Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 E15i

  • Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 E15i
65
Based on 42 scores, 65 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    16
  • Bad:
    18

Pros:

  • Affordable price.
  • Compact and lightweight.
  • A responsive virtual QWERTY keyboard that has a decent auto-suggest facility.

Cons:

  • Plastic build.
  • Limited scope for home screen personalization.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Web User on -

There’s a real compromise to be had with this smartphone, but if you’re looking for a great-value way to get your hands on an Android phone, it’s an extremely attractive proposition. Although it’s older than the operating system,...

By TechSmart.co.za on -

Sony Ericsson (SE) smartphones became cool again after adopting Android as its smartphone OS of choice, resulting in the Xperia X10, as well as the Xperia mini and mini pro. The latest device emanating from SE’s stable is the Xperia X8, which is a...

By Expert Reviews on 60

The X8 has some clever features, but it can't match Motorola’s Defy on contract. It’s a good choice on prepay, though....

By Tracy and Matt's Blog on -

On the face of it, the Sony Ericsson X8 doesn't seem like a great phone. It has outdated specs and a few issues like the screen sensitivity that, if you're a speed freak, will leave you tearing your hair out. However, price is a factor that must...

By IT Reviews on -

All things considered, we can't really recommend the Sony Ericsson Xperia X8. There are a lot of Android handsets hovering around this pricepoint, so explore further before taking the plunge....

By Trusted Reviews on 70

Sony Ericsson has had a bit of a topsy turvy time with its Android phones over the years. Its first few attempts, including the and , didn't quite get the balance right but the and both impressed us and were intriguing options if you were...

By Stuff.tv on 60

Even with the OS update it’s difficult to recommend this workaday smartphone ahead of more accomplished mid-rangers....

By HardwareZone.com on -

Sony Ericsson has further expanded its Xperia family of mobile devices to include the midsized Xperia X8, joining the ranks of the X10, the smaller X10 mini and the mini pro. Like all its predecessors, Timescape is still heavily featured. The UI also...

By ZOMGitsCj on -

We covered everything about the Sony Ericsson X8 in our detailed review here, here and here, and now it is time for our conclusions.The Xperia X8 does it’s job as a phone, but does not do justice to the Android ecosystem. Any Android fan would be...

By 3G UK on 60

If you want an Android phone and you're on a budget, it's worth taking a look at the Sony Experia X8. But if you can afford a few extra pounds each month, shop around and you'll get a smartphone with more features. Once the X8 has its...

By Mobile Choice on 40

It may be affordable, but it's a case of getting what you pay for with a dated OS and flimsy build....

By CIOL on -

A new phone, everyday – this is what Sony Ericsson is planning to give to the users of the Xperia X8. The device comes with five different back covers that make for a definite style statement. Plain white, light blue and white, dark blue and...

By Mobile-Review on -

The phone has no issues with the sound quality, voice reproduction, etc. Ringtones are loud and are heard well, especially if you select them properly. The vibro is decent. The model costs around €160-170 and differs from other low cost Android...

By MobilesRoom on 53

The price of the phone is approximately 200 Euros (US$ 256) and around Rs 10,000 in India, which makes it a budgetary phone for most of smart phone lovers.If you are looking for a budgetary smartphone, then Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 will suit you....

By Know Your Mobile on 40

This bulky, boxy handset is neither pleasing to the eye or to the touch. Little flourishes of greatness, with the capacitive screen and battery life, just cannot make up for the overall slow operating...

By Pocket-lint on 60

Faced with the excellent screen of the Orange San Francisco or the more considered customisation from Samsung, the Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 doesn’t have a lot in its favourKey specs3 megapixels, 3-inch screen, 3.5mm jack, 3G, Android, Bluetooth,...

By TechRadar on 50

We've got exactly what we wished for. After being rather impressed by Sony Ericsson's ultra-small Xperia X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro, we couldn't help but wonder what Sony Ericsson's heavily customised Android OS would look like on a phone...

By SiliconRepublic on -

The Xperia X8, given to us by Carphone Warehouse, sits between the X10 and X10 mini in terms of size. It offers a 3-inch, 16-million colours TFT display, which is quite vibrant. It’s pretty light, though a little thicker than most smartphones. I...

By CNET UK on 40

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 feels out of date, and its custom user interface doesn't suit it. It's not terrible, but there are better cheap Android smart...

By PC Advisor on 60

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 has a good design and a decent set of features; it's also one of the best looking mid-range Android phones. However, the rather sluggish performance, slightly small screen size (3in) and outdated OS (Android 1.6) put the...