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Sony Ericsson W8 Walkman Review

0. phoneArena 14 Jun 2011, 08:03 posted on

The Sony Ericsson W8 Walkman is an attempt to revive the Walkman brand and bring it to the world of modern smartphones with the help of Android – its rather outdated 2.1 Eclair version, to be exact. Built by using the Xperia X8 as a template...

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posted on 24 Sep 2011, 19:43

29. RahulRajguru (unregistered)


se starts giving poor sound quality in their new walkman phones, nokia xm phones have better sound quality than new se walkman phones

posted on 25 Sep 2011, 08:32

30. nileesh (Posts: 1; Member since: 25 Sep 2011)


no equilazer, no pinch-zoom even we cant zoom while taking any photo.and if we want to store the data like videos separately in diff folder we can't do this.If we try it it will store all the data in 1 common folder. any chance to get any updates on this problems? Can any 1 tell me

posted on 27 Sep 2011, 01:42

31. kim su ran (unregistered)


Wat da hell is wrong with sony ericsson...no zoom in da camera...no pinch to zoom....i expected a lot more things from it...processor wise its decent..600 mhz...bt all i hate is m unable to connet to androidmarket or facebook or twitter from da preloaded on it..anyone who can help me???dear w8 users n haters.plizz.coment on tis..

posted on 27 Sep 2011, 08:54

32. xxsdawe (unregistered)


it really a big disapoinment!

dont buy this phone.. a waste of moneY!

posted on 02 Oct 2011, 00:50

33. asfand (unregistered)


gud phone

posted on 04 Oct 2011, 01:09

35. sanjiv kumar (unregistered)


hi. sony w8 is good model but i m not getting the zoom button in my camera...\
if anyone know just tell me how to zoom the pics size at snap time.
remaining all is ok...battery backup is less than other.

posted on 06 Oct 2011, 10:51

36. reigns_14 (unregistered)


i hate the battery.... appearance of this w8 phone is cool, color, size, texture.... but when it comes to the battery and the so called WALKMAN SOUND it really *****..... im so discouraging people to buy this.... i love sony ericsson before because of the quality of the walkman... but this unit.... i rate it 0.. very poor model.....

posted on 09 Oct 2011, 01:27

37. akash patel (unregistered)


hii its true that W* promisses to deliver outstanding adio performance.but sony dosen't stay on thier promisses b,coz m really not happy and satisfaied with W8 adio performance.W8 extreamlly owsum but not for music..comparated with sony old model cell phone 800.550...etc......

posted on 01 Dec 2011, 21:34 1

39. prasoonparihar90 (Posts: 1; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)


I am also having the SONY ERICSSON W8. And you know what ?.......Its AWESOME.
Yeah I know that there is no MEGA BASS supported by the WALKMAN SERIES in XPERIA. But there are many third party TRIAL VERSION applications which are AWESOME and having more POWERFUL BASS and EQUALIZER than the original SONY WALKMANS XPERIA SERIES. If you need the software, CONTACT ME @ ->

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posted on 21 Dec 2011, 03:08

40. angel20 (Posts: 1; Member since: 21 Dec 2011)


hey i want to buy a phone n i m thinking to go for either w8 or lg optimus me. Can somebody suggest me that which one i should opt.

posted on 28 Feb 2012, 07:29

41. boggs2005 (Posts: 3; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)


Hi! I bought this phone last Christmas and I really like this phone. It's simple to use and it runs fine. All the necessary apps like Angry Birds, Talking Cat, Webster's Dictionary, First Aid Guide, Opera Mini, ES File Explorer, PDF viewer that I've installed in this phone runs well and there are no problems whatsoever until this time. Battery can last up to almost 3 days, if you know the trick. Browsing the web is fine but Facebook with its latest version is such a crap that I have to open my Facebook account through the web browser. But overall I really like this phone. Its just too bad that Sony Ericsson now Sony do not provide a newer Android version even Android 2.2 (Froyo) version to the least.

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