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Sony Xperia Neo

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1053 reviews of Sony Xperia Neo. 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 screen and price. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the apps.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Sony Xperia Neo is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Xperia Neo

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 user reviews of Sony Xperia Neo from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the portability and design are on the whole positive. The battery and price are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed comments about the reliability.

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86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo Sim Free Smartphone - Blue/Grey Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo Sim Free Smartphone - Blue/Grey Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo MT15i MT15 ~ Touch Screen Digitizer Front Outer Glass Faceplate Lens Part Panel Pad ~ Mobile Phone Repair Parts Replacement

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Xperia Neo

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 user reviews of Sony Xperia Neo from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and screen. The portability and price also get good reviews.

usability, price, portability, screen, design

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Ericsson MT15a Xperia Neo Unlocked Phone with Android 2.3 and 3.7-Inch Multi-Touch Display--U.S. Warranty (Blue Gradient)Sony Ericsson MT15a Xperia Neo Unlocked Phone - U.S. Warranty (Silver)Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo MT15i MT15 ~ Touch Screen Digitizer Front Outer Glass Faceplate Lens Part Panel Pad ~ Mobile Phone Repair Parts Replacement

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Sharif Sakr (engadget.com)

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo review

 

Not every smartphone needs to be a Samsung Galaxy S II. There's plenty of room in the market for a reliable workhorse that delivers smooth productivity

Decent build quality ; Vibrant screen ; Mostly vanilla Android

Two-minute boot time ; Native camera app over-compresses images ; Hard to type accurately, especially in portrait

Jul, 2011
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Expert review by: Chris Davies (slashgear.com)

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo Review

 

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo arrives with something of a personality problem. Where the XPERIA Play was resolute in its gaming ambitions, and the XPERIA Arc promised to put Sony's living room prowess into a pocket-friendly package, the Neo takes on the...

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo does most of what you'd expect from a recent Android device; the only problem is, the XPERIA Arc has already got there first, several months ahead. The Neo is fatter than the Arc but has a smaller, less impressive display,...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: GSM Arena (gsmarena.com)

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo review: More than a sequel

 

Quad-band GSM /GPRS/EDGE support, 3G with 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA, 3.7" 16M-color capacitive LED-backlit LCD touchscreen of FWVGA resolution (480 x 854 pixels) on Sony Mobile BRAVIA engine, Android OS v2.3 Gingerbread, 1 GHz Scorpion CPU,...

Display has poor viewing angles, The competition has dual-core CPUs, 1080p video, No smart dialing, Loudspeaker has below average performance, No DivX/XviD support, Memory card slot under the battery cover

Sony Ericsson is introducing new additions to their refreshed Android lineup as we speak. With newly found processing power, bigger high-res screens and HD video, even the new Xperia minis are children who will prey on their parents. The difference...

May, 2011

Expert review by: GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo preview: First look

 

Sony Ericsson is keen to start 2011 in style with strong additions to the XPERIA lineup to please every taste. The Arc is the one true flagship, the Pro is the business messenger and the Play is the gaming smartphone. What's in there for the Neo then?

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

Sony Ericsson Xperia neo Review

 

The Sony Ericsson Xperia neo aims to find the sweet spot between price and functionality, but in a world crowded with Android offerings, will the 3.7-inch screen enhanced with Mobile Bravia technology and an 8.1-megapixel sensor manage to stand out?...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: mohseen (brighthub.com)

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo Reviewed

 

A review of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo, the last of the single core phones of this age, does it have what it takes to compete with the dual core big boys? We aim to find out in our review of the Neo.

As a smartphone, the Xperia Neo is a bit on the dumb side really, considering its price tag and high end mid-range pedigree, it should have been more capable, smarter and functional, almost all of its rivals in the same category are ahead of it.

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Alex Dobie (androidcentral.com)

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo mini-review

 

Sony Ericsson's 2011 line has so far been dominated by devices with one or more standout features. The Xperia Arc was unbelievably slim and light, with an exceptional camera, while the Xperia P...

Screen size aside, the main thing you'll be sacrificing if you choose the Xperia Neo over the Arc is aesthetics -- the Neo is somewhat frumpy compared to its slimmer, prettier sibling. But this is balanced by the fact that it offers a similar feature...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Chris Burns (androidcommunity.com)

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo Review

 

While we've got our hearts firmly planted in the Xperia PLAY camp, what with its lovely selection of PLAY-specific applications we love so very much to review, its tough not to see the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo as simply the non-slider version of the...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: (mobilegazette.com)

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo

 

These are both Android 2.3 devices, so they are bang up-to-date as far as the OS is concerned, unlike the old X10 which launched with an out-of-date version and has lagged behind in updates ever since. Sony Ericsson have added their own software...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo review: The XPERIA Neo has a built-in HDMI-out port, an Exmor R camera sensor, and uses Sony's Bravia graphics engine

 

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo can't claim the XPERIA Arc's unique design, or the XPERIA Play's dedicated gaming controls, but it offers a similar feature set including an excellent camera and a HDMI-out port.

Concaved design, Excellent camera, HDMI-out port

Plastic build feels like a cheap toy, Poor default keyboard, Thin external buttons

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications

Sharp pictures and shining movie memories are just one smartphone away. With an 8.1 megapixel camera and HD quality video, the Xperia neo lets you capture every precious moment and view them over and over again on a razor sharp display. Want to share pics with your friends? They're closer than ever with Facebook inside Xperia.

Processor Brand:QUALCOMM
Processor Number:MSM8255

Camera

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:HD720p

Configuration

Audio Formats : Yes
Audio Playback: Yes
GPS Receiver:Built-in
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes

Connectivity

A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSCSD: No
HSDPA: Yes
Technology:GSM/PCN / WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions / 16 Mio
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
EASY USE PHONE: No
Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Operator:EE / MVNO / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Virgin / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone / Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: Yes
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