Check this out, C905 is faster than N96(browsing the web)
An 8mp review in zimbio.com
" The Sony Ericsson C905 for me is the best of the bunch. The joint venture between Sony and Ericsson is really starting to bring some major advantages to the Sony Ericsson Cyber-Shot range. The imaging censor in the C905 is the same as the one used in a Sony Digital SLR Camera, and you really can tell. The images are clearer and sharper than the other 8MP handsets, and some of the camera features can’t be beaten. For night time shots, the C905 excels as it is one of the few cameraphones on the market that features a Xenon Flash, this gives much better lighting at night, more accurate colours and allows photo’s to be taken at a greater distance than an LED flash."
"All of these handsets seriously raise the bar when it comes to camera phones and all of them could easily replace your existing digital camera. If I had to choose just one of these handsets, then without doubt it would be the Sony Ericsson C905. The i8510 is an excellent phone, but if you don’t need all the bells and whistles and the extra functionality on it then the C905 will suit you perfectly."
Here's the link in case you like to read the full review:
Dani, 02 Nov 2008Its just a Camera Phone, didnt you see what he wrote!yeah and my argument is that camera and video goes hand in hand. thats like having a phone which can only text but cannot do phonecalls!
this phone should offer a replacement to a digital camera but because of the poor video quality, it cannot!
Anonymous, 01 Jan 1970The Price In AXIOM TELECOM for C-905 Sony Ericsson IS 2999/-UAE DHS the the prices are high in axiom because you will get original handsets and accessories shrink box as its comes from company 2 years warranty ,5 days Price Protection as well AXIOM TELECOM is the authorised Dealer for Sony Ericsson ,NOKIA, LG, SAMSUNG ,HTC & Motorola.
everything is perfect in this phone. Will buy it and stick with it till w1 comes out.
Just got a C905 and I have to say the picture quality of the phone is impressive, compare it with the sampsung 8mp phone and there's no competition, I'm still doing lots of experiments on the h/set.
N regrets and the battery life on the h/set is excellent too.
So if you want the best pic quality on a phone get the c905 otherwise it's upto you guys
Se is losing it big time.Juz because there's a video call function everyone assume that there's a second camera juz like my poor cousin who bought this.How can se do that?That's cheating u know???Can anyone tell me which fool gonna use video call on the main camera n record what's in front of u rather than your face???!!!What kind of stupid technology is this???!!!It doesn't make any sense at all!!!So those who needs video call function don't buy this phone.
My wife has had the C905 for a week now and I've had the Samsung I8510 for nearly 2 months. Though I'd share my views for those of you finding it difficult to decide between these two 8mp handsets.
The camera generally seems to produce better photos than the i8510.
The handset is obviously less bulky, looks better than the i8510.
It does feel a bit creaky and wonder how it will last.
Samsung i8510 -
The flash on the camera is too bright for taking photos close up.
This phone has more features having symbian operating system.
Browser is faster and easier to navigate web pages due to the optical joystick.
Video recording quality is excellent.
The i8510 is really solid, made mainly from metal.
Large internal memory 8gb / 16gb plus micro sd if you need it.
The i8510 has more features all round and is more robust.
The C905 is smaller, has better still camera and looks nicer.
Now i own the C905 and it seems its like a downgrade from my N82, i think im getting rid of it and upgrade to the Innov8.
G900 user, 01 Nov 2008This is a good phone, but it can not be compared to Innov8. That is a smartphone and this is j... moreWell yeah, I agree that it's inferior to INNOV 8 or N85 but the thing is while INNOV 8 is cool but the N85 the design is just old and looks like a toy. The C905 just looks hardcore!
plwh888, 01 Nov 2008This is first and foremost a Camera Phone, full stop.
You should not compare it with other... morei think camera and video go hand in hand.
a real digital camera has usable video quality, some even shooting in HD. if nokia had VGA video back in 2003, why cant SE have it in 2008?
I love this phone only had it 24 hours and its ace, made full use of it last night (halloween) lol. thank you sony ericsson for bringin my dream fone out lol
This is a good phone, but it can not be compared to Innov8. That is a smartphone and this is just a camera with phone functionality. I am a big fan of SE, but, bleive me, SE is loosing these days. Its phone cannot be compared to new SAMSUNGs and NOKIAs. It has had a very bad draw back. It is becoming like MOTOROlA, (but not that bad, of course). I'm currently using G900, it is good, but would be better with higher CPU, (e.g. 300 MHz, now it is only 208 MHz) and VGA video. I'm really worried for SEs future.
This is first and foremost a Camera Phone, full stop.
You should not compare it with other smart phones, SE makes no pretense about it. It should be treated as a Camera Phone, and the photos it snap are AMAZING (I know cos I have it).
Stop complaining about the Video quality, cos it is a Camera Phone and not a Video Phone, wait for (perhaps) a Handycam Phone from Sony or Sony Ericsson.
Yes, this phone is definitely not slim. The logic is to provide a good hold on the phone and prevent handshake when shooting. If the phone is too slim, shooting tend to shaking.
And the photo quality are really better than Samung or Nokia, I know cos I used Samsung Innov8 before and Nokia N85 and the regretful N96.
GPS and Wifi are its secondary features, it doesnt excel in them but it does a decent job.
If you want a Smartphone, then the C905 is definitely not for you.
C905 is not a perfect all-in-one phone, it doesnt pretend to be a Smartphone either, but it is a very good Camera Phone =)
We got this phone in the store, and believe me!! It's great. Really the phone rocks.
Still waiting for the X1 though.
SE CEO DOUCHEBAG, 31 Oct 2008This SE CEO guy is outta his mind, running his mouth over things he/she doesn't know. The Sony... moreSure the C905 is the nicer phone, but i got the innov8 because of its better functionallity, as the C905 lacks to much important functions (not smartphone,no 2nd Cam,no VGA recording,no 3,5mm AudioJack etc., Offboard-GPS is crap) And the S60 works really good and fast, SE is well known for laggy and buggy software so i don´t guess the C905 does a better job, and the camera is really amazing, better than C905 the seller told me, and he is right. My conclusion the Innov8 is the best solution for Mmultimedia and technic freaks, C905 is good for... sorry i dont know ...school kids? ;)
Guys please, i need to know.. how is the video camera ?? is it good ? and how long is the maximum video length ? cuz they're saying that it's limited..
There's no secondary cam for video calling.You can only use the main cam for video calling n the person you're calling can only see what is in front of you.Come on se,where's the logic!!!???Something so expensive n no proper video call???Give me a break man!!!
Anonymous, 01 Jan 1970Maybe your correct that some people aren't really capable for smartphones but it's a fact that some people prefer to work on laptaps rather than on to there cellphones. Just think, I would prefer to type and work on my laptop in making projets(Long projects, I mean) rather than working it on my cp.......