Along with the event, Sony Phillippines will also be accepting pre-orders for Sony Ericson Xperia Arc.
The Xperia Arc was officially announced last January 2011 at CES 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The Xperia Arc is powered by a single-core 1-Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and the first SE Smartphone to have Bravia Engine. The same engine that is being used by Sony Bravia TV. This engine produces a stunning HD display. With its HDMI output you can use your monitor like Plasma, LCD or LED display as a secondary monitor for your Xperia Arc. Giant monitor ey!
Sony has not yet announced the pricing and release date for the Xperia Arc but if orders are made it will be release here in the Philippines sooner or later this third quarter.
Sony Xperia Arc Specs:
Android: Android 2.3 Gingerbread
CPU: 1Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon
GPU: Bravia Engine
Display: 4.2” @ 480x854pixels
Network: GSM, 3G (HSDPA, HSUPA)
Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n with DLNA
Camera: 8MP, 720p HD recording
Battery: 1500mAh battery
If Sony will release this phone with in this Q3, Samsung and LG is expected to bring their Galaxy S II and Optimus 2x repespectively. This two are the strongest contender for the Xperia Arc. Also, no word yet for the another Sony Xperia member, the Xperia Play also known as the Playstation Phone.