SE has always been the ONLY brand that offers you GOOD LOOKIN phnes...for all the samsung fans...can u plz give me a single phone that looks even DIFFERENT..n NOKIA fans wont b able to give me one phone that doesnt look bulky..i ve also used samsung n nokia but they jus drive me crazy with their SLOOOOOOOOOOOW speed...so please ppl...gt ovr it...SE is just going thrua hard PATCH..theyll recover cuz nokia n sams aint even close to where SE desrves to b!!!
ND, 20 Oct 2009Hahahahaha...... Just 5% market share... LMAO!But isn't SE being much larger than HTC in terms of market share?
i hope SE survive .
when one company dominate it is not cool as diversity and creativity will disappear.
having lots of operating companies fuels creativity and competition
Anonymous, 19 Oct 2009Here is how I view SE....a company which I would take over the almighty brand's products anyti... moreI totally agree with you on this one. Hm... image isn't everything afterall.
Here is how I view SE....a company which I would take over the almighty brand's products anytime....but probably 2nd from the bottom of my shopping list.
From the high level view, SE seems to lose its track in terms of offering mid-low end phones.
Not too long ago, SE relased a bunch of so called C5xx / W5xx series, can any SE experts here really recall the (minor) differences among them? Oh yeah, maybe the cam improved or whatever, but then why not simply get an old C8xx for better cam then?
Then suddenly its so called "Walkman" series started to improve on the cam quality "near" to "Cybershot" series, so what's there for C series then?
For non-experts like me, phones like W595/W995/W705 they all look similar, so are others like S302/K630/K530/W660/W610/K550/K618/W810...
And how many qwerty keypad phone has SE offered? After P9xx series, only X1, but somehow never heard they gain much "business" users like its competitors.
The proprietary design may also contribute to the company's failure. Recently I sold one of my phones, which had a 8GB micro SD card in it. I took out the card, put in an adapter, and there it goes right into my Canon G9 for thousands of photos. The other day my friend wanted to transfer me some pics, so I took out the 8GB micro-SD card from my phone with the adapter and it goes neaty into the laptop SD card slot.
Unless I'm a Sony fan (which I "used" to in the Walkman/Discman/MD days, but lost it since it started to use the back then not exactly reliable but yet expensive memory stick), which means I've walkmans, cams, and everything else being Sony, so they can read the memory sticks. Otherwise, for most consumers that means they need to spend more $ for the memory cards to begin with, not to mention accessories like fast port, and I'm not sure if SE is even going with the gang regarding the micro-USB charger / data transfer port at all.
Last but not least, most phone users of mid-low end phones use their phones to "talk", and if know anyone who owns any SE bar phones, chances are you have enjoyed the "background noise" instead of the person's own voice.
Everybody wants second chance!!!microsoft was also in some major losses the ford and some other major companies..so there is no sudden expression that what happen to SE...we are holding hands for that tech-mo company..it will be better so cheers :)
they must have learned from mistakes by now and certainly know what to do. new phones are the step in the right direction and i believe that if they manage to reliese all products planned for the future, and without too much delay, SE will be back on track. and on top with samsung where they belong
I love sony ericsson.a great company who introduce us muzic,great cam,speedy and without buggy softwhare and beautiful cells.i hope sony er will become soon a market leader and sony ericsson deserved it.nokia is good company but before Sony ericsson nokia dont try to going to improve there tech in cells.i love sony ericsson
I believe that unlike other companies, SE are way behind in terms of OS (having only few hi-end expensive phones with WinMo and older Symbian UIQ ones) and in terms of technology (like the proprietary all-in-one jack relic that is the worst ever, and they are still using it on satio instead of the 3,5mm and a micro USB, or the micro M2 memory card). I think SE tried to do thinks by it's self, trying to do unique phones with no outside influences but instead they went on a long path to isolation in the phone business. I belive that if SE would make some all in one accessible phones (a mix betwin Walkman, Cyber Shot and PSP capabilities - at least in terms of software, the 3,5mm jack and micro USB) with some OS like the young catchy overrated Android, they would make a great phone. I hope that might be the X3. But who knows?
Poor Sony, 17 Oct 2009I used to be a Sony Fan, but I realized that for the past year, all the phone they make sucks!... moreIs true, their materials are crap, I had a w580 and 4 months later i had to take it back to the company, they gave me a new one, and this one, 1 year later was in my waste basket.
So come on
I used to be a Sony Fan, but I realized that for the past year, all the phone they make sucks! Once you bought their phone, 3 months later, definately there'll be some problem and you'll need to sent it back to service center. Any they actually make 'toy phones', their material makes you feel like you're holding a toy in your hand. And the best part is, service center here in our country employ all foreign staff which I believe they're not doing a good job, especially their english, really makes you sick!
Hey Sony Ericsson , Symbian UIQ soul need friend & Symbian UIQ soul want you join it. hehehe
I really love Sony Ericsson for their funky designs on their phones and how they focus on multimedia rather than very serious business phones but sometimes they have quite high prices for their phones which they should really change.. I hope the Satio, Aino, Yari, X2, and the upcoming X3 can help them a lot cause those phones are definitley good phones..
Maybe it's because of the corny nicknames. Come on SE. Rachael? WTF?! Xperia X3 sounds wayyyy better.
Still GSMarena is a fan of SE.. you can see the difference by comparing their comments between SE and Nokia sales even though SE is falling fast.. LOL!!!!!!!!!! GSMarena or SEarena...
It is pretty obvious why the top phone makers for this year are doing well and Moto and SE are not.
Nokia - 5800 came out as Nokia's "first" fancy new touchscreen. Aggressively priced and sold millions of units.
LG - Cookie is a hit midrange touchscreen phone. LG KS360 was a hit among "tweens". GW520 was a spin off of the successful Cookie + KS360.
Samsung - 5230 Star is a touchscreen midrange phone to take on the LG Cookie. Did so well they came out with a wifi version to increase appeal.
Samsung Corby will be another smash hit for Christmas. Nokia has their 5800 spinoffs in the more affordable 5530 and the poor man's 5230 (copied samsung's model no?). The Nokia 6760 could have been a hit but the price is a little hot on the unlocked market. Now look at where SE & Motorola are at. No phone similar to the Cookie, Star, or 5530. Did you all not get the memo? iPhones and phones that resemble them are hot. Texting phones for teens are hot. High end phone with crazy specs are nice things to round out your offering but if you concentrate on low to mid end, nicely designed phones with average features you will have a successful phone.