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Build quality10/10
Text input1/10
Everyday usage1/10
UI speed5/10
Call quality1/10

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posted on 28 Oct 2010, 14:38


many problems

Nathalie has owned it for less than year before publishing this review

I got it already for 6 months, but all the problems below exist since the first month:
At first I had no signal, the assistance "fixed it" and now, sometimes it works very good, mostly the talking gets cut, or there’s just no signal (of course I’ve checked, only my phone has no signal),
Later it started to slow down the functions
Now I have a double screen! One on top of the other and sometimes even mirrored.
When it works. Sometimes everything gets just blocked.
I’ve been to the assistance over 3 times, and all they do is tried to fix it, and won't replace it because of their policy..... depressive.

Build quality 10/10 shallow is good
Reception 1/10 just doesen't work
Call quality 1/10 same as bellow
Internet 1/10 never used
Multimedia 5/10 ok
Camera 8/10 nice collors, could have more pixels. flash does't have a very good timing
UI speed 5/10 must be faster
Everyday usage 1/10 phone (most impostant) donesn't work!
Text input 1/10
Display 5/10 when it works, nice image resolution
Battery 5/10 has to last much longer

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posted on 18 Feb 2010, 01:55


Affordable Feature Phone with Sony Cybershot Camera.

Pros: First off, its very lightweight and possesses excellent build quality. The buttons appear small but are well designed and respond very wellThe UI is very responsive but the speed does depend on the type of theme you choose as the underlying engine is Flash based. The onboard web browser is surprisingly good and intuitive(auto landscape rotation/Fullscreen) although Opera Mini 5 is a good backup. Java apps run smoother that on my S60 Nokia N71 which is surprising as well.The camera is great especially with the well designed shutter preventing annoying scratches or grime to build up around the lenses and Flash. The video camera is excellent although not as good low light capability as I'd likeBattery life is above average with about 2days with heavy use including browsing(EDGE) and media(Mp3) playback. Using it as a 3G modem for PC/Laptop is a breeze once the software is installed. Very intuitive setup screens for network settings. Windows 7 Compatible.Cons: Accessories all have proprietary Sony connections. Even though the package includes a handsfree heaphones and a USB cable, I fear losing them and having to pay outrageous Sony prices to replace them. The Camera has a slight lag in the image capture mode on high resolution which gets annoying on quick images on the go images.No true GPS although Google Maps uses Cell ID triangulation to give you an approx position(within 1000m) of your location.Speakerphone is not as loud as I'd like. FM radio doesn't work without headphone...  

Design 8/10
Features 9/10
Performance 8/10

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posted on 11 Nov 2009, 21:01


Slow speed

I recently bought C510a, very impressive display.
The phone is very slow,eg you press a number to dial and it take12-13 seconds befor it goes to dialling screen.
Same with the redial and speed dial option.Press speed dial digit and screen freezees for 13 sec before it finds the number to dial.

Design 7/10
Features 7/10
Performance 3/10

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