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4.9 out of 10

Sony Ericsson Z520i

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Sony Ericsson Z520i

gorgeous, REVIEW STREAM
1 week ago
  • Excerpt: I own a Sony Ericsson Z520i hand phone which is dark blue in color. This hand phone is a clamshell type which means you can open and close the lit like a shell.
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Overall 6
6.0

A decent phone with annoying habits.

melonkossy, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: When I bought this phone, I was impressed at first glance.  It looked special without being overly-complicated, had a nice LCD screen, and the capability for some great0-sounding ring tones.  After a few weeks of using this phone I became annoyed.  The "push to talk" feature has a button on the side of the phone that is majorly in the way.
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Overall 6
6.0

Overall a decent device, but the screens can go bad suddenly

sthom21, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: Overall the Sony Ericson Z-520A is a reliable phone. I have not experienced very many dropped calls or poor service, but that probably has more to do with the service provider than the phone anyway. The keyboard is a little smaller than I would like, but it is more than functional for a person with average to somewhat large hands. I have noticed over the past couple of months that my phone will lock up suddenly when I am trying to place a call.
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Overall 4
4.0

Unreliable

lainey, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: We have 3 of these phones in our family.  2 of them had to be replaced during the 1 year warranty period, and 1 of them had to be replaced just after the warranty expired, so they do not hold up. I am hoping that we don't have to replace the first 2 before our 2 year contract is up. The button for the camera is on the outside of the phone in a spot that frequently gets bumped, so I am always taking pictures of my pocket - this is extremely annoying.
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Overall 2
2.0

Wow This phone is awful!!

smallblur, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: This model from the Sony Ericsson line should make many people feel very bad about producing a phone of such poor quality.  I actually bought two of them a little less than a year ago and one of them has completely stopped working and the other is in the middle of a slow death.  Warning: when closing this phone it often turns completely off.
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Overall 8
8.0

Love the personality of the phone

barganmom, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: For the most part I love my phone. I made my own ring-tone, take pictures and remind myself of upcoming appointments. Lately it's not keeping a charge and it's only 1 1/2 old but I don't want to replace it, I will wait til it dies! I absolutely love the light effects when it rings, I guess i'm east to please.
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Overall 8
8.0

Easy to use, Great battery life

roadratray, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: This phone is very durable and easy to use. The only thing that I dont like is the push to talk button is on the outside and I hit it all the time. The battery last well until you start taking a lot of pics. I think the pic quality could be a little bit better. It has many features and ringtones. I've had mine over a year  and I work construction and it's still working great.
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Overall 8
8.0

A very reliable phone

Kali5, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: This phone has been extramely reliable. I have been eligible to upgrade for almost a year but still hanging on to this one cause I dont see anything better at this time. I don't do the email or internet stuff, so the battery life is great for me, it lasts a couple of days at least.Its also small enough to carry in my pocket (I hate cell phones on the belt).
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Overall 4
4.0

Good for a free phone

mihir, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
Overall 8
8.0

I like it very much

reichx4, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I have had this phone for 2 years. Overall, I think it is a good phone. The main problem is that, like most companies, you have to have a contract. I would like to own a newer version of this phone, but cant, without extending contract. This is an easy to use item. It is user friendly and fairly easy to set up and use. The camera is not the best and could be upgraded. If dropped, as in normal use, the screen will be ruined.
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