Reviews and Problems with Sony Ericsson Zylo / W20i
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Sony Zylo Review: In Depth
28 March 2014
Conclusion: The Sony Ericsson Zylo does well at being a basic slider phone that’s comfortable and easy to use, complete with a solid music player. Unfortunately the Zylo’s music playing capabilities are spoiled by the lack of a 3.5mm headphone slot, and the handset’s functionality is limited by awkward menu...
Summary: The model is devoid of surprises. The vibro is powerful enough and ringtones are really loud. Connection quality is decent, but outdoors you have to open the phone as otherwise the wind will blow into the microphone.
There is no GPS in the phone, but Google Maps make it an excessive accessory.
Conclusion: The Zylo is yet another addition to the Walkman range and although it falls a fair distance short of perfect Sony Ericsson are more than likely to continue is this same direction as long as they have the success.
Summary: Sony Ericsson Zylo is a mobile phone designed more specifically for music lovers than those web-centric denizens. It has music entertainment features which include Walkman player to create a personalized playlist, Shake Control for changing the song, and TrackID which is a technology that tells the...
Excerpt: Sony Ericsson’s Walkman series of phones need no introduction, and generally have a reputation for being solid handsets. The W20, better known as the Zylo is one such device. It’s an entry-level Walkman-series phone that’s been imbued with good looks and a very acceptable feature set.
Conclusion: Traditional sliders are a dying breed so having one of them for a few days made for a refreshing change. And a Walkman at that – someone at Sony Ericsson must have been feeling nostalgic. Well, let’s face it, the Sony Ericsson Zylo can’t do all that much.
Pros: Large 2.6" 16M-color TFT screen, 240 x 320 pixels, scratch-resistant surface, Quad-band GSM support, Dual-band 3G with 7.2Mbps HSDPA, 2Mbps HSUPA, 3 megapixel fixed-focus camera; VGA@24fps video recording, FM radio with RDS, Stereo Bluetooth 2.1, microSD card slot, 260 MB internal memory, Environ...
Cons: No 3.5mm audio jack, No standard USB port, No bundled data cable or memory card, No camera lens cover, No document viewer
Summary: Sony Ericsson has been a pioneer in launching some successful Walkman-branded music phones which have been received well by the youngsters in India. After a gap of a certain duration, Sony is back with a new Walkman series phone - The Zylo.