Both of these phones will be available unlocked in the U.S., running Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread. The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S packs a 1.4GHz processor, opposed to the 1GHz CPU on the original Xperia Arc. The rest of the specs are the same, with a 4.2-inch FWVGA “Reality Display”, 512MB of RAM, and 8.1-megapixel Exmor camera. It will cost $529.99 without a contract at Sony Store locations.
The Xperia Neo V features a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 processor, five-megapixel camera with auto-focus, face detection, LED flash and 3D sweep panorama, 720p video recording capability, a VGA front-facer, 3.7-inch FWVGA display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine, up to 320MB of memory, 2GB microSD card included (and support for up to 32GB), as well as a 1500 mAh battery. This will go for $349.99 unlocked.