Sony acros s is the best because of it autonomy,solidness and adaptation to new os version wid out problem
running BPaul's custom lollipop rom buttery smooth, you should use fstrim apps to make it run without laggs. still good for using social apps like whatsapp or facebook and etc. not a heavy champion any more.
The only bad thing about it like other said is battery, worse than my old htc desire, you have to charge everyday heck even every 12 hours, with some basic texting and calling.
sony did their worst creating a phone , Thanks for nothing Sony :D
I have my Sony Xperia Acro S for almost 3 years now. Sometimes is freeze or rage but never been a big problem. I think the battey are great! And if you turn on Power Saver then it almost don't use battery. My biggest concern is the memory on the phone. You can only have like 10 apps/games, 20 songs downloaded from Google Play and around 500 photos and videos. But I will recommend to buy a memory card! Over all the phone is great, the size is Perfect and it is a good working phone.
My acro S makes 3 years this november, with 0 problems. It was dropped, bathed in wine and sea / mountain rivers. After 3 years the battery goes from 14 % to 0 very fast. And the original screen foil has some bubbles in it. 2015 apps run a little slow, but i think i will use it 1 year more. Nothing to choose from theese days (waterproof).
I got this phone and probably this will be my last sony phone, No updates for new OS versions, Overheating when you use data connection ( Luckily I'm not a gamer), After you use few months it slowing down, sometime it's unable to even slide the button to answer a incoming call.
to be honest...loves this phone. The audio kill me and also the camera on 12MP is awsome, but....the battery was the problem, its very overheated if I use for seeing longtime ~2mnts.
i am updated to jelly bean....now sim card is not supported...please help me....
Is there some Sony pen which would work on Acro S? BTW phone is great except battery
hi guyzzz.......i think that the camera is an awesome feature in this phone..........but sometimes battery issues as well as the over heating issues troubles me a lot........
Is Sony logo attached to the Shatter proof coating or glass???
sorry for my bad english...
Soooo loading. When im deleting my messages, or photo it always takes time.
I think it has a lot of weaks,sometimes is slow,but is better than IPHONE 4,4S,5.I think that one of the most impressive phones are Samsung Galaxy S5,S6.Sony xperia Z3,Z4 tablet.And HTC are not bad.I use this phone 2 years and I am happy.
P.S Sorry for my English.
steve, 30 Dec 2014Well, one of the the only weak points I've found with this phone was the RAM. This has 512 MB ... moreMy mistake, first paragraph of my post should read:
"Well, one of the the only weak points I've found with this phone was the RAM. This has 1 GB of RAM (686 MB accessible for applications) and was the flagship phone from Sony in 2012, now the flagship has 3 GB of RAM. This phone should have had 1.5 GB of RAM or more, but no cell phones did that I know of in 2012."
I had just woke up and gave the wrong specifications on a site listing relatively every specification you could ask for. Everything else in my reply is accurate to the best of my knowledge.
joe, 30 Dec 2014Buying this phone was a big mistake, the only thing that's good in it is the camera to be hone... moreWell, one of the the only weak points I've found with this phone was the RAM. This has 512 MB and was the flagship phone from Sony in 2012, now the flagship has 3 GB of RAM. This phone should have had 1 GB or RAM, but no phones did that I know of in 2012.
To compensate for the lack of RAM (you can't upgrade it), there's a few things you can do:
1. Fully power it down every seven days or less to wipe the cache.
2. Delete or disable any apps you don't need. This phone arrives to the consumer with quite a few apps you'll probably never use. In its factory configuration (before you even download your first app) after being on for three days straight, it'll be consuming 75%-80% of the ram causing lag on movement and studders on video.
3. Make sure you don't have two programs that do the same function. Two of the most common complaints about this phone is "It just shut off on me" and that's from being out of RAM and crashing. The other is "After a couple days of use the keyboard lags" and that one is because of the limited RAM and factory settings. Meaning, this phone has its own factory texting features and because its an Android phone (and they're attached to Google) so it has "WhatsApp" which updates into "Hangouts". If you don't use that program then delete "Hangouts" and disable "WhatsApp" (you can't delete it). Then you should never have keyboard lag.
I've had my Acro S for two years now and its never shut off on me and after removing the programs I've mentioned it can run for weeks at a time and I've never encountered keyboard lag since.
Buying this phone was a big mistake, the only thing that's good in it is the camera to be honest.. The phone is so slow and battery drains fast although I don't download games and I only download the necessary apps but it's still slow it kinda changed my whole opinion of Sony :(