Pros

  • Takes above average pictures.
  • Great looking screen.

Cons

  • Ships running an old OS.
  • Navigation buttons don't always work.

At A Glance

The Sony Xperia Ion sounds impressive on paper, but has a few shortcomings that keep it from being on top.

Manufacturer’s Description

Smiling faces, remarkable places. Captured in pics or HD video. Share with all of your friends on Facebook, YouTube or any screen you have at home. Want more? Access millions of songs, videos and games from all major studios and labels. Listen, watch, or play directly from your Xperia ion.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.sony.com/

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Qualcomm
Processor speed 1.5 MHz
Display
Display size 4.6 inches
Brightness 105.0 lumens
Display type Touch Screen
Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Storage
Internal Memory 16.0 MB
Other storage Micro SD
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Talk Time 10.0 hours
Memory
Memory size 0.001 MB
Dimensions
Weight 0.30625 pounds
Image Processor
Megapixels 12.1
Storage Media
SD card Micro SD
Included Software
Operating System Android