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Sony Ericsson Vivaz / Sony Ericsson Kurara

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1459 reviews of Sony Ericsson Vivaz / Sony Ericsson Kurara. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the screen and design are on the whole positive. The usability and performance are also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the reception. Reviews are divided on the connectivity.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Ericsson Vivaz / Sony Ericsson Kurara is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Ericsson Vivaz / Sony Ericsson Kurara

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 user reviews of Sony Ericsson Vivaz / Sony Ericsson Kurara from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the camera.

camera

60% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Ericsson Vivaz Unlocked, Unbranded - Moon SilverSony Ericsson Vivaz Unlocked, Unbranded - Moon Silver

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Ericsson Vivaz / Sony Ericsson Kurara

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Sony Ericsson Vivaz / Sony Ericsson Kurara from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

70% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: SONY ERICSSON VIVAZ U5i (BLUE) / ORIGINAL UNLOCKED INTERNATIONAL TOUCH SCREEN GSM PHONESONY ERICSSON VIVAZ U5i (BLUE) / ORIGINAL UNLOCKED INTERNATIONAL TOUCH SCREEN GSM PHONE

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Sony Ericsson Vivaz / Sony Ericsson Kurara

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony Ericsson Vivaz / Sony Ericsson Kurara from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca. Reviewers are impressed by the portability.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Ericsson VIVAZU5IEUBLK Vivaz U5i Unlocked GSM Smartphone with Symbian OS, Touch Screen, Wi-Fi and gps navigation, No Warranty (Black)Sony Ericsson VIVAZU5IEUBLK Vivaz U5i Unlocked GSM Smartphone with Symbian OS, Touch Screen, Wi-Fi and gps navigation, No Warranty (Black)

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Kent German (cnet.com)

Sony Ericsson Vivaz review:

 

You might say that AT&T's Sony Ericsson Vivaz is suffering from a split personality disorder. On one hand, it's a modern device with a sleek design and a selection of multimedia features. Look a bit closer, however, and you'll see an operating system...

The Sony Ericsson Vivaz has a sleek design, good call quality, and a heavy load of features.

The Sony Ericsson Vivaz's resistive touch screen isn't the most easy to use. Internal performance is sluggish, and data service is unreliable.

The Sony Ericsson Vivaz offers value for its price, but we'd suggest paying extra for a more powerful smartphone.

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Sony Ericsson Vivaz (AT&T)

 

The Sony Ericsson Vivaz's disastrous user interface makes every action into a chore.

Sharp 8.1 megapixel camera with HD video. Small and light. Full Web browser.

Mind-bogglingly bad touchscreen. Unreadably tiny text. Unusable interface elements.

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Richard Lai (engadget.com)

Sony Ericsson Vivaz review

 

Sony Ericsson's no stranger to phones with decent cameras, and the Vivaz with European 3G frequencies aims to be one of them; after all these months we've

Decent camera quality ; 720p video capture with continuous autofocus ; Intuitive media playback interface

Cheap plastic feel ; Lack of consistency with interface elements ; Buggy apps

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Sony Ericsson Vivaz review: Viv A-to-Z

 

Sony Ericsson is an alliance of two tech giants and with phones like the Vivaz it shows. It's a gadget all the way, one that will galvanize geeks and charm the regular user. Eight megapixel still images and 720p video with continuous...

3.2" 16M-color resistive touchscreen of 640 x 360 pixel resolution ; 8 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, face and smile detection, geotagging and touch focus ; HD 720p video recording @ 24fps with continuous auto focus ; Symbian OS 9.4 S60...

No camera lens protection ; No auto mode for the flash/video light ; LED flash not powerful enough ; The S60 5th edition UI isn't to the best in class standards ; No proximity sensor sensor to lock the screen during a call ; No DivX or XviD support...

A whole bunch of point-and-shoot cameras today boast 720p video recording, but are they not an endangered species feeling enormous pressure on both sides? For one, there are compact video recording DSLRs pushing down with competitive price tags, and...

Feb, 2010

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

Sony Ericsson Vivaz for AT&T Review

 

Back to back, Sony Ericsson didn't waste any time between the recent launch of the Xperia X10 on AT&T as they are following up to it very quickly with yet another long awaited smartphone. Approximately five months ago, the Sony Ericsson Vivaz came...

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

Sony Ericsson Vivaz Review

 

The Sony Ericsson Vivaz belongs to the “communication entertainment” series of the manufacturer and is the first compact cell phone on the market able to capture HD videos…

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: (phonearena.com)

Sony Ericsson Vivaz Preview

 

The Sony Ericsson Vivaz is the second model of the “communication entertainment” series of the manufacturer, with the first being the Xperia X10. The most powerful weapon of the Vivaz is its HD video capture and playback capabilities...

Feb, 2010

Expert review by: Bright Hub (brighthub.com)

Sony Ericsson Vivaz Review

 

The Sony Ericsson Vivaz is a Symbian based smartphone with good hardware specifications and it comes with an 8 MP camera. It is a good multimedia device option.

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: Eric M. Zeman (phonescoop.com)

Review: Sony Ericsson Vivaz

 

Sony Ericsson fields an 8.1 megapixel shooter with S60 5th Edition under the hood. Despite its potential, the Vivaz has problems.

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: thinkdigit.com (thinkdigit.com)

Sony Ericsson Vivaz Review

 

Sony Ericsson Vivaz justifies its status as the Best Camera Phone in the high-end smartphones category, with unsurpassed HD movie playback and video recording quality.

Records 720p HD video with continuous autofocus, Renders HD video at enviable color clarity & crispness, Trendy & portable

Sluggish & limited touchscreen interface, Poor headphone build quality, Lack of hardware keypad

Jun, 2010

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera:No / Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8.1

Messaging

E-mail: Yes

Navigation

GPS: Yes

Networking

2G standards:EDGE, GPRS / EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G standards:CDMA, HSDPA, WCDMA / HSDPA
SIM card capability:Single SIM