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Sony Ericsson C905 review

9/10 AVG.
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9/10
Informr score
The Sony Ericsson C905 currently has an Informr score of 9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 6 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
2.4"
Camera
8+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


GSMArena

Well, there's a beast of a Cyber-shot at large, so you'd better watch out. Sony Ericsson C905 is already in the hands of the first users and for all we know they should be quite happy.The nice camera-centric styling and solid interface are the right place to start exploring and enjoying a wealth of...

- GSMArena team, GSMArena
CNET

The good: The Sony Ericsson C905a has a good 8.1-megapixel camera, 3G/HSDPA speeds, quad-band support, a music player that supports audiobooks and podcasts, and it has good call quality, too.The bad: The Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot C905a doesn't have a 3.5-millimeter headset jack.The bottom line: If yo...

- Nicole Lee, CNET
Mobile Syrup

There’s nothing better than relaxing with a few choice beverages and reviewing a bang on device that’s meant for capturing the great Canadian cottage scene. In testing the Sony Ericsson C905 we wanted to really test out the 8.1 megapixel camera and see what it’s capable of. First,...

- Ian Hardy, Mobile Syrup
Softpedia

For the first time, I have been really impressed by a Sony Ericsson mobile phone, starting with its design and features. Thanks to the new form factor imprinted, C905 is not just another Cyber-shot phone, but one of the best of this series. I'm pretty sure that this is the best camera handset manufa...

- Cosmin Vasile, Softpedia
MobileBurn

The design is classy and cohesive, and plenty of functionality has been crammed in to ensure it has some punch to go with its handsome exterior.

- Russell Jefferies, MobileBurn


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Screen Size
2.4"

The Sony Ericsson C905's screen size is 2.4 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
8+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 8+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
160 MB

Internal memory is 160 MB. An external, Memory Stick Micro (M2) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
950mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 950 mAh battery. Sony's performance ratings are 16 days standby time.

Ericsson C905 Specs

Overview
Release date June 17, 2008
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
SIM card size
Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System No
Processor
Internal Storage 160 MB
RAM No
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.77 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 950 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: 16 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Slider
Colors Black, Silver
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.4 x 4.9 x 1.8 cm (4.1 x 1.9 x 0.7 in)
Weight 136 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 2.4 inches
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 No
Voice Commands No
Keypad/Screen Lock No
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 Yes
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, AIM, MSN, ICQ
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, DUN, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g
WiFi Encryption Unknown
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
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (Xenon)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Image stabilization, Smile detection
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, RealVideo
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, MP4, AAC, AMR, Real Audio, WMA, WAV, M4A
Radio Yes
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, RealVideo
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack Other / proprietary
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
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 Shiho

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