Sony Xperia ion Specifications and Features

Sony Xperia ion has a large 4.55” LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen (720 x 1280 pixels resolution) with Multitouch, Touch-sensitive controls, Scratch-resistant glass, Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine, Timescape UI, Gyro sensor, Accelerometer and Proximity sensor. It runs on Android OS v2.3 (Gingerbread) with the support of Dual-core 1.5 GHz CPU, Adreno 220 GPU, and 1 GB RAM. 16 GB of internal storage is available along with microSD card support up to 32 GB. The connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot; Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR; and microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support. The phone boasts 12 MP camera with autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama, image stabilization, and video recording capability (1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer). A secondary 1.3 MP camera is also attached on this phone.

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Other included features: GPS with A-GPS support and GLONASS; Stereo FM radio with RDS; Adobe Flash; Compass; Email; IM; Push Email; SNS integration; ANT+ support; HDMI port; Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic; MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player; MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player; TrackID music recognition; Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk; Document viewer; Voice memo/dial/commands; Predictive text input; and more.

Dimensions: 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
Weight: 144 g

Hard Reset Sony Xperia ion to Restore Factory Settings

You can hard reset your Sony Xperia ion to its original settings, with or without deleting all of your personal content such as contact, messages, image, video, and other data. It is possible to reset the phone to the state it was in before you first turned it on. All your Google accounts from the account list will be removed except the first account you made. But it is recommended to make back up or save any important data prior to performing factory data reset.

To avoid permanent phone damage, do not restart the phone while a rset procedure in underway.

To hard reset your Sony Xperia ion mobile device, do the following instructions:

  • From your home screen, tap image
  • Find and tap Settings > Privacy
  • Tap Factory Data Reset
  • To erase not only internal storage but also other user data such as pictures and music, mark the Erase SD Card checkbox.
  • Tap Reset Phone
  • To confirm, tap Erase Everything.