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Sony Xperia ion

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Manufacturer: Sony Announced: 09 Jan 2012 Carrier Availability: AT&T

Sony Xperia ion is the first Sony-branded (without Ericsson) Android smartphone. It's a powerful device with a 4.55-inch 720p LED-backlit LCD touchscreen, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, LTE, HSPA, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 16GB of built-in storage, microSD memory card slot. It runs Gingerbread though the Ice Cream Sandwich update will be released soon.

Sony Xperia ion Specifications

Display

  • Screen size: 4.55 inch (101.60 mm)
  • Resolution: Other
  • Type: LCD
  • Touch screen: Multi-touch (Capactive)

Size & Weight

  • Height: 133.0 mm (4.84 inch)
  • Width: 68.0 mm (2.68 inch)
  • Depth: 10.8 mm (0.47 inch)
  • Weight: 144.0 g

Connectivity & Wireless

  • Wi-Fi: Yes (802.11b/g/n)
  • Wi-Fi Encryption: WEP, WPA, WPA2
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • Computer Sync supported: Yes

Camera

  • Resolution: 12.1 megapixels
  • Camera Features:
    • Records video
    • Auto focus
    • Digital zoom
    • Flash
    • Self-Timer
    • Contact pictures
    • Geo-tagging (location)
  • Secondary Camera: Yes 1.3 megapixels

Other Features

  • Flight Mode: Yes
  • FM tuner: Yes
  • TV-out: Yes

Hardware

  • CPU: 1500 MHz
  • RAM: 1024 MB
  • USB: 2.0 [Mass Storage Device, Charging]
  • microUSB

Battery & Power

  • Battery type: Li-ion
  • Talk time: 10 hours
  • Stand by time: 400 hours
  • Capacity: 1900 mAh

Cellular network

  • Network Technology: GSM
  • Network Technology: LTE
  • CDMA Bands: 800, 1900
  • Data tethering: Yes

Location Support

  • GPS (AGPS)
  • Compass

Messaging

  • SMS: Yes
  • MMS: Yes

Input

  • Type: Touchscreen
  • Predictive Text: Yes

Media

  • Media Playback: Yes
  • Support Audio: AAC, AAC+, AMR, MID, MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA
  • Support Video: h.263, h.264 / AVC, 3GP, MPEG-4 (MP4), WMV
  • Support Image: GIF, JPEG, PNG

Audio and Voice

  • Audio / Headset Jack: Yes
  • Speaker phone: Yes
  • Voice dial: Yes

Personalization

  • Custom Ringtones: Yes
  • Sound profiles: Yes
  • Vibrate mode: Yes
  • Multiple numbers per contact: Yes

Sensors

  • Accelerometer (motion)
  • Amient light
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Memory

  • 16 GB built-in memory
  • Memory card: SD, microSD, microSDHC

Additional Info

  • Announced At: Jan 9, 2012

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