Not I... maybe. I really really hate carrier branding so having AT&T on top of the phone is really off putting to me. I currently have a Arc S which I love so if I do end up buying this, I'll get the unlocked, unbranded Xperia S instead. I really do hope it does release in March, it's annoying to see these carriers show off these phones at CES and then hold off releasing them for the next six months till sometime in the Summer.
Device(s): Sony Xperia Ion, HTC Inspire 4G(retired), LG Optimus V(retired)
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It may take until June or so, I have heard. I can wait, my current phone still works great, and we are celebrating our one year anniversary. But I keep dreaming about the Ion. The camera promises to be sweet, maybe even the best camera ever seen on a phone. I know there are Japanese phones that have 12 mps, but Sony knows how to make a good camera. And I am hoping that since it is Sony, the speaker also will be excellent. We shall see if those two things live up to my expectations.
If it matters, the Xperia ION has microSD card slot. Personally think the Xperia S looks much, much nicer, though. I think ICS should be rolling out soon (if it's not already being rolled out) to the Xperia S. The AT&T ION will probably get the update pretty late (if it will even get it). AT&T (as with most US carriers) is pretty bad when it comes to rolling out Android updates.
If you're talking about the international HSPA version, I'd go for the Xperia ION (for the microSD slot).
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i recentley purchased the Ion and whenever i try and watch videos on youtube,it takes forever to watch them,its as if i was watching them on my comp ,which is extremely slow,what could be causing this and how could i make it so i could watcht he whole video and not just parts at a time loll? Thx for the advice ahead
I haven't had problems with YouTube on mine, either. This might be a bit late, but some versions of the YouTube app from the Play Store can be buggy, as can those for Facebook. If that's the case after an update, the browser might be worth a try.
Incidentally, my Ion had a Sony Ericsson branded charger. Also, when I look at photo details through the standard gallery app, that says it was taken with a Sony Ericsson. The old name still lingers a bit...
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