Sony Ericsson T715 review

Slim and cheap - but is it too lightweight on specs?

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The messaging interface adopts Sony Ericsson's method of linking sent and received texts as threaded 'conversations' with individual contacts.

It makes for an easy way keep tabs on what's been said between you and particular people, which is useful if you're a busy texter. As mentioned previously, the contoured number pad is pleasing for typing out messages, giving a responsive performance.

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The new text template provides easy options for adding additional media to make MMS messages, with a row of media icons at the bottom of the text panel users can select from for adding sound, pictures, video and so on.

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The messaging line-up includes a regulation email client to view and send email from your normal web-based email accounts.

The setup is aided by a wizard that guides you through the procedure, requiring just the inputting of your email account address username and password details, with other settings downloading automatically.

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Email is standard mid-tier Sony Ericsson – it's useful for keeping up with your regular web-based or ISP accounts on the move, but it's not the most sophisticated email client and managing emails isn't particularly intuitive or desktop-like user friendly, unlike many smartphone devices we could mention.

Attachments can be downloaded, but not automatically viewed as no document viewer software is pre-loaded.

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Instant messaging is supported on the phone too, though you'll have to input settings yourself. IM is handled like texts, with conversation threads linking messages.

Sony Ericsson has also decided to slip a Facebook app option into the T715's messaging sub menu, enabling you to get into your account and manage your profile online.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCellular Phone
Network BandQuad Band
Built-in Memory90 MB
Built-in FlashYes
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
GPS ReceiverYes
Cellular Network SupportedGSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 2100
Rear Camera Resolution3.2 Megapixel
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleSlider
ColourGalaxy Silver
Brand NameSony Mobile
Battery Talk Time10 Hour
Product ModelT715
Screen Size5.6 cm (2.2")
Screen Resolution240 x 320
Weight (Approximate)96.5 g
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 2.0
Messaging TypeSMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB StandardUSB 2.0
Height91.5 mm
Width48 mm
Depth14.9 mm
Radio TunerYes
Battery Standby Time400 Hour
ManufacturerSony Corporation
Product NameT715 Cellular Phone
Screen TypeLCD
Manufacturer Part Number1229-4791
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

Meet your day with the sophisticated T715 slider in your hand. What's your choice the piano finish of Galaxy Silver mirror effect? Handy and small, but great when it comes to ease of use. The T715 features an ergonomic keypad and large font size for easy messaging. In a hurry, Browse the Web at super-fast speeds. And when you feel that moments pass all too quickly, catch them with the 3.2 megapixel camera. Hard to keep it all in your head, Relieve your brain use the smart desktop with animated birthday reminders and global events.

Limited Warranty2 Year