The Sony Xperia ion at a Glance
Operating System: Android 2.3
That means: An intuitive and easy-to-learn user interface, and great power management to save battery.
Display: 4.6-inch Mobile Bravia ENGINE
That means: Gorgeous screen that’s truly awesome for videos, photos and gaming.
Cameras: 12MP rear with 1080p HD video, 720p HD front
That means: Snap print-quality pics, shoot HD video and make video calls.
Connectivity: LTE (plus 3G, 2.5G)
That means: Superfast download speeds up to 100 Mbps*, plus a range of wireless connection options.
4.6-inch 720p HD Mobile
Bravia ENGINE display The only thing better than a huge touchscreen is when it’s packed with cutting-edge technology that makes games, pictures and video sparkle. And, man, does this display ever shine. Clear and vivid, you’ll forget you’re watching on a smartphone.
12-megapixel camera with 1080p video capture:
Students want – nay, need – a great camera to capture memories with friends. The Xperia ion boasts a top-end 12-megapixel “fast capture” camera that is ready to snap in just 1.5 seconds, so you’ll never miss that magic moment. It’s also great in low-light situations, meaning you can take better pictures in darker conditions.
Sony’s first smartphone to support Rogers’ superfast LTE network enjoys download speeds of up to 100 megabits per second*, which may be even faster than your home’s wired connection. Say goodbye to buffering when streaming video, playing games and browsing the web.
1.5 GHz dual-core processor
The Xperia ion has some serious horsepower under the hood, including a processor able to handle virtually everything you throw at it. This includes wirelessly beaming video, photos and music to a nearby DLNA-enabled television or tablet. You can even connect it to your TV via an HDMI cable.
Sony Music and Video Unlimited
You’re in high school and you’re a bit strapped for cash. The Xperia ion gives you access to Sony’s Music and Video Unlimited services. Stream more than 15 million songs for a monthly flat rate. Meantime, Video Unlimited gives you on-demand, pay-per-view access to TV shows and Hollywood blockbusters.
*Visit rogers.com/lte for full details