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Sony Ericsson Aino review

Will PS3 connectivity make this a mid-range media marvel?

Our Verdict

A phone that looks great on paper, but a large number of bugs scupper it in actual use

Product features

  • Built-in Memory : 55 MB
  • Rear Camera Resolution : 8.1 Megapixel
  • Battery Talk Time : 8.50 Hour
  • Screen Resolution : 432 x 240

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For

  • Good GPS signal
  • Easy to use media interface
  • Decent build quality
  • Well laid-out interface
  • BBC iPlayer included in the box

Against

  • Laggy operating system
  • Poor battery life
  • Sporadic PS3 connectivity
  • Constantly updating memory card
  • High price for a feature phone

Sony ericsson aino

Sony ericsson aino

Sony ericsson aino

Sony ericsson aino

Sony ericsson aino

Sony ericsson aino

Tech Specs

Product TypeCellular Phone
Network BandQuad Band
BluetoothYes
Wireless LANYes
USBYes
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported32 GB
Built-in Memory55 MB
Built-in FlashYes
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA
GPS ReceiverYes
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 850, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 2100
Rear Camera Resolution8.1 Megapixel
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleSlider
ColourLuminous White
Brand NameSony Mobile
Battery Talk Time8.50 Hour
Product ModelAino
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Screen Resolution432 x 240
Weight (Approximate)134 g
Maximum Video Resolution640 x 480
Messaging TypeSMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email
RealtoneYes
Radio Tuner TypeFM
Call FeaturesCall Log, Caller ID
Height104 mm
Width50 mm
Depth15.5 mm
Radio TunerYes
ManufacturerSony Corporation
Product NameAino Cellular Phone (Unlocked)
Screen TypeLCD
Sensor TypeAccelerometer
Manufacturer Part NumberAINOWHT
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Get all the entertainment you've ever craved on the beautifully crafted Sony Ericsson Aino phone. Designed to match your life, you can pack the Aino phone full of your favourite music, photos, films and podcasts. Then take your mobile entertainment everywhere you go to enjoy on its stunning 3" touch screen. The super-stylish Sony Ericsson Aino touchscreen phone comes with a matching Bluetooth headset and desk stand charger.

Limited Warranty2 Year