Sony Ericsson Xperia pro

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 with Android 2.3; up to 128 GB with Android 4.04). The Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro is available in black, silver, or red.

Sony Ericsson Xperia pro
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ManufacturerSony Ericsson
SeriesSony Ericsson Xperia
Availability by regionOctober 2011[1]
Form factorSlider smartphone (black, silver, red)
Dimensions120×57×13.5mm
Mass142g
Operating systemAndroid 2.3 (upgradable to Android 4.0)
CPUQualcomm MSM 8255 1GHz Scorpion (Snapdragon)
Storage(External) With Android 2.3 up to 32GB with Android 4.04 up to 128GB on microSD memory card, (Internal) 1GB; 320 MB user available, 512MB RAM
BatteryLi-Po 1.5Ah
Display3.7-inch 854×480 px FWVGA "Reality Display" TFT LCD at 265 PPI with Mobile BRAVIA Engine, 16M Colors
Rear camera8.1MP (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 cameraVGA Camera
ConnectivityBluetooth with A2DP
microUSB 2.0 (host)
3.5mm audio jack
aGPS
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
HDMI
Data inputsMulti-touch capacitive touchscreen, Accelerometer

OverviewEdit

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.

ReceptionEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.

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