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Sony Ericsson U5i Vivaz
4.6 out of 10

Sony Ericsson U5i Vivaz

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Available colors
Galaxy Blue
97.0 gr / 3.4 oz
microSD™ (supported to 32GB) Phone memory up to 75MB Actual free memory may vary due to phone pre-configuration
360x640 pixel / 16,777,216 colour 16:9 nHD touchscreen (TFT)
107.0 × 52.0 × 12.5 mm / 4.2 × 2.0 × 0.5 inches
TrackID™ music recognition
Record a few seconds of a song and get track, artist and album information sent to your phone in seconds.
Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
Music from phone to headset over a wireless connection.
Media player
Enjoy your favorite music sorted by artist, album and track. Create your own playlists.
Supports music tones - MP3, AAC
Use original artist recordings as ringtones.
Album art
Choose music by browsing CD album arts or other images
Quick access to your favorite websites.
Google™ search
Find what you’re after with the Google™ search function.
Pan & zoom
View webpages as you like - get a quick overview or zoom in on details.
Vlingo voice interface
Search the Web, compose notes and more, all with your voice.
Web browser - WebKit
Full Internet browser with support for standard protocols, images and video.
Add extra applications and games to your phone.
3D games
Enjoy quality games with full color and depth.
Video streaming
Watch video as it arrives. No storage needed.
Media Browser
Media content in one place for fast and easy access.
View your favorite YouTube™ videos, or upload your own - access is easy via the YouTube™ application.
USB support
Connect your phone to your computer.
USB mass storage
Connect and move items between computer and phone.
Bluetooth™ technology
Connect wirelessly to other Bluetooth™ devices.
Utilise high-speed Internet at Wi-Fi™ hotspots at airports and other facilities.
Utilise GPS powered location based services.
Send your images straight from your phone to a printer.
DLNA Certified™
Connect wirelessly to other devices.
Google Maps™ - for Mobile
Find your way to your destination.
Connect your computer to the Web using your phone wherever you are.
Synchronization - Exchange ActiveSync® via RoadSync client
Stay seamlessly synchronized with your Microsoft® Exchange email server.
Keep phone contacts, calendar and organizer information aligned with corresponding information in your computer by using the included USB cable and Sony Ericsson’s PC Manager software, available for free download from the Support section
Micro USB support
Connect to your PC and other devices.
Say it via chat-style text messaging.
Check your email inbox wherever you are.
Text messaging (SMS)
Send text greetings anywhere in the world.
Predictive text input
Fast and easy text messaging.
Sound recorder
Take voice notes or record a sound clip to send in a message.
Picture messaging (MMS)
Colorful multimedia messaging.
Instant messaging
Online chat. On the move.
Handsfree comfort when calling.
Vibrating alert
When your phone is in silent mode, you will know when a call or message comes in.
Facebook™ - application
Stay in touch with your friends on Facebook™ through your phone.
Twitter™ - Application
Let the world know how you feel and what you think - say it with a tweet.
Auto rotate
Switch from vertical to horizontal mode by rotating the phone. Whatever you are viewing will rotate to suit.
Picture wallpaper
Have your favorite picture onscreen in standby.
Wallpaper animation
Stylish moving imagery onscreen.
Keyboard - Onscreen QWERTY
Text input made easy.
Intuitive navigation – just touch the screen.
Digital notes for things you need to remember.
Alarm clock
Set your phone alarm clock to ring at the time of your choice.
Full-function calculator when you need it.
Store appointment information and set reminders.
Flight mode
Disable the radio receivers and transmitters in your phone so you can safely use other functions.
Phone book
The information you need to keep in touch with friends and family.
Document readers
Edit documents in popular formats.
HD video recording (720p)
Record High Definition video with a simple touch of a button.
Camera - 8.1 Megapixel
Capture and share special moments.
Digital zoom - up to 4x
Get close to your subject.
Flash / light type - Photo light
When lighting conditions are poor, your picture can still be good.
Auto focus
Automatic focus for optimal clarity.
Face detection
Your phone automatically sets the focus on the faces in your pictures.
Geo tagging
Have your photo tagged with information on where it was taken.
Image stabilizer
Avoid blurriness caused by slight hand movements.
Smile detection
Let the camera automatically snap the shot when your subject flashes a smile.
Video light
More light when shooting video.
Touch focus
Touch the screen to set the focus area.
Send to web
Catch moments with your camera and send straight to your personal web site or blog.
HD video recording - 720p
Record High Definition video with a simple touch of a button.
Video recording
Capture the action as it happens.
Release Date
First seen
5 November 2009