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Sony CMD Z7

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User Review

BobTheBiscuit, Ciao
25 August 2007
  • Excerpt: Phones these days are ugly and have got bigger. I owned one of these and had no problems with it. Bluetooth this and the 2 megapixel that, to be honest, not one of them has functioned any better as a phone. If you want all that stuff, fine, if you want just a mobile phone get this one. So, what have I gone and done?
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Value for money 8
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Features 2
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Durability 8
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Looks 10
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Battery performance 6
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Functional but unspectacular

Immy_G_13..., Ciao
11 June 2004
  • Excerpt: Ok im going to keep this simple (like the Z7 in fact!) if you want an all singing, all dancing mobile that can take high quality videos and photos and then send them via bluetooth then look elsewhere. If however you want a cheap mobile simply to make and receive calls and send and receive texts the Z7 is a nifty little phone. It has a big screen, scrolling wheel and flippy-uppy bit. its small and looks pretty stylish - all silver and streamlined!
  • Pros: Simple and easy to use
  • Cons: Lack of extras most mobile users are used to nowadays
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Overall 6
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Value for money 10
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Features 8
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Durability 10
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Looks 10
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Battery performance 8
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My virgin review - A proud owner

honeylamb, Ciao
16 October 2003
  • Excerpt: ok. If you're after a phone that has everything you need, is a little different in design and doesn't feel like a toy then this is the phone for you - Sony Z7. It took me ages to find a phone I liked last year when my trusty Panasonic GD57 was slowly dying. I have a real dislike for Nokia's probably because everybody including next door's dog has one. I came across this little baby and thought it was by far the best looking phone on the market and I probably still do.
  • Pros: Scroll dial, easy access silent mode
  • Cons: A quiet vibrate .
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Overall 6
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Features 2
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Durability 2
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Looks 8
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Battery performance 6
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SONY BLUNDER

kev_macca, Ciao
5 April 2003
  • Excerpt: PLEASE DO NOT RATE THIS.IT WAS MY FIRST EVER REVIEW AND I DID NOT KNOW WHAT I WAS DOING.I WILL EDIT EVENTUALLY CHEERS. I am a big phone person whose had a fair number of phones in the past. I worked all summer to get this phone, which at its peak cost me £180. I have had the phone now for nearly a year but recently I have got a new phone thank god. Well where to start, it is the most appaulling phone I have ever had.
  • Pros: its looks thats it !
  • Cons: Reliablity problems
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Overall 6
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Value for money 8
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Features 8
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Durability 8
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Looks 8
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Battery performance 10
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Sony CMD-Z7 - My opinion on this phone

psykobob, Ciao
25 February 2003
  • Excerpt: I am one of these people who can't really go out without their mobile, but at the same time does not want it going off and embarrassing them when out in public. I chose the Sony when I decided to upgrade from my old Nokia 3210 for the following reasons: I've had this phone now (SONY Z7) for about 8 months now, and I've had no major problems with it (apart from it locking up - which was fixed by cleaning the sim card). I was fed up with having problems with my old Nokia.
  • Pros: Small, got all the features you need, well built
  • Cons: Phone occasionally locks up (see opinion)
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Overall 6
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Value for money 10
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Features 8
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Durability 8
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Looks 10
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Battery performance 10
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sleek, cool, and quick

rempire, Ciao
22 January 2003
  • Excerpt: Why sony z7? It,s sleek. Can fit into anyone's pocket. What's being cute for? But not compromised when a giant hand is dialing another giant's number with a little help from it's tiny flip cover that also serves as a protection. So who needs a fascia cover? The navigation tool? Cool and quick, jog dial perfected the 5-way navigating. Not only as a unique feature of Sony but the most interesting I see with any sony phone. Why? Only Sony has it!
  • Pros: sleek, cute, ease of use, unique, useful features
  • Cons: does not support long messages
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Overall 6
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Value for money 8
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Features 2
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Durability 6
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Looks 10
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Battery performance 8
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Showroom appeal but not so good everyday

srhjohnst..., Ciao
17 January 2003
  • Excerpt: I've have to admit to always being an Ericsson fan, and when I saw the new Sony Ericsson Z7 I thought it looked fantastic and had to have one. Showroom appeal for the phone is high - it looks great, fits easily in the pocket, has no ugly aerial, is a sophisticated silver colour and most importantly its not a Nokia! Initial impressions are quite encouraging too.
  • Pros: Size, looks cool, jog dial
  • Cons: Reliability problems, feeble vibrate
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Overall 6
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Value for money 8
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Features 10
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Durability 6
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Looks 8
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Battery performance 6
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Slightly dated but still going strong

edka, Ciao
22 December 2002
  • Excerpt: Very often advocates of this phone will focus on how pleasing the Sony Z7 is to the eye and how compact it is (the term 'credit card sized' is often quoted by shops). But I don't think this really applies anymore. Admittedly I still like the look of this phone, but with the release of a new generation of more high-tech and more compact phones (many of which have colour screens) the Sony Z7 is no longer at the cutting edge of mobile phone technology.
  • Pros: Jog dial, big screen, email, wallpaper & ringer software (optional)
  • Cons: A bit thick, no longer supported by Sony, weak vibrate,
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Overall 6
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Value for money 10
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Features 8
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Durability 6
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Looks 10
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Battery performance 8
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My left handed phone

ERNLE, Ciao
11 December 2002
  • Excerpt: Sony has provied yet another fine product for those of us who are loyal to the brand and to made things better still they have provied a phone which is ideal for me since i am left handed.i find using most phones easy but this one is something special Anyway the story so far, i had a very faithful seamans c35i which last for 2 years until i droped in a bucket of water and that was the end of that, my service provider offered me a new free phone if i renewed my...
  • Pros: ideal for left handed people,
  • Cons: not a  phone for right handed people
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Overall 6
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Value for money 10
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Features 10
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Durability 8
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Looks 10
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Battery performance 10
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Flippin' Great

Itssteps, Ciao
30 September 2002
  • Excerpt: Having finally cracked with the embarrassment of having the same phone as everybody on the planet - Nokia 3330, I decided that rather than just upgrading to the next one we were all going to be getting, I'd force myself to get another make *gasp*. The Sony Z7 caught my eye because it matches my CD player, but there's more going for it than just that.
  • Pros: Looks cool, good battery life, not Nokia
  • Cons: Slightly flimsy flip
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