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Sony Ericsson W810i review

 Review: May 2006  
 

Last updated October 2008

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In a nutshell: Arguably the best of the Walkman phones, the W810i has everything you need in a music player phone.

 

Launched in April 2006, The Sony Ericsson W810i is the upgraded version of the highly acclaimed and massively popular Sony Ericsson W800i, the first Walkman™ branded mobile phone.

There are a few physical differences between the W810i and the W800i: the W810i is slightly thinner, has raised keys instead of embedded keys, and has a 5-way navigation button instead of the W800i's slightly awkward joystick. Apart from this external makeover, the differences between the W810i and the W800i are minor. The W810i has the advantage of EDGE (for faster internet access) an is quadband instead of triband. It also has Fast Port - a system connector that enables faster data transfer from phone to PC and PC to phone, and which also serves as a charging port.

The W810i is designed to be an outstanding music player phone, and it succeeds. The media player supports both MP3 and AAC formats and audio quality is superb. Mega Bass™ enhances bass frequencies for a better overall music experience. There's loads of memory for storing music, as the W810i comes bundled with a 512 Mbyte Memory Stick PRO Duo™ - enough to store up to 20 full-length audio CD's. The memory stick is expandable to 1 Gbyte. Software for ripping CD's is supplied. In addition to the MP3 player there's an FM radio with RDS. A quality headset is included in the sales package, and the W810i can also be connected to an external speaker system via an optional cable.

On the imaging side, the W810i has the same 2-megapixel camera as the W800i. This features autofocus, for sharper images, a 4x digital zoom, camera light and a video recorder. It's one of the best camera phones available, and has an outstanding screen to accompany it.

Connectivity is excellent too, with support for all types of external connections: Bluetooth, USB, Infra-red, Fast port plus fast internet connectivity using EDGE.

The W810i is a phone that cannot be faulted. It was one of the best phones of 2006 and is still one of the best in 2008. The W810i finally became unavailable towards the end of 2008. For a possible replacement, consider the Sony Ericsson W705.


Sony Ericsson W810i features include:

  • 2 megapixel camera with autofocus, 4x digital zoom & photo light
  • Video camera & sound recorder
  • Display: 262k colours, 176 x 220 pixels
  • Music player
  • Mega Bass™
  • FM radio RDS
  • 40-voice polyphonic ringtones / MP3 & AAC ringtones
  • Polyphonic melody composer (MusicDJ™)
  • Speakerphone, voice controls, voice mail
  • Messaging: SMS (with predictive text), EMS, MMS, Instant messaging, email
  • 3D Java games (embedded & downloadable)
  • Animated wallpaper
  • Picture editor and effects
  • Personal organiser functions
  • Picture phonebook
  • QuickShare™
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth, USB, Infra-red, Fast port
  • WAP 2.0, GPRS, EDGE
  • Memory: 20 Mbytes plus 512 Mbyte Memory Stick PRO Duo™
  • Quadband
  • Vibration alert
  • Size: 100 x 46 x 19.5 mm
  • Weight: 99g
  • Talktime: 8 hours
  • Battery standby: 350 hours

Sony Ericsson W810i user reviews

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Reviewed by Adang Suharto from Indonesia on 14th Feb 2014
I use this phone has been 7 years since I bought it from. Until now not been serviced, never replace batery, Never error, and getting smarter because some software I was dressing. Although much has come a smartphone, android and other distinguished W 810 i still be my idol. I changed to that of the acoustic software W5810, so his voice is more powerful.
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Reviewed by Qtp from India on 17th Jul 2013
Best Phone Ever.. Really a phone that cannot be faulted !! Been using this phone proudly for 5 years now. The music quality still beats not only the iphones but also the latest phones by Sony. But due to family and friends pressure, thinking about upgrading my phone now. Still cant find a worthy successor to my faithful W810i. Any suggestions guys?
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Reviewed by joh from Philippines on 16th Dec 2012
best phone ever. trust me. My father gave this to me october 2006 and I still have it untill now. very durable and high quality.
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Reviewed by Brett from Scotland on 5th Oct 2012
One of the best phones ever made 5 stars along with the W900i wich i have both
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Reviewed by Damian from Denmark on 3rd Jul 2012
Agree with the majority of the posters here, tremendous phone. These days I'm using Android phones, but still have the W810i and always take it with me as a back-up when travelling (it seems to work everywhere in the world, and the battery life is fantastic).
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Reviewed by Josh from Scotland on 24th May 2012
This phone is amazing had it since for 6 years now and it's still working.Its the bear grylls of mobile phones its survived being run over,dropped in the sink countless smashes and been thrown against a solid wall and still works,getting an upgrade now though as orange permits me but will never forget this magnificent work of art.
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Reviewed by Susan from Scotland on 4th Apr 2012
I've had my little baby for 6 years & still love it, l travel a lot & the camera is great, no big bulky chargers. The torch apt is fab it's amazing how often it comes in use - reading menu's in dark resturants (had that prob last night). I love listening to the radio on mine. 10 out of 10 from me.
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Reviewed by Alex Marsden from United Kingdom on 27th Mar 2012
Had this excellent phone since 2006. Still got it now and it is the best Sony Ericsson by far!
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Reviewed by Danny Myers from United Kingdom on 2nd Feb 2012
had the phone now since 2006 its outstanding survived everything iv put it through and still performs better than most of my mates in any location.
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Reviewed by UTTAM HALDAR from INDIA on 28th Dec 2011
OUTSTANDING IN BOTH SOUND & PICTURE,BUT UNFORTUNATELY IT HAS BEEN STOLEN.
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Reviewed by Steve from US Mexico on 18th Dec 2011
I bought the 810 based on all the reviews, and I like a lot of things about it, but I have to say that I have complaints and don't think I'll buy Sony again. #1: The charging- I/O port. It's a fail and I'm constantly having problems with things that connect to it. Most of all, the chargers don't work. I buy various ones, Sony and aftermarket and only one or two actually work. I bought the speakers (great!) for this, but now they won't stay connected. Headphones require carrying around the adapter. #2 Charging weirdness. Apart from the actual port problems, if the battery gets low, watch out. It turns into a nightmare sometimes and you're lucky to recover the phone. #3 Walkman player dominates. It comes on too easy and starts playing whenever. I tried to erase all songs and disable the dedicated button but it still accidently plays some stupid intro theme that I can't erase. I like the music feature, but really, I bought the phone for it's reliability and the camera. #4. The ear speaker broke after 12 months. Not happy about that, but I understand these things happen. At least it can be fixed. The I/O port is not something you can really correct. All that said, I like the photos and it's a strong phone. But due to the port design, I'm going with something that has a USB I/O next time.
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Reviewed by aftab from bangladesh on 15th Dec 2011
Im wishng this phn for 4years and it is giving me same service i lv dis phns musik and cmera.....and also its bold look
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Reviewed by Henrik Leander from UK on 6th Jul 2011
Still using this phone in July 2011 and it still meets the requirements I have for a phone. Works like the day I got it for my birthday in 2006. An example on how mobile phones should be made. Cannot think of any reason why I should get a new one...
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Reviewed by Jan from England from UK on 12th Jun 2011
My phone is now 5 years old & I wouldn't part with it !It's been dropped loads of times but still works.I have just replaced the battery this week for the first time !Bought the little sony speakers for it for camping/festies & they are brilliant for their size.I will be devasted when it finally dies !Maybe I will get one from ebay ready for when that sad day finally arrives !
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Reviewed by Malcolm from UK on 28th May 2011
I have this phone since 5 years although I have an iPod touch but still using the w810 as my fav portable music player
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Reviewed by Dean Russell from UK on 4th May 2011
I bought my 810i white in 2006 and am still using it in may 2011 with no problems. It is so easy to use with all the functions that i want. Ive had other phones but this is by far the best yet. The keypad is worn so ive just ordered a new phone from Hongkong.Cant wait for it to arrive.
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Reviewed by Elmo from UK on 22nd Apr 2011
Wow , this is great . This is an example of a cellphone i wanna buy . The features is so good and it received good feedbacks . It's worth buying . :)
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Reviewed by John Shepherd from UK on 11th Apr 2011
I have had my w810i for nearly 4 years and I would conssider nothing else. it has every thing I require and some I rarely use.I renovate it from time to time with a new case in a different colour.
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Reviewed by Sally from UK on 26th Mar 2011
I'm in mourning for this phone I dropped it in the bath for the third time and now it now longer works -_-. It may be a brick but it was beautifully sturdy a great thing for anyone whos a bit clumsy. The battery life is wicked and the games are really cool. I think some of the phones had faults but I think thats sorted now. I'm thikning of sending it to repair because I lost my old phone so yeah great, great phone even though its got no apps and slow internet
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Reviewed by Sally from UK on 26th Mar 2011
I'm in mourning for this phone i dropped it in the bath for the third time and now it now longer works -_-. It maybe be a brick but it was beautifully sturdy a great thing for anyone whos a bit clumbsy. The battery life is wicked and the games are really cool. i think osme of the ohines had faults but i think thats sorted now. im thikning of sending it to repair because i lost my old phone so yeah great, great phone even though its got no apps ans slow internet
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Reviewed by ~$M$~ from UK on 1st Mar 2011
I bought this phone in Dec,2008 and still it is running like an angel. it has superb display, superb sound quality and has a superb internet connectivity. it has nothing hang up problem and even restart problem. in runs like a Arabian horse that dosen't stop. Superb innovation by Sony Ericsson...Thnx...
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Reviewed by paul from UK on 21st Feb 2011
This w810i makes my iphone and vivaz pro look rank amateur. This phone was an amazing fluke. Modded it is flawless
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Reviewed by sujit from UK on 15th Feb 2011
I have used practically all the makes; but this phone is the "one." I have been tempted many a times these days by the touch phones, but this phone hasn't let me. It still carries almost 4 days battery life, after all almost 4-5 years. Music and photos are still better than Nokia on any given day. I can still manage to check internet on its little screen. So, whenever I look at this phone, I pat myself on the back thinking that it is money well spent. The phone still has some years in it I guess.
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Reviewed by Chaudhry from UK on 14th Feb 2011
phone is great but after some time it has trouble getting charged as the connecters become rusty and phone doesn't charge easily.
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Reviewed by Emma from UK on 13th Feb 2011
I've had this phone for over 3 years and it's never let me down. It's really handy and does everything I need from a phone. If anybody's looking for a phone to call, text, take photos and listen to music this phone does all of that really well and on top of that it won't crash and is incredibly durable. For a 3 year old phone mine still looks very new, I've never changed the battery and after 3 years it still only needs charging once a week.
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Reviewed by joe Burnard from UK on 14th Dec 2010
im in 2010 and i just want to say this phone is INDISTRUCTIBLE, it still works with 8gb memory stick and everything works!!! its covered in dents but still rocks. nearly as good as nokia 5800 xpress nusic
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Reviewed by deestyler 007 from UK on 27th Nov 2010
fantastic phone i would recomend everybody bought one of these phones they are just mucking fagic. so dont delay go get one today. 810i the way forward its the future.
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Reviewed by Oliver from UK on 10th Nov 2010
Had this phone four years now(!) and just cannot find a reason why I should replace it...! Does everything a phone should do ie calls,txts,internet,walkman,camera etc.. and A B S O L U T E L Y bulletproof! Dropped it,stepped on it,left it in 45c heat and still works as good as on the first day I bought it! Very happy customer!
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Reviewed by Gururaj from UK on 9th Oct 2010
One of the best phone i have used. I am using the phone form the past 4 years
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Reviewed by steven mander from UK on 12th Jul 2010
it was the best phone i ever had honest to god. i have been looking round for moths to find a w810i for sale and there just anit been one. if i had the money and the chance to buy one i wouldnt even think twice about buying the w810i, out of all the ranges of fones to chose from today.it is truly a five star phone and not even the new phones can beat it, like the i phone 4. so if you have got the chance to buy one i would hurry up cos me and a load of mates want one. steven mander
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Reviewed by Matthew from UK on 6th Jul 2010
Well what can I say that hasn't already been said, been using this phone for about the last 4 or 5 years now and its still great, does everything and more that a phone should do, I use it to text people and keep in touch on the social front on Facebook...no problem, it even pics up my e-mails! The camera's picture quality is terific even if it is only 2 mega pixel, and the Walkman feature just goes to show you don't need an i-pod after all. I'm about to upgrade but to tell you the truth I'm not sure now as the phone I was looking at has had a lot of bad reviews (the vivaz) so I might just stick with what I've got... "If it aint broke why try to fix it?"
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Reviewed by Vix from UK on 9th Jun 2010
I had this phone for four years until i passed it on to my brother and I absolutley loved it. It took a real battering including getting wet, falling from height and beind thrown at bedroom walls. It rarely went wrong and when it did it was a simple turn it off and on again job. I would reccomend it to anyone. The battery life is great and altho it says it has expandable memory up to 1 gig it does work with 2. Really great if you love your music and pics of all ur mates. Also very easy to use and has some pasword facilities to keep nosey parents or sibling out :p
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Reviewed by JO from UK on 22nd Apr 2010
UGLY!! but apart from that good phone
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Reviewed by amz from UK on 15th Apr 2010
best walkman phone easy to use nice layout only problem is mine switches off by itself a lot
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Reviewed by unknown from UK on 12th Apr 2010
the phone is great i have it and it has only 1 problem which is i cant record voices anymore it gives the failure noise can anyone help
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Reviewed by J from UK on 9th Apr 2010
I had this phone for 2 and a half years, its very good no problems atall with daily use, the best bit about this phone is the game quadrapop. Quadrapop is definitely the best phone game ever made. It comes free with the phone when you get it as with some other similar SEs, I have logged several hours of quadrapop since i have had the W810i and my high score is 2,300,000 which took me 2 weeks. BEST GAME EVER. BTW I dropped the 810i last week and broke it, RIP QUADRAPOP! :(
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Reviewed by rafa from UK on 8th Apr 2010
still the best phone after 4 years, anything else i had was not up to scratch in overall package especially reliability. i mean really, what to do with your accelerometer? also not having 3g means cheaper internet. i have met other tough phones but the w810i has become my classic and trusty friend.
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Reviewed by Kirsty from UK on 1st Apr 2010
Love this phone, I have it in white. Great looking phone, easy to use. I have had this for 2 years and I'm sad to replace this. I found nothing wrong with this Walkman phone like other phones in the Walkman phone range. The camera was brilliant ok not much Mega Pixels but, very good for the price! The Walkman feature is good as usaul. Lovely little phone!
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Reviewed by Emily from UK on 27th Mar 2010
This is a great fone, easy to use, nice, iv had mine for 2 years never broke once!!!! The only problem i find with this fone is it is to chunky n it feels heavy. Other than that this fone is very reliable and great to use!!
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Reviewed by mark.s from UK on 16th Mar 2010
wow i luv this phone this phone was the longest lasting ever i had the phone for bout 2 years den it got ran ova 4 times to many yes i beated it up but by aceident it lasted tho from bein in the bath down the toilet thrown at wall during argunments n so on it is a awsum phonje n ever since i broke it i have gone through 5 difrent phones and none of them are as good so i just bein stupid n spent money i dnt have on this phone but i know it worth it i love this phone wanna give it 100/5 stars but i cant lolz so yh i recomend this phone (i gunna treat this one wid more respect :p)
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Reviewed by CHERYL from UK on 7th Mar 2010
I LOVE MY PHONE! But i have lost the back and now the battery bit of plastic has fallen off. and i am now thinking about buying a new one to replace it.
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Reviewed by Michell Go from UK on 5th Mar 2010
W810i phone????!!! I really really love it!!! at first i just bought it because i really need an extra phone, but then as a result, it's much better than my original phone!! gossshhh!!! really AWESOME! a couple of times when i got mad to my boyfriend i threw this phone to him and guess what?? nothing changed!! it's still active... and about the battery.. even though my battery is really low.. i can still make calls!!! how possible is that? huh?? WOW!! and now I've been using this phone for 3 1/2 years.. so COOL!!!:) i won't let go of this phone...EVER!!!! LOVE IT!!! I LOVE SONY ERICSSON!!! thanks to Sony for making it! the best!
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Reviewed by mortda from UK on 19th Feb 2010
ilike this fone w810i is the best more than any one . and all my congratiolion for this combany thanks
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Reviewed by Mark Ellse from UK on 16th Feb 2010
This is a fantastic phone, and there is still nothing to replace it. No other phone has the combination of these star qualities: Easy media player (Walkman), built in torch, easy convenient ability to assign shortcuts, voice recorder that doesn't produce a deafening beep when you use it, the most simple Sony-E menu system ever deployed, robust, reasonable camera.... Is there a reason why SE don't want to make a phone as good?
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Reviewed by ryder from UK on 14th Feb 2010
this is almost as good as the i phone i would rate it 10/10 it is also very loud and has great talk time
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Reviewed by Darius from UK on 7th Feb 2010
OUTSTANDING PHONE EVER EVEN IN 2010!!!! I BOUGHT IN 2006 and I STILL HAVE IT IN GOOD CONDITION!! UNBREAKABLE PHONE!!! LOVE IT........
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Reviewed by Al from UK on 23rd Jan 2010
Good phone, shame I ruined the case with nail varnish remover lol.
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Reviewed by Liyah from UK on 11th Jan 2010
I have this phone and I think it is great. Although its a bit out dated now, I still like it and its hard wearing but the memory stick clasp broke. I would recommend this phone. I am swlling mine because I am getting the Iphone. So anyone can buy mine for 65. : D 07979260737
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Reviewed by J.K.Dutta from UK on 8th Jan 2010
I am using my Sony Ericsson W 810i since Sept 08.It cost me about Rs 14000 then at Bangalore.It is very user friendly(Nokia user will take sometime to get used to it.) I rate it very high--in sound,music,photography and what not.Price of this handset has gone down to Rs 8600 or so,but that does not take away its merit.The stereophonic headphone for FM/Music player lets you have a delightful listening experience. Anybody who wishes to buy a Cell phone should go in for this.It is way ahead of others.Take my word for it.IT IS SIMPLY FANTABULOUS !!!
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Reviewed by stu reid from UK on 7th Jan 2010
its brilliant much better than the samsung tocco lite
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Reviewed by reza ahmadi from UK on 27th Dec 2009
alright i've got this phone about two or three year and still works properly the only thing that make me dont like this phone is small screen it is hard to see....
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Reviewed by NABEEL KHAN PATEL from UK on 26th Dec 2009
VERY GOOD PHONE. I ENJOY IT VERY MUCH ! OH YES BABAY
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Reviewed by VENOM from UK on 12th Dec 2009
Hey nice,cool phone man no words to say about it.5 stars outstanding phone *****
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Reviewed by kimberly from UK on 25th Nov 2009
its a great phone and I have had it for many years now. I cant believe that the phone has actually lasted this long and that just shows how much of a good phone it is. The battery is great, the size is also. It is perfect in every way. I love it x
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Reviewed by sue morgan from UK on 24th Nov 2009
i love my w810i,i would love annother as i'd be lost without it. sue
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Reviewed by ishmael from UK on 10th Nov 2009
Sony Ericsson W810i is the best mobile ever i haven see before please do can make again i need to buy one
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Reviewed by ashwinkumar__90@yahoo.co.in from UK on 3rd Nov 2009
phone is really superb....lovely tooo...sound is chanceless..i got this mobile a month b4...m a very careless user... i put d mobile from 7th floor of ma house..wat amazing s ...its still working..
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Reviewed by Josh Rogan from UK on 14th Oct 2009
I have had this phone for over 2 years now and still love it. The ease of use is impeccable and music quality is fantastic when used with the original headphones. The camera and torch are brilliant and the game JC does Texas is addictive. The only qualm I have is sometimes when i am trying to call somebody it just dies, however this started about a year ago, and is rare, but can still irk me. Also the phone is very quiet, even at its loudest when speaking to another person. This maybe just mine as friends with this phone do not have this problem. I must admit I love it and the shortcuts with the menu help me use the phone quickly and easily!
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Reviewed by Christina from UK on 8th Oct 2009
had this phone for 3 years hasnt failed to impress me! a few problems, bluetooth stopped working and frequently turns itself off, but hey for 3 years its been great!
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Reviewed by G ward from UK on 18th Sep 2009
I have had my phone over 3 years & in that time my W810i had been dropped, kicked, frozen & still works faultlessly. And the only complaint I have with it is, it not having STEREO Bluetooth (I wouldnt have baught the phone if I knew at the time. Even now I can not believe they didnt include this function or even offer an explanation why it could/could not be included with a software update. Very bad Sony Ericsson, you let your consumers down big time on that. However it did teach me the lesson - To read all the specifications before buying a phone. And deciding what I wanted to do with one before looking.
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Reviewed by Kiki92 from UK on 17th Sep 2009
Have owned my w810i for two years now. The phone is superb. It is solidly built and hasn't broken yet. Camera is very good for 2.0 megapixels and the quality playback from the walkman is also exceptionally good.
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Reviewed by Priesh from UK on 11th Sep 2009
Cnt fault this fone!! everything works even if uve dropped it so many times! Its the best fne ive had with the battery life which lasts abot 2 weeks 4 me. A gr8 nd very reliable fone 2 have!!
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Reviewed by partney from UK on 8th Sep 2009
I JUST CAME FROM NOKIA 6600...THIS SONY ERICSSON W810i IS SO MUCH BETTER....IT HAS EVERYTHING OF THE BEST QUALITY!!!! FM RADIO,MP3,CAMERA,VIDEO RECORDER,BEST PHONE EVER!!!!!!!!! GREAT DESIGN!!!!IF YOURE IN DOUBT OF BUYING THIS PHONE OR OTHER,BUY THIS ONE!!!!!!IT ALSO HAS PLENTY OF SPACE FOR EVERYTHING!! JUST BUY IT......YOU WONT REGRET........ HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS SONY ERICSSON!!!!!!!!! BEST PHONE EVER!!!!!!!!!!!! i lov sony
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Reviewed by Amy from UK on 30th Aug 2009
Very good phone. Has an excellent music player, camera, video recorder etc. The menu is quick and easy to use. Also has lots and lots of space for all my music. It is also very durable, not flimsy at all. Mine has been through the washing machine twice and is still as good as ever. Overall outstanding.
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Reviewed by ollie from UK on 22nd Aug 2009
i have this phone and i have a 512 memory stick and it is easy to use but when mine searchs for the sim it is a bit slow but its like the best sony erricson phone but its not but its amazing everyone that wants it buy
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Reviewed by shahadat from UK on 28th Jul 2009
what a outstanding phone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Reviewed by Pheebie Powell from UK on 25th Jul 2009
My Phone- naturally not the best phone but a damn good phone. Battery lasts ?mpress?bly long and the games are- quadropop,jc TEXAS and World Poker I hae had th?s phone for tw years and im not look?ng to change ?t
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Reviewed by nabil khan from eccles,philip street from UK on 7th Jul 2009
this phone is the best phone ever!!!!better than nokia 5200 i had and the samsung d500 absolutly fantastiq phone ever!!!! 10/10!!!
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Reviewed by Muslimah Souljah from UK on 2nd Jul 2009
this is a wikid mobile! Dude evryone shud buy it!! 1.camera->sooooooo good especially wen u zoom in its SO clear and you can see all da details, and it has flash so takes pretty good pictures even in the dark. 2.video->dis aint all dat but videos arnt exactly the best in mobiles. its okay, quite clear but the camera is sssssooooo good dat it compensates 3.music->da whole walkman system is easy to use, simple to undastnd, gives wikid sound quality even when reely loud. also looooove da earphones cos its soft and dosnt hurt da ears-and sound quality still sooo good. iv had my mobile for like a year and it hardly has any scratchs at all its easy to text and has a good menu layout, not all over the place like the nokia 6300 which still confuses me bout where things are. has 512mmry stik so can store lots of stuf in but da pictures startd to delay wen i look thru dem it may be a lil chunky but its not heavy its pretty light, more dan i expectd its rare to find a mobile dats not only easy to use but has a wikid camera and music quality buy it cos it totaly rocks
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Reviewed by casey from UK on 30th Jun 2009
best fone ever
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Reviewed by Katie from UK on 29th Jun 2009
i loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee this phone:D it is the best!
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Reviewed by Patrick in Kenya from UK on 16th Jun 2009
i bought the phone in March and after using it for 3 weeks it started showing a white screen and going blank and switching off. Even the guys who sold me the phone do not understand what kind of a problem this is. Its really dissapointing. it looked like a good phone to me but am totally disgusted,as i cant have a 10 minute conversation without teh phone switching off. someone help
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Reviewed by RIJAS from UK on 15th Jun 2009
OH ITS A GREAT PHONE!! THE BEAT IT GIVES IS ULTIMATE.(EVEN SOME LATEST WPHONE CANT GIVE THAT PERFECTION IN THE HEADSET WHILE USING MEGABASS)
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Reviewed by sarah johnston from UK on 6th Jun 2009
ive had this phone since november 07 and am only just looking for a replacement as i'd like a higher mp camera but everything about this bad boy is perfect its been dropped thrown stood on bounced dropped in the bath everything and it still works to perfection only just recently has the silver started to come off the keypad tho the 5 way navigation has been bare for a while but that is more down to myself being a 'finger slider' than the phone i.e i never move my hands off the keys when i type etc the file sharing couldn't be simpler from phone to pc it is literally plug in usb go to my computer i select either phone (G) phone card (H)and there i am i can nosy and copy from my documents in seconds plus the added benefit of it charging as i do this bluetooth is easy to find infra-red works brilliantly no need to do it about 5 times for it to work i love love love my phone i'm having second thoughts about replacing it as i type!! all the menus are simple to use you can set your own ring and message tones from mp3 files tho message is only 12 seconds long (on average)camera and video both have an inbuilt light which works well as the flash and of course the zoom function this phone is super amazing the camera itself is very good ive had 8 pics blown up in boots to mini poster size just from this phone and not one has been too low res to work properly fecking awesome p.s boots mini posters are only 2.99 and are 15x10 inches lol sorry but i think this is a huge bargain :D:D had to share
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Reviewed by blackdragoness from UK on 2nd Jun 2009
good phone but the sound has gone after a year-spose its time to upgrade now anyway
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Reviewed by Kunal Dada from UK on 1st Jun 2009
Hi i HAVE A SONY ERICSSON W810I AS WELL AND IN MY OPINION HOWEVER OLD IT IS IT IS A VERY GOOD PHONE AND HAS EVREYTHING APART FROM VIDEO CALLING WHICH ISNT THAT GOOD IN MY OPINION SO IF I WERE YOUID CHOOSE THIS PHONE!
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Reviewed by fahiq from UK on 26th May 2009
w810i ai a cool phone for music lovers
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Reviewed by Game from UK on 20th May 2009
Best phone with quality sound & vedio clarity outstanding feature phone Model.edge.quadband.sound and vedio clarity
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Reviewed by Rosie from UK on 16th May 2009
Brilliant phone, extremely reliable. I've had my W810i for nearly two years and never once has it let me down. I think it has fabulous sound and camera. I'm very pleased with mine and would reccommend it to anyone. My phone only has a few minor scratches, but that's rather typical as I am a teenager. I sincerely think it would be suitable for anyone to use! FIVE STAR!
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Reviewed by Chloe from UK on 7th Mar 2009
the phone is fantastic have had it for 3 years and i'm very fond of it
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Reviewed by Steven Rogers from UK on 4th Mar 2009
I purchased the W810i six months ago from o2 online (refurb handset). Its was only 50 (sim free) and this was a good deal. The phone is not particuarly stylish, its white and silver and appears a little bulky (i think this is because the screen is so thick). However it is a well laid out phone. Keys are well spaced and the short cut keys are easy to use. Camera, mp3 and volume control are easily accessed from the side of the phone. Camera is quite slow but is ok for a phone. Music player is easy to use and speakers on the phone are good. However there is no separate port for headphones and the sony ericsson ones are poor. The phone seems to be very sturdy, i've dropped it many of times and it seems to survive without a scratch. The screen seems especially tough. Navigating through the menus is easy enough however the phone is a bit slow sometimes. Occasionally it seems to turn itself off. Overall a good reliable phone which does the basics well, its not an ugly phone but doesn't win any awards for style.
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Reviewed by Jim Jones from UK on 28th Feb 2009
my phone was superb but after 6 months of use when i would start it up it wouldnt find any signal and would just freeze. and then for some reason it wouldnt let me view my messages in my inbox and i had no acces to my games
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Reviewed by Temitope from UK on 28th Feb 2009
Just too nice expecially the wap it's moreless using a cafee. Go for your's and fill the grove
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Reviewed by kiran from UK on 24th Feb 2009
it is very confutable in using this phone
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Reviewed by leah. from UK on 17th Feb 2009
i had this phone for a couple of years, it will seriously rock your socks! I love this phone, i never regret buying it. I payed 20 for this phone, and yes it is probably the best phone i have ever expierciend. i recomend this phone. The only problem is .. if you drop it, it can turn off, other than that .. WOW! :D
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Reviewed by Rob from UK on 15th Feb 2009
This is by far the best phone that i have ever owned! ive had three phones after i lost this one including the W580i and i still think this one is the best. I don't think Sony could improve at all on this model as it's the perfect phone not to complicted to use just the right size and extreamly long lasting i wish i still had this fone and i will phone dealerships still sold it i would definatly buy it again.
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Reviewed by brianne from UK on 12th Feb 2009
excellent phone wish they would sell them again
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Reviewed by katty from UK on 6th Feb 2009
this is the outstanding phone i have ever seen.
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Reviewed by Prakash from UK on 31st Jan 2009
Excellent
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Reviewed by ro*y from UK on 29th Jan 2009
it is gd but it turns of at random times arrrr!!but the up side it is gd gd woopo
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Reviewed by KocE_sT from UK on 24th Jan 2009
this phone have lighting senzor it turn off keys when it's not needed that is awesome for batery..i also have kriomag driver and pictures are like u take with 3.5 mp camera...great phone the best
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Reviewed by Ebenezer from UK on 19th Jan 2009
Purchased this phone without knowing in detail about it. Super phone. Love the finish, speaker output, music composer and even has Guitar application in it!! Confortable to hold and menu functions are good to navigate around... SO far could not find a a fault..
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Reviewed by Peter from UK on 14th Jan 2009
I had this phone since august 2007 and after a year, it gets boring. I would not recomend this to anyone looking for a new phone. I heard about the Iphone and have decieded to get that. Now i feel musch better in everyday life. This is obviosly one of the best phones around the iphone. W810i is rubbish.
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Reviewed by liam antwis from UK on 8th Jan 2009
this phone is mint but i lost min e so i am going to get a new one wb plz
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Reviewed by Jo from UK on 7th Jan 2009
Had this phone for about a year and a half. Hasn't caused much trouble other than sometimes when I try to make a call the phone switches itself off and I get a white screen... it then turns back on. Also, the camera lens does not stay clean at all - my picture quality is absolutely terrible these days! However, overall it's been a very reliable phone and is very easy to use. Currently on the prowl for a new phone...
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Reviewed by bucko from UK on 5th Jan 2009
had this phone 4 22 months not broke once, liturally indistructable. gr8 phone, possibly the best phone i have ever used
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Reviewed by elizabeth from UK on 4th Jan 2009
i have this phone and its really good, i love it and the texting is amazing! the only problem with it is the keys are quite small but its really good anyway!
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Reviewed by Sarah from UK on 28th Dec 2008
i got this phone last christmas it was amazing !! the best phone ive ever had it was easy to use ,very loud, the camera was very good ,bright screen, easy buttons and picture editing. I would recomend to anyone !!!!
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Reviewed by WmK from UK on 26th Dec 2008
Believe it or not this is still my favourite phone in 2008, approaching 2009! I've has a white version in this which brought from o2 not expecting much but its just great and how much it can do for a 2006 phone! The battery after 2 years is still fantastic!!! You'd expect the battery to weaken after years of ure but I listen to msic on this almost everyday and the battery goes on and on and on, it's great! I had the w800i for a year before this phone and that was fantastic but this was much better with the D-Pad and the looks. It is probabilly the most reliable and best designed phones to this day but now hearing that the newer models (e.g. W910i, K850i) are having a few technical problems I am definately going to stick to my W810i for at least another year until one that is better comes out.
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Reviewed by Vanitha from UK on 20th Dec 2008
Its very nice model ....I have this in Black color. Good speakers,good clarity in camera,
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