Sony Ericsson T715 review

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

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The Sony Ericsson T715 offers high-speed data connectivity via HSDPA over mobile networks, although there's no Wi-Fi for higher speed (and lower cost) data links, which is a shame.

The browser employed is the usual Access NetFront full web browser we've come to expect of Sony Ericsson. For a mid-tier conventional phone, it has a reasonably attractive home screen, offering Google search and web address bars on top of a list of options including Bookmarks and History.

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It works reasonably quickly to download pages, and presents them adequately on the screen. You can use number pad shortcuts to work some controls, such as zooming in and out and bookmarking, but for much of the operations you have to work through scroll-down menus, so it's not a desktop like experience and is more clunky than Opera's mobile browser software, for instance.

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While you might not expect the breezy ease of use of an iPhone or other high-end device, other mobile makers are moving the game on with even cheaper handsets – notably touchscreen models from the likes of LG and Samsung - that make mobile browsing a much more intuitive experience.

It does do the job adequately with RSS feeds supported too, while Sony Ericsson includes apps linking you to mobile optimised online services including YouTube, Facebook, and AccuWeather.com weather forecasting.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCellular Phone
Network BandQuad Band
BluetoothYes
USBYes
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 Addresshttp://www.sony.co.uk
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