Brand Sony Ericsson
Model Xperia Arc S LT18a
Released 2011 Nov 17
Hardware Designer Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications
Manufacturer Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications
Codename SE Ayame
Device Category 

Smartphone

Width 63 mm
Height 125 mm
Depth 8.7 mm
Dimensions 2.48×4.92×0.34 inches
Mass 117 g
4.13 ounces
Platform 

Android

Operating System

Google Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread)

CPU Clock 1400 MHz
CPU

Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255T, 2011, 32 bit, single-core, 45 nm, Qualcomm Adreno 205 GPU

RAM Type 

LPDDR2 SDRAM

RAM Capacity (converted) 512 MiB RAM
Non-volatile Memory Capacity (converted) 1024 MiB ROM
320 MiB total user storage
Display Diagonal 107 mm
4.2 inch
Resolution 480×854
Horizontal Full Bezel Width 10.57 mm
Display Area Utilization 62.1%
Pixel Density 233 PPI
Display Type 

Color PVA TFT LCD display

Display Subtype 

Reality Display

Number of Display Scales 16.8M
Scratch Resistant Screen 

Yes

Graphical Controller Qualcomm Adreno 205
Dedicated Graphics Memory 0.25 MiB
A/V Out 

HDMI 1.4

HDMI D Micro

Microphone(s) 

stereo

Loudpeaker(s):  

stereo

Audio Output:  

3.5mm

Supported Cellular Bands 

GSM850
, GSM900
, GSM1800
, GSM1900
, UMTS2100 (B1)
, UMTS1900 (B2)
, UMTS850 (B5) bands

Supported Cellular Data Links 

CSD
, GPRS
, GPRS C12
, EDGE
, UMTS
, HSUPA
, HSUPA 5.8
, HSDPA
, HSDPA 14.4
, HSPA+ 21.1 data links

SIM Card Slot 

Yes

Complementary Phone Services 

Voice transmission
, Voice speaker
, Vibrate
, Speakerphone
, ANC

Sec. Supported Cellular Networks:   No
Touchscreen Type 

Capacitive multi-touch screen

Expansion Interfaces 

TransFlash
, microSD
, microSDHC

USB 

USB 2.0

USB HS (480 Mbps)

USB Services 

USB charging

USB Connector 

USB Micro-B (Micro-USB)

Bluetooth 

Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR

Wireless LAN 

802.11b
, 802.11g
, 802.11n

FM Radio Receiver 

FM radio (88-108 MHz) with RDS

Complementary GPS Services 

A-GPS
, Geotagging

Supported GLONASS protocol(s) 

Yes

Camera Placement 

Rear

Camera Image Sensor 

CMOS

Number of effective pixels 8.0 MP camera
Zoom 1.0 x optical zoom
16.0 x digital zoom
Focus 

CD AF

Video Recording 1280×720 pixel
30 fps
Flash 

single LED

Camera Extra Functions 

EIS
, EIS (video)
, Touch focus
, Macro mode
, Panorama Photo
, Face detection
, Smile detection
, 3D Panorama Photo

Aux. Camera Image Sensor  No
Aux. 2 Camera Image Sensor  No
Aux. 3 Camera Image Sensor  No
Aux.4 Camera Image Sensor  No
Secondary Camera Sensor  No
Sec. Aux. Cam. Image Sensor  No
Built-in compass 

Yes

Built-in accelerometer 

Yes

Protection from solid materials 

Yes

Protection from liquids 

Yes

Battery 

Li-ion polymer (LiPo)

removable

1-cell
Nominal Battery Capacity 1500 mAh battery
Data Integrity 

Preliminary