Sony Xperia J User Reviews
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BillZ posted on 03 May 2013, 09:40
a shocker of a phone.
BillZ has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
do yourself a favour and look somewhere for a phone.
i had a sony phone about 15 years ago and it was also a waste of space.
the salesman convinced methat the sony xperia j was the best value for money in early 2013, so i went against my gut feel and bought one.
the keyboard seems to be over sensitive. it doesn't always auto sleep after 15 seconds when i drop it into my shirt pocket and then i will pull it out some time later and it has reset settings, it can call or send texts, whatsapps, etc.
i use and love predictive text in all messaging. but this phone doesn't have predictive text it use random text! and it fails to learn new words for Xmas for example!
i end up having to type and retype aqnd then get so frustrated i turn predictive text off.!!
what a night mare of a phone. i will most likely buy a samsung for twice the proce of this "thing" just to get piece of mind and a useful device.
oh, also, i changed the ring tome from some lame sony standard ring tone to a "ring ring" but when a call came in all i got was a "ring ring" just once, it failed to continue ringing if i didn't pick up.
so i am forced to use the lame sony standard ring tone.
i upgraded from a samsung wave 525 bada phone.
sony - what a disappointment!
also while i think of it, the clarity of the caller's voice is poor and scratchy!
and the contacts just awful, just try deleting some!
Build quality 2/10Reception 2/10Call quality 2/10Internet 2/10Multimedia 2/10Camera 2/10UI speed 2/10Everyday usage 2/10Text input 2/10Display 2/10Battery 5/10
- too many to list,
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IliyaBeshkov posted on 21 Apr 2013, 13:49
Not bad for this price tag!!!
IliyaBeshkov has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
Ok the phone is not too bad, but is not too good. The processor and RAM nowadays is outdated. This specs are for 2010 flagship phone, not for 2013 mid-ranger. The display is very good, but the lack of light sensor is very uncomfortable when viewing in direct sun light. The camera is good for 5MP, but the video capture had to be 720p. The battery is decent and the call quality is very good.Build quality 9/10Reception 5/10Call quality 8/10Internet 6/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 6/10UI speed 6/10Everyday usage 6/10Text input 6/10Display 7/10Battery 7/10
- Cool design like the Xperia T(L)
- The speaker is excellent
- The camera is good for 5MP
- The 1750mAh battery is good
- UI is very beautiful
- Jelly Bean
- Call quality is good
- 4GB internal storage
- microSDHC card up to 32GB
- 1GHz A5 processor is now outdated
- 512MB RAM is too little
- 480p recording is now old fashion
- Not good for gaming
- 480p video playback
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Ranjana posted on 04 Feb 2013, 19:02
hardware issue in the head set
Ranjana has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Xperia J that I purchased came with a hardware issue in the head set.
Call voice was not clear and it was difficult to continue a call. Voice over the phone was vibrating. So even it is phone, it was impossible to make calls. I used it only for two days. However this issue was there from the day one. It is disappointing to know that a company like Sony can’t detect this type of basic hardware failures before sending them to the market.
I bought this with a warranty. However as the seller is unable to rectify the issue, they replace the phone with the used repaired phone (saying that it is a brand-new. However it was a phone which was fixed using parts. For sure main circuit was extracted from other Xperia J). Now I’m fighting to get a refund. For the time been I had paid brand new price for a used phone.
Build quality 8/10Reception 7/10Call quality 5/10Internet 8/10Multimedia 7/10Camera 5/10UI speed 8/10Everyday usage 5/10Text input 5/10Display 9/10Battery 5/10
- Good image qulaity and resolution
- Battery life not satisfactory
- Call voice is too low
- Power button is too small, difficult to acess
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clauz posted on 09 Jan 2013, 08:42
clauz has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
The phone it's perfect for everyday usage and the battery healts for very long time! the camera is not the best but enought for snappshots.
the multimedia is amazing. with the new sony album app and the walkman app.
it becomes also an update for android 4.1 jelly bean!
i can only recommend it!Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 8/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 7/10UI speed 8/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
- good quality at all
- super multimedia
- long time battery
- not the best camera
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abboud_eng posted on 01 Jan 2013, 04:58
its very nice phone
abboud_eng has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
its so nice phone for normal usage i like it you can easy love this phone for its lovely design and good quality and suitable price it can run application good but not heavy one for normal use its really very goodBuild quality 9/10Reception 9/10Call quality 9/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 8/10UI speed 8/10Everyday usage 8/10Text input 9/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
- very good display
- big battery
- sexy design
- nice audio
- good quality
- its SONY made
- single processor
- better with more RAM
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irvinpinto posted on 16 Dec 2012, 01:44
A multimedia freak's dream phone!
irvinpinto has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
The xperia J might not be the processor powerhouse which is expected from most mid priced droids today.
It might lag a lot..but doesnt affect the android experience
HOWEVER and a BIG HOWEVER...it does set out to do exactly what sony expected it to do..and that is to cater to a large but diminishing audience whom multimedia playback dispay and battery is of crucial importance.
The audio is clear well balanced..the video is simply mindblowing.
The display looks upmarket and feels really responsive
Standard apps and games run without a hitch..temple run takes time to start, but being a first time android user, or upgrading from a lower specd droid, ul hardly notice
Fruit ninja and Angry birds ran perfectly..
Why'd i buy it
For awesome media capabilities, a large beautiful display and a great battery
i dont care about camera quality..im a photographer by passion and own a DSLR..i feel photography is better done on professional camera's with dedicated image processors
I prefer gaming on my laptop..not my cell..it makes more sense...so i didnt need a dual core
Im an audiophile and audio quality is my deciding criterion..and the xperia j was the perfect answer..
so if ur like me..go for the J..trust me u wont regret it
Gamers..please look elsewhereBuild quality 9/10Reception 9/10Call quality 9/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 5/10UI speed 6/10Everyday usage 7/10Text input 7/10Display 9/10Battery 9/10
- Stunning Design
- Great Build
- Awesome Screen
- Mindblowing Audio and VIdeo playbacks
- Great web browsing
- Lots of lag
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