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I am interested in buying the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc in a couple o f days, but I have a few questions.

I have heard that it runs Android 2.3, but with a Sony Ericsson shield around it.

I was wondering if there are good ROMS by professional developers that you can flash onto the device. Roms that are not bloated with all the Sony Ericson crap.


The smartphone I own now is a HTC HD2, I can flash good custom roms on the device. I download my roms from XDA-Developers.

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possible duplicate:… – Matthew Read Dec 20 '11 at 4:43
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For sure! Hopefully there are professional ROM cookers at XDA-Developers that cook ROMs without any kind of bloatware. Here are some articles that I recommend you to check before flashing a new ROM:

After you done all that you are good to go flashing a clean ROM, my suggestions are:

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+1 thank you. I thought xda was only for htc devices. I am going to check the links out. Although I am not sure which new device I should choose. The Xperia Arc of the Samsung Galaxy S2. I like the Arc a lot, but the software on it looks so darn cheap. SE should not have messed with the look of the OS. Maybe just added a few of there own widgets. – Saif Bechan Jun 12 '11 at 19:29
XDA has all! That's why I love it. Don't forget to accept the answer :) – Nathan Campos Jun 12 '11 at 19:32

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