Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Giveaway Contest
By on April 15th, 2011

This contest is only open to residents of India.

Last week Sony Ericsson launched two new exciting phones in India. The two phones; Xperia Arc and Xperia Play are unique, have some great specifications and consist of some great features.  The best part is that they are both based on 2.3 .

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

I have had the chance to play with both these devices and they are definitely worth the money, you can see a hands-on video and pictures of Xperia Arc and a hands-on video and pictures of Xperia Play along with reading the Xperia Arc and Xperia Play specifications. You will also find complete details of the phone at the official Sony Xperia Arc page and official Sony Xperia Play page.

Both these phones are priced at Rs. 32,000 in India, however, they are definitely worth the price considering the specifications they have and features they bring to the table. Now we know that you are excited about these devices and will be looking to buy one for yourself. However, we have some good news for all our Indian readers. Techie Buzz has collaborated with Sony Ericsson India to giveaway the Xperia Arc to one lucky person in India for free.

Yes, we are giving away a Xperia Arc to one lucky person thanks to Sony Ericsson India for answering some simple questions. The contest will run for a period of 7 days where we will ask you 3 questions and you have to answer them to win yourself a Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc worth Rs. 32,000.

So without further ado, here are the contest details (please read full contest details carefully at end of the post):

  1. We will ask you three questions on Friday, April 15, 2011; Sunday, April 17, 2011 and Tuesday, April 19, 2011.
  2. You will have to answer all the three simple questions to be a part of the contest.
  3. You will have to leave a comment on this post to confirm your participation.
  4. Tweet about this contest to your friends. Click here to tweet this to your Friends (tweet button also at top of this post).
  5. You may fulfill optional criteria to earn more goody points.

Xperia Arc Giveaway Questions

Question 1: Which two phones has Sony Ericsson launched in India last week? Name any two cool things about each of these new smartphones.

Please post your answer in the form embedded below. If you can’t access the form on the webpage, please go to this link.

Round 1 is now over, thanks for your responses. We will be putting up the second question for the Xperia Arc giveaway shortly. Stay Tuned.

The answer to the question was very simple. We won’t count it against you if you answered wrong though Winking smile.

Xperia arc and Xperia PLAY. Both are based on Android 2.3, Sony properties Exmor R and Mobile Bravia Engine, PLAY is first PlayStation certified phone; can also be related to other features such as camera resolution, gaming titles, ergonomics et al.

Question 2: What will you do with the all new Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc?

Please use the form below to answer the question. Click here if you can’t view the form. As a hint take a look at the video to see what someone did with the Xperia Arc.

Question Number 2 has now been closed. Please answer question 3 below.

Question 3: What’s bigger technology, entertainment, applications, or experience?

Don’t forget to answer the last question of the giveaway. We will announce one lucky winner for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc on Thursday, April 21, 2011. We will stop accepting responses for the third question on Wednesday, 20 April 2011 at 11:59PM IST. And yes, you can also tweet to your friends that you are waiting for the price announcement by using the tweet link. Tweet that you are waiting for the prize announcement. Click here to tweet this to your Friends.

Contest has now ended. The Sony Xperia Arc is a great technology device which provides great entertainment, applications and a wonderful experience. Well, we know you want it all, so hold your breath till tomorrow, because that is when we announce the winner!

Optional Bonus Love

Since Sony Ericsson India and Techie Buzz are giving away the Xperia Arc worth Rs. 32,000, you can show us some love by performing some additional tasks which will earn you some more goodie points Smile.

These tasks are optional, but you can always earn more brownie points for this.

Full Contest Rules and Details

  • Contest will start on April 15, 2011 and end on April 20, 2011. No entries will be accepted after that.
  • Contest is ONLY open to residents of India. The phone will only be shipped to an address in India.
  • Contestants will have to complete all three questions in order to be eligible to be considered to win a Xperia Arc.
  • Only one entry per person will be accepted.
  • In addition to completing the three questions users will have to leave a comment on this post to confirm their participation. Please use the same name and email you use to answer the questions for the comments too.
  • Winners will be notified on a post on Techie Buzz and through an email from us.
  • We will confirm the shipping dates and other details once the winner has been chosen.

Good luck to everyone, have great fun and hope you enjoy taking part in the contest.

P.S. In past competitions, we have seen some comments go into spam. If your comment does not show up within a few hours, please send us a note using our contact form and we will dig it out from there.

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  • Mohammed Moyeen

    love to have an Xperia ..nice initiative by techie-buzz…have been fan of this blog..

  • Nitin Goenka

    I like the display of these phones. That’s the advantage of Sony. They always has one of the best display quality.

  • Amit Singh

    I am in for the contest :)

  • Savita

    Sony my favorite brand … waiting for Xperia Arc now :)

  • Kunal kinalekar

    I own a xperia x10. i luv to have my hand on xperia arc. just awesome.

  • Ashutosh Mishra

    I am in! Waiting for the next question :)

  • Gourav Kumar

    Unbelievable, giving away a phone worth 32000! I’ll be over the moon if I win this contest.
    I have submitted the answers

  • Abhinav

    would be my first android if I did win :D

    • Taylor Rincon

      Does your blog have a contact page? I’m having problems locating it but, I’d like to shoot you an e-mail. I’ve got some ideas for your blog you might be interested in hearing. Either way, great site and I look forward to seeing it improve over time.

  • Shivaranjan

    Sony Xperia Arc #ftw. Thanks Techie Buzz for this give away. :)

  • Gautam

    Left a response. Lets see if lady luck smiles at me :)

  • Ankit Susheel

    I am in :)

  • Karthik

    Yahoooooooo :)

    i’m in and confirm my participation :) :)

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  • Srivatsan

    Cool giveaway ! Thanks for the Contest.

  • Mithun

    My dream phone… sony ericsson xperia arc…. Hope i win the contest :)

  • Raghavendra Swamy

    Question 1: Which two phones has Sony Ericsson launched in India last week? Name any two cool things about each of these new smartphones..

    Answer: Sony Xperia Arc and Sony Xperia Play..

    Cool things-
    1. Xperia Play is the world’s first Play Station[TM] certified phone:)
    2. Xperia Play’s gaming experience is awesome.. But only 6 games are not enough for us.. Need to produce more games, games for these devices in Android markets are very expansive.. Happy to use:-).

  • Umang Sharma

    Hey! I am in!!!!

  • Karthikeyan R.

    Keith! That’s a cool contest. I am in.

  • Hafeez Thaikulathil

    I am in :)

  • Raghavendra Swamy

    Xperia Play’s gaming experience is awesome.. But only 6 games are not enough for us.. Need to produce more games, games for these devices in Android markets are very expansive.. Happy to use:-). With this comment I would like to confirm my participation in this contest..
    thanking you:)

  • vineet vikas pakhale

    Sony Xperia Arc is awesome .I want to buy this phone.

  • smithon

    that’s awesome contest no more waiting

  • Balamurugan Kirushnan

    Xperia Arc opens up the gates of heaven, Xperia Play brings heaven onto your hands! best of the beasts!

    goodluck everyone :)

  • deon dsouza

    sony xperia play and xperia arc

  • Ravi Shankar

    First of all thanks for the awesome giveaway Keith, i am in.

    I have answered the 1st question and have performed the above written questions. Waiting for the next question now.

    • Ravi Shankar

      Answered the second question too

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