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Sony Ericsson Satio review

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The Sony Ericsson Satio currently has an Informr score of 8.8 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 3 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Symbian
Processor
600 MHz
Screen Size
3.5"
Camera
10+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


MobileBurn

If your primary concern is to have a phone with a great camera and a good music player, then look no further. However, if you want a really slick user experience, a tactile web browser, and a built-in app download service, then look elsewhere...

- Russell Jefferies, MobileBurn
PhoneArena

Having told you what Sony Ericsson’s first 12-megapixel, all-in-one, Symbian S60 5th Edition based handset is all about, it’s time we passed our verdict. The only advantages of the Satio over its rivals are the almost impeccable in-call quality and splendid night shots. As a whole, the h...

- PhoneArena Team, PhoneArena
CNET

The Sony Ericsson Satio blew us away with its photo quality, but the rest of the phone doesn't live up to its lofty goals. The irritating resistive touchscreen and confusing keyboards take the pleasure out of poking this handset, and its lack of a standard headphone jack means that, despite its exce...

- Flora Graham , CNET


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Screen Size
3.5"

The Sony Ericsson Satio's screen size is 3.5 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
600 MHz

There is a ARM Cortex A8 600 MHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
10+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 10+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

Storage
128 MB

Internal memory is 128 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 32 GB) 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 15 days standby time, 660 minutes.

Ericsson Satio Specs

Overview
Release date February 15, 2009
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
900/2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA 7.2
SIM card size
Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Processor ARM Cortex A8 600 MHz
Internal Storage 128 MB
RAM 128 MB
ROM 256 MB
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.58 W/kg
Languages English
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 Up to: 660 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 15 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Colors Black, Silver, Bordeaux
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.2 x 5.5 x 1.3 cm (4.4 x 2.2 x 0.5 in)
Weight 126 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 3.5 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes No
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 Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
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 Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
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, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Yes
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
10+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (Xenon)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Self-timer, Smile detection
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, RealVideo
Video Recording Parameters
VGA (640 x 480 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, eAAC+, eAAC, AAC
Radio Yes (FM/RDS)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, RealVideo
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack Other / proprietary
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID No
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types DOC, PDF, PPT, RTF, XLS
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Pre-installed ()
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Sony Ericsson Idou

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