  • Running Android 2.3 OS at launch, upgrade to Android 4 expected in Q2 2012
  • Has a thin strip of LED lights adorning the bottom of the phone

Verge Review

The Sony Xperia S is the first product to emerge from the newly consolidated Sony Mobile group. Although it'll inevitably be treated as the bellwether for Sony's attempt at going it alone on the mobile front, this phone's design and development can rightfully be attributed to the former Sony Ericsson partnership. Whatever the logo at the top, the Xperia S comes with a clear mission to woo users with its dashing good looks and to keep them interested with a highly competitive spec sheet. Its...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.42 inches
Weight 0.32 pounds
Form factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 4.3 inches
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 2.3.7

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 5.04 inches
Width 2.52 inches
Thickness 0.42 inches
Weight 0.32 pounds
Form factor Slab
Color Black, White
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 4.3 inches
Resolution (Y) 720 px
Resolution (X) 1280 px
PPI 342
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Connectivity
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies supported 1900, 1800, 900, 850
UMTS / HSPA Yes
UMTS frequencies supported 900, 2100, 1900, 850
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
802.11n frequencies 2.4GHz
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
NFC support Yes
Tethering / mobile hotspot Yes
Media streaming DLNA
Processor
Manufacturer Qualcomm
Brand / family Snapdragon
Model MSM8260
Clock speed 1.5 GHz
Number of cores 2
GPU
Model Adreno 220
Memory
RAM size 1 GB
Storage
Internal size 32 GB
Front Camera
Resolution 1.3 megapixels
Rear Camera
Resolution 12.1 megapixels
Flash LED
Focus type Autofocus
Video resolution 1080p
Software
Operating system Android
Skin Sony Ericsson
Launch OS version 2.3.7
Interface
Video out Yes
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB
Sensors
Sensors Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer
Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh
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