4th of July videos shot on my Sony Xperia Ion from At&t Summerlin Nevada Independence Day Parade

I recently upgraded my cell phone to a Sony Xperia Ion-->

Sony Xperia Ion from AT&T

So far I am impressed by the quality of the product, plus I used it to shoot videos for youtube for the 4th of July 2012.

Watch this video on YouTube.


Watch this video on YouTube.


Watch this video on YouTube.

The family and I went to the Summerlin for the Parade and I shot some video of the show and took photos with my Sony Xperia Ion.

I am fairly impressed so far.

For more information on the Sony Xperia Ion Click below.


Product Specifications
Camera and Video
Features : 12.1 megapixel camera with LED flash and Auto focus; Sony’s Exmor® R for mobile CMOS sensor; 16x digital zoom; HD video recording (1080p); 3D Sweep Panorama™ mode; Image playback, supported formats: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WBMP; Image capture, supported format: JPEG; Video playback and recording, supported formats: 3GPP, MP4; Accelerated Adobe Flash Video; Front-facing camera (1.3 megapixel, 720p); Face detection
Display Features
Screen Color : 16 million color TFT
Features : Scratch-resistant, shatter proof sheet on mineral glass Screenshot capturing
HD Reality Display : with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine
Camera : 12.1 MP rear-facing camera 1.3 MP front-facing camera
Keyboard : Onscreen QWERTY keyboard
Network Features
Bluetooth® Technology : Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
DLNA Content : Included
Wireless LAN : Wi-Fi® 802.11b/g/n
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx.) : 5.2 x 2.7 x 0.4 inches6
Weight (Approx.) : 5.1 ounces
Music Player : Included
Tuner Type : FM Radio with RDS
Format(s) Supported : Audio Playback: MP3, 3GPP, MP, SMF, WAV, OTA, Ogg vorbis Audio Recording: 3GPP, MP4, AMR
Alarm : Included
Calculator : Included
Calendar : Included
Easy redialing : Included
Airplane Mode : Included
Geo tagging : 4
Menu Options : Timescape™ application with Twitter integration Facebook® inside Xperia™ 2.0
Message Folder(s) : SMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging, Predictive text input, Conversational Messaging View, Sound recorder, Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync®4
Speakerphone : Included
Vibrating Alert : Included
ANT+ technology : Included
HDMI® support : Included
TV Launcher : Included
TV Out : HDMI® support
Tasks : Included
Operating System : Android 2.3
Inputs and Outputs
USB Port(s) : Micro USB connector
3.5mm Audio Jack : Included
Battery Life (Approx) : Talk Time (GSM): up to 14 hours 15 min5 Standby time (GSM): up to 660 hours5 Talk time (UMTS): up to 6 hours 42 min5 Standby time (UMTS): up to 850 hours5 Music listening time up to 17 hours 30min5 Video playback time up to 6 hours 18 min5
Battery Type : 1500 mAh
Charging Connector : Included
Audio Features
Stereo Bluetooth® Capability : Included
xLOUD Experience : Audio filter technology from Sony
Screen Size : 4.6 inches (measured diagonally)
Resolution : 1280 x 720 pixels
General Features
Supported Network(s) : GSM/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 UMTS HSPA+ 850, 1900, 2100 LTE Band IV and Band XVII
Internal Memory : up to 16GB with microSD support up to 32GB7
Operating System : Android™ 2.3
Other Preloaded Applications : Google Play™ Store, Google Mail™, Google Calendar™, Google Maps™ with turn Street View and Latitude, Google Talk™ with video chat, Google Voice Search, YouTube™, Facebook® inside Xperia 2.0
Processor : 1.5 GHz8 Qualcomm MSM8260 Dual Core
In the Box
Xperia™ ion
User Documentation
USB charging cable

I am looking forward to it having Android Jelly Bean or Ice Cream.

I am surprised it did not come with any headphones in the box.

Other than that so far so good.