Sony Ericsson S500i Review
The Sony Ericsson S500i is a sliding phone design and the elegant and refined, with a shell made of aluminum. Will be closed, only the large display 262 thousand colors and 240×320 pixel resolution, in addition to the central navigation button and a few other buttons. Once you reveal the numeric keypad easy to use. As for size, the phone measure 99 mm in height, 47 mm wide and only 14 mm thick, with a total weight of 94 grams.
Sony Ericsson S500i Features
The Sony Ericsson S500i, presented by the producer at the beginning of May, inaugurates a new range of phones with elegant design and functionality such as to be able to satisfy the most demanding users. This is a GSM terminal that uses Quadriband, then, the four frequencies 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz, which means that it can offer a good reception everywhere. Connectivity includes USB and Bluetooth technology, which allows synchronization with other mobile devices. As to surfing the Internet, are the built-in modem and the NetFront web browser, with the ability to view the RSS feed. Turning to the functionality available, the S500i comes with integrated speakerphone, voice recorder, calendar, tasks, calculator, stopwatch, music mode, notes, contacts, alarm clock and timer. The Sony Ericsson S500i supports all types of messages, the text system with predictive text, multimedia and e-mail. The real novelty of this phone is represented by a series of gradations of colors and themes of the display constantly changing. The background graphics and the menu automatically change with the passing of the seasons and the time of day or night. The effect appears bright hidden to highlight an event or occurrence and the keyboard lights up when the slide is made chassis. But it is certainly not stop there, as this phone also offers a splendid camera 2 megapixel resolution with 4x digital zoom, the ability to send pictures to blogs, record video. Do not miss the Sony Ericsson S500i media player, supporting file formats more widespread, such as mp3 and AAC, but there is also the Play Now feature, available in our country with some limitations. The function is represented by an easily recognizable green button that starts a web search that dynamic new content online without having to use the web browser. After purchasing a ringtone, you can choose to set it as your favorite or not, add it to the number of a contact, or simply listen. The phone’s internal memory is 12 MB, so not many, but you can expand it via Memory Stick Micro cards to be inserted into the slot. The autonomy of the cell is supplied by a lithium battery that lasts up to a maximum of 370 hours in stand-by mode and 540 minutes of talk time. The purchase package also includes a USB cable el’auricolare stereo.
Pros: Design; Camera 2 mp; thickness; Battery life
Cons: Internal memory not expandable
Conclusion: Great phone nice, elegant, refined wit lots of features. The play of light are those that attract the eye but the player and the camera quality makes it a complete mobile phone. The display is very nice, the minimum thickness, but the lack of expandable memory. The pack, however, is very rich and also includes USB cable and headset.