Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S LT18i / LT18a Extended User Guide & Specs Overview

If you read carefully on the title that we pick above, you might wonder what is the difference between LT18i and LT18a on Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S. What also the S stand for? We guess, just like HTC Wildfire S and also Samsung Galaxy S II (including the Specs Overview and Manual User Guide PDF Download), the S letter on Sony Ericsson arc S is for “Super”, though the exact meaning of the S still we can reassured. Do you have an idea what S on arc S stand for? write a comment please.

For the LT18i and LT18a of SE arc S is belong to the Data Networks 3G technology (usually due to regional / country reason). The LT18a for American version (US / north America), It ‘s the SE arc S that released to supports 3G HSDPA quad band 800 / 850 / 1900 / 2100 Mhz frequency and for LT18i (outside US) is for HSDPA dual band 900 / 2100 Mhz frequency. That’s all “i and a” about.

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S Manual Extended User Guide LT18i Specs Overview

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S Manual Extended User Guide LT18i / LT18a - Specs Overview

The Design. The curve on the body of the arc S make this Smartphone seem sexy and sleek although it seem just a copy version of Sony Ericsson Xperia arc or at least the second Generation (2G) of Xperia arc. We can say it as Sony Ericsson Xperia arc 2 ( arc II). Using touch tablet / touch bar form factor and equipped with 4.2 inches diagonal LED backlit LCD Capacitive Touchscreen with Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine for clear and sharp colors and image, would be one of the best features in arc S, especially if you are wanna use it to watch a Video or look at your beautiful image from your captured photo memory. It also has scratch resistant surface polished and with 233 ppi on 480 x 854 pixels resolution with 16M colors. –Continue to “Specifications” Tab–

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S LT18i Manual Extended User Guide Quick Resume

Look at carefully on the picture that we gave you below. One thing that make this arc S “not a good as communication Phone” placed on the front facing camera that isn’t avaiable. Look at the front body of the Phone Overview below, there is no camera on front panel of arc S. Too bad you can’t make a Video Calling.

If you don’t believe what We got from the picture below, you can read it directly from the Manual of Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S LT18i PDF File under “Getting to know your phone” on page 12. Although might be the “real one” had one (supposed to be placed strike line with proximity sensor, light sensor and speaker (top side).

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S Manual Extended User Guide LT18i Keys Parts Overview Layout Resume

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S Manual Extended User Guide LT18i Keys Parts Overview Layout - Resume

Where is the Camera Keys, where is the Power keys / Screen Lock keys, where is the HDMI connector, microUSB port or Stap hole position? All can be answer just by seeing the picture of “Phone Overview of SE Xperia arc S” above.

Tab Menu > Settings > Privacy > Tab Factory data reset > mark Eras SD card checkbox > Reset Phone > Erase Everything > Done. This is the tutorial how you can perform Factory Data Reset aka Master Reset aka Hard Reset on SE XPeria arc S. The detail tutorial with step by step instructions can be found on page 116 under “Troubleshooting” section on sub section of “Resetting the Phone”. Remember to back up your video, photos, and document data file if you don’t wanna lose all your works.

On the table of content that we shared at “Content” tab, you can make a little overview what are the “thing tutorial” available on Extended User Guide (EUG) of Xperia arc S. Such as if you like to know how to pairing the bluetooth, learning to connect to computer (need to use PC Companion installed in your PC Windows, installer download file can be found on “PDF Download” section), using the camera, connect to hotspot area using Wi-Fi, and more.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S LT18i Specification

The 4.2″ screen also accompanied by the Proximity sensor as a tool to make SE arc S screen turn off while in calling activity (whether you are being called or you call someone), support multi-touch input method, accelerometer to make you able on using the arc S orientation screen on portrait and landscape automatically just be positioning it in your handling, and for User Interface Timescape UI already installed. Arc S has about 125 x 63 x 8.7 mm in size body with about 117 grams on its weight ( 4.9 x 2.5 x 0.3 inches / 4.1 ounces).

For the color body casings, the arc S available for Pure White, Midnigh Blue, Misty Silver, Gloss Black, and Sakura Pink (some of them can be seen on the picture below and above).

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S Manual Extended User Guide LT18i Specifications

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S Manual Extended User Guide LT18i - Specifications

The Engine. Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S runs using Android OS (therefore we can categorized as Android Smarphone) and by default it uses Android Gingerbread for version 2.3.4. Along with Gingerbread, the 1.4GHz CPU Processor from Scorpion processor with Graphic Processing Unit of Adreno 205 and Qualcomm MSM8255T Snapdragon chipset would make this arc S one of best Smartphone in the matter of processing applications along with 1GB ROM and 512MB RAM (you don’t need to worry about running HD Video or use multi tasking feature, although it still “lose” to Galaxy S II that has dual core 1.2Hz and 1GB RAM)

The Multimedia. SE arc S attached with single Camera on the back of the body which has 8Megapixel resolution, and for additional Camera tools and features, this arc S might be one of the best: LED Flash, Auto Focus, 3D sweep Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection (would capture while object is smiling), HD Video up to 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, Video ligh, Video stabilizer, Image stabilizer, and Geo tagging. Unfortunately, looking at the phone overview layout on User Manual, we could say that this arc S did not have front camera (front facing camera for Video Calling).

Another features that you can enjoy in Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S are 3D Games, YouTube, FM Radio with RDS, Music Player for MP3, AAC/eAAC+, WMA, WAV, xLOUD Experience, PlayNow, Video Player for MP4, H.263, H.264, WMV, HDMI port, and more. As and Android Smarphone, Android Market, Google Search, GTalk, Gmail, Google Maps, are also preloaded in the phone. Facebook and Twitter Integration also included.

The Connectivity. Beside the 3G HSDPA that support for HSDPA 14.4 Mbps and HSUPA 5.8 Mbps (GPRS and EDGE also support), the Wi-Fi for 802.11 b/g/n type can be used to make a Data Connection such as you wanna connect to the Internet. The SE Arc S also can be used as Wi-Fi Hotspot (on working with HSDPA / HSUPA), DLNA support, Bluetooth A2DP with EDR for version 2.1, and has USB on the go support for microUSB version 2.0.

For the Battery, it uses Li-Po 1500mAh, that claimed can be use up to 7 and half hours for 3G data and up to 37 in playing music only with about 460 hours for Standby mode.

Table of Contents of Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S LT18i Manual Extended User Guide

Important Information
Android what and why?
Getting started
Getting to know your phone
Google Talk
Sony Ericsson Timescape
Getting started with Android Market
PlayNow Service
Qriocity Video
Getting organised;
Alarm Clock,,
Connecting to wireless networks;
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs),
Web browser
TrackID technology
FM Radio
Taking photos and recording videos
Viewing your photos and videos in Gallery
Bluetooth wireless technology
connecting your phone to computer
connecting your phone to a TV set
Location services;
Using GPS
Google Maps
Getting directions,
Locking and protecting your phone
Updating your phone
Phone settings overview
Icon overview
Applications overview
user support
Recycle your phone
Legal information

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S LT18i Manual Extended User Guide PDF Download

Here are the tutorial on getting to know your Arc S for the first time (working on it). You can learn how to open the back cover casing including replace it back properly, learning to assemble the battery or remove it, inserting and installing the SIM card and microSD external memory card (up to 32GB), and how you can turning on this device / gadget for the first time. See “Getting Started” Chapter on page 8 to page 11 of the Manual Extended User Guide of Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S.

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S Manual Extended User Guide LT18i Insert Remove SIM Card Install microSD Storage Memory Open Back Cover Casing Assemble Replace Battery PDF Download

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S Manual Extended User Guide LT18i - Insert Remove SIM Card Install microSD Storage Memory Open Back Cover Casing Assemble Replace Battery - PDF Download

English, Spanish, French and Germany are the language of the User Guide of SE Xperia arc S that we could share with you at this time. Although, in fact, the others language are also available. For Online Read Tab, we always use the English EUG version to serve you the online version without need to download or using acrobat pdf reader. We also included the download link of PC Companion for SE Xperia arc S for Windows. Just Enjoy!

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  1. melvin says

    about LT18i and LT18a,
    so if i dump/flash an Lt18a firmware here in my LT18i phone, will it still work here in the philippines since what im trying to flash is a quadband FW?

  2. mayane says

    gostaria de saber como faço pra desbloquear o meu smart xperia arc lt18a cz configurei pra bloquear a tela e nao melembro da senha

  3. says

    i have a icon on my phone which looks like a hammer and my phone power is draining like in 6 hours.i am in a no signal zone my roaming is off so the symbol in the guide is no there i am baffled can you help

  4. shanawaz says

    plz help mr, in gallery showing video’s but in memory card there is no videos …. plz tell me solution…memorycard items aren’t showingbur gallery containsitems

  5. sinthia says

    how can i use 3D And 2D Sweep Panorama Photography?i cont understand how to use this option?my images of this mobile dont good when i take it computer whats the prob

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