Great balance of price & hardware
Astonishing hardware design
Skin look and feel cheap
Fast camera with dedicated shutter key
Quick capture on camera
Shatter-proof and scratch-resistant glass
Some nice tweaks from Sony
'the 4GB card included with the phone is capable of holding between 1,500 and 3,000 songs, depending on compression, and this will be plenty for most people.'
'Recessed controls around the phone.'
'Summary: W705 is an excellent phone with excellent features. '
'very compact phone'
'full quad-band world phone'
'We tested the phone with a nice pair of Bang & Olufsen A8 headphones and it sounded great.'
'best Walkman phone'
'It looks good and thankfully is not sluggish like previous Walkman phones.'
'generous 1,000-entry phone book'
'the phone didn't seem sluggish in applying our location data to pics.'
'The phone's various features are reasonably easy to locate in the menu system.'
'very good mobile phone'
'small and cute looking mobile phone'
'The back is rounded and feels comfy in your hand, plus it sports a matt finish that is relatively good at what itÂ´s supposed to do, i.e. prevent the phone from accidentally slip out of your hand.'
'We found the phone stable and well-behaved overall and weâ€™d guess the firmware is reasonably close to release candidate status. '
'Switching between the cell phone and the music player is seamless, as music automatically stops when you receive a call.'
'rich, vibrant display'
'This phone is great.'
Sharp looking HD Reality Display
Terrible battery life
Solid battery life
'Two core features of modern smartphones are excellent small-screen web browsing and app stores, and the Vivaz has neither. '
'The billboards do not lie; the Vivaz is a good-looking phone. '
'We were able to get our hands on the device at Mobile World Congress and it did leave a nasty taste in our mouths.'
'The mobile phone looks small and cute. '
'The slight curve makes it comfortable to hold the phone when typing messages, and it also props the screen at a nice angle for better viewing.'
'Slick Windows Mobile overlay.'
'Bypass Internet Explorer for the embedded Opera Mobile 9.5 and web browsing is fantastic over HSDPA and especially Wi-Fi.'