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Sony keeps adding in smartphones to the market with its Xperia range. With the introduction of Sony Xperia Acro S black, Sony phones have reached a whole new level. This phone like the others in the range of Xperia comes with exclusive looks and features. Like other phones by Sony, this phone also promises great performance coupled with attractive design and features.
Design and Features
The most boasted about feature of Sony Xperia Acro S is its resistance to water and dust. IP-57 certified, and the phone is dust proof and will be unharmed even if it stays underwater at a depth of 1 meter for 30 minutes. The screen is still responsive when you operate it with wet fingers and this is something which no other smart phone has to offer. This stands to be one of the remarkable features of this phone.
Sony Xperia Acro S works on Android ICS operating system backed by 1.5 GHz dual-core processor. This means you will miss out features offered on the newer Jelly Bean version. But since it is a Sony product, it has 17 apps which you will not find on any other Android phone like the PS games store and Liveware Manager. It also offers attractive widgets specially designed by Sony which is an added attraction.
Sony Xperia Acro S features a back illuminated, Exmore R image sensor backed by 12 megapixels to produces vibrant pictures on its 4.3 inch, LED backlit LCD screen. Reproduction of image and text is not pixelated even when you zoom out to the max with its 342ppi. Though it does not offer 4G connectivity, it offers a pretty strong data connectivity and accepts most Wi-Fi network. It also comes with an exclusive desk dock where you insert your phone to charge and transfer data through USB.
Sony Xperia price is extremely affordable for all the features that it offers. Popular online stores like Price Panda quote a price of RM 1060 for Sony Xperia Malaysia. This price is pretty close to what the other countries have to offer.
Pros and Cons
- Water and dust resistant
- The plastic framework of the handset gives it a good grip.
- The camera can be very well compared to the more upmarket Xperia.
- You will have access to many great apps offered by Sony.
- It comes with a lot of extra gadgets like the charging dock, micro SIM card adapter and many more.
- The water and dust protection factor has made the phone a little bulkier.
- Sony Xperia Acro S has 2 copper contacts on the sides which again tarnishes the looks.
- The battery life is not very good.