Summary: The battery life of Sony Ericsson W760i is also very good and would last longer when you prefer to turn to 2G. Physically the handset is offers excellent design with a improved keypad that other handsets from Sony Ericsson. A few people have however claimed that their W760i did not include the mapping software in which the Sony Ericsson team has looked. Apart from that there is no other reason to dislike the Sony Ericsson W760i walkman phone.
Excerpt: The Good Better build quality and controls. 3G, GPS improve speed and navigation. Still a good music phone in software. Good call quality. UIQ simple, effective, and improved. The Bad Pricing is steep for the actual feature set. 3G reduces practical battery life. Proprietary headset/data jack. Earbuds a step down from the W580. Access NetFront still a sub-par web browser at this price.
Pros: Better build quality and controls., 3G, GPS improve speed and navigation., Still a good music phone in software., Good call quality., UIQ simple, effective, and improved.
Cons: Pricing is steep for the actual feature set., 3G reduces practical battery life., Proprietary headset/data jack., Earbuds a step down from the W580., Access NetFront still a sub-par web browser at this price.
Summary: The Sony Ericsson W760i is the best Sony Ericsson Walkman phone we've seen, by far. It corrects one of Sony Ericsson's usual design pitfalls while offering a generous feature set and satisfying performance. We can suggest a few tweaks that should make it a winner.
Pros: The Sony Ericsson W760i has an attractive, easy-to-use design with a well-stocked, music-friendly feature set. It also offers broad world phone support, an accelerometer, and reliable performance.
Cons: The Sony Ericsson W760i's menus are the slightest bit sluggish, and some of its navigation controls were crowded. Also, it lacks a camera flash, and we're concerned about the long-term durability of its keypad buttons.
Excerpt: The Sony Ericsson W760a phone carries through the famous Sony Walkman brand into mobile phone handsets. This phone has GPS and a number of other features, as it attempts to become an all-in-one handset.
Summary: Sony’s latest Walkman phone, the Sony Ericsson W760i, is aimed at those who are on-the-go, but don’t want a ton of gadgets weighing them down. It’s easy to use, reliable and packed with music, communications and organization features. Hell, it even has an accelerometer and a couple of GPS applications, all in a slick slider that’s guaranteed to turn a head or two.
Conclusion: It’s easy to use, call quality is perfect, pictures and videos are very good, and battery life is good as well, if you include all of the other great features you’ve got a very nice phone overall.
Pros: Good camera both video and still, Excellent call quality, Acceleromter built in, GPS built in, Good abttery life, Well made, Easy to use interface
Sony Ericsson W760i Cell Phone: High-End Sony Walkman Phone
Personal Electronics buzz
24 October 2008
Excerpt: The Sony Ericsson W760i is a high-end Sony Walkman phone. The W760 has been in the UK for some time and several friends gave it a thumbs up for performance. The 2.2-inch display appears to be like any other quad-band GSM cell phone. It is a notch above with HSDPA, EDGE and UMTS network compatibility. The organization or menu screen takes the user to an extraordinary music and camera function as well as the address and tools of the W760.
Summary: The W760i’s ring tones are reasonably loud and won’t let you down in most environments, nor will its reception quality. The vibro alert is a tad above average strength-wise.
The phone is set to hit the market early in May and will retail for around 650 USD, which makes quite a contrast with the W910i’s ever-falling price of 500-550 USD.
Summary: Location-based services Some may wonder why Sony Ericsson has chosen this music-orientated Walkman phone as one of its first A-GPS-enabled handsets. From the outside it may not make much of its Sat Nav capabilities, but they are, none the less, well implemented on this non-smartphone handset.