Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Sony Ericsson Live


The long-awaited Walkman phone is available for sale - to be precise, Live With Walkman Swedish-Japanese company Sony Ericsson. The new model has a processor running at 1GHz, 512MB RAM and a 5MP camera with the option of recording HD video. In addition, the model WT19i feature two very loud stereo speakers and a separate button to start the player. The device is designed to appeal to those who prefer to communicate within the social networks, not just music fans.


The design, size and operating elementsThis smartphone is very similar to the SE Walkman model mix - both devices feature the same style, even the control buttons are located near each other. Live now, however, characterized by mild-slope case. It is made using several types of plastic: upper and lower sections are made of glossy plastic, while the only part about 3.5mm connector made of soft touch plastic. The screen is protected by a special plastic that can not be easily scratched with sharp objects. The area around the button "Home" and the audio connector is surrounded by green. One gets the impression that it is below that provided LED lighting. "Walkman" logo is also lined with green.
The device is available in two colors: black and white. I personally prefer the white version because fingerprints are not as visible in the case, and I look is appealing.Otherwise, the variations in the white center key and connector are edged with red.


Device due to its shape fits the hand, and through the use of soft plastic will not slip from their hands. Headset is very convenient because the connector on the top.
Despite the large number of negative comments related to the production apparatus, the test is live now recorded excellent results: no creaks or the appearance of any displacement during pressing. There is a possibility that the first volume apparatus was not very successful.

At the front of the case there is a large number of sensors including a proximity sensor. The device works perfectly and quickly respond. Volume is quite high and there is no crackling, and the caller's voice loud and clear. In the vicinity there is a light indicator that points to an empty battery (indicator lights in red) or missed events (white indicator lights). Below the screen there is a semicircular key "Home", which is characterized by a shallow step. On the bottom there is a microphone and holes for camera straps, and the top of the - button to manually start the player, standard 3.5mm connector and on / off button that is used to lock the screen.






The left-hand side is the miniUSB socket that has a lid, while the left button is for volume control. Somewhat lower is key for manual activation of the camera. The presence of this key is of great importance because it is much easier to hit him, but the button on the screen.
Two stereo speakers, and a small camera and LED flash are located on the back of the device.
To remove the back of the device you need to pull it through the slot on the right. SIM card slot is located on the bottom of the screen and memory card from the top.

Generally, I can say that Sony Ericsson LWW features excellent ergonomic design.ScreenScreen resolution model is the minimum standard LWW for Android smart phones - 320x480 pixels. The screen is created using the TFT-LCD technology and can display 16 million colors. Contrary screen model Mini and Mini Pro this screen has a special protective layer and the corresponding image-processing engine Bravia Mobile Engine. It is a capacitive screen, which supports four simultaneous contact with a high level of sensitivity.
Viewing angles are not particularly large, but the image does not rotate screen much to blame, but a reduction in contrast. Color reproduction is intense as the Xperia mini models. screen brightness control sensor and manually adjustable to a maximum value. The screen fades in the sun, but the information remains readable.

Also, within the model Walkman Live With a built-in accelerometer (BMA250), compass (AK8975), proximity sensor, (APDS9702), linear acceleration sensor and G sensor.BatteryThe device features Li-Pol battery capacity of 1200mAh label EP-500 (which exists in models Mini Xperia, Xperia Mini Pro, X8, and other devices). The manufacturer claims that this battery provides up to 6.5 hours of talk time and 350 hours of standby. Time of music is 17 hours.

During testing the following results were obtained: standby smart phone lasted almost a week, or 15 hours of music playback with the most energetic tone (using headphones) and up to 3 hours HD video playback with automatic backlight.
On average 15 - 20 minutes of calls a day, an hour taking pictures and video, music playback or four hours of using Wi-Fi (Twitter and Skype) and two hours of movie watching discharged battery in approximately 8-9 hours. If we compare this with the results achieved with the Xperia Mini and Mini Pro, the result is 15-20% less power.Maximum load battery long conversations does not significantly affect energy consumption. moderate use can extend the battery life an additional 3-5 hours.

Over the USB port on your computer to fully charge the batteries needed 3 hours, with one half hour charger.
CommunicationSmart phone supports 2G (GSM 850/900/1800/1900) and 3G (HSDPA 900/2100).Speeds are up to 86 Kbps GPRS, EDGE up to 237Kbps, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps and HSUPPa and 5.76Mbps, respectively.
Available standard WiFi 802.11 b / g / n. The device can be used as a Wi-Fi access point for other devices. In addition, the smartphone supports the DLNA standard for wireless communications.



Voice and data can be used in Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP and EDR. The device can be connected to the USB stick via a special adapter for this function is available to feature on-the-go.
Memory and Memory CardAs part of the Sony Ericsson MINI, as well as the entire line is installed 512MB of memory. For most applications, this is a sufficient amount of memory.The device has 320MB of internal memory available to user, with 280 MB free memory. The sales package contains a 2GB card. Cards can be hot-swappable.The phone supports cards up to 32GB.

CameraThe camera module is not very different from that found in the Xperia Mini and Mini Pro. The device has a 5MP camera with autofocus and LED flash. Maximum resolution is 2592 x 1944 pixels, video clips are recorded in 1280 x 720 pixel resolution at 30 fps. There's also a VGA camera on the front for video calls.
Picture quality is average and comparable to those that can get the Samsung RDF model: they are characterized by low dynamic range and detail, too much digital noise in low light. However, determining the appropriate level of white balance is achieved a better result. The quality of video is good. When recording video can use 8x zoom. It is available as autofocus, a sound is recorded in mono.
To activate the camera you have to click a button on the side of the device. This key has two positions:focusing (click to age) and recording (click to end).
The camera interface for still image capture mode (normal, smile recognition, panoramic 3D view), resolution (2MP, 3MP, 5MP), options mode (portrait, landscape, sports, etc..) And a flash. On the right we have a gallery in the center of the switch between shooting modes and video recording.

Camera settings: Timer, stabilizer (on / off), focus mode (single, multiple, macro, face recognition, infinity focus), white balance, geo-tagging, the shutter sound, measurement (center, middle level, point) and exposure .

Video mode interface to the left - shooting modes (portrait, night mode, sports, landscape, etc..) Size (MMS, QVGA, VGA, FWVGA, HD720p), exposure, focus (single, face detection, infinity) lighting (on / off.) gallery.

Setting video modes: Exposure, White balance, Metering (center, middle level, point), Timer, stabilizer (on / off), microphone, shutter sound.

Gallery:

From the photo files you can get a detailed description of EXIF:

Video characteristics:
Format: MP4Video: AVC, 6000 KbpsResolution: 1280 x 720, 30 f / sAudio: AAC, 128 KbpsChannels: 2 channels, 48.0 KHzSample images:










Video sample 1 (10 MB, MP4)>>>Video sample 2 (10 MB, MP4)>>>PerformanceSony Ericsson Walkman With Live has the same chipset and Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 processor with 1GHz Scorpion and Sony Ericsson Arc, Ray, Mini Pro, HTC Incredible S, HTC Radar. This is characterized by Snapdragon proscesor S2, ARMv7 architecture, technology and CMOS 45 nm process development. Responsible for the graphics 205.ipset Adreno supports OpenGL ES 2.0, OpenGL ES 1.1, OpenVG 1.1, EGL 1.3, Direct3D Mobile, SVGT 1.2, Direct Draw and GDI.
When it comes to speed of this device have no complaints. Smoothly scroll through the menu even when using the "live" wallpaper, quick passes from the widget, there is no freezing in games and applications.
System Information:


Software platformLive LWW SE smartphone powered by Google Android 2.3.4 operating system, kernel version 2.6.32.9-perf, build number - 4.0.1.A.0.283, and should soon become available, and version 2.3.5.

Awning producer claims that this device could not gets updated even on ICS 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

If you click on the quick version of Android appears interesting pictures:

NavigationSnapdragon S2, among other things has a GPS module based on gpsOne Gen7.Start up time from "cold" start up to 5 minutes, while the activation during the work takes less than ten seconds. It is necessary to get used to using the "Maps".





Menu and User InterfaceSince the user interface ii I have known limit to the brief description.
To unlock the screen it is necessary to press the "Home" and then move your finger from left to right across the image trap. Home screen interface includes a new "four corners", and each of them can be placed four signs. You can drag the menu or desktop. To delete certain tags you need to drag the Recycle Bin. Every corner you may assign any shortcuts, thereby creating a large number of copies. The total number of virtual desktops is 5 and he can not be increased.


Menu consists of 12 icons in the 4 x 3 matrix. The bottom right is the key to which when clicked activates a mode in which it is possible to move tags from one place to another or moving applications. The rest of the interface is similar to previous models. Sorting can be in alphabetical order, based on the most commonly used, the date of installation or her own way.


CallingBy clicking on the "Phone" made the call. The button is large and easy to use but when it comes to the entry that is stored contacts, these numbers are not displayed.When an incoming call, the display shows the caller's name and photo. During the conversation, it is possible to include the speaker. To add a new contact, click on the icon at the top, right side. For each entry the following information:
PhotoNameLast namePhoneE-mailA ringing signalOther



Under the call are displayed in the caller's name, telephone number, date and type of call (incoming, outgoing, missed).
PostsTo enter text using the default Android keyboard in this model is called the "International". There are two types of keyboards: a complete and standard. The user, however, can install any downloaded from the Market.





ApplicationsAlarm. Configure the time, volume and tone.

Email. Identification email client

Supermarket. "Shop" application for Google Android.

Facebook. Client to work with the social network Facebook.

Calendar. Displays the months, weeks and days.


Gmail. Client to work with Gmail.

Google Talk.Chat through Google.
Calculator.

TrackID. It helps you find the artist and song title on the basis of short poems.

YouTube. Viewing video content in an easier manner.
Monitoring data. The program monitors the data transfer between phone and GPRS/3G network.

Downloading data. The most popular application for Sony Ericsson phones.
Xperia Hot Shots. Special application that follows the game of tennis players six known that heroines will become reality show.
NeoReader. It is a universal application to read barcodes, which turns your mobile phone camera to scan bar codes and access mobile content over the web.
OfficeSuit. It is a tool for viewing Office documents for free. Allows you to open the following file formats: DOC, DOCX, TXT, XLS, XLSX, CSV, PPT, PPTX, PPS, ppsx and PDF files.
Music and video. Allows you to access music and video clips from your friends on Facebook.
Update center. Application to upgrade the software.
Manager LiveWare. Allows applications to run when the headset or the power cord.

Web browserThe device features a standard browser that works pretty fast, it supports flash animation (Adobe Flash 11) and multi-touch. However, it is appropriate to surf the internet using such a small screen.



MultimediaMusic Player
When the start screen displays album art, three buttons to control the player (Forwared, Backward, and Play / Pause). Under settings, there are ten preset equalizer settings (Normal, Classical, Dance, House sounding, Folk, Heavy Metal, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Pop and Rock). The layer parameters are available to special extensions: PlayNow Store, Wikipedia, video on Youtube karaoke, music video on Youtube, search for lyrics on Google.



While the sanctity of playing flash in a circle around the socket.
Speaker was very good (as with all Nokia 5800 model), the sound is very clear and clean. Within the general audio settings there is an option xLOUD. This option allows you to increase volume by 20 - 30% ..
Sound quality through headphones is perfect, but some frequencies are too high.Otherwise, the provided headphones are not as bad as they sound, but music lovers will surely be replaced by someone else. Key is used to receive calls, exchange tracks or pause.
FM-radio
For the range of 85 - 108 MHz. It supports RDS. The settings include only the option of listening through the speakers as well as searching like cells. Receiver sensitivity is good, the volume of the headphones is high.

Video player
By default, the player can play MP4 and 3GP files. When, for example, install the Dice Player, a large number of supported file types extends to MKV, AVI, H264, DivX and XviD. The maximum resolution up to 720p.

ConclusionThe quality of connection that he had no reason for us is any dissatisfaction with the challenges given that at a similar level as in most of the devices. Vibration strength is good and you can feel it in a jacket pocket.
When I wrote to test smart phone with HTC Incredible, really I did not find any negative aspect of this device. Sony Ericsson LWW is another such device. In this model I was impressed by all the ergonomic design, through excellent finishing and launching the camera manually to a very loud speaker and an excellent processor.

Competitors LWW SE model are not very numerous, even to say that there is no direct competition. For example, Samsung GIO has 2 speakers and a 5MP camera.Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini has a screen diagonal length of 3 ", a speaker and not so good music capabilities. Huawei offers a larger diagonal and resolution, but inferior music player, no camera on the front or stereo speakers, with a slightly older chipset MSM7230 (CPU clock speed is 800MHz). Here we continue the enumeration, but none of the models can not be brought into direct competition.
Features:Class: smartphoneForm: MonoblockThe materials: plastic + shiny mineral glass across the screenOS: Google Android 2.3.4Networks: GSM / EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, UMTS / HSDPA 900/1700/2100CPU: Single Core, 1GHz, Qualcomm MSM8255Memory: 512 MBMemory Storage: 320 MB, Memory Card 2 GBInterfaces: Wi-Fi (b / g / n /), Bluetooth 2.1 (A2DP), microUSB (USB 2.0) connector for charging / synchronization and 3.5mm headphone jackScreen: capacitive, SuperLCD 3.2 ", 320x480 pixels resolutionCamera: 5 with autofocus; video recording in 720p resolution, LED flashNavigation: GPS (gpsOne Gen7)Extras: accelerometer, proximity sensor, FM radioBattery: removable Li-Ion 1200 mAh capacityDimensions: 106 x 56 x 14 mmWeight: 115 grams

4 коментара:

Otter said...

Phones are now more powerful then computers were just 10 yeears ago.

sh4man1 said...

nice phone

malanoche said...

more walkman phones, hell yes

Albert said...

Great review! But when will they release it in Sweden?

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