I'm a Samsung fan, it was really hard for me to switch but when i saw the colour of my new sony(purple) i loved it. I just bought it 4 days ago..so far it is alright but i was it came with a flash/light and slightly bigger keypad...very pretty phone.
S.E S500i really beautiful but the keypad hav some many problem haizz so very sad hav this phone 4 wat ... wasted money 2 repair again again n again ...
i donīt know why sony ericsson made a mobile with this terrible keypad!
they should give to S500 ownners new keypad that donīt crack!
SE! do something about it! i like this brand and youldnīt like to have any complaint about u!
Iīve bought one 2 days ago. Itīs such a great mobile! the only thing iīd like to have is Back Groung Music (actually i donīt know if it has) and flash. just this. but itīs a great phone! I was thingking about this one or Motorola K1, but this is much better! beatiful, soft, loud song, etc!
I was thinking of buying this phone and I was wondering about the keys since i heard ppl saying that the keys crack. Is it possible to buy replacement keys for this phone?
i had this phone a day and a button split down the middle over the weeks every single button cracked...i got it repaired only for a week later for another button 2 crack and today i found another one!!
Hello! I have this phone for 4 months now. Yes, it has nice themes and it looks great. And camera is great. But my keypad cracked for 3 times since I got it - it was already 2 times at the service for 3 weeks :(
Also, the whole phone makes weird sound when I press keys, it makes crackels like it' made of cheap plastic.
I'm not happy with it :(
Hi, please I want to buy the S500 and I am very woried about the crack of the key. please I don't understand what do you mean by key cracked? you can't use the key anymore? or it's only a noise crack that you hear when you press on it??
Had the phone for about 6 months. all but one key is cracked and the # is actually cracked in half and had fallen apart. While the phone has nice features and looks great with the new lights on the side STAY AWAY FROM THIS PHONE! This is a very disappointing phone. Thought SE would do better.
This phone is cool and as all the feature of a phone the camera is good except my keypads it has a crack already!
I had this phone lately and your right this phone is good and has all the features of a phone and the keypad of my phone is still functioning well without cracks! this phone is amazing and is very competetive at the market places too.
Everything is good about this cell phone. But yes this set has a problem of key pads. I am using this set for more than 2 months and my No. 2 and No. 4 keys are cracked.
Nice and good looking phone but.... here's my story:
I was so excited about the purchase of my new phone, but with the pass of 2 days the joystick was activating another functions of the phone, (internet and shortcuts) but well i made the change in the store... and then another 2 weeks passed and the keyboard cracked!! the number 2 and 6!!!
Does Sony Ericsson will do something to erase this terrible manufacturing detail?? And when??
we dont have any problems with either yellow or the black/green ones..im my self using bouth w580i and s500i Black/Green.. and i dont have any problems at all. the first w580i i had did crack.. but not the s500i. and we havent had any complaines on the latest s500i. hope this helps you Sam. cheers from Norway
harlo wondering anyone of u has this phone is white set?
is the lights effect on the white set looks nice or hardly can see or feel it?
I'm loving this phone.. of course everyone does.it's just so cute and lovely.
All my keys got cracks after a month or two but it didn't make any problem.
Themes at S500 is very nice. the keypad being crack but I'm satisfied have it
Hey i have a Sony Ericsson S500I and it works Just fine, actually i even had a K550I and this S500I is better in a small few ways but basically not much different from the K550I and i should know that Sony Ericsson S50I is one of the best for its time of type I give it a 9-10
I'm a cell phone technician, I would like to know what color is the phone that doesn't have anymore problem. ~Yellow/spring yellow is the phone that doesn't have problem, especially on keypad~. I try press hard on the keypad, no cracking.
To those whose keypad crack-
The phone is fragile when you press hard, and because it's made of plastic/glue. If you press in the center of each keypad, and make sure your hand is not wet or sticky. It's gonna be find. One thing when you text message, try not to text fast. This phone is not a good idea to text fast because the keypad doesn't lay flat like Motorola. Sony Ericsson is pretty reliable and last long, unless for those who text hard, fast, careless. Any question, write back here. You know my name.
Happy for those who like it, wish every problem you are experiencing will fix soon.