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Sony Ericsson G705

alaTest has collected and analyzed 263 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the responsiveness and portability. The usability and screen are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical views about the features and build quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Ericsson G705 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Sony Ericsson G705 review: Slide-o-matic


One of a kind is the last thing to call Sony Ericsson G705 upon as much as a glimpse. But conceited scoffs may be bitterly regretted. Wi-Fi, GPS and lightning fast data are likely to turn the snooty sneer into...

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE and HSDPA 7.2 Mbps/tri-band HSDPA for US version ; Built-in GPS with A-GPS function, Wayfinder Navigator software, geotagging ; Wi-Fi b/g with DLNA and SIP support, Bluetooth (with A2DP), USB v2.0 ; 2.4" 256K-color TFT display ;...

Cheapo looking materials ; No office document viewer ; Video recording limited to QVGA resolution at 15fps ; M2 card slot is under the battery cover

Now, one of a kind may be not precisely right but the G705 is pretty darn close. The handset is only the second feature phone in the Sony Ericsson Generation Web lineup. To narrow it down even further, the G705 is only the company's second feature...

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Sony Ericsson G705


The Sony Ericsson G705 brings cell phone internet access to a whole new level.

Internet access via cell phone has become expected and desirable, and as the technical capabilities expand, it has been made possible to enjoy the web on a whole new level while on the go. Sony Ericsson's latest cellular device, the G705 aims to be one...

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Amazon review summary for Sony Ericsson G705


alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Sony Ericsson G705 from The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on

62% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Ericsson G705 Slider Unlocked Cell Phone with 3.2 MP Camera, GPS, Wi-Fi, International 3G, M2 Memory Slot--International Version with No U.S. WarSony Ericsson G705 UnlockedSony Ericsson G705 Unlocked GSM Cell Phone - Quad-band, Edge, 3.2 Megapixel Camera, WAP 2.0, Bluetooth, Black/gold


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cool phone but..


I like this phone since its the most affordable model of Sony Ericsson with WiFi, but my problem is with group messagibg, it automatically turn to mms when I send message to group, I can't send a message in 20 more people at the same time, and if...

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Si quieres algo, debes esforzarte por ello. Si no lo consigues, entonces esfuérzate mas


Si quieres algo, debes esforzarte por ello. Si no lo consigues, entonces esfuérzate mas

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Sony Ericsson G705


the phone is great with wifi although sometimes it can't find the wifi spot. But please don't just changing the outfit of the phone and add walkman to it and call it a new phone.... (wait for Aino and Satio XD)

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Rafi Buffi


I used this phone about 3 months only. It always hang and the wifi connection cannot detect the wifi routers. Its very annoying. Then, the camera and the speaker is very worse. The only part that i love about this phone is the big screen and i can...

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G705??Google Maps?????,????????????~??????!! ????Facebook,??????????????????? ???,???????~?????~ ??????Opera mini 5~?????????!!

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Sony Ericsson G705


G705 is a very good and reliable phone... I use all it mostly as my internet modem for my laptop via bluetooth, and for music playback too. was a bit unstable till I installed the new update... the only problem I want SE to look into is the "FAILED"...

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Sony Ericsson G705


camera taken pictures with good lighting environment work fine, night shot is bad... other than camera feature, it a great phone and i love it =D

Product Specifications

The Sony Ericsson G705 is a HSDPA slider-format phone designed to deliver a premium web experience. The G705 features a full HTML browser, Wi-Fi, web short-cut key for direct access to Google search, illuminated internet keypad short-cuts, landscape browsing with autorotation and RSS feed support. The G705 also features a 320 x 240 pixel 262K TFT QVGA display, 3.2 megapixel camera, 120MB internal memory, GPS and a DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) server to connect to compatible devices.


Antenna Type:Internal


Technology:Lithium ion




Band:WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Combined with:With two digital cameras / digital player / FM radio / GPS receiver
Integrated Components:2nd camera / Digital camera / Digital player / FM radio / GPS receiver
Phone Form Factor:Slider
Service Provider:Not specified
Technology:WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
Type:Cellular phone
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Voice Recorder: Yes
Wireless Interface:Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g

Dimensions & Weight



Color Depth:18-bit (262000 Colors)
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:Memory Stick Micro M2


Manufacturer:Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Ericsson

Messaging & Data Services

EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates For Global Evolution): Yes
HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access): Yes
Internet Browser: Yes


Color:Majestic black

Optical Sensor

Sensor Resolution:3.2Megapixel


Alarm Clock: Yes
Calendar: Yes
Reminder: Yes