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Sony Ericsson W910 Review

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Sony Ericsson W910 Review
Performance:

During the time we used W910, we were satisfied by its speed of operating, menu handling, and folder opening. There were no messages to politely request waiting until something has been loaded or opened – ones that are fairly unnerving most of the times. This phone, as well as the older Sony Ericsson models, allows you to easily update the software online, through the so-called Sony Ericsson Update Service (SEUS). It takes just a few steps to check whether a newer version is available on the Internet and then you proceed with the updating; if no updates are available, the program informs you accordingly. Thus you can easily deal with software problems without visiting the service and, furthermore, you do not lose the settings that you have already made.

Despite acquiring a great deal of various functions, mobile phones still rely on one most important feature – that of securing a high-quality and trouble-free calls. The signal reception of W910 is medium (4.5 of 10) – similar to that of K770 and slightly lower compared to K850, for example. The overall impression from the unit’s performance during conversation is good: the volume is a little above average and voices – clearly audible and realistic, though without high frequency. At the other end the volume is higher, but speech sounds monotonously and void of high frequency, either.

Sony Ericsson W910 is equipped with a li-ion battery (BST-39), whose capacity of 920 mAh, according to the manufacturer, is expected to support up to 9 hours of talk time or 350 hours of stand-by time in GSM networks, while in 3G ones talking is reduced to 3.5 hours. In reality, the phone endures 5.2 hours of non-stop conversation at maximum volume, provided there is good area coverage of the respective operator. Despite being far shorter than the officially stated 9 hours, this achievement is fairly good, in fact the same as that of another multimedia phone – Samsung F500. And we will not leave out the following remark: it is a fact that W910’s performance was the poorest among all the models of Sony Ericsson, tested by us in recent moths.


Conclusion:

The impression that Sony Ericsson left with us W910 is positive rather than negative. It is indeed a very pleasant Walkman phone featuring a gorgeous color combination, slim design, and a good display, about its only drawback being the camera. Of course, it is not a Cyber-shot, so demanding perfect photos can be a bit too much; however, it is normal that a high-class phone’s resources should not be so mediocre in this respect.

Sony Ericsson W910 is mostly a music phone, already starring the new Walkman 3.0 software. Its orientation sensor is one more enjoyable feature, securing the ShakeMe and autorotation functions.



Pros

  • Orientation sensor
  • Very slim – only 12.5mm/0.5”
  • Good display, visible at direct sunlight

Cons

  • A mediocre camera
PhoneArena rating:
7.8
User rating:
7.9 20 Reviews
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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:55

1. (unregistered)


I like that phone. I hope it wont be to expensive so I can buy it.

posted on 18 Nov 2008, 06:26

2. Tessabelle (unregistered)


I love this phone!! Thats why im buying it. hopefully i'll have it by thursday! Gah! It looks really complicated! >.< Oh well! im smart with technology! I'll figure it out!!

posted on 08 Dec 2008, 06:24

3. (unregistered)


i got the phone when it came out it is the best phone i ever had....i love it...

posted on 08 Dec 2008, 06:25

4. (unregistered)


it is the best phone ever whoever whants it should get it!!!it is the best

posted on 08 Dec 2008, 06:27

5. (unregistered)


the phone is great i got a year a go almost and still no problem it fell from my hands so many times and still no problem at all

posted on 08 Dec 2008, 06:28

6. (unregistered)


when i got i didnt think i whould be so good but it really is...

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Display2.4 inches, 240 x 320 pixels (167 ppi) TFT
Camera2 megapixels
Size3.91 x 1.96 x 0.49 inches
(99.5 x 50 x 12.5 mm)
3.03 oz  (86 g)
Battery920 mAh, 9 hours talk time

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