'The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10's data performance was spotty.'
'The microUSB slot is located at the top as well under a dust cap - this is a little awkward to get off at times, and has a frustratingly short leash to keep it in place - meaning you have to really wedge it out of the way to connect up the charger.'
'built-in LED flash'
'While the phone feels a bit heavy in the hand at 165g (5.8 ounces), it doesn't feel as bulky in your pocket due to its smooth rounded edges.'
'clean, bright interface'
'Available for $199 on AT&T, we like the idea of a phone with strong media capabilities, a kickstand for watching movies and TV, and a big speaker that can fill a small room with Zune tunes. '
'The HTC Surround also has a dedicated audio chip for its two speakers, and what we were left with was one of the best sound performances we've ever experienced on a phone—calling and blasting the Beastie Boys in public. '
'The phone can run a bit hot. . '
'Great media phone.'
'Like the Pre, the Pre Plus has a glossy black rounded design that's reminiscent of a pebble, with a slightly curved profile when the slide-down keyboard is open. '
'Rather than fiddling with an onscreen keypad, you enter text using raised (but admittedly small) qwerty keys. '
'When all the widgets are active, the constant flow of information can be overwhelming and somewhat of a (forgive us) blur. '
'The entire device feels sturdy, and was able to stand up to a regular beating inside our pocket or bag. '
'It's easy to search your contacts quickly, you can just start typing from the main screen.'
'And its non-MOTOBLUR functions are equally well-designed. '