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Sony Ericsson Spiro

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1131 reviews of Sony Ericsson Spiro. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the portability and design are overall positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reliability and battery. Opinions about the camera and screen are different.

size, usability, price, design, portability

battery, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Ericsson Spiro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Ericsson Spiro

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 144 user reviews of Sony Ericsson Spiro from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the performance and battery. The price and portability also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the reliability.

usability, portability, price, battery, performance

reliability

38% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Matthew Bolton (techradar.com)

Sony Ericsson Spiro review

 

No bells, no whistles – can a stripped-back phone make it in a smartphone world?

Build quality ; Price ; General ease of use ; Decent features for the price ; Screen

Software crashes ; Poor camera ; No included USB cable ; Internet problems ; Call quality

The Sony Ericsson Spiro launched alongside the Zylo, its Walkman-branded slider brother-in-arms. While the Zylo used its FLAC audio support as its unique selling point, the Spiro doesn't really have a comparable feature, so what's to recommend it?

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: Libby Plummer (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Ericsson Spiro

 

Ever since the introduction of the iPhone, Sony Ericsson (and every other mobile brand around) has had to up its game, particularly when it comes to the inclusion of a music player. With the long-estblished Walkman brand to back it up, the Sony...

Slick finish, music player audio quality, cheap

Fiddly buttons, no Wi-Fi, clunky web browser, small memory size

The Spiro is certainly a modest phone, and there's nothing wrong with that, particulalry if you're after something that won't cost an arm and a leg. The lack of Wi-Fi and the tiny built-in memory certainly don't help its case but then at this price, we...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Sony Ericsson Spiro W100i

 

Sony Ericsson's low-cost Spiro music phone looks good on paper, but how does it perform?

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: Nikhil Pradhan, PC World India (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Sony Ericsson Spiro review

 

The Sony Ericsson Spiro is a basic slider phone with good looks and a penchant for playing music.

The Sony Ericsson Spiro is available for £39 pay-as-you-go, making it a budget phone. If you are looking for a very basic phone that looks good and is capable of very strong audio playback, then the Spiro is a fair purchase.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Thomas Newton (recombu.com)

Sony Ericsson Spiro Preview

 

The Sony Ericsson Spiro is a new addition to Sony Ericsson's Walkman range of music-orientated handsets. As such, it includes a 3.5mm headphone jack (thankfully, Sony Ericsson is phasing out its proprietary…

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Thomas Newton (recombu.com)

Sony Ericsson Spiro Review

 

"The Sony Ericsson Spiro's memory can be expanded up to 16GB for ample tune storage."

Other features of the Sony Ericsson Spiro include a 2-megapixel camera and, of course, social network integration with both Facebook and Twitter covered among others. Text-messaging fans will appreciate threaded conversations in the inbox. The Spiro...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: What Mobile (whatmobile.net)

Sony Ericsson Spiro Review

 

Sony Ericsson's range of phones stretches from low-cost eco models to high-end Android phones. But there's not much in between, so it's nice to see the Spiro which falls into neither category, though it's certainly still affordable.There's no 3G, no...

The little lozenge that is the Spiro is a design success. It sits comfortably in your hand like a soothing worry stone and is simple and enjoyable to use. The music player is the most sophisticated part of its make-up and it works well. Look further...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Nick R (tracyandmatt.co.uk)

Sony Ericsson Spiro review

 

The Spiro from Sony Ericsson is the Zylo Walkman phones little brother. Certainly smaller, Certainly cheaper but is there much separating these two in the mobile gene pool and is does the Spiro's lower price tag hold it back in terms of...

3.5mm Jack ; Micro USB ; Well Built

No 3G ; Lack of features ; Poor Camera Quality

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Mobile Tech Addicts (tracyandmatt.co.uk)

Expert Review

 

The conclusion I would draw from the Spiro is similar to that of the Zylo. For me personally if I were to choose between the two I would go for the Spiro the reason being it doesn’t pretend to be anything it’s not. The Zylo is not a bad phone however...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Techworld (techworld.com)

Sony Ericsson Spiro review

 

The Sony Ericsson Spiro is available for £39 pay-as-you-go, making it a budget phone. If you are looking for a very basic phone that looks good and is capable of very strong audio playback, then the Spiro is a fair purchase.

Nov, 2010