Xperia Acro S Review and Spesification

Mobile phone or other electronic items is generally not a viable items exposed to water. One little, the liquid can seep in and damage the sensitive internal components.

It does not apply to Sony Xperia Acro S. This smartphone made by Sony that is wrapped in a bandage casing berserfitikasi IP-57. That is, Acro's can last for about half an hour in water depths up to 1 meter. In addition, the smartphone is also dust-proof and impact resistant.

Not only berbodi tough, offal Xperia Acro S was powered. Qualcomm MSM8260 processor Sony embed (S3) dual-core processor speed of 1.5 GHz 1 GB RAM combined. Use the Adreno 220 graphics processor.

In addition, there are many more offered by this smartphone. For more discussion, please refer to the following reviews.


Physical form of Xperia Acro S looks similar to the other NXT series smartphone from Sony. The screen measuring 4.3 inch scratch resistant mineral glass coated glass that appears shiny, glossy black frame surrounded.

The impression is minimalist and classy, but somewhat difficult to distinguish from fellow brothers Sony Xperia smartphones.

At the front there are three soft buttons, the "home", "return" and "menu". There is also a front camera unit with a resolution of 1.3 megapixels which can record 720p video.

The back of the Xperia Acro's made ​​of finely textured rubber-like plastic. A main camera with 12-megapixel resolution is similar to that found in his brother, the Sony Xperia Ion, placed here.

The battery can not be replaced because this smartphone case can not be opened.

With a thickness of 12 mm and weighing 147 grams, the Xperia Acro S feels a bit "fat". On the right side there is the power button, volume control, and camera.

The left side contains a SIM card slot and a micro-SD card, both sheltered behind a special closing mechanism watertight Open it a bit troublesome, especially for the SIM card tray that seemed frail, but at least users do not have to worry about this phone will be damaged when it plunged into the water.

In this section there are two metal contacts are used to charge the battery while the Xperia Acro S mounted on docking is included in the sales package. Since the open without any cover, these contacts cause a little concern about the water resistance of the phone in question.

Other connectors, the HDMI port, USB and 3.5 mm audio connector located at the top and covered similar waterproof cover.

So, Is the smartphone is really waterproof? Apparently it did. When KompasTekno plunge into water or flushing, Xperia Acro's still functioning properly. Thus even with the touch screen still responds quickly though worn with wet fingers.

Exposed metal contacts who had previously doubted not cause problems.

Unfortunately, these devices can not be used to connect your smartphone to a computer for data transfer, only to charge the battery only.

Screen and Camera

The display quality is one aspect to be proud of the Sony Xperia Acro S. Waterproof smartphone has a 4.3 inch screen with HD resolution or 1280x720. Its pixel density levels reach 342 ppi. Coupled with Sony's BRAVIA Engine technology that can improve the contrast and sharpness of the display.

The results of the application of all of the above directly visible so users stare at the screen Xperia Acro S. The colors look bright with high contrast and saturation.

Images and text look sharp too, did not look like a pixellated screen with low resolution. When used outdoors during the day, this smartphone screen remains clearly visible.

Thanks to the screen, the Xperia Acro's also become an ideal device for watching HD video. Moreover, the device is capable of playing a variety of popular codecs and formats including MKV, DivX, and QuickTime in full-HD (1920 x 1080). However, it certainly is not as big screen devices such as tablets.

This smartphone's camera is fairly good. With a resolution of 12 megapixels (4000 x 3000), capable of displaying the image capture small details in ideal lighting conditions. LED lights flash can be used to help shooting in the opposite condition.

In the room, and when worn at night, the image quality decreases rapidly with increasing speckle noise and decreased levels of detail. However, these shortcomings are not too visible when the image diminished.

Just like the Xperia Ion, Sony impart some useful options like focus mode selection (touch focus, auto-area, single-point, and smile detection), exposure compensation, and white balance presets.

Xperia Acro S was able to record full-HD (1080p) @ 30 FPS with auto-focus and image stabilizer using the rear camera or HD-quality (720p) with front camera.

Software and Performance

Turning to the use, the Sony Xperia Acro S feels quite comfortable when held. The shape is smaller and the sides are slightly rounded smartphone felt more fit in the hand compared to his brother, the Xperia Ion.

The operating system used is Android 4.0 or Ice Cream sandwich, with the modification that unfortunately Sony-style display makes this phone interface too similar to models that use older operating systems.

Even so, thanks to Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0), Xperia Acro S feels agile with fast input response. Smartphone is noticeably smoother than the Xperia Ion-Ion least before an upgrade to version Android Ice Cream Sandwich.

Sony includes a number of pre-installed software includes the Timescape widget that can be used by activists, Facebook and Twitter to keep up-to-date with the integration of the widget.

About the performance, processor Snapdragon S3 dual-core 1.5 GHz, 1 GB RAM, and Adreno 220 GPU delivers performance on a smartphone is quite capable.

Game heavyweights like Dead Trigger can be played in a level of detail "high" (but not "ultra") with fairly smooth although sometimes it still feels a little choked up when the player zombie attacked in large numbers.

The quality and high-resolution screen Xperia Acro S, unfortunately, led to several applications such as Angry Birds Space becomes less comfortable playing as icon size so smaller.1910 mAh battery on the Xperia Acro S can accompany users on the move all day with casual uses such as running applications for Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, or browsing.The difference is, when used gaming activity. When used to play constantly, Xperia Acro S battery life shrunk to only a few hours.Xperia Acro S provides an internal storage capacity of 16 GB. Additional capacity is made possible thanks to a micro-SD card slot that supports memory cards up to 32 GB capacity. 
ConclusionFor those who love traveling and do not want to phone damaged by exposure to water or bumped, Sony Xperia Acro S could be an attractive option.Indeed, Sony Xperia Go provides an even more formidable again with IP-67 certification, but the Xperia acro specs are far above the S model.Xperia Acro's capabilities as a multimedia smartphone was no doubt, with a convincing performance, agile response, as well as a brilliant display.The price is set at Rp 5 million sounds relatively expensive, but the Xperia Acro S may be an Android phone waterproof and durable edge to be gained at this time.Sony Xperia Acro SPros:+ Water resistant, dust and shock+ High-resolution display with excellent viewing quality+ Reliable performance, with fast response
Disadvantages:-System connector cover is rather inconvenient to open and close-Accessories docking can only be used to charge the batterySpecification-Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8260 (S3)-Graphics Processor: Adreno 220-RAM: 1 GB-Internal Storage: 16 GB-External Storage: MicroSD up to 32 GB-Display: 4.3 inch, 1280x720 (342 ppi)-Camera: 12 Megapixel with LED flash (back), 1.3 Megapixel (front)-Battery: 1.910mAh-Connectivity: 3G HSDPA, HSUPA; W-LAN 802.11 b / g / n, DLNA, Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0 OTG, HDMI, 3.5 mm audio.-Color options: Black, White, Pink-Dimensions: 126 x 66 x 11.9 mm-Weight: 147 grams.

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