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Sony Ericsson W200a review

7.9/10 AVG.
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7.9/10
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The Sony Ericsson W200a currently has an Informr score of 7.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 32 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
1.8"
Camera
VGA (640 x 480)



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Sony released the Ericsson W200a on January 7, 2007.


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Sony backs up the Ericsson W200a with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


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Screen Size
1.8"

The Sony Ericsson W200a's screen size is 1.8 inches with 128 x 160 pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown
OS

The phone runs on the Other operating system (OS).

Camera
VGA (640 x 480)

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard VGA (640 x 480) camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
27 MB

Internal memory is 27 MB. An external, Memory Stick Micro (M2) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
780mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 780 mAh battery. Sony's performance ratings are 6.5 days standby time.

Ericsson W200a Specs

Overview
Release date January 7, 2007
Regions available USA, Canada
Networks
GSM:
850/1800/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS
SIM card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Other
Processor No
Internal Flash Memory 27 MB
RAM No
ROM No
Digital compass No
Flightmode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.87 W/kg
Body: 0.61 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 780 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 6.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Colors Aquatic White, Gray, Mono Blue, Rythm Black, Sweet Pink
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.1 x 4.4 x 1.8 cm (4 x 1.7 x 0.7 in)
Weight 85 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (STN)
Colors 65k
Resolution 128 x 160 pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 1.8 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 1000
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing No
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth No
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info Memory Stick Micro (M2)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
VGA (640 x 480)
Dual lens
No
Zoom
4x digital
Flash
No
Additional Rear Camera Info
Effects, Frames, Multi-shot, Self-timer, White balance
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, MP4, AAC, AMR, WAV, M4A
Radio Yes
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack Other / proprietary
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Sony Ericsson W200, W200i

The Sony Ericsson W200 is available in two flavors. The W200i is designed for European/Asian markets. It uses the GSM 900/1800/1900MHz bands. The W200a is available in North American and uses GSM 850/1800/1900MHz. All other features are the same.
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OK phone, terrible speaker

This phone is fairly sturdy. lasts a while [it's still going after 1.5y] but has a few TERRIBLE issues: 1] it pocket dials constantly, or pocket texts [you can lock it but not easily] 2] it has noooooo memory whatso-ever: for example you need to remove any text msg over 100 [ish] otherwise you can't...More
This phone is fairly sturdy. lasts a while [it's still going after 1.5y] but has a few TERRIBLE issues: 1] it pocket dials constantly, or pocket texts [you can lock it but not easily] 2] it has noooooo memory whatso-ever: for example you need to remove any text msg over 100 [ish] otherwise you can't text until you remove text messages 3] the worst thing about this phone is that from about 1 or 2 weeks after I bought it, the speaker [which isn't very load at all] started making everyone sound like Charlie Brown's teacher!!!! ei woan woan woan -SEriously the sound is so terrible you have to make people repeat three times TERRRRRIIBLLLLLEEE 4] the Phone/address book is terribly set up! either you access your sim numbers or your number of the card but not both at the same time Less

Great little phone with a few extras

It's a tiny little thing, good for small hands and fingers. I got it on a free upgrade thru Rogers. I'm pretty rough on my stuff, and i've dropped mine a few times, had the battery door slide off and the two halfs of the phone split open a bit and it still works perfectly. Some dust got inside on th...More
It's a tiny little thing, good for small hands and fingers. I got it on a free upgrade thru Rogers. I'm pretty rough on my stuff, and i've dropped mine a few times, had the battery door slide off and the two halfs of the phone split open a bit and it still works perfectly. Some dust got inside on the screen when the sides split that you can see now, but it all still works. Put some black electrical tape on the battery cover and keeps things nice and tight ;) Sure it looks ghetto but hey, all i need is a phone. Texting is tricky with those tiny buttons so close together, and the joystick control that Sony loves to use is kinda clunky feeling after a few years, but I try not to abuse it. the built in radio sounds great, and works with speakerphone when the headset is plugged in only. Walkman features are ok, didnt use that much. Less

Honestly, this is an awesome phone.

I've had this phone for like, two years, and honestly, I love it. At first, I only bought it because the rogers store I went to wasn't a rogers wireless store, it was just a rogers video, so they only had a handful of phones in stock, but it's a great phone. I love that it's small, it fits in my pocket...More
I've had this phone for like, two years, and honestly, I love it. At first, I only bought it because the rogers store I went to wasn't a rogers wireless store, it was just a rogers video, so they only had a handful of phones in stock, but it's a great phone. I love that it's small, it fits in my pocket or in my purse so easily. I loved being able to put music on it and listen whenever I wanted, even though the memory card it came with was really small, I bought a new one, and I have pictures, videos and music on it and it's no where near full. The camera isn't that great though, the picture kind of sucks, that's one of the things I don't really love about it, but yeah... Uhm, what else... the buttons are kinda small, but that was fine for me, I don't have big hands. This is the most durable phone I have ever had. Like, I really don't know what everyone on here saying that their phone broke is talking about, because I am in no way careful with my phone. It gets wet and I drop it all the time, and it still works perfectly. When you drop the phone onto a hard surface, like hardwoods or the sidewalk the back falls off and the battery falls out, but it goes back together easily. It has really good speakerphone, but the regular call volume kind of sucks. Like, if you were inside it was alright, but outside with wind and traffic, you can hardly hear. Oh, the radio thing is pretty good too, I don't use it a lot because I don't like carrying the cord around, but I use it sometimes when I'm just at home. It doesn't have a keyboard, but I didn't really care at first, texting on it is really easy, whether you use t9 or not. I NEVER used to use it, but then like, six months ago I started using it, and I love it now. (: I don't really know what else to say, but this phone is awesome, definitely worth it. (: Less

Awesome Phone - Get it!

This is a great phone had for a couple of months, it doesn't scratch easily and is a very sleek phone + It's got MEGA Bass. Pros: Nice call volume. Awesome Walkman function. An overall awesome phone. Con: The M2 memory card can get pricey.

good - until it broke

I have owned this phone for 1 year and 1 month and it was fine for the amount we used it (1-5 times a month). But then it stopped ringing (now vibrate only). Full reset to factory setting did nothing - now it's out of warranty. Now I have to repair it ($$) or buy a whole new phone (current plan is for...More
I have owned this phone for 1 year and 1 month and it was fine for the amount we used it (1-5 times a month). But then it stopped ringing (now vibrate only). Full reset to factory setting did nothing - now it's out of warranty. Now I have to repair it ($$) or buy a whole new phone (current plan is for another year) My experience with its reliability and quality is not good, electronics should not need to be thrown away each year - don't buy this phone. Less
Phonedog

Sony ericsson W200

from Phonedog
Pro: Walkman, simple, good for 1st timers, durable, cute, small, joy-stick (fun), transfer pictures, videos, and music to your phone from your computer, songs can be used as ringtone (love that), fun games and picture editing, battery lasts a long time Con: Joy-stick is sometimes hard to use, low-qual...More
Pro: Walkman, simple, good for 1st timers, durable, cute, small, joy-stick (fun), transfer pictures, videos, and music to your phone from your computer, songs can be used as ringtone (love that), fun games and picture editing, battery lasts a long time Con: Joy-stick is sometimes hard to use, low-quality pictures, dislike color (regret not going with the pink), buttons are different than other phones, no keyboard (have-to-have for texters), it doesn't slide or flip...its just there Using experience: 1 years A great phone for first timers and very simple. also is a walkman. buttons are hard to use sometimes, and the phone is very small. white phone is very ugly, and you can see every scratch/mark on it. i have a love/hate relationship with this phone, considering no keyboard, which i am in need of, it is very cute, and i hope my advise helps :] peace???love Less

W200a

Got it 1st month it was added to Pay As You Go.(price listed on here was after rebate) It was ok it had phone jack adapter, usb charging, & a small M2 memory card couldnt put much on it. App. installs most of them were all done on the phone (eg. Sony Ericsson company app. WAP site. But if you could fi...More
Got it 1st month it was added to Pay As You Go.(price listed on here was after rebate) It was ok it had phone jack adapter, usb charging, & a small M2 memory card couldnt put much on it. App. installs most of them were all done on the phone (eg. Sony Ericsson company app. WAP site. But if you could find the installers to be loaded thru computer sync software it was ok though you have to start the install on the phone thru the file manager. it lacked universal remote software for the useless IR port & the fact that it didnt have WMA & bluetooth support it wasnt worth it. the volume buttons didnt work in phone mode all they did was bring up phone status. The glossy finish was the wost. It took along time to start up to see the network. But it did have a great FM radio that used RDS which all phones with radio should use because it displays the name of the current station , song title , artist if listing to music station Less
eBay

pink phone

from eBay
I like the phone because its a good brand and is a pink which is why I bought the phone. I like the price too. I needed to buy it as my contract ran out with my old phone and wanted pay as you go again.
eBay

Sony Ericsson W200i

from eBay
Overall a good phone, if a little small. The keys are very close together which would suit a child or a woman. There's no bluetooth, only infra red, so there will be no downloading music if you're a mac user!
eBay

sony ericsson w200i mobile phone

from eBay
the resson why i bought this phone is,i had w810i used 4 only 3 mothies then i lost it,sowhen i saw this one its like w810i i bought.

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