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Sony Ericsson G502 Review

Sony Ericsson G502

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Sony Ericsson G502 Review

Even the people from the Internet generation have to make phone calls from time to time. After all, it’s not always possible to find all your acquaintances (for example your grandma) in facebook.

The good news is that G502 performs very well during a talk. Even though some what monotonous, you will hear your collocutor loud and clear and vise versa. The loudspeaker is a good one and is very handy, as long as you are not at a very noisy place.

Sony Ericsson continues to use very long lasting batteries in all their models. According to the specifications, the one in G502 has to be good for 10 hours of talking or 14 days in standby mode.

There were no significant software defects at any time, during our tests. Despite using the interface of the high class of the manufacturer, the menus were opening almost simultaneously. This is a prove of the good optimization of the device.


The big question here is „Does the phone satisfy the needs of the internet generation?”. If you ask us, it does.

Sony Ericsson G502 is a wonderful example for a combination between an affordable, unpretentious package, and every function and option, which the modern user needs. It has a really impressive for such a device Web browser, high-speed Internet support, a good e-mail client and quality sound during a talk. The main problems are related to the design language, with the phone being not as attractive and the uncomfortable D-pad.


  • HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s
  • Very good Web browser
  • Great sound quality during a talk


  • Not very attractive design
  • Not a global phone
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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:55

1. (unregistered)

Bought one for myself with a contract at VERY attractive price. From connectivity, camera, display, sound and web points it leaves Nokia competitors FAR far behind. Internet speed simply rocks if you have good HSDPA coverage. I was pleasantly surprised by email client which eventually supports ActiveSync for exchange server and even PUSH email - used to be found only in Symbian smartphones and PDAs . All of my outlook contacts, calendar and inbox semalessly flew into device without any cables, bluetooth and software. Great choice for advanced user.

posted on 20 Sep 2008, 10:09

2. (unregistered)

Got one few weeks ago. It's pretty cool and with HSDPA in Sri Lanka, surfing the web is really cool. Call quality is great. Black one doesn't look bad fashion wise. But I have some paint peeling off the call button.

posted on 05 Dec 2008, 14:15

3. (unregistered)

Clip your nails a little more often...

posted on 21 Sep 2010, 21:46

4. Domzi (unregistered)

This phone just switches off by itself randomly. How dodgy is that!

posted on 13 Nov 2010, 05:58

5. HEYHEYHEY (unregistered)

ive had this phone for over a year. Its easy to use and a great phone for anyone. But mine after a while started doing this thing where it vibrates then the screen goes black and the buttons light up and it does it for a while before it comes back on. Also the paints coming off the silver buttons. The sony ericsson k660 did the same where the screen goes black and whatsoever, would have thought they would have fixed that. :(

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Display2.0 inches, 240 x 320 pixels (200 ppi) TFT
Camera2 megapixels
Size4.29 x 1.81 x 0.53 inches
(109 x 46 x 13.5 mm)
2.94 oz  (84 g)
Battery950 mAh, 9 hours talk time

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