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Sony Ericsson C901a

May 4, 2009
Market status


  • Features a Xenon flash - better than a standard LED
  • Small dimensions (4.13 x 1.77 x 0.51 inches)


  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment




Sony Ericsson C901 is a candy-bar Cyber-shot camera phone with a 5-megapixel camera and Xenon flash for quality indoor photos. It features Face Detection, Smile Shutter, HSPA, stereo Bluetooth, memory slot and QVGA display.

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  • Dimensions:
    • 4.13 x 1.77 x 0.51 inches (105 x 45 x 13 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.77 oz (107 g)
      the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)


  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 pixels
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Colors:
    • 262 144


  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Xenon
    • Features:
      • Autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Video calling, Digital image stabilization


  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.11 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • Memory Stick Micro (M2)


  • Talk time:
    • 9.50 hours
      the average is 13 h (796 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 17.9 days (430 hours)
      the average is 17 days (419 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 950 mAh


  • Radio:
      • FM, RDS

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Access NetFront Browser, RSS Feeds


  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
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  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0, EDR
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
  • Other:
    • TV-Out, Computer sync, SyncML

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

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