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Good: Great size, excellent keyboard, great resolution, reasonably priced
Bad: battery life could be better
Comment: I adore this phone. Small but sturdy and solid, feels durable and doesn't feel cheap, breakable and flimsy like so many phones in same price range. I don't care for most touchscreen keyboards, so the pull out qwerty keyboard is perfect. The keyboard size is fine for me (small to average size hands) and much better other phone keyboards I've used such as Blackberry. Super speedy, really an excellent phone for the price (I got it for £130). Have never had any trouble with wi-fi or need to reboot. Screen clarity is terrific and in landscape mode screen is big enough for me - as I use for email, twitter, some browsing, using some pdfs. Only real downside is battery life is short, it does need charging everyday. Oh, and there aren't that many cases/covers available for it. These are obviously pretty minor problems.
Good: It's small, easy to handle, quite appealing, very good value for money, it's no food tray and the camera is quite good to use with all the new android apps
Bad: Wifi as some problems (nothing serious), battery life is quite short
Comment: I just love this phone. It's very quaint. It's very cheap and has more than enough for an every day use. The screen may be small but it's suficient to browse some web pages. If u don´t need a 34 inch screen to browse the web, this phone is the best
Good: Quality feel, full keyboard + touch screen, software (Android OS, SE enhancements, Apps from Martketplace.
Comment: Great Phone for my daughter who being young and small herself really likes the size, form, feel and look. But I think ideal for anyone wanting full smartphone spec in a compact package. Younger, Older, professional, male, female.
Slide out keyboard works very well and complements the package.
Feels like a quality and classy product for those wanting full smartphone functionality in a smaller package no matter who you are.
Tested games, BBC iplayer, spotify, YouTube, MSFT exchange syc, wifi, software update via pc companion. All worked and looked great.
Added bonus for my daughter was a surprising clear and load speaker for games and music. Great clear Music from Spotify into JML speakers.
Good: my expectations are: design, size, pocke size, high resolution screen, convenience camera button, qwerty keyboard
Bad: i haven't seen the phone yet, just in pictures... can't really teel
Comment: great review!! very informative!! i currently own a motorola charm (mb 502), that is a low-cost android phone, by low cost i mean, no up dates to newer android versions, bad screen resolution, bad wi-fi (crashes/reboot the phone if it is on and not in use) and lots more. but i can't deny that the qwerty keyboard makes me really happy! this SE device it's everything i've ever wanted, i don't like big devices, specially full touchscreen ones, i don't browse a lot, i don't care very much for high quality shots once they are all uploaded to FB (which doesn't give you a top experience in photo viewing) and i got a nice camera so i'm pretty covered. about battery, i don't have much free time at my work, so i can stay five hours straight without even look at my phone, so tools as wi-fi, 3g and gps can easily stay off saving a lot of juice. my actual mobile has a smaller screen (2.8) so i think 3.0 is a good up grade. and i used to have an ipod video and watched lots of stuff in it, so small screen it's ok. unless it has a very huge problem i think i'm gonna be really happy with this device since it has a good price.
ps: i've read some wi-fi trouble at the review, that worries me a bit since i already have this problem, can you guys who bought the phone tell me if it has happened to you? thanks!
Good: fluid user interface, vivid display, useful slide out keypad
Bad: for white phone, color of character on the keypad is not so distinctive, especially in bright environment
Comment: The best gingerbread phone, especially in its value
Good: Speed, compact size, easy to use slide out qwerty key pad, battery life
Bad: Had it 3 weeks and nothing bad so far...
Comment: Not wishing to contradict the experts at cnet, whose reviews I've always found to be very helpful, but this little phone has the best battery life of any smart phones I've tried so far. EG: charged it 42 hours ago; used it for information gathering (timetables etc), a bit of surfing (you tube, BBC), numerous texts and about a dozen calls and the battery is showing it's got 50% left! I always switch off the wi fi and data collection when I'm not using them. I took back a Samsung Galaxy Ace because the battery life was so poor and replaced it with this. I travel around alot and it's a pain to have to constantly re-charge. Full marks to the xperia mini pro in the battery category! Apart from that, the review is pretty accurate. It's damn fast on the internet... As an aside, just bought a 'Swiss charger' which gives me 4 full recharges without having to search for plugs. I ride a motorbike so the car chargers don't apply. I'm well pleased with this phone.
Good: like the handy size. even if not using the qwerty keyboard with predictive typing, typing is easier than on my other smart phone, where the touchtype pad is so small one has to type everything again and again. Good sound quality
Bad: For carrying the Sony name I find the music playing ability dismal.
Comment: Playlists have to be synched across manually, e.g. .wma files are not supported and even when managing to synch palylists across manually - 3/4 of my tracks don't get hooked up to their respective playlists on the device. I mainly listen to compilations so tracks being saved by Artist not by Album makes digging them out from the phone's file system very annoying.
Never had these problems on 'old' SE walkman or camera phones
Good: Everything is good
Bad: i think the only bad thing is only black colour mobile is available on india.. i like to change it to white with pink
Comment: Wow... Actually i planned to buy xperia x10 mini pro.... and went to sony ericsson center.... but i checked with this new 3" better in all the android mobiles available in the market today....<br />
Its tiny, touch is responsive, plenty of apps..... and the main thing is its speed.... i have played in x10 before.... but i never expect this much response from the xperia mini pro......<br />
Its a best of its category.... Go for it all
Good: Where do I begin... Every bad issue of the X10 mini pro seems to be fixed, The speed and power is great, the screen is lovely, the keyboard is perfect
Bad: Everything thats has to do with the battery: charging it to full takes forever, the lid on the micro-usb charger is very hard to open and the batterylife is welL... short.
Comment: Great product so far, I wonder why SE couldn't get it this right the first time with the X10 mini pro. Looking back on it makes it look dull, slow and old.
It's a great and fast mobile phone, sound quality is great, handling even better. I must say it's a bit more heavier than the X10.
Good: Facebook integration is among the best we’ve seen on a handset. Pictures stored on Facebook are accessible via Photos, while the ‘ Friends’ Music and Videos’ apps connects to your Facebook account to display YouTube video shared via your friends.
Bad: 720p HD video quality is disappointing ..
Comment: The Xperia Mini Pro deserves to be a success, it’s beautifully designed and well built, combining the convenience of a touchscreen for browsing with a full Qwerty. It's not perfect - the screen size and resolution means it isn’t probably the best choice for movie fans and the HD video camera is a disappointment. But ultimately even if you aren’t a fan of a phone with such a tiny form factor, it’s hard not to be impressed by the amount of features Sony Ericsson has crammed in. If you're not bothered by the full QWERTY and front-facing camera go for the Xperia Mini, but if email and messaging are your priority, the Xperia Mini Pro is for you.
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