Rated 3 out of 5 by shopaholic1 Good phone but water affect function/sensitivity
I bought this phone mid June this year so I've only had it for 2.5 months. I love the phone, the size and the battery lasts for 2 days before I have to charge it unlike the Samsung phones I had before in which I would have to charge at least 1-2 times a day. There are some minor
downfalls compared to the Samsung in terms of functionalities, and no camera flash, However, I am still very satisfied as the battery life outlasts my other phones. However, I noticed that whenever the phone is underwater or the front screen is in touch with water, it kind of messes up the home screen pages. The first time when I was in the swimming pool, the front screen started adding many short cuts for all my apps on the home screen, I thought it was just because the pool's water was warmer than usual therefore affected the sensitivity of the screen with the touch of my fingers. Two days ago, after work as I was walking towards my car and it slowly started to rain and a few drops of the rain felt on the front screen of my phone and it started to act up and I couldn't even unlock the screen without wiping it dry first to access my phone. Now I am starting to doubt the sensitivity and functionality of this waterproofing device.
September 3, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Bgold Terrible Battery and Service
Purchased this phone with the 4 year warranty during the recent sale. Firstly, worst battery ever. Seriously I wake up in the morning and unplug the phone and brush my teeth and its down to 97 percent. Then I eat breakfast and its down to 90 percent. The only solution sony had was for me to send the brand new phone back to be opened up and fiddled with because sony Canada DOES NOT TAKE RETURNS! even one day after I bought the phone. Secondly, in case you didn't realize there is no flash! Yes a phone as big as my shoe and no flash. So I thought I would buy the 500 dollar attachment camera the qx100 - and there is no flash on that either? Seriously sony? I know you guys are from the land of the rising sun, but some of us need a flash?
June 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Morisada Beautiful Product
My first impression at the store is, this is huge!, but I'd been wanting to have one. In fact, once I got it in my hand, I can tell this is well designed by good engineer, on size, easy to hold, easy to type, easy to talk etc...
I will bring this phone to vacation abroad, phone and tablet in one product.
Oh by the way, although SONY doesn't sell for its own product, a lot of accessaries are available on the market. I bought SBH52 on ebay as companion for this phone. (works really good)
April 1, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by PickyPicky Good Hardware...Poor Programming
Bought this as alternative to a tablet as the big screen got my attention unfortunately I should have bought a Nexus 7 and spared myself the torture of seeing Sony haphazardly tweak (read screwup) the Android operating system and clog it with pay services. Screw ups? What screw ups? Well these range from non functioning Miracast to a post update (3 hours to carry out) miracast with the volume locked on maximum but no sound to non-functioning equalizers, either the built in sony app or any playstore app. Then there is the swipe typing which comes and goes depending on the app. Then there are the two browsers, Google and Sony appear to not be aware of the prevalence of flash enabled websites and seem to be expecting html5 to rule the world overnight. I could go on but surprisingly I haven't had the opportunity to find more of the glitches just yet but I am sure the irritation hads just been. I Almost forgot... The tech support... I haven't quite figured if the online chat (which is typing... Funny how the meaning of words seems meaningless) is a bot or answers selected from a drop down menu by the tech if one exists.
January 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by karan Awesome
It's a Awesome & Superb smart phone! Strongly recommend to go with this one.,.,.,,..,
December 26, 2013