Xperia™ ion Phone

 
 

 
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Xperia™ ion from Sony Mobile


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Carriers
 USA Service ProvidersInfoUSA Service ProvidersThese carriers offer the device for sale and for use on their network.AT&T  
Carrier Networks
 GSM BandsInfoGSM BandsGlobal System for Mobile Communications is a standard for device communication. Depending on the service provider, it uses one or more bands: 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz.850,900,1800,1900 MHz 
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 LTE BandsInfoLTE BandsLong Term Evolution is a very high speed mobile network standard for the GSM/UMTS networks. Depending on the service provider, it uses one or more bands: 700, 1700 and 2100 MHz. It is sometimes called a 4G standard, and while very fast, it is really something between 3G and real 4G.700 MHz 
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 GPRSInfoGPRSGeneral Packet Radio Service is a method to send and receive data faster than using the voice channel, but it is still painfully slow. Class 12 devices are the fastest at a maximum of 48 kbps, while Class 2 devices are the slowest. It is considered a 2G service.Supported  
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 EDGEInfoEDGEEnhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution, also called EGPRS, greatly increases the data speeds over GPRS up to 384 kbps. Class 12 devices are the fastest, with Class 2 providing the slowest EDGE service. It is considered a 2.5G service, and is slower than 3G/4G services.Supported  
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 UTMS BandsInfoUTMS BandsUniversal Mobile Telecommunications System is a mobile communication technology based in part on the GSM/EDGE standards, but much faster. UTMS is also known as WCDMA, and both are considered a 3G service. Depending on the service provider, it uses one or more bands from 700 to 2100 MHz.850,1800,1900 MHz 
Connectivity
 DNLAInfoDNLADigital Living Network Alliance refers to the ability to connect and transfer content to a another DNLA device. For example, on a mobile device, stored music, photos and videos could appear on a DNLA equipped receiver or TV.yes  
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 BluetoothInfoBluetoothThis is an open-standard used to transfer audio and data over very short distances on the 2.4 GHz band. Version 2.0 and 2.1 include EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) for faster data rates over the version 1 standard. Depending on the implementation and power level it may be designed to operate over distances of 3 feet to 300 feet. Version 2.x uses a data rate of 3 Mbps, and version 3.0 uses 24 Mbps.yes  
Power and Battery
 Battery typeLithium-Ion  
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 Talk timeInfoTalk timeThis is a very rough estimate by the manufacturer of how long the device functions starting with a full charge. Your milage will vary!10.0 hours 
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 Standby time (max)InfoStandby time (max)This indicates how long the device should function in standby mode without using any functions.400 hours 
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 Charging CableMicro USB to USB cable for charging  
Operating System
 Android version2.3  
Multimedia Formats
 AudioInfoAudioThe audio/music formats that the device supports.3GPP, MP3, MP4, OTA, Ogg vorbis, SMF, WAV  
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 ImagesInfoImagesThe image/photo formats that the device supports.BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WBMP  
Physical
 WeightInfoWeightThis is the weight of the device with a standard battery. It does not include a case cover or other optional attachments.5.1 ounces 
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 Width5.2 inches 
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 Height2.7 inches 
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 Depth0.4 inches 
Manufacturer
 Sony Mobile 
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 Release Date24-Jun-2012  
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 Price (no contract)*$ 449.99  
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 Price (2yr contract)*$ 99.99  
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 * Prices change frequently, may have discounts or rebates
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Display
 ScreenInfoScreenThis is the screen size measured diagonally.4.6 inches 
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 Screen resolutionInfoScreen resolutionThis is the number of pixel dots that appear on the screen - horizontal x vertical.1280 x 720 pixels 
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 Screen technologyInfoScreen technologyThe type of display, typically LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) or eInk. There are a number of LCD variations, such as TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) or OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode).TFT LCD  
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 Touch screenyes  
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 Touch screen typeInfoTouch screen typeTypically either Resistive or Capacitive technologies are used. Capacitive is more sensitive than Resistive. Devices so noted also include Multi-touch, where gestures using two fingers are detected.Multi-Touch Capacitive  
Memory
 Internal RAMInfoInternal RAMRandom Access Memory.1 GB 
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 Internal StorageInfoInternal StorageThis is the flash memory internal to the device. On a few devices, the internal memory can be expanded. Note that the operating system and pre-loaded applications will consume a poriton of this memory.16 GB 
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 External TypeMicro SD  
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 External Storage (max)32 GB 
Hardware
 ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon S3  
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 Processor speedInfoProcessor speedThe speed of the processor provides a very rough idea of performance between devices using the same processor type and same number of cores.1.5 GHz 
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 Processor coresInfoProcessor coresMultiple cores can significantly increase the devices performance when matched to an OS that support multiple cores. Android versions 2.4 & 3.0 and later support multi-cores, while older OS versions will only use a single core.2  
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 USB Version2.0  
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 Keyboard TypeVirtual  
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 Audio Jack3.5 mm  
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 Video OutputInfoVideo OutputVideo is output via a cable. Standards that may be supported include HDMI, a High-Definition Multimedia Interface; Component connecting via 3 RCA jacks; S-video; or Composite (via 1 low-definition RCA jack). If not stated, it is assumed the device only outputs Composite in low-definition.HDMI  
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 FM RadioInfoFM RadioWhen equiped, the FM radio allows you to listen to FM radio stations. Normally FM radio only works while headphones are attached, as the headphone wires are also used as the FM antenna.yes  
Location
 GyroscopeInfoGyroscopeA gyroscope detects the position of the device, not the location. It is typically used in applications and games to detect how the device is being held.yes  
Camera
 Primary Camera12.1 MegaPixels 
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 FlashInfoFlashUnless otherwise stated, devices with flash have a single LED flash, only suitable for close distances.yes  
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 Auto-focusInfoAuto-focusThis allows the device to automatically adjust the focus.yes  
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 Videoyes  
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 Video ResolutionInfoVideo ResolutionThis identifies the the highest quality of video that the primary camera can take.1080P  
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 Other features

Video stabilizer; Video light; CMOS sensor; Smile Shutter; Image stabilizer; 3D sweep panorama

 
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 Front Facing Camera1.0 MegaPixels 
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 Front Facing VideoInfoFront Facing VideoThis identifies the the highest quality of video that the front-facing camera can take.720P  
Sensors
 Ambient LightInfoAmbient LightThe ambient light sensor increases the display brightness when the ambient light is high, and conversely lowers the brightness in a reduce lighting situation. This improves viewing comfort while helping to conserve battery power.yes  
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 NFCInfoNFCNear Field Communications allows the transfer of information over very short distances (under 1/4 inch). Two NFC equipped devices can transfer contact info, web links, photos and more. It can also be used for payments, similar to a credit card.yes  
More Features
 
  • Playstation certified
  • Upgradable to Android 4.0