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Good: good all round phone
Bad: battery life
Comment: very nice phone,every one wants a go ,looks good nice camera just done up date to 2.3.3 gingerbread and works a lot better than it did eg battery life and hd recording much better great phone - go get one well worth it
Good: screen and speed
Bad: plastic borders
Comment: an amazing phone with a beautiful screen and speed, android 3.2 works perfectly and a very good camera
Comment: hi guys, just thought id share with u a common problem with the arc, that many customers may be unaware of, the problem is that when u try and transfer music from ur pc to the phone u will discover that ur phone will not recognise some or all of the media files u r transferring, although they all appear on the memory card when u view them on your pc.
please be assured that this is a fault with the handset and not the memory card like ur provider will try and convince u.
hope this helps
Good: Stylish design, decent size screen, great camera, HDMI
Bad: Apauling battery life. When I first got the phone I installed all my usual apps and I would get a day and a half out of the battery, and now nearly 25 days down the track. I'm lucky if it lasts a day, because for some reason half the battery is chewed up overnight when the phone isn't doing anything and everything like Wifi and 3G data turned off.
Comment: The only other thing with this phone is you can't ware sunglasses that have polarised lenses and use the phone in landscape, because when you do. You can't see the screen, because it's like someone turned the screen brightness all the way down.
If the battery life (which is the most important thing on any phone) was better, I would have given it a higher rating.
Good: I love everything about it but the hdmi lead and great camera are amazing. The sat nav is great too.
Bad: Nothing I have noticed.
Comment: This is an amazing phone, Sat Nav, Camera etc etc. Love plugging it into the TV to see vids and pics. Brilliant screen and very fast on the internet. One of the best smartphones out there if not the best.
Good: Looks realy nice, very slim, screen is amazing, HDMI is perfect and I donnt know why you are saying battery life is not good ? for some reason it is not very good in the first 3 charging cycles but after that it realy excellent (compare it to my samsung galaxy and to my wife's iphone4 )
Bad: non so far
Comment: Amazing smart phone
Good: its a really good styalish phone
Bad: maybe im going through a bad batch but im on my 3rd arc in 35 days!!! each time the phone crashed and cant reboot
Comment: slow software and "the network in your area is down" apparently are my problems, hmmm friends with iphones and blackberry's on the same network dont have this problem
Good: Camera and design
Bad: wi fi and memmory slow
Comment: Hey guys! same wi fi problem on xperia arc and found lots of buyers with this frustrating issue. this is something they knew even before launching the phone. normally the new phone are tested thousands of times before releasing day and what makes me mad is that they keep not responding to this.
if you carefully search on google you will find a lot of people having the problem wit wi fi of sony ericsson xperia arc even if they replace it.
the technical support said to me that they never heard of such problem and they recommend an update. so thay do not know even it is all over the internet. layers!!
try everithing though so the last option will be to ask for a refund and look for better options. i also have an lg optimus 2x wich is by the way like a ferrary compared to arc even if often is not responding on media players or camera. please let me know if you have and positive reactions. have a good one guys
Comment: This phone must be good, as normally cnet don't like anything without an apple badge on it.
Good: camera is fantastic
Bad: video recording dont let you zoom in and battery is shocking i also thought about taking it back i get about 8 hours on a full charge
Comment: would have prefered stereo speaker system ie one on each end of the phone.
would have liked a zoom option for the video camera.
would have liked the charger port and headphone socket to be in more sensible places.
would have prefered a more secure back cover keeps coming off.
would have prefered an instruction booklet none came in box just a few leaflets.
a guide on how to preserve battery life would have been great
i think the phone has some great features but im very dissapointed in the battery performance.
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