Market Status: Available in India
Release Date: 2012-06-24
Updated on:Mar 06, 2015
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Brilliantly designed entertainment hub
The Sony Xperia ION comes with innovative entertainment features in the form of xLOUD experience, Timescape integrated with Twitter, motion and 3D gaming and TV launcher. These come apart from the phone’s ability to support all the basic social networking apps and various mp3 and video formats. You can also take advantage of the stunning camera accompanied by an equally brilliant display. Overall, a power-packed mediabox in your pocket.
Sony has lagged behind in the U.S. smartphone market, but the company hopes to turn a corner with its first post-Ericsson smartphone, the Xperia ion. The device leverages many of Sony\'s unique assets, including its own sensor for the 12-megapixel camera and a mobile version of Sony\'s TV Bravia engine for the 4.6-inch HD display. Plus, the ion taps into Sony\'s wide array of media content and is PlayStation certified. Add in 4G LTE speeds and NF...
Pros: Bright and sharp 4.6-inch 720p display; Superb 12-MP camera; 4G LTE at value price; SmartTags feature lets you control the phone from a keychain
Cons: Ships with older Android Gingerbread 2.3.7; Heavier and thicker than competing smartphones; Capacitive buttons hard to read; Tinny audio from speaker; ;
The Xperia Ion is the first phone Sony has produced since its big split from Ericsson. It represents Sony’s challenge to high-end Android phones like the HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S3 on AT&T — and at half the price ($100) — putting it in direct competition with the new Motorola Atrix HD. At $100 cheaper than the top of the line smartphones, we expect that some corners will be cut. But are those cuts are worth the savings?...
Pros: Cheap $100 price,Top-notch specs,12-megapixel camera,4G LTE connectivity,
Cons: Camera autofocus is slow,Navigation buttons unresponsive,Scratchable screen,Runs old version (2.3) of Android,Outdated processor compared to competitors,USB port cover is cumbersome,
Verdict: The Xperia Ion is not a bad handset, but it does feel about six months old. This is likely because it was first shown in January at the Consumer Electronics Show. Many things have changed since then, but the processor and operating system on the Ion ...
1.5GHz frequency dual core processor, Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system, 4.6 inches of HD display with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution, 12MP rear camera with auto focus and LED flash, support to Sony Entertainment Network After Ericsson left Sony, it have to take strong steps to be continued in the market and in the same league it has launched many new models, Sony Xperia Ion is one of them that the company has announced in Consumer Electronic...
The Sony Xperia Ion is a sweet phone for a great price that's just not getting enough love. For $99 you get an award winning design with a sleek glass front and curved metal back, LTE 4G and a 12MP camera. And you thought the once $99 Nokia Lumia was a good deal? The Ion tops it for hardware specs. The phone has a 4.6" 720p display with Sony's various marketing names heaped on (Bravia, HD Reality Display) that's simply stunning, and it has H...
Pros: Gorgeous display, elegant looks with quality materials.
Cons: What's not: Last generation CPU and ships with Android 2.3.
Verdict: For a budget priced phone, the Sony Xperia Ion, like the Motorola Atrix HD has a good helping of top of the line features. The display, elegant design, classy materials and excellent camera make our collective heart go pitter-pat. Voice quality and r...
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