Sony Ericsson Xperia pro

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Sony Ericsson Xperia pro
XperiaPro.jpg
Manufacturer Sony Ericsson
Series Sony Ericsson Xperia
Availability by Region October 2011[1]
Form factor Slider smartphone (black, silver, red)
Dimensions 120×57×13.5mm
Weight 142g
Operating system Android 2.3 (upgradable to Android 4.0)
CPU Qualcomm MSM 8255 1GHz Scorpion (Snapdragon)
Storage (External) Up to 32GB on microSD memory card, (Internal) 1GB; 320 MB user available, 512MB RAM
Battery Li-Po 1.5Ah
Data inputs Multi-touch capacitive touchscreen, Accelerometer
Display 3.7-inch 854×480 px FWVGA "Reality Display" TFT LCD at 265 PPI with Mobile BRAVIA Engine, 16M Colors
Rear camera 8.1MP (3,264×2,448), Exmor R CMOS Sensor, Auto Focus, Continuous Focus, Face recognition, Geo-tagging, Image and video stabilizer, Smile detection, Touch focus,
Video 720p HD (Android 2.3)
Front camera VGA Camera
Connectivity Bluetooth with A2DP
microUSB 2.0 (host)
3.5mm audio jack
aGPS
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
HDMI

The Sony Ericsson Xperia pro is an Android smartphone from Sony Ericsson which was launched in October 2011. The Xperia Pro has a 3.7-inch (94 mm) capacitive touch-screen, slider keyboard, smart phone with mobile BRAVIA engine which optimises the picture[2] and runs at a resolution of 854×480 pixels, a 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, an 8.1 mega-pixel camera, a dedicated Two-step camera key, USB host port, HDMI-out, 512 MB of onboard RAM, and an 8 GB microSD card (expandable up to 32 GB). The Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro is available in black, silver, or red.

Overview

The Xperia Pro comes pre-installed with the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system. As of June 2012, Sony Xperia Pro users can upgrade their phone through Sony Update to Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich).[3]

A number of users have, after upgrading to Android 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich, encountered a problem with the QWERTY physical keyboard being changed to AZERTY format and vice versa. This issue has been resolved as of 1 September 2012.[4][5]

It has one front-facing camera, one rear camera with flash, and a back-lit, sliding, qwerty keyboard – just like other Xperia pro variants.

The display features a Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine which allows users to view pictures and video on the 3.7" Reality display.

It also features an Exmor R sensor that allows for the capture of high definition movies and stills in low lit areas, which can then be shown in HD on a TV via the HDMI connector.

Reception

The Xperia Pro was first revealed on 13 February 2011, a day before MWC 2011, along with Xperia Play and Xperia Neo.

See also

References

  1. ^ GSMarena. "Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro specifications".
  2. ^ 22 July 2011, 22:26 by Chip 70 comments (22 July 2011). "Here's what Sony Ericsson Mobile BRAVIA Engine really does [REVIEW] – GSMArena Blog". Blog.gsmarena.com.
  3. ^ Kee, Edwin. "Xperia Pro update news". Ubergizmo.com.
  4. ^ "Physical azerty keyboard not working properly after ... – Support forum". Talk.sonymobile.com.
  5. ^ "Azerty keyboard issue resolved!". Android Forums. 31 August 2012.

External links

  • Xperia Pro official website
  • Whitepaper PDF with technical details
  • Specifications
  • Xperia pro official white paper (PDF)
  • Whitepaper PDF with technical details (PDF)
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