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Good: Quality camera, Sleek design, Comfortable to keep handy, Large display, Quick touch response and feedback, Attention to details while viewing images, Very less time consuming to charge battery
Bad: Image rendering takes more time, Poor build quality (slim slot cover's metal peeled of at first time itself) and not so satisfied with the battery backup
Comment: One major issue I felt was that, the phone gallery is not synchronizing fast with internal memory. For eg: you remove an image from camera folder (DCIM) and you come back to gallery, it will still be there in the camera folder. But when you click on the image, it shows up a blurred and incomplete image. Seems to be an issue with cache.
Good: looks beautiful
Comment: the phone was probably slow and lagged because it was maybe a prototype
Good: display, design
Bad: It seems a bit pointless
Comment: Although this looks a great little phone, i fail to understand why you would get one. For a mere £5 a month more you could step straight up to the flagship Xperia S... although the P is not a bad handset, for not much more you could have a much greater handset!
Good: great screen in sun light
Bad: not ics yet
Comment: This is one really good phone, i bought it to replace my galaxy s which i got 2year ago, and it was exactly the same price as what i paid for the galaxy s, the screen is stunning even in the brightest of days, quick camera from sleep to snap, this is well worth the money.
Good: design, display, dual core plus 1gb of ram
Bad: just as in the review the sim card cover gets peeled easily, even with your thumb as if it has just been painted minutes ago
Comment: Considering the price, the xperia P is a real competitor for the Galaxy S advance i9070 and 3x better than the Htc One V, I read some reviews and noticed that some website mentioned that the GPU Mali-400 MP found in the Xperia P is not the same in Galaxy S2, I'm confused coz if it was not the same GPU it might got another name such as Mali-400MP2 or Mali-300 something, how can the same GPU differs? the extra pixels of the Xperia P cannot justify the difference at this level, other point, the battery seems to be ok but not for heavy users, Sony Ericsson always got battery issues, I thought SONY fixed it??? Hope to see new models with better build quality with same specs, 4 inches seems marvelous for every jeans' pocket and the qHD resolution is perfect for current applications and games as well, a bigger battery capacity of over 1500mAh, better audio and video codecs to match today's needs. I recommend this phone for light users only
Good: Camera, design, build quality, overall performance
Bad: Battery life but same as all smartphones these days
Comment: Best mid/hi range phone for the price, i recommend everyone to get this phone instead other 'low' budget phones
Good: nice looking
Bad: Run of the mill performance
Comment: Although it does not come with ICS (Extremely few phones do so not a minus point). In Cnet own post it states only 7% of android phones have ICS vast majority have gingerbread which I find a nice OS on the right phones such as the Motorola Razr Maxx.
Good: Nice Screen, Good camera
Bad: Problem with screen(Display turns into Green), No microSD card slot, Signal downs suddenly
Comment: The design of the phone is pretty good. Nice to use.
Suddenly hanging when close the application and open again.
I do notice that in my xperia it have a bit green or yellowish screen when the brightness is 100%, when in out door, undersunlight it look normal.
Also suddenly screen gets black while opening the applications might need to update software
HDMI port is provided but the data cable is not provided along with xperia box
Good: Nice Screem
Good: Big, vibrant display Dual-core chip 8-megapixel camera Lightweight feel
Bad: no memory expansion no ice cream sandwich web browser isnt as quick as i would like it to be
Comment: The design of the phone is light years away from the sleek lines of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc, as while there's an aluminium unibody on offer, the chunkiness in the hand is palpable.
It also feels slightly plastic-like too, which is a bit odd for something hewn in the way it is, but it's not the end of the world and the Xperia P isn't without a premium feel to it.
The transparent plastic section at the bottom, which also house antenna tech, gives a nice touch to proceedings, but more importantly the screen is really what got our engines revving.
The White Magic screen is Sony's attempt at taking the Bravia Reality Display one step further, by intelligently backlighting the screen in bright light to make it visible in practically any situation.
It looks the part too, with the 540x960 resolution screen cramming the pixels into the 4-inch offering – to say we were impressed with what we saw would be an understatement.
There's more to the phone as well, with the dual core 1GHz processor cutting a few fancy shapes when swiping through the screens, despite not quite having the clout of some of its rivals.
It's also only having to power Android 2.3, with the likes of Ice Cream Sandwich not appearing until a little later in the year.
The camera start up time was also fantastic, with a very quick boot from start and the addition of a dedicated camera button never goes amiss in our book either.
NFC is also included to make use of those fancy Smart Tags Sony has been banging on about of late, although they are pretty cool and should you take the time to set them up in the way you want, it will be worth it in the long run when you simply tap your phone when you walk through the door to enter 'home mode'.
The internet browser was pretty hard to assess when trying it out on the Sony stand, as it was basically fighting for signal from a thousand other data users – it wasn't terrible but working out how good the speed is was nigh on impossible.
It should be noted the internet browser is as bog standard as they come, with very little in the way of customisation from the original Android explorer.
The texting ability of the phone isn't up to much either when we were trying it out – it was perfectly reasonable when it came to correcting our mistakes, and as you can see there are multiple ways the phone can assess your cack-handed mashings, but it's not the most intuitive on the market.
Overall, the Sony Xperia P is a fine phone that impresses even without the svelte line of its predecessor.
The price shouldn't be too bad, and with the speedy snappers, clear display and solid build, we'll be keeping a close eye on how our Sony Xperia P review pans out.
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