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Sony Xperia ion Plans & Deals

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Features

  • 4G LTE Capable
  • Android
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
  • 12 megapixels
  • Video player
  • Email
  • GPS
  • Vew full specs
 

Average Score:

67/100

"During our time testing out the handset, the Sony Xperia ion didn’t drop any calls or fluctuate tremendously with its si..."
8/10 Stars

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Phone Plan Contract Minutes Data Price How to Buy
 
Sony Xperia ion
$0.01 upfront with contract
Nation 450 from AmazonWireless+ 300MB extra data ($20/mth)
24
Months
450 mins
Details
300MB
Details
$59.99/mthMin. Total Cost $1,475.77
over 24 months
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Sony Xperia ion
$0.01 upfront with contract
Mobile Share 300MB from AmazonWireless
Unlimited Talk & Text
24
Months
Unlimited
Conditions Apply
300MB
Details
$60/mthMin. Total Cost $1,476.01
over 24 months
Go to site
 
Sony Xperia ion
$0.01 upfront with contract
Mobile Share 2GB from AmazonWireless
Unlimited Talk & Text
24
Months
Unlimited
Conditions Apply
2GB
Details
$80/mthMin. Total Cost $1,956.01
over 24 months
Go to site
 
Sony Xperia ion
$0.01 upfront with contract
Mobile Share 4GB from AmazonWireless
Unlimited Talk & Text
24
Months
Unlimited
Conditions Apply
4GB
Details
$110/mthMin. Total Cost $2,676.01
over 24 months
Go to site
 
Sony Xperia ion
$0.01 upfront with contract
Mobile Share 6GB from AmazonWireless
Unlimited Talk & Text
24
Months
Unlimited
Conditions Apply
6GB
Details
$120/mthMin. Total Cost $2,916.01
over 24 months
Go to site
 
Sony Xperia ion
$0.01 upfront with contract
Mobile Share 10GB from AmazonWireless
Unlimited Talk & Text
24
Months
Unlimited
Conditions Apply
10GB
Details
$140/mthMin. Total Cost $3,396.01
over 24 months
Go to site
 
Sony Xperia ion
$0.01 upfront with contract
Mobile Share 15GB from AmazonWireless
Unlimited Talk & Text
24
Months
Unlimited
Conditions Apply
15GB
Details
$170/mthMin. Total Cost $4,116.01
over 24 months
Go to site
 
Sony Xperia ion
$0.01 upfront with contract
Mobile Share 20GB from AmazonWireless
Unlimited Talk & Text
24
Months
Unlimited
Conditions Apply
20GB
Details
$190/mthMin. Total Cost $4,596.01
over 24 months
Go to site
 
Sony Xperia ion
$0.01 upfront with contract
Mobile Share 30GB from AmazonWireless
Unlimited Talk & Text
24
Months
Unlimited
Conditions Apply
30GB
Details
$265/mthMin. Total Cost $6,396.01
over 24 months
Go to site
 
Sony Xperia ion
$0.01 upfront with contract
Mobile Share 40GB from AmazonWireless
Unlimited Talk & Text
24
Months
Unlimited
Conditions Apply
40GB
Details
$340/mthMin. Total Cost $8,196.01
over 24 months
Go to site
 
Sony Xperia ion
$0.01 upfront with contract
Mobile Share 50GB from AmazonWireless
Unlimited Talk & Text
24
Months
Unlimited
Conditions Apply
50GB
Details
$415/mthMin. Total Cost $9,996.01
over 24 months
Go to site

450 Minutes - Analysis

AmazonWireless - Nation 450

Here's an example:
  • 90 x 5 min calls (US)
AT&T Message packs:
Unlimited$20.00
 

Tip: You can refine your usage estimates at the top of the page

Unlimited Minutes

AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 300MB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's what you get...

You can make as many calls as you want within the US. This may be subject to the carrier's "fair use" policy.

 

Tip: You can refine your usage estimates at the top of the page

Unlimited Minutes

AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 2GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's what you get...

You can make as many calls as you want within the US. This may be subject to the carrier's "fair use" policy.

 

Tip: You can refine your usage estimates at the top of the page

Unlimited Minutes

AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 4GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's what you get...

You can make as many calls as you want within the US. This may be subject to the carrier's "fair use" policy.

 

Tip: You can refine your usage estimates at the top of the page

Unlimited Minutes

AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 6GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's what you get...

You can make as many calls as you want within the US. This may be subject to the carrier's "fair use" policy.

 

Tip: You can refine your usage estimates at the top of the page

Unlimited Minutes

AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 10GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's what you get...

You can make as many calls as you want within the US. This may be subject to the carrier's "fair use" policy.

 

Tip: You can refine your usage estimates at the top of the page

Unlimited Minutes

AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 15GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's what you get...

You can make as many calls as you want within the US. This may be subject to the carrier's "fair use" policy.

 

Tip: You can refine your usage estimates at the top of the page

Unlimited Minutes

AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 20GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's what you get...

You can make as many calls as you want within the US. This may be subject to the carrier's "fair use" policy.

 

Tip: You can refine your usage estimates at the top of the page

Unlimited Minutes

AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 30GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's what you get...

You can make as many calls as you want within the US. This may be subject to the carrier's "fair use" policy.

 

Tip: You can refine your usage estimates at the top of the page

Unlimited Minutes

AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 40GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's what you get...

You can make as many calls as you want within the US. This may be subject to the carrier's "fair use" policy.

 

Tip: You can refine your usage estimates at the top of the page

Unlimited Minutes

AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 50GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's what you get...

You can make as many calls as you want within the US. This may be subject to the carrier's "fair use" policy.

 

Tip: You can refine your usage estimates at the top of the page

300MB Data

AmazonWireless - Nation 450

Here's a usage example:
  • 262 web pages
  • +150 emails
  • +12 videos
  • =300MB

This estimate is a guide only. Based on web page=0.8MB, email=0.2MB, video=5MB
AT&TExtra data:
300MB$20.00
3GB$30.00
5GB (tether)$50.00

 

Tip: You can refine your data requirements at the top of the page

300MB Data

(if you exceed your data allowance on your Mobile Share Plan you will be charged an extra $15 per GB)
AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 300MB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's a usage example:
  • 262 web pages
  • +150 emails
  • +12 videos
  • =300MB

This estimate is a guide only. Based on web page=0.8MB, email=0.2MB, video=5MB
AT&TExtra data:
No extra data options available.

 

Tip: You can refine your data requirements at the top of the page

2GB Data

(if you exceed your data allowance on your Mobile Share Plan you will be charged an extra $15 per GB)
AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 2GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's a usage example:
  • 1750 web pages
  • +1000 emails
  • +80 videos
  • =2GB

This estimate is a guide only. Based on web page=0.8MB, email=0.2MB, video=5MB
AT&TExtra data:
No extra data options available.

 

Tip: You can refine your data requirements at the top of the page

4GB Data

(if you exceed your data allowance on your Mobile Share Plan you will be charged an extra $15 per GB)
AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 4GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's a usage example:
  • 3500 web pages
  • +2000 emails
  • +160 videos
  • =4GB

This estimate is a guide only. Based on web page=0.8MB, email=0.2MB, video=5MB
AT&TExtra data:
No extra data options available.

 

Tip: You can refine your data requirements at the top of the page

6GB Data

(if you exceed your data allowance on your Mobile Share Plan you will be charged an extra $15 per GB)
AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 6GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's a usage example:
  • 5250 web pages
  • +3000 emails
  • +240 videos
  • =6GB

This estimate is a guide only. Based on web page=0.8MB, email=0.2MB, video=5MB
AT&TExtra data:
No extra data options available.

 

Tip: You can refine your data requirements at the top of the page

10GB Data

(if you exceed your data allowance on your Mobile Share Plan you will be charged an extra $15 per GB)
AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 10GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's a usage example:
  • 8750 web pages
  • +5000 emails
  • +400 videos
  • =10GB

This estimate is a guide only. Based on web page=0.8MB, email=0.2MB, video=5MB
AT&TExtra data:
No extra data options available.

 

Tip: You can refine your data requirements at the top of the page

15GB Data

(if you exceed your data allowance on your Mobile Share Plan you will be charged an extra $15 per GB)
AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 15GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's a usage example:
  • 13125 web pages
  • +7500 emails
  • +600 videos
  • =15GB

This estimate is a guide only. Based on web page=0.8MB, email=0.2MB, video=5MB
AT&TExtra data:
No extra data options available.

 

Tip: You can refine your data requirements at the top of the page

20GB Data

(if you exceed your data allowance on your Mobile Share Plan you will be charged an extra $15 per GB)
AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 20GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's a usage example:
  • 17500 web pages
  • +10000 emails
  • +800 videos
  • =20GB

This estimate is a guide only. Based on web page=0.8MB, email=0.2MB, video=5MB
AT&TExtra data:
No extra data options available.

 

Tip: You can refine your data requirements at the top of the page

30GB Data

(if you exceed your data allowance on your Mobile Share Plan you will be charged an extra $15 per GB)
AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 30GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's a usage example:
  • 26250 web pages
  • +15000 emails
  • +1200 videos
  • =30GB

This estimate is a guide only. Based on web page=0.8MB, email=0.2MB, video=5MB
AT&TExtra data:
No extra data options available.

 

Tip: You can refine your data requirements at the top of the page

40GB Data

(if you exceed your data allowance on your Mobile Share Plan you will be charged an extra $15 per GB)
AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 40GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's a usage example:
  • 35000 web pages
  • +20000 emails
  • +1600 videos
  • =40GB

This estimate is a guide only. Based on web page=0.8MB, email=0.2MB, video=5MB
AT&TExtra data:
No extra data options available.

 

Tip: You can refine your data requirements at the top of the page

50GB Data

(if you exceed your data allowance on your Mobile Share Plan you will be charged an extra $15 per GB)
AmazonWireless - Mobile Share 50GB
Unlimited Talk & Text

Here's a usage example:
  • 43750 web pages
  • +25000 emails
  • +2000 videos
  • =50GB

This estimate is a guide only. Based on web page=0.8MB, email=0.2MB, video=5MB
AT&TExtra data:
No extra data options available.

 

Tip: You can refine your data requirements at the top of the page

Sony Xperia ion Specs

Display
TypeLED Backlit
Screen Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Screen Size4.6 inch (11.7 cm)
TouchscreenYes
Camera
Resolution12 megapixels
3D Resolution-
Flash TypeYes
Optical Zoom-
Digital Zoom-
Video Camera1080p
Music & Video
Music PlayerYes
Video PlayerYes
Video CallsYes
FM RadioYes
Audio FormatsMP3, 3GPP, MP4, SMF, WAV, OTA, Ogg vorbis
Video Formats3GPP, MP4
Memory
RAM1.02GB
Internal16GB
ExpandableUp to 32GB
Physical
Form FactorSlate
Width68 mm
Height133 mm
Thickness10.6 mm
Weight144 grams
AccelerometerYes
GyroYes
Connectivity
Main Connectivity4G LTE
Maximum Data Speed100Mbps
QuadbandYes
Wi-Fi802.11 b/g/n
USB2.0
BluetoothYes
NetworksGSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
Data NetworksLTE 700, 1700, 2100, HSDPA 850, 1900, 2100
Messaging
Push EmailYes
Text Messages (SMS)Yes
Picture Messages (MMS)Yes
EmailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
General
GPSYes
MP3 RingtonesYes
Battery (2G Talk)Up to 10 hours
Battery (Standby)Up to 19 days 10 hours 40 minutess
App StoreGoogle Play
Processor TypeDual-core 1.5GHz
Operating SystemAndroid
Release DateJune 2012

Sony Xperia ion Reviews

Average Score:

67/100

80/100

"During our time testing out the handset, the Sony Xperia ion didn’t drop any calls or fluctuate tremendously with its signal strength. " 8/10 Stars

phonearena.com
Read full review

 

70/100

"Sony's Xperia ion may pale in comparison compared with some high-profile handsets that we've seen this year, but it still boasts a beautiful design that's hard for other manufacturers to beat." 3.5/5 Stars

asia.cnet.com
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70/100

"When it comes to capturing imagery, both still and moving, the Xperia Ion is unfortunately a mixed bag. On the plus side, the dedicated camera button will activate the camera automatically, and in a pinch, far more so than many other Android devices." 3.5/5 Stars

techradar.com
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70/100

"The battery life of the Xperia Ion is slightly more than the Xperia S. Under a standard daily usage load, the Xperia S lasts a day. This one will get you from one morning till lunchtime on the next day on a single charge." 3.5/5 Stars

thinkdigit.com
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Mixed

"Were we smartphone doctors, a prescription for an imminent Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade, an aluminum body-lite diet and maybe even some dermabrasion for that mucked-up, logo-bedecked front face would be in order."

engadget.com
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70/100

"Unfortunately, viewing angles are narrower on the ion than other Android phones we've tested. For example, two people flanking the phone couldn't comfortably see the images displayed on the device. By comparison, the Galaxy S III and One X consistently delivered wide viewing angles and excellent contrast." 3.5/5 Stars

laptopmag.com
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68/100

"The front camera is quite good as far as front-facing cameras go, and the 1080p video is passable if not brilliant. " 6.8/10

theverge.com
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60/100

"Reaching the four haptic touch navigation buttons (Menu, Home, Back, Search) is also not hard, but we found them to be somewhat unresponsive. We often had to press a button a second time to get it to register. These may be touch buttons, but they require some pressure to work. " 6/10

digitaltrends.com
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60/100

"...I'm not a big fan of the Xperia Ion's display, which is dark and has a bluish cast, resulting in inconsistent colors. Photos on Web pages looked muted, while details in dimly lit sections of video were lost." 3/5 Stars

reviews.cnet.com
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50/100

"On paper, it’s nothing more than the Xperia S wrapped in a metal chassis with a microSD card slot. Is it really just this or is there anything more to justify the huge price premium? " 5/10

tech2in.com
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