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Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman

Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman
alaScore 86

248 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 248 reviews of Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and sound. The performance and portability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed comments about the camera and reliability.

usability, portability, performance, sound, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and size. The sound and portability also get good reviews. The screen and performance get mixed opinions, and there are some critical views about the camera and reliability.

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68% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Ben Kersey (recombu.com)

Sony Live with Walkman Review: In Depth

 

You would be forgiven for thinking that the Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman is a featurephone, and at first glance, it does seem that way. Delve a little deeper though, and you'll find a small yet capable…

1Ghz processor keeps everything smooth ; UI modifications are pleasant and unobtrusive ; Affordable

Low screen resolution

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Ben Kersey (recombu.com)

Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman Review

 

A 1Ghz processor and Walkman branding makes for an appealing device.

1Ghz processor keeps everything smooth ; UI modifications are pleasant and unobtrusive ; Affordable

Low screen resolution

The Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman is a surprisingly good device. If you can look past the Walkman branding of old and accept this for the long lost budget Xperia device that it is, you'll find a good all round package.

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: littlegreenrobot.co.uk (littlegreenrobot.co.uk)

Expert Review

 

But nobody will buy this phone for the specs, it is a mass market music phone. And apart from in the shortage of storage capacity out of the box it does its job admirably.

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: Carly Page (somobile.co.uk)

Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman

 

The Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman, as its name suggests, is a smartphone aimed at music-lovers, and the first of Sony's Walkman-branded smartphones to arrive equipped with Google's Android software. However, with its mid-range features and pint-sized...

Taking its price into consideration, the Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman is a decent Android smartphone. It runs the latest version of Gingerbread software, and packs a 1GHz processor, a decent music player and a fairly-good camera. However, the...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: Dave Oliver (wired.co.uk)

Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman review

 

It's got a weird name, but with less demand for standalone mediaplayers these days, it makes sense that the Walkman brandshould now seem most at home on a phone -- in this case an Androidphone with a 5-megapixel camera and fast 1GHz processor.

Quality music player, Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, 5MP camera

Screen could be sharper, battery life not great

Sony Ericsson's Live With Walkman offers a good quality mediaplayer with some genuinely useful extra features and a good cameratoo. Pity about the less than stellar battery life.

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: Dave Oliver (reghardware.co.uk)

Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman

 

Review Sony Ericsson is still producing standalone Walkman devices, but the natural home for the oldest portable music player brand these days is on a phone. The Live With Walkman delivers the latest version of the music player in an Android phone with...

The Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman has a well equipped media player with the emphasis on music and a good quality camera too, but it’s a pity that there's not a beefier battery on-board. ®

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Hanleigh Daniels (techsmart.co.za)

Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman

 

Sony Ericsson delivers a more social music experience via its Live with Walkman smartphone that boasts a dedicated Walkman button and speaker performance enhancements.

Sonys xLOUD Experience speaker enhancements, compact form factor, up-to-date version of Android, Walkman functionality, Facebook Inside Xperia software and 3D sweep panoramic photo capturing.

Display partial to displaying reflections and glare in direct sunlight and low amount of internal storage.

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: (3g.co.uk)

Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman Review by 3G.co.uk

 

This handset is neat in size, looks good and has a decent touch

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Mobile Choice UK (mobilechoiceuk.com)

Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman review -

 

Good form factor, stylish design

Home button is stiff, screen can look too small

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Karan Shah (tech.firstpost.com)

Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman Review

 

We fell in love with the Walkman phones, when the W700i was launched, way back in 2006. Priced at Rs. 15,000, it was one of the hottest selling phones, back then, along with the W810i. A good six years have passed and now the Walkman series has come...

The Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman is priced at Rs.14,400. It directly competes with a few older models in that price range – the Galaxy Ace, the HTC ChaCha (which is a couple of grands cheaper) and the Nokia 603 (with Symbian Belle). From the current...

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1200
Continuous audio playback time:17 / 17.30 / 17.5
Continuous video playback time:6.18
Standby time (2G):350 / 400 / 660 / 850
Standby time (3G):350 / 850
Talk time (2G):14 / 14.15 / 14.25 / 6.7
Talk time (3G):6.42 / 6.5 / 6.7

Call management

Image stabilizer: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Voice commands: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Digital Zoom:16 / 8
Face detection: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Geotagging: Yes
Image stabilizer: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Night mode: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:0.3
Self-timer: Yes
Sensor Type:CMOS
Smile detection: Yes
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:720p
Video stabilizer: Yes
Zoom capability: Yes

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / White
Form factor:Bar

Display

Display diagonal:8.13
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:320 x 480 / 480 x 320
Display Type:TFT
External display: No
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Keyboard

Keyboard layout:QWERTY

Memory

Internal RAM:0.5 / 512

Messaging

Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3 / AMR, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, WBMP
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Speakers:Mono / STEREO
Video formats supported:3GP, MP4
Voice codecs:AMR

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):No / Yes
GPS antenna: No
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:800,850,1900,2100 / 850,900,2100 / 900,2100
3G standards:HSPA
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP / A2DP, AVRCP, HSF, HSP, OPP, PBAP
Bluetooth version:2.1 / 3.0
Data network:3.5G, 3G / 3G
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MiniSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

Camera included: Yes
EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3 / Polyphonic
Rotating: Yes
Slide show: Yes
Video Playback: Yes
Voice Recording: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless Connection: Yes

Packaging Content

Bundled software:87 12581 30532 1
Cables included:USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Exchange support: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.3
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, Recorder / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Recorder / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Games / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Games, Stopwatch
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Themes, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups: Yes
Video call: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro-USB A
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor family:QUALCOMM
Processor frequency:1
Processor Model:MSM 8255

Software

Exchange support: Yes
Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.3
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal Memory:1000 / 320
Internal RAM:512
Maximum memory card size:32
USB mass storage: Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.42
Height :10.6
Weight:115
Width:5.6 / 5.65
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