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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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> In reply to Trupal @ 2011-06-19 20:12 from KFQ@ - click to readthere s no secondry cam .

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  • 2011-11-08 14:59
  • vGVg

jz wan to ask, why the animated pictures are not moving when i received from other phone by bluetooth..

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  • 2011-11-04 13:27
  • PS6w

it is upgradable to 2.3.5 by downloading customs roms from xda site

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  • 2011-10-30 13:34
  • 2@g4

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-10-08 14:49 from uum7 - click to readyou can download application manager from the android market.

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  • 2011-10-30 04:43
  • 2F6K

camera no zooming help me...wat to do...?

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  • 2011-10-23 21:19
  • 2@Y2

> In reply to BitBlocker @ 2011-10-20 11:34 from ijMr - click to readUse "Power amp music player" to enjoy music on W8. It will facilitate you equalizer too with great music experience. Go to W8 "Market" search "Power amp" download and enjoy!!

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  • 2011-10-20 11:57
  • ijMr

Hi,
I bought W8 three days ago, I liked all features except "Battery Life", "Internal Memory Size", "Music Player does not have equalizer", "Bounded to install application only on Internal Memory".
What to say more, in a sentence "I am not satisfied at this price tag (Rs. 10050/-)".
Phone is slow for some application. I installed some application and games and it was on low memory.
You can not Set wallpaper by going through "Album" directly. It gives error about "Low Heap Memory".
May be there would be some app to provide equalizer or different music player, low internal memory problem.
I liked the style, Design and way of OS works, OS animation way, its cool.
There are lot of hidden features that have to find like zooming of picture (You can do by double tapping on picture), how to add widget, set wallpapers, how to delete message etc. I have not read the catalog of this phone but i like to find app and process by own.

All i can give this phone is 5/10 right now. If this phone is applicable to upgrade OS version or get latest OS version W8 will deserve 7/10.

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  • 2011-10-20 11:34
  • ijMr

W8 update will be available to the user or not we are hoping for good new about update please don't disappoint us

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  • 2011-10-18 18:37
  • fCS8

honestly, I don't know how zoom the picture when i take a photo & I don't find my memory card location.. plz help me

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  • 2011-10-17 16:13
  • bC7t

how to update w8 to 2.3 version

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  • 2011-10-15 10:37
  • vaNH

Can i upgrade my phone memory because i install apps then it makes my phone so slow

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  • 2011-10-12 04:45
  • UD{{

> In reply to Piseth @ 2011-08-18 12:22 from P@Th - click to readTry using app2sd to install apps to sd card. I'm not sure whether 2.1 (eclair) can use this apps or not. U can download it from Android Market.

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  • 2011-10-11 05:07
  • RNxv

> In reply to anki @ 2011-09-26 20:13 from vGxY - click to readi brought this phone just two days back phone looks slim and cute, the camera clearity is also good, and as they said that this phone is android i am not able to download any apps from android market though i have tried it from wifi connected, and i cand find the file manager in this phone, walkman is superb, compare to nokia symbian phones this phone is woking very slowly and the price of this phone is not worthable while compare with motorola charm

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  • 2011-10-08 14:49
  • uum7

can i upgrade my w8 to android version 2.2....if yes please suggest me how...

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  • 2011-10-03 08:06
  • ijM7

please post the report of this phone.....

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  • 2011-09-26 20:13
  • vGxY

can I upgrade this phone by myself? I mean I don't need to go to any phone store to upgrade it.is there any software for 2.2 android version in internet?

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  • 2011-09-19 20:27
  • tVqZ

2 dys battry is running by using battry saver
its wrking

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  • 2011-09-10 06:00
  • rAR5

These are the following d merits which i found with S E W8 phone.....
1.no equiliser in the audio player(walkman).
2.the volume in speaker is bit low and also in headset is bit louder(its not that good to here continuos music as the sound kinda breaks at the max volume).
3.only qwerty keyboard and no alpha-numeric keyboard as the beginners to this kind ll face difficulty in typing msgs at a fast rate.

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  • 2011-09-02 08:28
  • utsU

look like yendo, very bad battery life and internal speaker is awesome. my rating is 3 out 10

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  • 2011-08-24 10:13
  • wMHH

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