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Sony Ericsson announces its first Android Walkman phone, the W8

21 April, 2011 | Read the news | Post your comment
Sony Ericsson announces its first Android Walkman phone, the W8 - read the full textSony Ericsson has just announced its first phone from the Walkman series to run Android (or the other way around). By the looks of it, the W8 is an XPERIA X8, but with a bit of fancy colors and a WALKMAN logo. Just like its brother, the X8, the Sony Ericsson W8 sports a 3-inch capacitive...

 

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cannot upgrade it...u need to root it to upgrade...
otherwise u will b struck wid android 2.1 update1...
there is no official upgrade available for w8...
and in future also, there will be none...

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  • 2013-03-12 14:28
  • U21N

how to upgrade w8 sony

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  • 2013-03-08 11:01
  • uu7W

plz.. tell me how to update it's software..
if u know dan plz.. tell me at my id sarveshagrawal12@gmail.com

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  • 2012-12-31 13:52
  • utvn

> In reply to aslan @ 2011-04-23 13:52 from Mfx6 - click to readhello frnd, plz tell me how u have updated your w8 phone as soon as possible . send me the whole procedure for this to my mail id
kam.thapar@yahoo.com be thankful

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  • 2012-11-26 16:42
  • uw@s

I tried rooting this phone and installed Android 2.3.7 but some features are not supported by the w8. I used sony ericsson software update to restore my phone's OS 'cause I forgot to backup the 2.1 OS using the Xrecovery. Well, I found out that SOny Ericsson w8 is only suited on its Original OS 'cause I experienced too many problems in Android 2.3.7 which can be found in this site: http://forum.xda-developers.co...hp?t=1425240 . Yeah, I know that there are too many available custom rom for w8 or x8 but some applications are not applicable to your phone. Now, I'm using its original OS. So, I recommend that just stick to its own OS or you'll experienced some problems that could ruin your phone. I love Sony!

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  • 2012-09-01 08:13
  • YTMA

hey my phone is blackout when i take out the battery when i on the phone no display

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  • 2012-06-13 10:39
  • RJi9

Y is it dat i can not download from android market..??

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  • 2012-06-11 10:36
  • PSvt

Though there are superior mobiles in the same range that of w8 but none can compete with streamlined body and stylish look of w8.

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  • 2012-04-10 08:20
  • uwV2

How to update w8?

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  • 2012-03-22 06:47
  • tugy

> In reply to Mayya the don: @ 2011-09-02 08:28 from utsU - click to readYo Guys.. SE W8 is Great Cell phone under price of 10k. it can get every thing from market.
1. Equalizer - PowerAMP
2. Zoom - Vignette
What else??
If u want every thing, y bought SEW8 .. go for other..

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  • 2012-02-22 15:19
  • vGyu

> In reply to Ajayan @ 2011-11-30 09:17 from t}Na - click to readandroied market download zooming softwear

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  • 2012-01-26 10:46
  • t}j}

i suggest SE to lunch a upgrade version android 2.3 of w8...

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  • 2012-01-09 07:30
  • utCn

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-11-27 20:56 from KFM3 - click to readsorry frnd bt i think dat there is no upgrade for w8.

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  • 2012-01-03 15:04
  • w9Di

> In reply to Prince @ Kanpur @ 2011-12-07 20:19 from uvH2 - click to readWorth the price tag? and how much did it cost you exact? I was offered a price or $160.
And should I rather go for another Android phone or this should suffice?

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  • 2011-12-08 23:30
  • t}e2

Bought this one month ago.Its good phone but doesn't have latest android.SE is providing android 2.3 to all Xperia Series but not w8 and x8.I would request SE to provide update for w8.As this phone lack some features,peolpe who have w8 can try ZOOM FX to zoom in camera,POWER AMP for equlzr and android assistant for support features.
If anyone updated w8 to android 2.2 or 2.3.5 pls forward ur reply.

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  • 2011-12-07 20:19
  • uvH2

> In reply to anky @ 2011-10-23 21:19 from 2@Y2 - click to readu can download the camera settings on android market.

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  • 2011-11-30 09:17
  • t}Na

when anroid 2.3 version are available for this phone?

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  • 2011-11-27 20:56
  • KFM3

In this phone 3G are available?

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  • 2011-11-14 13:46
  • fC{t

upgradable version is available for w8.. if yes reply me back....

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  • 2011-11-13 10:32
  • uvr6

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