Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 Reviews and Deals

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+ This mobile phone has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on battery life.

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7.5 out of 10 based on 778 reviews.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X8: Smartphone with 3.2MP camera, Touchscreen and 320 x 480 display. See full product description

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Maria, Style and looks come first

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Good little phone with great features for a fraction of the price.
Bad points:
Battery drains fast but think this is common for smartphones
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 7.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 31 Dec 2012


Score 6.0/10
Good points:
the design is very good and function is very good.
Bad points:
the battery life is very low specially when you using music or some application.
Overall rating 6.0
Ease of use 9.0
Features 6.0
Battery life 3.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 7.0
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1 of 6 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 11 Mar 2012

Gene, horsforth leeds Basic text and chat user

Score 3.0/10
Good points:
its small and can fit any pocket
loud speaker is loud as it should be
navigation screens easy to use
Bad points:
battery is naff
didnt come with headphones so hence no hands free option
charger is beyond a joke
Overall rating 3.0
Ease of use 3.0
Features 8.0
Battery life 3.0
Design 5.0
Value for money 3.0
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Confirmed purchase: 10 Sep 2012

Confirmed purchaser XDA / hTC Gamer.

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
were you testing the touchscreen from 3foot, using a pool queue? ( smaller on portrait, granted)

it's on P-A-Y-G. from the box E15i (white cased one dipicted but with pink/blue rear covers)

2 words - Android Market :D

Bad points:
Angrybirds kept crashing with a 4Gb SD - (whilst running Dohnut ) -:- SE released the 2.1 eclair - review again !!!

camera drivers

SE's site have slightly more answers, than my house pets.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 8.0
Battery life 3.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 10 Nov 2010

Steve, plymouth Music and entertainment lover

Score 3.0/10
Good points:
not got any!
Bad points:
very slow and freezes often, the mic has gone on it so no one can hear you talk and you cant hear very well on it even with all the volums turned up!! very poor phone!!!!!!
Overall rating 3.0
Ease of use 4.0
Features 4.0
Battery life 3.0
Design 4.0
Value for money 4.0
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0 of 4 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 09 Apr 2012

Daljit, Derby Business or web user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Quite easy to flash a custom ROM onto, which improves performance considerably.
Graphics performance decent for a phone of this price.
Nice notification light at the top.
Small and compact design.
Bad points:
Feels plastic in the hand. No autofocus for the camera.
Only 184MB total RAM.
Screen very difficult to read in sunlight.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 8.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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1 of 6 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 02 Mar 2012

KIRAN , Aylesbury

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Ease to use
Bad points:
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Features 9.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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0 of 5 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 01 Mar 2012

Product Features

Operating system Android
Screen size (Inches) 3
Screen Resolution (pixels) 320 x 480
Type of phone Smartphone
Shape of phone bar
3G Yes
Touchscreen or keypad Touchscreen
Connections Bluetooth
Connections WiFi
Connections USB
Extra functions Satellite navigation
Extra functions Camera
Extra functions Instant messaging
Extra functions Email
Band Quad
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 320
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 480
Camera resolution (MegaPixels) 3.2
Talk time (Hours) 4.75
Talk time (Hours) 5.5
Stand-by time (Days) 19.8
Depth in cm 1.5
Height in cm 9.9
Width in cm 5.4
Memory card slot Yes
Autofocus No
Weight (g) 104
FM tuner Yes
MP3 playback capable Yes
HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) Yes
Java Yes
Release date 2010-10-06
Release date 2010-10-29

Also known as: Sony Ericsson Xperia-X8, O2 Sony Ericsson Xperia X8, Sony Ericsson X8, Orange Sony Ericsson Xperia X8

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Manufacturer's Description

Log in to Facebook™
What was life like before Facebook™? With the Xperia™ X8, you can get all the status updates and news feeds you crave. Or see who else is online and chat away.

Timescape™ – meet your mates
Sony Ericsson Timescape lets all your communication with a person come together in one place. Facebook updates, Tweets, texts and missed calls – all gathered in chronological order, so you don’t have to open loads of different apps to see what’s going on.
Get a personalised tour now using your Facebook™

Infinite button
Explore further. Press the Infinite button while listening to a track for more information and content.

You choose – Android Market™
Going out? Finding out? Or perhaps just chilling out? Download any application you want from Android Market™ and customise your Xperia™ X8 to make it exclusively yours.

Let it entertain you
What’s on today? Hip hop beats or Bach? A blockbuster movie or an indie film? Plug in your favourite headphones and enjoy your music through the 3.5 mm jack. And for your viewing pleasure, there’s that great 3-inch screen.

Say it with a tweet
Thought-provoking quotes. A word from the wise guy. That great song you just heard, and found out about through TrackID™. Let your friends – why, the whole world! – know about it through Twitter™.

Make it yours
Your indispensable navigation app? Your music? A news site? You choose what’s important to you. Just take your pick for the four corners of your home screen. Change whenever you feel like it. Want more convenience? Add a widget and have it right under your fingertips, at the centre of the screen.

Find the way – aGPS
You’ll never get lost again. Your phone has built-in aGPS. Location-based services help you find the way to your destination. Or add location info to your images – use the geo-tagging function.

Wi-Fi connect
Connect the quick and easy way. On the move. In cafés. At the airport. Your Xperia™ X8 has Wi-Fi support.

Easy typing
Say it. With as many words as you want. The virtual onscreen keyboard makes typing a breeze.

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