Sony Xperia S is the first product from newly formed Sony Mobile
division after the company bought out Ericsson's stake in Sony Ericsson.
It sports a beautiful design and comes with some big upgrades from
last-years' models like 12.1MP camera and 720p display. But, are these
upgrades enough for us to forget the presence of dated software? Read on
to find out.Hardware
Sony's design prowess is clearly visible in Xperia S; it looks simple but is unique and distinctive. It might not be the lightest or the thinnest phone on the planet, but the Xperia S stands out nonetheless. Be it the transparent bar below the capacitive buttons, or the flat sides of the phone, the modern design sets it apart from the crowd.
Sony Xperia S smartphone was launched in February 2012. The phone comes with a 4.30-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels at a pixel density of 342 pixels per inch (ppi). Sony Xperia S is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor. It comes with 1GB of RAM. The Sony Xperia S runs Android 2.3 and is powered by a 1750mAh non-removable battery.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Sony Xperia S on the rear packs 12.1-megapixel camera. It sports a 1.3-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.
Sony Xperia S based on Android 2.3 and packs 32GB of inbuilt storage. The Sony Xperia S is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Micro-SIM card. The Sony Xperia S measures 128.00 x 64.00 x 10.60mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 144.00 grams. It was launched in Black and White colours.
Connectivity options on the Sony Xperia S include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v2.10, NFC, USB OTG, FM radio, and 3G. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer.
As of 30th September 2020, Sony Xperia S price in India starts at Rs. 24,317.
|Alternate names||Xperia Nozomi, Sony Ericsson Arc HD, LT26i|
|Release date||February 2012|
|Dimensions (mm)||128.00 x 64.00 x 10.60|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||1750|
|Screen size (inches)||4.30|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||342|
|Operating system||Android 2.3|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 2.10|
|Number of SIMs||1|
|Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)||No|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||No|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|