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Sony Ericsson unveils its fastest entertainment experiences to date with Xperia(TM) arc S

    <*> Xperia TM arc S has a powerful 1.4 Ghz processor delivering up to 25% faster entertainment compared to Xperia arc TM <*> Winner of the EISA award "European Camera Phone 2011-2012"*
31st August 2011, Berlin, Germany -? Sony Ericsson today unveiled Xperia TM arc S at Sony's press conference in conjunction with IFA in Berlin. Taking the award-winning sleek design from Xperia arc*,the latest addition to the Xperia TM family has a processor upgraded to 1.4Ghz, Sony 3D sweep panorama technology and access to the Sony Entertainment Network services - "Music Unlimited" and "Video Unlimited"**. Xperia TM arc S features 25% faster camera start up and media conversion , along with 20% faster web page rendering compared to Xperia TM arc***.?

Consumers with a 2011 Xperia TM smartphone are now able to enjoy " Music Unlimited" and " Video Unlimited" subject to market availability **:?

    <*> "Music Unlimited" has a global catalogue of over 10 million unique songs**** with access to your personal music library and ad free radio channels across multiple devices. <*> "Video Unlimited" (currently exclusive to Sony Ericsson Xperia TM ) is the ultimate source for the latest Hollywood blockbusters, all-time classics, and TV shows from all major studios.
Nikolaus Scheurer, Head of Product Marketing at Sony Ericsson said:? "Xperia TM arc S is the fastest and most entertaining Xperia TM to date and it clearly demonstrates how the Xperia TM family are the best smartphones to experience great entertainment services such as Music Unlimited and Video Unlimited."??

In addition to these services, Xperia TM arc S includes best-in-class Sony technology such as 3D sweep panorama. 3D sweep panorama images can be captured and then viewed by connecting the phone to a 3D TV using the HDMI output.? Xperia TM arc S also has a visually brilliant 4.2" Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA? Engine, an 8.1mp camera with HD video capability and Sony's award winning Exmor R TM for mobile image sensor that enhances still images and videos even in low light conditions.

Consumers also have access to a uniquely social entertainment experience of sharing and discovery with Facebook inside Xperia TM , plus the extensive world of Android with over 250,000 applications.?

Xperia TM arc S at a glance:

    <*>Super fast 1.4 GHz processor <*>3D and 2D sweep panorama photography <*>8.1 MP camera with Exmor R TM for mobile image sensor <*>4.2" Reality display with Mobile BRAVIA? Engine <*>Latest Android TM platform Gingerbread 2.3
Sony Ericsson Xperia TM arc S will be available globally in selected markets from Q4 2011.

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    <*> Xperia TM arc S and Xperia TM arc are winners of the EISA (European Imaging and Sound Association) award for European Camera Phone 2011-2012. Xperia TM arc is also the winner of the prestigious red dot Product Design Award 2011
** Availability of Sony Entertainment Network services:
    <*> "Music Unlimited" and "Video Unlimited" are expected to become available on Xperia TM arc S and launch timing will vary by region. Customers will be notified when services are available. <*> Markets for Video Unlimited: USA, Italy, Spain, Germany, UK, France, Australia, Canada and Japan <*> Markets for Music Unlimited: USA, Italy, Spain, Germany, UK, France, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand
*** Based on internal tests.

**** ?The number of songs available from this catalogue varies by region

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