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Sony Ericsson W980 Review

Sony Ericsson W980

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Messaging:

Standards like SMS and MMS are supported, and the W980 has an email client as well.We were pleasantly surprised to see that after typing a user name W980 offered to check in Internet for available settings itself, so if you use some of the more common web mail services, you will save the effort of manual typing.

Messaging - Sony Ericsson W980 Review
Messaging - Sony Ericsson W980 Review
Messaging - Sony Ericsson W980 Review
Messaging - Sony Ericsson W980 Review

Messaging


Connectivity:

Like most high-end phones, the W980 is a global GSM quad band device. With the support of UMTS/HSDPA (2100 MHz) you will have fast 3G connection, but unfortunately you can make use of this feature only in Europe and Asia.

You can connect locally by means of Bluetooth 2.0 or the USB cable you will find in the box.  The PC Suite CD, standard for all Sony Ericsson phones, is available too. You can do without it as well, connecting W980 to a PC as a mass storage device or in Media transfer mode to sideload or download files from it.


Internet:

W980 comes with an HTML browser for PC-like page viewing. We had no problems viewing a complex site, such as our own.   While surfing, you will have the following options: full screen, vertical or horizontal view, text only, zoom in/out in several ways. They make surfing easier and more pleasant for a phone without a touch screen. We were completely satisfied with this browser.


Internet Browser - Sony Ericsson W980 Review
Internet Browser - Sony Ericsson W980 Review
Internet Browser - Sony Ericsson W980 Review
Internet Browser - Sony Ericsson W980 Review
Internet Browser - Sony Ericsson W980 Review
Internet Browser - Sony Ericsson W980 Review
Internet Browser - Sony Ericsson W980 Review
Internet Browser - Sony Ericsson W980 Review

The available RSS reader works well too, supplying the latest news faultlessly and quickly. From its options you can choose for the latest news to be displayed on the initial screen, like a widget.

RSS Reader - Sony Ericsson W980 Review
RSS Reader - Sony Ericsson W980 Review
RSS Reader - Sony Ericsson W980 Review
RSS Reader - Sony Ericsson W980 Review

RSS Reader



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PhoneArena rating:
6Average
Display2.2 inches, 240 x 320 pixels (182 ppi) TFT
Camera3.2 megapixels
Size3.62 x 1.81 x 0.66 inches
(92 x 46 x 16.9 mm)
3.53 oz  (100 g)
Battery930 mAh, 9 hours talk time

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