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Sony X10 Mini Pro Review: In Depth
28 March 2014
Excerpt: Just when we thought Sony Ericsson had lost its mojo it releases the X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro. Not only are these phones small but they also run Android. If small is beautiful then Sony Ericsson might be on to something special. You can pick up the Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro in various colours for free on a monthly contract.
The keenly priced Xperia Mini Pro targets lovers of physical keyboards who don't mind working on a smaller screen
30 August 2011
Summary: Some software glitches aside, the Xperia Mini Pro provides incredible bang for your smartphone buck. Far from the typical afterthought appendage, its keyboard offers stellar tactile feedback and a frustration-free layout. The fact that the Mini Pro costs half as much as the typical Android handset only sweetens the deal, while the few cutbacks Sony Ericsson has made appear reasonable and mostly peripheral.
Pros: Excellent keyboard, Much cheaper than comparable phones, Improves on X10 Mini Pro in most respects
Cons: Resolution is still pretty low, Chunky, less pocketable than most, Software isn’t perfect
Conclusion: With the Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro , you'll surely succeed in being different. The tiny handset is indeed a looker, and it is such offerings that feel like a breath of fresh air in this crowded market. What we're happy about is that Sony Ericsson managed to upgrade the mini to a pretty decent 2011 smartphone, all the while preserving its characteristic looks.
Pros: Different, ultra-compact design, Very usable QWERTY keyboard, Custom UI full of little treats
Cons: Weak photo and video taking capabilities, Some physical buttons could be better
Excerpt: Just about a month ago, we took a look at the Sony Xperia X10 Mini. Although the phone boasted of some really nifty features, that too for a smartphone of its size, it did fall short of a few expectations. The Xperia X10 mini pro, which was only released very recently, shows a few improvements over its predecessor. Here’s a closer look. Form Factor Let 'QWERTY' Join The Party.
Summary: A well built and compact handset, the X10 Mini Pro has a very good QWERTY keypad, and a sensitive touch screen, although it could have been a bit larger. At Rs. 16,000, the price seems about right for this fully loaded Android device.
Pros: Good looking and well built, Great QWERTY keypad and good browser, Good audio quality
Conclusion: with incoming calls was good, and the volume was adequate. On the other end of the lineIn, however, clarity was much worse, and the other party said our voice was muffled and unclear, although the volume stayed decent. The of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini pro is rated at the paltry 3.5 hours of talk time in 3G mode, and 15 days of standby. The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini pro takes all that makes the X10 mini such an intriguing handset, and makes it better.
Pros: Physical QWERTY keyboard, Nice design with chrome accents, Good pictures and video, Great loudspeaker
Cons: Keys on the physical keyboard feel cramped, Handset is on the thick side
Excerpt: The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Mini Pro features a 2.55 inch capacitive touch screen that is capable of displaying 16 million colours, with a screen dimension of 240 x 320 pixels. It features an accelerometer sensor that allows for automatically rotating the user interface. The X10 Mini Pro can also display your received text messages, calls and even Facebook updates in one place with the Timescape user interface.
Excerpt: The phone's chassis consists of glossy plastic on all sides and a pleasant matte finish on the back. Overall, the build quality is quite good. The design is not bad either, but like I've said before, it should have been slimmer. The mini pro is powered by a 1 GHz Scorpion processor coupled with an Adreno 205 GPU, similar to what we've seen on the recently reviewed Xperia PLAY.