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Good: Dual core 1Ghz processor. Decent battery life. Small and easy to use one handed. Best value for money in its price range.
Bad: Performance slows down after official 4.0 update. Camera button requires too much energy to activate. No 4.1 update. A lot of finger grease so you'll need to constantly wipe your screen.
Comment: The Sony Xperia U is probably one of the best phones in terms of value for money in the mid range android phones of today.
This phone is essentially a smaller and less powerful version of the Xperia S but surprisingly it is still able to hold it's own against some of the more expensive smartphones due to it's Dual core 1Ghz processor which makes the phone just as responsive providing that you don't overload it with a lot of background apps of course.
Because of the size of the phone handling it with one hand is effective and weight isn't an issue here, as the Xperia U isn't too heavy that it requires a whole lot of effort just to carry it but it also isn't too light so that you can't tell if it's in your pocket or not.
However the biggest downfall in this device is the software, it comes out with android 2.3 straight out of the box and when you do update it officially the performance slows down significantly, Sony has also stated that this phone won't be getting the 4.1 update as it apparently can't 'handle it'. Why Sony would release a 2012 phone that apparently can't handle 2012 software I don't know, looks like I'll be rooting and flashing this in the meantime.
Comment: I like it
Good: Relatively cheap, comfortable, great for daily use, gaming...
Bad: Video Resolution, no expandable memory.
Comment: I love this cell, and I recommend it. It's really comfortable for use and has great features... Also good for hearing music and if you like games, it's perfect for you!
Good: cheap,powerful, handy,perfect for everyday use
Bad: screen width is slightly disturbing,6 gb storage would be best for me,but I'm fine with 4 GB
Comment: hey,everyone can't afford an iphone or a galaxy s3 and truly saying there isn't any need to,so if u looking for a smartphone which is powerful enough for your everyday usage like calling,music,internet,msging,gaming and won't make a hole to your pocket(just like me)then you should defenitely go for this sdevice which will make u happy for everyday smartphone using experience.just my advice is that if huge storage u need then it's not a very good phn for u,but if u dn't care about storage,then go buy it and must upgrade it to ICS as soon as u bought it,coz ICS will give u more advanced features over gingerbread like extended stanby time for battery(I've found it very useful),walkman and some apps preinstalled with dis update...thanks .
Good: ease of use
Bad: hard for big hands like mine
Comment: The keyboard size is the only let down my finger press two keys at once
Good: dual core, relatively cheap, easy to handle with one hand
Bad: the edgy corners are uncomfortable to handle
Comment: It is relatively cheap when you consider it's specs namely it is dual core. and I just upgraded it to ICS. as for the size it fits one hand fairly easily. for typing I use a gesture keyboard (slideit) and I find it pretty easy to type even for its narrow design. I could easily type single handed.
Good: snappy processor, mood light, decent camera, excellent screen, well built
Bad: still runs android 2.3 (as of 05/8), shutter key is fiddly, vertical typing is tough due to small screem
Comment: I've had this phone for about two months now, and I absolutely love it! The specs are impressive for a phone of this price, and the mood light adds personality and style, which is hard to come by in the midrange. The design is blocky and simple, but minimally elegant - mimicking it's bigger brother: the Xperia S.
The processor, a 1ghz dual core, is snappy enough for most: it'll handle Angry Birds and the like with gracious ease - though it will stutter on some more memory-hungry 3d games. Web browsing is slick and fluid, too.
The combination of Sony's NXT Launcher and Android mean the UI simply makes sense. It's probably the least garish and obtrusive of the launchers, though at present it does lack some of 4.0/ICS's bells and whistles (such as Face Unlock, for example).
The camera performs well all round, especially in low light, but to shoot in 16:9 widescreen, you have to put up with a measly 3mp of image quality. Video quality is also less than stellar: despite the 720p quality, audio (especially speech) is practically inaudible from distances greater than about 4m.
Despite these gripes, this phone represents incredible value for money - I didn't mention the incredible Bravia Engine Display, which ensures every tiny detail remains pin sharp onscreen. I highly recommend this phone.
Good: Everything, the price especially.
Bad: The camcorder.
Comment: Although the camcorder isn't wonderful... (it's awful) It's only costing me £7.50 a month with 250 minutes, 5000 texts and 500 mb of internet. Who gives? It's a wonderful phone! Seriously, if you want a good phone and your not planning on any particularly heavy use and aren't wanting to get 1st place at a mobile film festival or you just want a phone for it's pure purpose of being a phone then get it. Don't argue, it's great value, it has everything you could want in a phone apart from the things I've mentioned. My Mum loves it. :)
Good: duel core processor,its look &everything in it
Comment: xperia U become a ultimate android phone with 4.0(ice cream sandwich)
Good: it has a great structure ...more over its a anaroid gingerbread phone has hd recording
Bad: has no memory slot
Comment: it is way better than my earlier phone !!
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