a great phone. Lots of feature. I always show the gesture control magic to my friends they get amazed by it. Sound is really good. Smart music buttons. TrackID feature is helpful. The OLED screen outside makes it different from others. Speed is not lightening fast but it works fine for me. 3d games run fine. Built-in speaker is poor and the camera is really extra. And the screen is a bit small, everything fights for space in it. If you want a smart & good looking phone in cheap price go for it.
I absolutely love the appearance of this phone but it just doesnt work well..this is my second W380... the first one,speakers just stopped working and now the present one,the back of the phone keeps heating up when it is off and if the battery is in..i needto remove the battery when turning off my phone...its not very convenient...btw can anyone tell me what can cause my phone back to heat up when it is off and not when on? plz..
The phone is great, but i have had the phone for two years and the music speaker stopped. i don't like the issue of the phone not havin the ability of recording videos, and the phone craks on the centre of the rolling part of the flip. but the gesture control and external key on the top of the flip is like way totally cool, mostly the sound from the ear piece is magnificent. well you can buy the phone,ericsson are my best and my next is w995 which is coming soon.pls let it get to nigeria on time.
dont ever get this phone it is crap it breaks with in the 1st 2 weeks speaker charges earphones cant call with out it bein on loud speaker dont get this phone it is not as gud as it sounds far far far from it sony is the worst make you can ever get now they used to be gud but they are using cheap parts and putting more in so the phone cant cope and fails
it is very stylish phone and super sound quality on earphone. gesture control awesome
hamster2375, 12 May 2009totally dissapointed in buying this unit. I even used my credit card. After 2 wks, earpiece no... moreYour complaint about the earpiece is not relevant to the phone itself. I had it for a year and it still works great.
very very very dull phone major problems sony and clamp phones do not mix keep well away
Ultra-bright screen. Keys are ok-sensitive, but sometimes you need to press harder. Nice music key touch in the front. Menus and applications are easy to access. My cons' are the 1MP camera and its inability to record videos. It's a great walk-man phone for normal use, don't expect that much. I bought a 2GB card for it, everything works great.
Anonymous, 06 May 2009It's an absolute rubbish phone - so if your considering buying it pls stop! i had it for six m... moresame as what I experienced. The sad thing about this is, i still paying the unit to bank even if i sold it already at a very low price. Really disgusting.
totally dissapointed in buying this unit. I even used my credit card. After 2 wks, earpiece not functioning. Waste of money.
hii had just buy my phone and while going through the phone applications there was something call the exector in the games selection and when i when into it the phone went totally blank on me it is not taking charge nor coming back on.what could be the problem?
hi all, I have a w380 and I hate it because it goes on emerg.calls only in some areas which another one the same model doesn't!!! the sony Ericsson guys have fixed it for 4 times and the problem still remains!!
anyone can help me?
Gregory, actually you can use mp3 files as ring tones, I have a W380a, and all my ring tones are mp3 files + the ring tones that the phone has as default.
It's an absolute rubbish phone - so if your considering buying it pls stop! i had it for six months. The phone developed cracks everywhere and the Speakers stopped working.The cracks later led to pieces of the cover falling off, exposing the phones hardware. poor 2G signal too. Camera quality is poor. Does not take videos. and keys on keypad are are so far apart that it slows down typing alot.
I've had this phone for a month,and after using and playing around with it,I'd have to say it's one of the best phones I've ever used. The call quality is nice and clear and my calls are never dropped at all.
I guess the only thing I don't like about it is the camera. The pictures aren't exactly clear,but it's okay as long as you have photo editing software.
Actually,you can put mp3 ringtones on your phone. All you need is a program where you can edit the song you want. Audacity is a free audio editor you can download. Just upload the sound you want,cut out whatever parts you want to make your ringtone,save it as an mp3,and transfer the mp3 to your phone using the USB cable and the Sony Media Manager(...or you can go here, edit your sound,and transfer your ringtone via WAP: http://www.iwfr.net/mp3toringtone/index.php).
Popeye, 25 Apr 2009I purchased a W380a from Fido and I was told by the person selling me the phone that i would n... morePopeye, as I understand it, you cannot put mp3 files as ring tones on this phone. You can, however, put midi files on. You can download good midi ring tones here: http://www.mymidifiles.com/collection
I purchased a W380a from Fido and I was told by the person selling me the phone that i would not have any problem downloading ring tones to my phone. As I found out I am unable to place ring tones on my phone. I managed to download ring tones into Fire Manager and into music and finally into a ring tones folder. Could anyone tell me how to get these ring tones to ring on my phone. Please send me a life line.