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Sony Ericsson Spiro

Announced
Apr 13, 2010
Market status
Released

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Slow data means slow Internet browsing (EDGE)
  • Low pixel density screen (182 ppi)
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (0.66 inches inches)
  • Low resolution display (240 x 320 pixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks an e-mail client
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

Sony Ericsson Spiro is a dual-band GSM slider phone for the music fans. It has a QVGA display, 2MP camera, microSDHC card slot, stereo Bluetooth, and organizer.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Feature phone
  • Form factor:
    • Slider
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.62 x 1.89 x 0.66 inches (92 x 48 x 16.75 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 3.17 oz (90 g)
      the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2), D-Pad
  • Colors:
    • Black, Pink, Green

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 2.2 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 182 ppi
  • 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

  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Video calling

Hardware

  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.005 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB

Battery

  • Music playback:
    • 20.00 hours
  • Type:
    • Li - Polymer

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album
    • Features:
      • Background playback, Music recognition
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+
  • Radio:
      • FM, RDS
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Obigo Q7
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 900, 1800 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Flashlight, Calculator, Timer, Stopwatch, Notes
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Yes
  • JAVA:

    JAVA - J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) is a technology that allows programmers to use the Java programming language and related tools to develop programs for mobile wireless information devices such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). J2ME consists of programming specifications and a special virtual machine, the K Virtual Machine, that allows a J2ME-encoded program to run in the mobile device.

      • Yes
  • Games:
      • Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
    • Profiles:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • Other:
    • Computer sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
    • Voice recording

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 13 Apr 2010

Shopping information

  • Accessories:
    • Stereo portable handsfree, Charger, User documentation
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This device is also known as Sony Ericsson W100i


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