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Sony Xperia SOLA NFC

alaTest has collected and analyzed 332 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the battery and camera. The design and screen also get good views, but many are critical about the reliability and features.

usability, screen, design, camera, battery

features, reliability

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

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Xperia SOLA NFC

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 4 user reviews of Sony Xperia SOLA NFC from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

portability

responsiveness, usability

25% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Xperia sola blackSony Xperia sola red

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony Xperia SOLA NFC

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 82 user reviews of Sony Xperia SOLA NFC from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

usability, screen, camera, design, battery

responsiveness, reliability, features

77% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Xperia sola MT27i-WHT Unlocked Phone with 5 MP Camera, Android 2.3 OS, 1 GHz Dual-Core Processor, and 3.7-Inch Touchscreen--U.S. Warranty (White)Sony Xperia sola MT27i-RED Unlocked Phone with 5 MP Camera, Android 2.3 OS, 1 GHz Dual-Core Processor, and 3.7-Inch Touchscreen--U.S. Warranty (Red)Sony Xperia sola MT27i-BLK Unlocked Phone with 5 MP Camera, Android 2.3 OS, 1 GHz Dual-Core Processor, and 3.7-Inch Touchscreen--U.S. Warranty (Black)

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Sony Xperia Sola Review

 

Sony has gone all out with their new Xperia line-up. The company recently announced a slew of handsets - the Xperia S, the U, the Go, the Acro S, the Miro, the Tipo, the P, and the Xperia Sola. In terms of design these phones boast of much better...

We put the Xperia Sola through a range of synthetic benchmarks against the Huawei Honor, the Xperia U and the One V and as you can see from the results above, it's an average performer.

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Sony Xperia sola review: Light 'em up

 

Sony are busy extending their Xperia line, after the Japanese behemoth bought out their Ericsson counterpart, and the Xperia sola lies squarely in the middle of the pack. The flagship Xperia S has set the ceiling and the Xperia P will set the...

Quad-band GSM /GPRS/EDGE support ; 3.7" 16M-color capacitive touchscreen of Full WVGA resolution (854 x 480 pixels) with Sony Mobile BRAVIA engine; Floating touch display ; Android OS v2.3.7 Gingerbread, planned Android 4.0 ICS update ; Dual-core 1 GHz...

No front-facing camera ; No Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out of box ; Display has poor viewing angles ; Stiff and unresponsive shutter key ; Non user-replaceable battery

The Sony Xperia sola is a routine exercise in midrange smartphone making but Sony won't do without those if they're to quickly get where they want to be. This isn't about HD screens, quad-core CPUs and umpteen megapixel cameras - the Xperia sola goes...

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Sony Xperia Sola

 

'Sony capitalise sur sa marque Xperia tout en misant sur certaines innovations pour se d\xe9marquer de la concurrence. Avec le Xperia Sola, Sony propose pour la premi\xe8re fois un \xe9cran sans contact. Gadget ou v\xe9ritable valeur ajout\xe9e,...

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Sony Xperia sola Review

 

What we are reviewing today is the Sony Xperia sola, which comes with a 3.7-inch LCD display, 5-megapixel camera, NFC, “floating touch” technology (more on that later), and most importantly, a dual-core processor clocked at 1GHz: a specs sheet that has...

Smooth performance ; Pretty interface ; Dual-core processor

Photo quality is average ; Front-facing cam would have been nice ; Gingerbread at launch

After putting it through its paces, we can conclude that the Sony Xperia sola is a well-made Android smartphone. If you are looking for a decent mid-range offering that gets you a good amount of bang for the buck, do not hesitate to check it out! We...

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Sony Xperia Sola

 

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Sony Xperia sola

 

The Sony Xperia sola runs on Android OS v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 and is powered by Dual-core 1 GHzprocessor with 512 MB RAM. It has a 3.7-inch, 480 x 854 pixel display. The Sony Xperia sola also comes with a 5.0-megapixel camera that...

Attractive design, +Responsive UI, +Floating Touch, +NFC supported

No secondary camera, -Hard-Plastic cover

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Sony Xperia sola

 

The Sony Xperia sola runs on Android OS v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 and is powered by Dual-core 1 GHzprocessor with 512 MB RAM. It has a 3.7-inch, 480 x 854 pixel display. The Sony Xperia sola also comes with a 5.0-megapixel camera that...

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Sony Xperia Sola Review

 

'Now that you\x92ve seen our first impression of the Xperia Sola and how it\x92s somehow different from its siblings, let\x92s delve deeper and uncover its other features. Catch our unboxing and full review after the break.'

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QUICKVIEW: Sony Xperia sola Android 2.3 Smartphone with Floating Touch Hands-on [with Video]

 

Yesterday evening, Sony Mobile Germany invited to its NEXT Showroom in Munich where the former Sony Ericsson division showed its current line-up of 2012 Xperia Android smartphones. Beside showing the Xperia S , Xperia P and Xperia U , which Sony...

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Sony Xperia sola Android Smartphone with Floating Touch and NFC

 

Announced right after this year's Mobile World Congress, the new Sony Xperia sola is Sony Mobile's first smartphone which comes with the company's new Floating Touch display technology (read more about it here), which allows to navigate the web by...

Product Specifications

Camera

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

Configuration

Audio Playback: Yes
GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
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: Yes
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Data Transfer

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

Display

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

General Features

Design:Bar
EASY USE PHONE: No
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Operator:Sim Free
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Sim Free

Messaging

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