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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (photos)

Sony Ericsson follows up its ultrastylish Xperia Arc with the Xperia Arc S, a slightly faster version of the posh European model that runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and rocks a powerful camera. Take a closer look at this lovely, luxurious device.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S main

A head-on shot of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S right side

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S seen from the right side. Here are placed the dedicated camera button, volume rocker, and Micro-USB port.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S top

A view of the top edge of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S. The small power button and HDMI port can be seen here.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S back

The back of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S that houses the 8.1 megapixel camera.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S keyboard (landscape)

We found the virtual keyboard on the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S to be accurate, with light haptic feedback.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S camera

Here's a look through the eyes of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S camera.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S Timescape

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S uses the company's Timescape interface for Android and a handy social-media widget.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S bottom

The bottom edge of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S has the same classy faux-silver styling that rings the edges of the phone.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S left side

On the right side of Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S is its standard 3.5mm headphone jack.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S back angle

Slim and trim, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S easily fits into the hand.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

Here we see a close-up of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S volume rocker and Micro-USB port.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S top close-up

A close-up shot of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S' top edge showing earpiece and proximity sensor.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S bottom close-up

On the bottom lip of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S is its battery door release.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S still-life test

Thanks to a fill-flash function, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S properly exposes close-up subjects.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S winter leaves

Our shot outdoors of winter leaves showcased pleasing orange hues.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S leaves and shrubs

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S captured convincingly green winter foliage.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S winter sidewalk

Even on a rainy day, we liked the colors and details the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S snapped.

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