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Old January 6th, 2011, 02:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc breaks free, has a BRAVIA Mobile engine - GSMArena.com news

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Old January 6th, 2011, 08:47 AM   #2 (permalink)
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agreed. just read a little bit of info out there. i can't wait to get my hands on the phone. i hope SE has improved the call volume over the xperia x10 which seems to be a major concern for most people, including myself.
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Old January 6th, 2011, 09:26 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Call volume was fixed in Android 2.1 [I see you're from Seattle, so I'm assuming your still stuck on 1.6 with AT&T]

But nonetheless, I want this phone. like Now.
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Old January 6th, 2011, 09:43 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Call volume was fixed in Android 2.1 [I see you're from Seattle, so I'm assuming your still stuck on 1.6 with AT&T]

But nonetheless, I want this phone. like Now.
not true, i updated my x10 to 2.1, yet i have not noticed any difference nor anyone who updated to 2.1 has verified this has been the case. i read the section xperia x10. can you show me something to validate your statement?
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this phone looks amazing.
i said i wouldnt buy another SE after the length of time they take to do updates on the X10 but i know that i havent seen anything else out there thats better.
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Old January 6th, 2011, 11:47 AM   #6 (permalink)
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i just spotted some of the accessories:
LiveView? | Phone Remote - Sony Ericsson

thats pretty cool!
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not true, i updated my x10 to 2.1, yet i have not noticed any difference nor anyone who updated to 2.1 has verified this has been the case. i read the section xperia x10. can you show me something to validate your statement?
Sorry. I may be wrong. I thought it was fixed in 2.1. I don't have any difficulty when talking on the phone compared to 1.6.

Check the 2 Dec 24th posts here:
http://www.xperiax10.net/
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I like the xperia...if only it would come to tmo though
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Hmm well i'm due an upgrade and i have a X10, i might even consider upgrading to this rather than my original idea of an iphone. don't like how the back and menu button have been swapped around thou.
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that happens with any android phone...the keys/buttons are always swapped...why idk
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This phone is sick as well it looks like a step up from the HTC inspire, and samsung infuse that were just announced, but what troubles me is that AT&T didnt mention it at all?
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Is there really much of a difference between the X10 and the Arc?

I mean, they look really similar.

According to this:
Compare Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc and Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mobile phones
They have rather similar specs, arc being sligtly better.

And the arc will have honeycomb and froyo.

But is it really that much of a step up from the x10?

I'll be buying an x10 in a few days. The x10 was 1000 when it came out here, I don't see the point is paying that much for something only slightly better.

I upgrade every two years, I won't bother buying an Arc.

Just my opinion.
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Is there really much of a difference between the X10 and the Arc?

I mean, they look really similar.

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Compare Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc and Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mobile phones
They have rather similar specs, arc being sligtly better.

And the arc will have honeycomb and froyo.

But is it really that much of a step up from the x10?

I'll be buying an x10 in a few days. The x10 was 1000 when it came out here, I don't see the point is paying that much for something only slightly better.

I upgrade every two years, I won't bother buying an Arc.

Just my opinion.
ARC has multi touch X10 doesnt, ARC has gingerbread X10 wont get it ever.
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not to mention alot of the issues the xperia x10 owners have complained
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Yea x10 is weak it cane to market as a rush half assed phone
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this phone looks amazing.
i said i wouldnt buy another SE after the length of time they take to do updates on the X10 but i know that i havent seen anything else out there thats better.
I haven't seen anything else out there that is better than the X10 either.

As much as the Atrix has amazing specs, I am afraid it will be stuck at 2.2 for a very long time. The Arc being launched with 2.3 is a major plus.

I will be very interested in the Arc and as a minimum will wait on the release of it before making a decision on the Atrix.
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I haven't seen anything else out there that is better than the X10 either.

As much as the Atrix has amazing specs, I am afraid it will be stuck at 2.2 for a very long time. The Arc being launched with 2.3 is a major plus.

I will be very interested in the Arc and as a minimum will wait on the release of it before making a decision on the Atrix.

Are you kidding the x10 is a massive piece of suck
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Are you kidding the x10 is a massive piece of suck
No I am not kidding. I have had it since August and not had any issues with it other than the upgrade fiasco. The call quality is excellent, the GPS works, the 2.1 has streamlined and made everything smoother and faster.

May I ask if you own one and in what respect do you find it a "massive suck".
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No I am not kidding. I have had it since August and not had any issues with it other than the upgrade fiasco. The call quality is excellent, the GPS works, the 2.1 has streamlined and made everything smoother and faster.

May I ask if you own one and in what respect do you find it a "massive suck".

I messed with my friends constantly. No multitouch is lame. The ram is not good and there UI is a bit ehh although their camera is outstanding and the 2.1 works flawless
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I messed with my friends constantly. No multitouch is lame. The ram is not good and there UI is a bit ehh although their camera is outstanding and the 2.1 works flawless
I will agree with all the positives you said and disagree with the negatives. I will give you the multi touch although I didn't care for it on the Captivate.

I guess we will just have to agree to disagree.
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I will agree with all the positives you said and disagree with the negatives. I will give you the multi touch although I didn't care for it on the Captivate.

I guess we will just have to agree to disagree.

OK lol as a matter of fact I will make you this deal if the atrix isn't out by months end to extend my 30 days I will swap my nexus for the experia and run it through the paces
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OK lol as a matter of fact I will make you this deal if the atrix isn't out by months end to extend my 30 days I will swap my nexus for the experia and run it through the paces
Thanks, but you will get a 1.6 laden with at&t bloatware.
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Thanks, but you will get a 1.6 laden with at&t bloatware.

Well I know how to root
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agreed. just read a little bit of info out there. i can't wait to get my hands on the phone. i hope SE has improved the call volume over the xperia x10 which seems to be a major concern for most people, including myself.

Haven't you guys learned a lesson with the X10? Ditch SE and go to HTC or Samsung!
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Haven't you guys learned a lesson with the X10? Ditch SE and go to HTC or Samsung!
Sorry to disagree but the quality of my X10 far exceeds that of HTC or Samsung devices from my personal experience.

The only. other contender for the Arc would be the Motorola Astrix for me. It's so nice to have choices.
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I think I may keep my HD7(and see what updates Microsoft has in store) I am really leaning towards the Arc as I keep seeing pictures....I'll see what Microsoft has in store and if I can't deal with Microsoft anymore(Which I currently love....the first time ever I've actually saw a phone and I am okay with being stuck with it for 2 years) and fall in love with the arc, I will get it....

I agree with Charlyee...I never really had many issues with mine...
My only issues/complaints were
1)Low volume
2)Timescape had a few quirks(so does blur, sense, touchwiz,, etc)
3)Android 1.6(i blame at&t for this now)

Most of these problems could be overlooked and hopefully...HOPEFULLY, SE has learned the mistake with the Xperia X10 and will do better
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