Xperia Acro S is another rugged android smartphone that Sony launched along with the Sony Xperia Go. The Sony Xperia Acro S comes with high end specifications like the 1.5 GHz dual core processor and 12 MP camera. This handset is expected to be priced under Rs. 36,000.

This smartphone sails on a dual core 1.5 GHz Scorpion CPU (Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon) with Adreno 220 GPU running android ICS (4.0). This water (up to 1 m for 30 minutes) and dust resistant phone comes with mineral glass coating display (scratch resistant) and with WFT (Wet Finger Tracking) whichprevents the touchscreen from acting weirdly when your fingers are wet.

The capacitive touchscreen display is 4.3 inches supporting resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels (HD) @ 342 ppi).  The main highlight is the 12 MP camera with 16x zoom (digital) with full full HD video recording support (1080p). There is a front camera of 1.3 MP for video chats. Camera features are Smile / Face detection, touch to focus, geo tagging, 3D sweep panorama and image stabilization.

Sony Xperia Acro S rugged android smartphone

Acro S available in White, Pink and Black colours weighs 147 grams with an 11.9 mm thickness. This smartphone houses 1 GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory along with microSD support of up to 32 GB.

Additional features are 3G (HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps), GPRS / EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, FM radio, multi format media player, HDMI support, 4 sensors, HTML5 / flash support, trackID music recognition, GPS (GLONASS) and microUSB.

A standard 1910 mAh Li-ion powers this handset with music play of up to 23 hours, standby of up to 12 days and talktime of up to 7 hours.

Sony Xperial Acro S price in India is expected to be under Rs. 36,000 with 1 year warranty.


CPU: Dual-core clocked at 1.5 GHz.
Memory: 1 GB RAM, 16 GB internal, MicroSD 32 GB.
Display: Capacitive touchscreen 4.3 inches (720×1280 pixels @342 ppi), 10 point Multitouch.
OS: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).
Camera: Sony’s Exmor™ R mobile CMOS sensor – 12.1 MP with pulsed LED flash, Auto focus, 16x digi zoom. Front 1.3 MP.
Battery: 1910 mAh.


By Rajeev Rana

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