Sony Philippines is holding a 3-day event called the Sony Summer Hotspots from March 11 – 13, 2011 at the SM Megatrade Hall 1. They will also be accepting pre-orders for the upcoming Sony-Ericsson Xperia Arc on these said dates (update: suggested retail price is Php32,750).
Revealed just last January, the Xperia Arc is a 4.2″ Android smartphone that will succeed the Xperia X10.
Sony-Ericsson Xperia Arc (X12 Anzu)
Qualcomm MSM8250 Snapdragon 1 GHz CPU
4.2â€³ capacitive display @ 480Ã—854 pixels
Sony Mobile Bravia Engine
up to 32GB via microSD (16GB included)
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA
Bluetooth 2.1 w/ A2DP
8MP autofocus camera w/ LED flash
720p HD video recording
GPS w/ aGPS support
Li-Po 1500mAh battery
Android 2.3 Gingerbread
The Arc’s camera uses an Exmor-R mobile sensor with the f/2.4 lens. All pictures and videos can be shared in HD on your living room TV via the built in HDMI-connector. The screen now uses Reality Display which is supposed to be brighter and clearer than regular LCD.
Sony-Ericsson’s local PR did not specify the exact date of the release nor an estimated retail price but the pre-order offer might indicate it could be sooner than later.
Update: Suggested retail price is Php32,750 according to SE Philippines PR.