Sony Xperia U User Reviews
Overal user rating
The overall rating is the average of all user reviews, while the overall alternatives are the ones that has been listed most.
Everyday usage9/10UI speed9/10Camera8.3/10Multimedia9.3/10Internet9.3/10Call quality9.3/10Battery8.7/10Reception9.3/10Display9.3/10Build quality8.7/10Text input8.3/10
Post new review
Please note that each user review reflects the opinion of its respectful author and not of Phone Arena.
posted on 22 Jun 2012, 16:01 (Posts: 24; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)
Great phone for the price
tggoulart has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I'm really happy with this phone, I think is really good for its price. Overall, there are some features that I don't think that surprises me, but I was expecting more: the dual-core processor doesn't really make a diference comparing to the 1ghz processor single-core, the display has bright colors but it is not HD and it has no sd card slot which makes a limited memory for the ones who have lots of applications and games.
Build quality 7/10Reception 8/10Call quality 10/10Internet 7/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 9/10UI speed 8/10Everyday usage 8/10Text input 6/10Display 8/10Battery 9/10
- Update to ICS
- No sd card slot
- No HD screen
- Small screen
5 out of 10 people found this review helpful. Do you?Report
posted on 04 Nov 2013, 05:14 (Posts: 0; Member since: 04 Nov 2013)
was good but now too bad
AhmadAyed has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
once i bought it i was satisfied, but by time i get bored of this phone, lags often, heats fastly, bad camera, bad reception, and somtimes get crazy !!!!!!!!!!!
.Build quality 7/10Reception 6/10Call quality 6/10Internet 7/10Multimedia 7/10Camera 5/10UI speed 6/10Everyday usage 6/10Text input 5/10Display 6/10Battery 4/10
0 out of 6 people found this review helpful. Do you?Report
posted on 29 Jan 2013, 05:43 (Posts: 0; Member since: 08 Jan 2013)
popeha has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
the display is amazing ... dual core processor makes the phone very fast ... the sound not high but accepted .. camera is nice for 5MP .... high pixel density makes the display amazing ... the battery has a good life time ..... it's overall a very nice phone :)Build quality 9/10Reception 9/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 9/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 8/10Text input 9/10Display 10/10Battery 9/10
- dual core processor
- high pixel density & resolution
- lack of memory card slot
- 512 RAM
- display not big enough
10 out of 11 people found this review helpful. Do you?Report
posted on 15 Nov 2012, 00:14 (Posts: 0; Member since: 15 Nov 2012)
Very Good phone........
Chinmay22 has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
A power packed small phone with great looks and ui....display is superb,camera good,illuminating bar excellent,battery average..android 4.0.4 runs quite well without any lags..dual core processor works well..and offcorse graphics r best...Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
8 out of 11 people found this review helpful. Do you?Report
posted on 21 Jul 2012, 02:47 (Posts: 0; Member since: 21 Jul 2012)
Beauty and Performance, Best mid range smartphone
punisherftw has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Xperia U has been with me for more than3 weeks. Looks like a practical midrange phone. Never hanged or caused a problem. The Photo and video quality at first was so bad but after an update it rectified.
Pros: It is very fast and response is excellent.
Display quality is excellent.
Comparatively slim and light and stays flat in your pocket (not slim and light as the Ray)
Matte finished back cover helps to get grip
Browsing web is a joy
Wifi and blutooth are very good
Video quality after the software update became very impressive
Very good photo quality
Impressive battery life (roughly 12 to 15 hrs for avg users)
3g network, video calling and browsing is impressive.
Satisfied with front camera
Cons: The glassy front portion tends to get finger prints and grease
The LED light has no notification function in the stock poduct. You havw to install it from the google play market. (free)
The 2 stage camera button needs some skill to operate. But it is manageable.
No infinite menu slide like samsung galaxy family. You have to install in separately.
Last but not the least- no SD card slot. only 4gb is available. A 50GB of free cloud space is available in "Box" and im satisfied with it. But it cannot replace an SD card.
Look Xperia ray for a phone with sd card slot. But in terms of speed and performance Ray is nothing in front of Xperia U.
Over...Build quality 9/10Reception 9/10Call quality 9/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 8/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 7/10Display 10/10Battery 8/10
14 out of 14 people found this review helpful. Do you?Report
posted on 14 Jul 2012, 08:41 (Posts: 0; Member since: 02 Jul 2012)
Sony Xperia U ser
dilak has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
RECOMMENDED FOR NORMAL SMARTPHONE USERS ,EXCELLENT DISPLAY ALL ARE FALL IN LOVE WITH ' U' .AMAZING DESIGN AND EASY TO CARRY AND USE.
: BEWARE :- 4GB USER MEMORY ,NO SD CARD SLOT AND LOW QUALITY SOUND.Build quality 8/10Reception 10/10Call quality 9/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 5/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 7/10Display 10/10Battery 9/10
- DUAL CORE FOR THIS PRICE
- EXCELLENT DISPLAY
- UNIQUE DESIGN AND HANDY
- FULL FUN WITH ANDROID AND TOUCH SCREEN
- NO LAGGING EVEN PLAYING HEAVY GAMES
- SPEAKER IS CRAP
- VIDEO AND IMAGE QUALITY IS BELOW AVERAGE
- poor sound quality sony loose their NAME
1 out of 4 people found this review helpful. Do you?Report
posted on 14 Jul 2012, 01:20 (Posts: 0; Member since: 14 Jul 2012)
I AM REALLY LIKE THE SONY XPERIA U
parth343 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
this is the best phone in india.this phone's internet browser is very fast & 3g's speed is very very very fast. do you like this phone yes or no? but i like this phone.
this is so awesomeeee............Build quality 9/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 9/10Display 10/10Battery 9/10
6 out of 8 people found this review helpful. Do you?Report
posted on 09 Jul 2012, 12:28 (Posts: 0; Member since: 09 Jul 2012)
The Sony Xperia U is a Beautiful Phone
AbdoBaYern has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
This is a wonderful mobile and integrated
The big screen and help games and internet and the interior space 6 GB beautiful and sufficient for the Games, programs, songs, videos, and photos .. Xperia U be very fast because he has dual-core Processor and the sound is beautiful and pure
And has an average battery
And an excellent camera, Sony has always featuring high-resolution camera and its price is very appropriate and inexpensive to this wonderful potential
Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 9/10
8 out of 8 people found this review helpful. Do you?Report
posted on 06 Jul 2012, 11:42 (Posts: 5; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)
borganwa has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
XPERIA U is a great value Android phone for budget around USD 300. A fancy phone with illuminating transparent bar and exchangeable bottom caps suits best for those who like to mix and match the phone with their style. The main drawback is the limited storage and if you can't live with that better look for another phone. If you can live with that, this phone will not disappoint you either.Build quality 9/10Reception 10/10Call quality 8/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 7/10Camera 8/10UI speed 8/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 9/10Display 9/10Battery 9/10
- Attractive design with exchangeable bottom cap and transparent bar
- Very good display
- Dual core processor with affordable price
- Front facing camera for video call
- Timescape UI is good looking
- Fancy music player and gallery
- Upgradeable to ICS (as promised by Sony)
- Lack of memory expansion, Users have to stick with the 8 GB internal memory: 2 GB for system, 2 GB for applications, and 4 GB for storage.
- Average camera with stiff camera button
- Low loudspeaker volume
11 out of 13 people found this review helpful. Do you?Report
posted on 27 Jun 2012, 16:58 (Posts: 0; Member since: 27 Jun 2012)
Awesome . . .
iamjegan has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Amazing Features Wth Full HD,5MP 720p video rec Quality. Stylish Shape wth led light below. More Customize Option found.@ everything wht mobile wants .What Else do u Need . minus(-) s no sdcard Slot and only 4 gb memory . (inbuilt&phonememory). if u r a game geeker dont choose this (coz of Storage limitations). & more important it s having only normal GPS . not GPS(point to point) or AGPS which really thz phone should have .but apart from tht thz s the best one i have. really worthit . . . and major (+) for thz mobile s processor . . . come4s as Mr.Speedy . . .Build quality 8/10Reception 9/10Call quality 9/10Internet 8/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 9/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 9/10Display 9/10Battery 9/10
- Speedy Processor
- User Interface
- normal GPS
4 out of 8 people found this review helpful. Do you?Report
posted on 12 Jun 2012, 11:48 (Posts: 0; Member since: 12 Jun 2012)
sony experia u
harshfulwani27 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
this is quite fashionable phone with the transparent strip and changeable bottom caps.it has a nice proccesor and in-built quality is very nice in this range of phone.its ui speed is very smooth and niceBuild quality 9/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 7/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 8/10Display 9/10Battery 10/10
- dual core proccesor
- transparent strip
- changeable bottom caps
- display quality is crystal clear
- screen glass is not good
- no micro sd card slot
5 out of 6 people found this review helpful. Do you?Report
posted on 09 Jun 2012, 12:50 (Posts: 1; Member since: 26 May 2012)
I love Xperia U....:D
Mohit5817 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
If u have a range of Rs16-18k then undoubtdly this is the best phone.With Dual core processor and 512 MB RAM u won't feel compromised in performance. The Nova thor chipset uses the 1320maH battery to work for at least a day.All the apps work fine and the display is the best thing in the phone(280ppi)..UI is very good and the transparent band at the bottom makes the phone super duper amazing..Music player is very similar to the WP ,so that's definitely better than the standard gingerbread.
Overall it is AWEEEESSOOOMEEEE ,,u'll love it.....!!!Build quality 9/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 9/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 9/10
- Dual core processor
- Timescape UI
- Transparent band at the bottom
- Display is crystal clear
- Music player is excellent
- 3D panoramic photos
- No memory slot
36 out of 41 people found this review helpful. Do you?Report