'Terrifically responsive dial pad'
'Hard, plastic case is not conducive to a ruggedized device'
'Touch-friendly interface, and a quite decent slide-out QWERTY keyboard.'
'Roomy keyboard. Responsive touch screen.'
'Simple phone includes some bells and whistles'
'Admirable call quality'
'Large QWERTY keyboard given the svelte form factor.'
'impressive 1.2GHz processor'
'exceptionally sleek and feature-rich smartphone package'
'full QWERTY keyboard'
'The display is bright and vibrant, and boasts superb viewing angles and clarity.'
'full quad-band world phone'
'At the top there's a 3.5mm headphone jack (at last!)'
'This is a comfy phone for the hand and pocket. '
'For our contact lists, we were pleased to find Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync support, so the Sony Ericsson W995 synchronized with our work address book nicely.'
'I was able to achieve a speedy 950Kbps download speed, and AT&T's streaming Cellular Video channels looked great.'
'First impressions are extremely favourable: this is a superb looking smartphone with strong lines and a gorgeous screen.'
'The trackball on this phone seemed especially sensitive and intuitive in our hands-on tests.'
'A 3.5mm headphone jack is present and the bundled headphones are of reasonable quality; the A2DP Bluetooth profile will also allow the use of wireless headphones.'
'Integrates social-networking well.'
'The thickness is less of an issue than we anticipated as well.'
'The 624MHz processor lags behind the circa 1GHz chips seen in its rivals, internal memory is limited to 4GB and video recording is just VGA at 24fps, when 720p HD has become the new smartphone minimum. '
'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'