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Sony Ericsson K530 Preview

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Our Sony Ericsson K530 Review is now published - click here to read it.

Performance:

The phone works fast, so while browsing the menus one will not sense any unpleasant and irksome delay or “thoughtfulness”. The camera even starts in about a second and photographing with the consequent recording takes no more than 3 – 4, which is fairly rapid.

The sound volume of ringing is well above average, so you will hardly need any more. Even in a noisy environment or in case the phone is in the other room, you are certain to hear the call.

According to data supplied by Sony Ericsson, the 950 mAh Li-Polymer battery (BST-33) of the phone endures up to 9 hours conversation time or 350 hours standby.

The voice in the receiver has a medium-high volume, sounding a bit muffled and monotonous, whereas at the other end there is strong and clear audibility with a realistic voice reproduction.


Conclusion:

K530 is positioned in the middle of the Sony Ericsson product range and shows an excellent performance as such, without, of course, claiming the resources of the Cyber-shot or Walkman series.

Compared to its predecessor K510, significant improvements have been made: this phone stands now very near to the capabilities of the “former” high-class company series – K750/W800 – with a 3G network support at that.

In case you need a phone, which does not necessarily feature specific multi-media or smartphone functionality, the K530 will be one of the best alternatives yet to appear on the market.

Expect our full review when final, commercial samples are released.

Our Sony Ericsson K530 Review is now published - click here to read it.

Pros

  • 3G and a second video camera
  • Fast and easy to operate
  • Bluetooth stereo (A2DP)

Cons

  • The camera does not dispose of a flashlight
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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:55

1. Maxx (unregistered)


Screen resolution is not 176x220!!! Is it really hard to go for a sec on SE site and check it out, especially when you put a link to their site. Bye

posted on 01 Aug 2007, 03:47

2. Not Maxx (unregistered)


Check this site and speak again -http://developer.sonyericsson.com/site/global/products/phonegallery/k530/p_k530.jsp

posted on 02 Aug 2007, 00:29

3. sandeep (unregistered)


I missed the rating out of 10 that you sometimes give for reception strength. Also lately it seems that sony-ericsson is putting pressure on you people so that you dont come out with a full review. Seems like sony-ericsson knows its phone still lag on that front.

posted on 02 Aug 2007, 11:40

4. Maxx (unregistered)


Sorry buddy, now it is 176x220. I swear it was 240x320 earlier. Point for you!!! Bye

posted on 06 May 2008, 11:55

5. Vlad (unregistered)


I shall buy it soon nice cell phone

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Display2.0 inches, 176 x 220 pixels (141 ppi) TFT
Camera2 megapixels
Size4.01 x 1.81 x 0.55 inches
(102 x 46 x 14 mm)
3.24 oz  (92 g)
Battery950 mAh, 9 hours talk time

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