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grajeshg
posted on 27 Jan 2010, 08:12

5

Walkman- and walkman only!

Excellent music performance with real stereo speakers..
Great bassy sound
Cute handy design with smooth slider..
Good display

Well, these are the only positives! It falls below average in all other areas. Not the usual SE interface- misses a lot of functions. No Themes supported except the five built in ones. No PC suite or apps supported(no obex), no synchronisation in any manner. (I had to transfer contacts one by one via bluetooth) No updates via pc or web. Data cable only for mass storage.

No Notes option in organiser. Tasks and calendar are useless. Voice recording only for 30 seconds and no conversation recording. The memory card browsing is too slow- though it supports 4GB. Camera sucks. Video player is good.

Messages capacity of inbox+sent box+drafts is 100 sms max! No shortcuts button- only 4 navi keypad shortcuts. Files and images cannot be sorted in any manner. No image zooming.

Battery life worst- 1 day to 1.5 days. Many bugs in and around to add to all these. Java support is good. Basic internet also working good. Opera mini 3 is supported, not higher versions.

This is the kind of software used in W302 genre of phones- not feeling like SE! However a different ringtone can be selected for each profile.
And I got a major problem- talking with slider closed; the other end recieves my voice distorted/unclear. I have found out many people having the same problem in their W395.

Anyhow the walkman is remarkable- I must say.

Design 9/10
Features 3/10
Performance 3/10

Pros

  • Excellent music
  • Good bassy sound, loud too.
  • Great lovely design

Cons

  • No themes
  • pc suite/similiar apps like My phone explorer not supported
  • Limited options and functions
  • Worst battery life
  • Voice recording 30 seconds only and no call recording
  • slow browsing of memory card

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Anonymous
posted on 30 Nov 2009, 10:42

6

Sony Ericsson W395 Features
Powerful built-in stereo speakers with full bass
Stereo headset with your phone a music player and you are your own DJ
A real music machine with the Walkman music player, TrackID and PlayNow
TrackID quickly find your favorite songs
With PlayNow arena you a full range of mobile entertainment download
The sharp 2.0-inch display show your photos in their full glory
Support for motion gaming.
W395 Walkman phone


























 

Design 8/10
Features 4/10
Performance 6/10

Pros

  • motion gaming.

Cons

  • 2.0-inch display

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