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Sony Ericsson W710

alaTest has collected and analyzed 347 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the responsiveness and portability. The screen and design are also appreciated. The features and value for money get less positive reviews, and opinions are divided on the battery.

camera, design, screen, portability, responsiveness

value for money, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Ericsson W710 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Sony Ericsson W710

 

How do I know it's 443 steps from my house to the taqueria? My cell phone told me so. The Sony Ericsson W710's built-in pedometer is just one of this phone's

Excellent audio-both music and voice- in a pint-sized package (just 3.6 ounces). Impressive talk time of 8 hours, 20 minutes. FM radio included, as are email support and web browsing

Awfully thick, especially with pocket-unfriendly antenna bump. Memory Stick Micro (M2) cards are at least twice the price of MicroSD. Proprietary connector handles charging, USB connection, and headphones. White-gray-orange color scheme isn't pretty....

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Sony Ericsson W710 review: Sports and music

 

What's better than a Walkman music player by your side while running in the park? Well, there is one and that is to have a Walkman phone and a pedometer in an all-in-one pack. Well, you've guessed it; it's the Sony Ericsson W710, the latest Walkman...

2 megapixel cameraM2 memory card slot (comes with a 512MB card)FM radio with RDSQuad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE supportBluetooth support with A2DPGreat music playerPedometerSports applicationsMulti-taskingSports-oriented accessories

Low resolution displayCamera has no autofocusRecords video in ancient QCIF (176 x 144 pixels) resolution only

Sony Ericsson W710 is one of those rare sport-oriented mobiles that have begun to emerge on the market recently. They seem to have a market niche of their own and though they are few in numbers, they are beginning to gain popularity. Several...

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Sony Ericsson W710i

 

Hey, you! Yeah, I mean you, sitting on your butt reading this. It's time to get active—and Sony Ericsson has a new mobile phone to help you get motivated. Fun and sporty, the Sony Ericsson W710i is a top-notch handset for those really on the go. Not...

Unusual pedometer feature. Good call quality. Rugged

Doesn't integrate music with exercise as well as the Nike + iPod does

This mobile phone will actually help you live a more active lifestyle. Boasting an internal pedometer, it acts as fitness device that tracks your movements. It's also a Walkman-style digital audio player—and a pretty good cell phone, too.

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Review: Sony Ericsson W710

 

Sony Ericsson's W710i is a Walkman phone with an athletic tilt, thanks to a built-in pedometer function and rubber external music control buttons. It may not look like a supermodel, but the W710i is still a good fun to be around.

Convenient music playback, built-in pedometer, Bluetooth stereo support

Poor outbound sound, stiff keypad, unconventional looks

While I don't consider it to be one of the better looking handsets the company has created, the Sony Ericsson W710i is still a very capable and fun handset to use.

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Sony Ericsson W710i

 

The battery life on the W710i is impressive - Sony Ericsson claim that the device has up to 10 hours talktime with 14 days standby time. The handset weighs a reasonable 101 grams and measures 88x48x25mm - so it's not the lightest phone on the market,...

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Sony Ericsson W710i

 

The W710i Walkman phone is built for an active lifestyle. Keep the beat, keep in touch, stay on the go - the W710i is the perfect companion to keep you moving in style.

Big screen on the front that can display lots of data (clock, alarms, text messages, appointments, etc.) ; Lots of buttons on the outside to let you control the walkman while the phone is closed ; Pedometer features are very accurate and even cooler...

It should also be noted that wotanserver allows you to flash a z710 with w710 software. The z710 doesn't have the hardware required for the pedometer so all of those features don't work, but anyone who wants the phone and isn't interested in the...

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Sony Ericsson W710i Cell Phone Review

 

Move to the beat. Take hours of your favorite music with you wherever you go. Tune in to entertainment around the clock with the FM radio.

Rubber Grip, Music Player, Battery,

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Sony Ericsson W710i (Unlocked)

 

generally, i like the phone! I am currently looking for another one as a back up. I got bluetooth stereo head set and go running with it and it suits my active, albeit clumsy, lifestyle!

music integration GREAT! pedometer, DURABILITY..seriously i have dropped this phone a zillion times and it takes my abuse

camera bites for sony standards, but then again, i didn't buy it for the cam. good enough for snapping quick shots of friends at a distance in broad daylight

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Sony Ericsson W710i (Unlocked)

 

i regret buying it -poor camera -and the worst thing is the rubber that is removed i can't even imagine how they released these mobile phone without good inspecting .

software ,,,loud speakers

the rubber on the phone is removed -bad stock headphone - poor 2 mp camera

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Sony Ericsson W710i (Unlocked)

 

this phone is by far the best phone i haved owned, the walkman is awesome, yea the external display is a little disappointing but hell i still love this phone, MUCH MUCH better than the moto razr.

Design, Walkman, Fitness Apps, Camera, FM Radio

Stock Headphones Not to good

Product Specifications

The W710i Walkman phone is built for an active lifestyle. Keep the beat, keep in touch, stay on the go - the W710i is the perfect companion to keep you moving in style. Stay on top - the W710i comes with applications that help you record your performance. On the running track, you can measure speed and distance. And when you're walking, have your all-day step counter on to measure your movement. There's even a calorie counter in your phone. Snap quality images with the 2.0-megapixel camera. Get closer with 2.5x digital zoom. And when you want to catch some action, record a video clip.

Antenna

Antenna Type:Internal

Battery

Standby Time (PB):350hours
Talk Time (PB):600minutes
Technology:Lithium ion

Calculator

Type:Basic

Cellular

Band:GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband)
Combined with:With digital camera / digital player / FM radio
Integrated Components:Digital camera / FM radio / Digital player/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)/Infrared (IrDA) / Bluetooth

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.9in
Height:3.5in
Weight:3.6oz
Width:1.9in

Display

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

Flash Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards:Memory Stick Micro M2

Header

Manufacturer:Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications
Model:W710i Walkman
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Ericsson

Messaging & Data Services

EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates For Global Evolution): Yes

Miscellaneous

Color:Hatha violet/Performance graphite

Optical Sensor

Sensor Resolution:2Megapixel

Organizer

Alarm Clock: Yes
Calendar: Yes
Reminder: Yes
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