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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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Hello

Hi i want to know how do i save applications downloaded from android market...... on sd card......
Is there any way if so plz lemme know...........

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  • 2011-08-22 19:11
  • utbX

> In reply to Piseth @ 2011-08-18 12:22 from P@Th - click to readupgrade your phone to 2.2 androed verson u can install application in sd card

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  • 2011-08-21 17:49
  • 9CHE

> In reply to Piseth @ 2011-08-18 12:22 from P@Th - click to readyou need wait for the android os v2.2 for you to be able to install apps on your sd card

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  • 2011-08-19 09:59
  • FMY8

My W8 has and internal memory to little so when i install many game or application it attention "low memory and should delete some" so how can i install application to SD card or use what application should i use? please all friend help me! Thank in advance...

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  • 2011-08-18 12:22
  • P@Th

again battery life is poor Shoooooooo

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  • 2011-08-17 13:35
  • bCaH

> In reply to jesil @ 2011-07-29 13:23 from sSN% - click to readpls tell how?

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  • 2011-08-14 11:25
  • wdUK

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-07-11 18:22 from 7t8Y - click to readI don't know whether it can be updated to 2.3 but, it will be very slow if it can be
Its having 600MHz processor and very low RAM
I am running 2.3.3 on my HTC desire HD but it has 780 RAM

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  • 2011-08-12 09:43
  • sGjF

> In reply to BHAUMIL @ 2011-04-23 06:51 from t}NF - click to readdear friend. if you have 1ok then let us discus abt this mobile

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  • 2011-08-06 07:18
  • Hkth

> In reply to aslan @ 2011-04-23 13:52 from Mfx6 - click to readhello friend can u help me how to upgrade my w8 into 2.3

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  • 2011-07-29 13:23
  • sSN%

do you have w8 azure in philippines?..

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  • 2011-07-29 12:42
  • K7eu

Does w8 comes with andriod 2.3 update

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  • 2011-07-11 18:22
  • 7t8Y

Does the x8's cover suit w8's cover?

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  • 2011-07-06 13:05
  • ib9A

> In reply to arjun..india @ 2011-05-20 11:24 from ut}Y - click to readArjun
you should get an x8 for less than 10000 Rs
check this link
mysmartprice.com/mobile/sony%20ericsson-xperia-x­8-msp580

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  • 2011-06-26 16:12
  • 7j$c

Hey..!
guyz does it have secondary cam or not..!

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  • 2011-06-19 20:12
  • KFQ@

guys am totally impressed by this phone
but i have only 10000rs..when x8 cost 13000rs.....will w8 available around 10000rs....help...
price tag is not published yet right

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  • 2011-05-20 11:24
  • ut}Y

Isn't everyone missing the point here? This is a Walkman phone that will be launched at a low price. The Xperia X8 that it uses as a base wasn't such a bad phone, was just out speced by the competition at that price range. Cue W8, walkman rebranding, fresh lick of paint and a much lower price tag thanks to most of the development cost already absorbed by the X8 and voila, a decent cheap pay as you go phone, that just happens to also be a music player and just happens to run Andoid apps. Sony lost touch with the market? I don't think so, just aiming for a different consumer than their Xperia line-up..

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  • 2011-05-06 20:55
  • 3WiX

Copy of Xperia X8 except:
W8
Resolution: 320X480 pixels
GPRS: 85.6 Kbps
OS: Android OS, V2.1 (Eclair)
Color: azure , Orange , Red

X8
Resolution: 240X320 pixels
GPRS: 48 Kbps
OS: Android OS, V1.6 (Donut)
Color: White , Black , Aqua Blue/White ,
Silver/White , White/Blue , White/Pink ,
Silver/Dark Blue , Black/Red , Black/Blue ,
Black/Grey , White/Dark Blue

That's it !!!!
And the fact is these differences hardly matterz.
OS upgrade was must but still 2.1 that no fair atleast 2.2
or 3.0 needed to compete the market.

Sound quality is same, now what will change: Price tag :P

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  • 2011-05-05 06:35
  • HZ9E

I'm currently using an X8 so there's no reason for using the same sys n os for this w8.Just install an power amp app from the mrkt n I can get a better wlkman...It should come with froyo or gingerbread to compete!!

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  • 2011-04-26 14:06
  • IVR@

SE w8 only the copy of x8. w8 has a no stereo speaker & shake control. Its an only logo of W not a really WALKMAN phone. I think it sound quality is also ordinary.
SE w8 is a not walkman phone. I never want purchase it, but I am waiting form really Walkman Phone.
w595 & w995 is a great walkman phone. We cant compare this to w8.

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  • 2011-04-25 08:23
  • utxS

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-04-23 14:04 from tV46 - click to readthe phone features are greatbut the camera has a bit less resolution

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  • 2011-04-25 06:50
  • 2ZHu

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