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Sony Ericsson W300

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1155 reviews of Sony Ericsson W300. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the battery and sound. The price and design also get good reviews. There are some mixed comments about the reliability and camera, and many are negative about the features.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Ericsson W300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Ericsson W300

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Sony Ericsson W300 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and camera. The sound and usability are also appreciated, whereas many are less positive about the design and price.

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony Ericsson W300i Mobile Phone - Orange Just TalkBrand NEW Sony Ericsson W300i O2 Pay&Go

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony Ericsson W300

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 137 user reviews of Sony Ericsson W300 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the usability and camera. The sound and price are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the reliability.

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81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Ericsson W300i Unlocked Cell Phone with MP3/Video Player, Memory Stick Micro Slot--U.S. Version with Warranty (Shadow Black)Sony Ericsson W300i Unlocked Cell Phone with MP3/Video Player, Memory Stick Micro Slot--International Version with Warranty (Shadow Black)Sony Ericsson W300i Travel Charger / AC Adaptor / Battery Charger / Wall Charger - Also compatible with Sony Ericsson K and W series

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Sony Ericsson W300i Cell Phone (GSM, Bluetooth, 20MB, Memory Stick Micro)

 

Music lovers no longer have to pay a premium for a music phone. The $180 (with a two-year contract from Cingular) Sony Ericsson W300i comes with a music player, radio, and camera built in. It does the job both as a phone and music player, but the music...

Nice, compact design ; Plays music well

Lacks exterior buttons ; Doesn't allow playlist creation on PC

This budget music phone sports a light, compact design, but is a little hard to navigate.

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Sony Ericsson W300i (AT&T)

 

So far, Sony Ericsson has stuck to swivel and candy bar designs for its Walkman phones, so we were glad to see the company roll out a flip phone in the series. From the outside it's quite attractive; our version came in black, but you can get it in...

The Sony Ericsson W300i offers good call quality, a top-notch MP3 player, and a generous set of features.

The Sony Ericsson W300i suffers from poorly designed controls and keypad buttons and low-grade picture quality, and it had a tendency to freeze on occasion in our tests.

Though it has a few design and performance glitches, the Sony Ericsson W300i is a quality, basic MP3 cell phone.

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Sony Ericsson W300i

 

One of the best values for money right now, Sony Ericsson's W300i delivers excellent sound quality, reception, and game-playing performance in a phone with decent multimedia features—for as little as $30 with a contract.

Excellent call quality, reception, battery life, PC connectivity, and music capabilities for the price

No stereo Bluetooth. Speakerphone should be louder

A full-fledged music phone for the price of two CDs? Sign us up, especially considering the all-around quality of this attractive flip phone.

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Sony Ericsson W300i Review

 

As a Walkman phone, the new Sony Ericsson W300i from Cingular offers a viable alternative to a separate MP3 player. Praised for its design and functionality, Walkman phones such as the W600i and W810i have become best sellers, integrating features and...

The W300i packs a whole lot of fun into a mid-level device. With an adequate MP3 player, video recording and playback capabilities, various pre-installed software programs, EDGE high-speed Internet access, and Java games, this phone should keep its...

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Sony Ericsson W300i - Phone Reviews by Mobile Tech Review

 

Sony Ericsson announced the W300 back in February of 2006. It was the seventh Walkman phone in the series that focuses on a great music experience on top of a mobile phone. Along side of the Sony Ericsson W600 and the W810i, which are the higher-end...

Compact size and lightweight, strong reception, excellent call quality, good browser by WAP browser standards and capable messaging features. Transferring music files to the phone is easy and the expansion slot is handy for storing tunes. Score one for...

The package doesn’t include the Memory Stick Micro adapter to use with card readers. The phone is a little buggy and freezes up once in a while with no apparent cause. (When that happens reboot the phone or take the battery out for a few seconds.) The...

A very capable feature phone that’s easy to use and small enough to live in any pocket. The full Walkman treatment makes it easy to use the phone as a casual music player, though it can’t compete with iPod’s higher music storage capacity and even...

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Sony Ericsson W300i

 

It's a good looking phone though, and we have every reason to believe that it will be a very decent media player. Physically, the W300i measures 90x47x25mm and weighs 94 grams with an impressive 9 hours maximum talktime and 16 days standby time. There...

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Snapshot: Sony Ericsson W300

 

After a long time of only having Walkman branded handsets in the higher price range, Sony Ericsson has announced the W300 for the more cost conscious consumers.

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Sony Ericsson W300i

 

The Sony Ericsson W300i is one of the many Sony Ericsson phones that offer a Walkman music service, which is amongst the best mobile music systems available. The phone is a neat and compact clamshell design which is both sturdy and will protect your...

The whole feel of the Sony Ericsson W300i is sharp and polished and the navigation system is amongst the easiest to use, whether you decide to use the circular rolling key just under the main screen (and function keys to the side) or you're more...

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Sony Ericsson W300i

 

A part of the Sony Ericsson???s Walkman series, W300i, with its beautiful design and excellent music features, has been charming users around the globe. The color combinations of shimmering white and shadow black are appealing to everyone that lays...

The Sony Ericsson W300i, comes at a very affordable price and is within reach to most users. The saying ???value for money??? makes so much sense with this product. Holding this piece of beauty and functionality in the hands spells class. This product,...

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Sony Ericsson W300i Cell Phone Review

 

The W300i is a fun Walkman music phone. It comes with everything you need to enjoy your music wherever you go. It also has a camera and easy text and picture messaging. Take, save and share pictures of where you are. The W300i has Bluetooth built-in...

Call Quality, MP3

Keypad, picture quality, occasionally freezes

Product Specifications

The W300i is a fun Walkman music phone. It comes with everything you need to enjoy your music wherever you go. It also has a camera and easy text and picture messaging. Take, save and share pictures of where you are. The W300i has Bluetooth built-in and supports USB connectivity. With a USB cable (optional), move music from your PC to your phone and synchronize the phone calendar and contacts with your PC.

Antenna

Antenna Type:Internal

Battery

Standby Time (PB):400hours
Talk Time (PB):540minutes

Calculator

Type:Basic

Cellular

Band:GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband)
Combined with:With digital camera / digital player / FM radio
Integrated Components:Digital camera / Digital player / FM radio
Phone Form Factor:Folder
Service Provider:Not specified
Technology:GSM
Type:Cellular phone
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Wireless Interface:Bluetooth / Infrared (IrDA)

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.9in
Height:3.5in
Weight:3.3oz
Width:1.9in

Display

Color Depth:16-bit (65000 colors)
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:Memory Stick Micro M2

Header

Manufacturer:Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications
Model:W300i Walkman
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Ericsson

Messaging & Data Services

EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates For Global Evolution): Yes
High Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD): Yes
Internet Browser: Yes

Miscellaneous

Color:Shimmering white

Organizer

Alarm Clock: Yes
Calendar: Yes
Reminder: Yes