Guys. The Aspen is a really good phone. WM 6.5.3 and working really well. Cool features adopted by Sony Ericsson to show off windows themes. Thouroughly customizable home screens. Battery lasted with my first charge for something like 40 hours. Mix-usage included having wifi and bluetooth and playing around with the phone settings for a good chunk of the time.
Haven't tested out the radio/media player options but I'm guessing it should be up to the mark.
As for comparisons. I'm not going to make any as I have no idea how the Nokia functions. To be honest, have bever been much of a fan of Nokia or symbians for that better. Was seriously considering a BB but was a lot more comfortable with Win mobile having been a winmobile user for some time now.
Albert, 13 Aug 2010OK. It sounds like you are right, but read some reviews about Aspen and Nokia. I did not buy ... moreAspen even kills your E72 in terms of RAM, OS and the features I listed at the end. As far as reading in the sun is concerned what things people may read under sunlight just the name of calling party, i dont think anyone uses it for document reading or editing.
That's right! You have to turn brightness to 100% outdoors (default=50%). Nokia uses transflective screens which are much better, Sony & Samsung don't. At least not for their WM phones.
Alamgir, 13 Aug 2010Dear friend, Aspen an entry biz phone and e71 serious biz phone ??? let us check the datasheet... moreOK. It sounds like you are right, but read some reviews about Aspen and Nokia. I did not buy E71. And I never been Nokia’s fan. Now I have E 72 ( it is my second Nokia phone only). I had Samsung I780 and it’s screen as well as Aspen’s one is very poor on outside, you cannot read on it something. I waited for Aspen for a long time but bought E72 for the same price as Aspen now. I did not said that Aspen is bad phone, I just bought what is suits me.
Albert, 12 Aug 2010How Aspen could be better than E71? They are from different levels. Aspen is an enter business... moreDear friend, Aspen an entry biz phone and e71 serious biz phone ??? let us check the datasheets, hope u get out of hangover.
1. Processor : SE Aspen got 600 MHz Qualcomm MSM7227 which also serves SE X8, SE x10mini twins and some flagships of some other brands, whereas E71 369 MHz ARM11 other devices unknown.
2. RAM : SE Aspen got 256MB, E71 128MB.
3. Aspen got 2.4" touchscreen, E71 2.36" screen.
4. Aspen got windows 6.5.3 OS seriously meant for biz smart phones, E71 got Symbian OS 9.2, Series 60 v3.1 UI found on any piece of nokia smart or feature phone.
5. Aspen got 3.5mm audio jack(universal standard), E71 got 2.5mm unknown.
Further aspen got unlimited voice recording, threaded view for SMSs, document creator. E71 voice recording limited to 60 seconds, no threaded view for SMSs and just document editor.
Now tell which is the Entry level biz phone and which is serious.
[deleted post]Aspen..of course,
Because I'm going to get it whatever it was.
You just wait another month to get it cheaper . And you will read more users opinions. Don't be upset of my previous answers.
[deleted post]Just kidding...
Read my friend(because you can't listen in this forum)
You can choose Sony Ericsson if you are a Sony Ericsson fan and lover . Orrr... you may choose BB if you love BB..Hope I was for some help for your confusion betwwen the two.If you are not satisfied with my help,,,let me,again, advise you to go to Swat in pakistan..There..you will end your confusion and you will decide to get for yourself a Nokia 3100.
Albert, 12 Aug 2010How Aspen could be better than E71? They are from different levels. Aspen is an enter business... moreFirst get an aspen den compare with e71. you must be someone who is born in nokia hospital, breastfed and brought up by a nokia phone. accidentally got a blackberry, BTW u r not the only one of this league there are many more who are xyz brand fanboys but want to advertise their brand/phone at Sony Ericsson's pages.
sumit, 11 Aug 2010Kindly tell me how is aspen,how is the cpu speed,is it really better then Nokia E71,Kindly tel... moreHow Aspen could be better than E71? They are from different levels. Aspen is an enter business phone, E71 is a serious business one in metall body. I had E63 and now I have E72. People what are you talking about? Nokia is better than BlackBerry (I have BB 9300).
in Iran is about 450$ :(
i must wait for after 3 months may be 300$ like vivaz
Eddie, 10 Aug 2010I went to the phone shop today, eager to try this phone (Aspen). But I was disappointed to see... moreit is possible:
(or something like that, i have a German Aspen, so I am not sure about the translations
Then there is an option textsize. There you can choose 5 different sizes. I think the standard is the medium size.
Kindly tell me how is aspen,how is the cpu speed,is it really better then Nokia E71,Kindly tell ur expert review and help me ,i wanna buy a new phone soon.Thanks in advance.
Shops in Dubai returned the stock because of the problems all the customers were having. Returned mine the same day. Kept freezing and is too slow. I was not expecting this from Sony ericsson. A low quality phone.
I was going to buy the Aspen today and asked the phone company to show me how to do the handwriting input. They could not figure it out even though the website states English handwriting input. Has anyone been able to get that to work? How does one activate that? I am waiting to buy until I know. Thanks
Does this have a call & voice recording option.please let me know...if any one have the answer