Sony Ericsson W8 Walkman User Reviews

Overall user rating

8.7

The overall rating is the average of all user reviews, while the overall alternatives are the ones that has been listed most.

UI speed
9.3
Camera
7.3
Multimedia
9.3
Internet
8.3
Call quality
9.3
Battery
8.3
Reception
8.7
Display
9.0
Build quality
8.3
Text input
9.3
Everyday usage
8.7
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suryayoga posted on Aug 20, 2011, 5:00 AM
Posts: 0; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

8.0

Amazing features within your pocket range

suryayoga has owned it for less than month before publishing this review

Features:
Android 2.1 Eclair OS,
3.2 MP Camera,
VGA@30fps,
1200mAh Battery(EP 500),
Bluetooth v2.1 A2DP,
v2.0 microUSB,
FM Radio with RDS,
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
ANT+ Technology,
Wisepilot turn by turn Navigation,
Geo tagging,
aGPS,
3G:Upto HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s&HSUPA 2.0 Mbit/s,
GPRS:Up to 85.6 kbps
EDGE:Up to 236.8 kbps
Light sensor,
Magnetometer,
Proximity Sensor,
Phone memory up to 128MB
MicroSD™ support (up 16GB)
MH710 stereo headset,
Green Heart Charger.
Available Colors: Azure Blue,Red,Orange.
3.0-inch scratch-resistant TFT touchscreen with 320 x 480 resolution HVGA Display.
16 M color TFT,
99.0 × 54.0 × 15.0 mm,
15hrs music playback in Airplane mode
104gm
Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset,
600 MHz ARM 11 processor,
168 MB RAM,
Adreno 200 GPU,
Timescape, Facebook&Twitter,Youtube
Google Maps etc.

Applications download from android market.
Supported software
www.ipmart-forum.com
Register yourself
choose Android OS & dowload to PC

Download android injector from
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Mobile-Phone-Tools/Android-Injector.shtml

connect W8 phone to the system
Settings>Applications>Development>USB Debugging (Debug mode when USB is connected)

For details mail me @ yogatarget@hotmail.co.uk

I recommend this phone to those who go for budget&compromise.
Those who don't go for Xperia mini/mini pro Review Coming Soon(New launch by the end of this month or 1st/2nd week of September) successor of X10 mini & X10 mini pro.
Pricing
Xperia mini 13.5k & Xperia mini pro 15.5k(approx.)

Build quality
8.0
Reception
9.0
Call quality
9.0
Internet
7.0
Multimedia
9.0
Camera
7.0
UI speed
9.0
Everyday usage
8.0
Text input
8.0
Display
7.0
Battery
7.0

Pros

  • High quality ear phones
  • Budget phone
  • 3.5 mm jack
  • Appropriate for music lovers
  • a perfect combination of entertainment and ease-of-use
  • Affordable android device
  • Capacitive touchscreen
  • HSDPA and HSUPA speeds are impeccable
  • Dedicated Music Chip
  • The Virtual QWERTY touchscreen keyboard
  • Synchronisation via Sony Ericsson Sync,Google Sync,Facebook
  • Call Quality is very great
  • Amazing Looks,Build Quality

Cons

  • Moderate Picture Quality, Poor camera performance
  • No equalizer presets
  • No autofocus & flash
  • No in-Built File Manager
  • Profile Manager not there only silent and general profiles
  • Limited android features
  • 3 inch display
  • No DLNA certification
  • Walpaper management failed
  • Display not so attractive
  • Talk time Up to 4 h 45 min
  • Battery life is comparatively low
  • Small in dimensions when compared to others

5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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cool posted on Jun 26, 2011, 5:47 AM

9.0

so cool

cool has owned it for less than month before publishing this review

so cool , so fantastic . . .i love se w8 . . .dis phone is as awesome phone at dis price..
it looks attractiv...nd those hu change their fones very often shud definately try dis one...
i loved dis one..
@ girls...ul love dis fone!!
it has a very good body finish..!!!!!!!
d music quality is too good!

Build quality
9.0
Reception
8.0
Call quality
9.0
Internet
10.0
Multimedia
10.0
Camera
9.0
UI speed
10.0
Everyday usage
9.0
Text input
10.0
Display
10.0
Battery
10.0

3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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panrasna608 posted on Jun 22, 2011, 10:44 AM

9.0

ITS A FANTASTIC FONE!

panrasna608 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review

hey peopl!!
dis phone is as awesome phone at dis price..
it looks attractiv...nd those hu change their fones very often shud definately try dis one...
i loved dis one..
@ girls...ul love dis fone!!
it has a very good body finish..!!!!!!!
d music quality is too good!

Build quality
8.0
Reception
9.0
Call quality
10.0
Internet
8.0
Multimedia
9.0
Camera
6.0
UI speed
9.0
Everyday usage
9.0
Text input
10.0
Display
10.0
Battery
8.0

Pros

  • touch flow is nice

Cons

  • camera is not very fine....

6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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