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The Sony Xperia S finally completed its journey to the UK and is now available for purchase. The first smartphone to ship with the Sony branding, rather than Sony Ericsson, is already offered by Three both on a contract and on a pay-as-you-go basis.

You can have the Sony Xperia S for free if you are willing to sign a contract on The One Plan worth £30/month or £36/month. That would give you all-you-can-eat data, 2,000 minutes and 5,000 texts and, of course, the chance to own the latest and greatest in the Xperia world.

Alternatively, the Sony Xperia S can be had with a pre-paid card, but you’ll need to pay £369.99 upfront. You’d need to spend £15 or £25 extra for either an All in One 15 or All in One 30 package, but you won’t have to commit to Three long term.

Sadly, the Sony Xperia S is still unavailable at the Three UK online store, so you’ll have to visit one of their brick and mortar stores if you want to get it, or just wait for a few days until it comes up.

The other major UK carriers are all expected to start offering the Sony Xperia S in the following weeks, but we are yet to learn more about the specific conditions each of them is going to be offering.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

GENERAL

BODY

  • Dimensions      125 x 63 x 8.7 mm
  • Weight               117 g

DISPLAY

  • LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • 480 x 854 pixels, 4.2 inches (~233 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch
  • Scratch-resistant glass

SOUND

  • Alert types: Vibration; MP3 ringtones
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes

MEMORY

  • Card slot microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included
  • Internal 1 GB (320 MB user-available), 512 MB RAM

DATA

  • GPRS: Up to 86 kbps
  • EDGE: Up to 237 kbps
  • Speed: HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
  • USB: Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support

CAMERA

  • Primary: 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality
  • Features: Video calling, touch focus, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama, image stabilization
  • Video: Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer, check quality
  • Secondary: No

FEATURES

  • OS: Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0
  • Chipset:  Qualcomm MSM8255T Snapdragon
  • CPU: 1.4 GHz Scorpion
  • GPU: Adreno 205

BATTERY

  • Battery:  Li-Po 1500 mAh
  • Stand-by: Up to 460 h (2G) / Up to 460 h (3G)
  • Talk time: Up to 7 h 25 min (2G) / Up to 7 h 35 min (3G)
  • Music play: Up to 37 h