Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Giveaway Contest

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Giveaway Contest

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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Keith Dsouza

I am the editor-in-chief and owner of Techie Buzz. I love coding and have contributed to several open source projects in the past. You can know more about me and my projects by visiting my Personal Website.I am also a social networking enthusiast and can be found active on twitter, you can follow Keith on twitter @keithdsouza. You can click on my name to visit my Google+ profile.

  • tarun


  • i am waiting for it… and it will be my first android phone….

  • Navneet K Saraf

    I’m in! Completed all the bonus tasks too….Just waiting for the next question :)

    • Navneet K Saraf

      even subscribed to your facebook posts via sms :)

  • Sabarish Raghu

    WOW!!xperia Arc giveaway.tanku!!!!:);)

  • Thanks – where is article source?

  • Levine


  • Rohit Prasad

    Answered the question….hoping to win this phone!!

  • rakesh khabiya

    entered the contest.. would be great if i win the contest

  • Rahul Sharma

    Nice giveaway, Thnkx Keith and thnkx to Sony too

  • Shardul Anand Adbale

    Hello, Keith
    In Phone I like slick design, so cool..
    I like your contest ,I am now in…

  • sai kumar mahadevan

    nice phone wanna win it

  • sai kumar mahadevan

    given u all the bonus love too… hope i get good updates on twitter :)

  • Cool! Lets see what my luck holds :)

  • Ronil Sinha

    Done and done! Been a fan for quite some time and winning the phone will turn this part time fan into a lifelong fan :]

  • Mehul Ved

    Wonderful contest. I’d really like to win the Arc :D I hope this is the first time I win something in a contest.

  • Xperia Arc is quite a good phone which combines slim good looks with one of the fastest processors in the market today with the latest Android OS. Xperia Play on the other hand has the HD 3D gaming !

  • Khushboo T

    I’ve been a good girl and did everything you asked me to. Now be nice and give me the phone :)

  • rajesh

    submitted 1st answer.. waiting for 2nd & 3rd question..
    Tweeted too.

  • Ronak Bhagdev

    I am in!


  • Akshar H Dave

    need dis phone very badly… :/

  • Sri Harsha

    Great contest Thanks for it…. I am in

  • Kshitij Khanna

    Done..Done..Done..Answered the question..Prerequisites done and bonus 2..I want this phone..

  • I wish I get lucky this time :)

    • Just to avoid any confusion, I am commenting with my real name too. I have filled the Google Docs form with my real name only.

  • Bharadwaj

    Hi all,
    My name is Bharadwaj, my email id is netophilic @,
    I have answered the first question

  • Santhosh

    Arc’s has driven me crazy for past 3 months!
    let me keep my fingers crossed yesterday was my Birthday 15th, Hope i WIN myself this ARC as Birthday gift for myself! :)