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Sony Xperia U

  • Sony Xperia U
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Based on 46 scores, 116 reviews available
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    5
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    22
  • Average:
    10
  • Bad:
    9

goodgearguide.com.au said:

Sony's Xperia U is the baby of the new Xperia NXT series, short for next generation. It follows the same design principles of the Xperia S and Xperia P models but has a more compact frame.


Expert reviews and ratings

By Good Gear Guide on

Sony's Xperia U is the baby of the new Xperia NXT series, short for next generation. It follows the same design principles of the Xperia S and Xperia P models but has a more compact frame.

By DigitalVersus on 60

The original design and quality finishing make the Xperia U an attractive device. It fits well in your hand and has good sound, but the camera function and responsiveness are disappointing. Probably the biggest drawback to this phone is the low,...

By Computeractive on

The Xperia U is the cheapest entry-level model in Sony’s new range of Android smartphones and costs £190 without contract, or around £150 on pay as you go. Despite the price, it has the same dual-core 1GHz processor as the mid-range £270 Xperia P and...

By PCWorld New Zealand on 80

Sony’s Xperia U looks and feels very much like an $800 smartphone. It sports a dual-core 1GHz processor, 3.5-inch 480 x 854-pixel display, with a reasonably high dot pitch of approximately 280ppi.There’s a good quality 5-megapixel camera, and while...

By littlegreenrobot.co.uk on 80

Sony's Xperia range of smartphones is now an established brand, and the new Xperia U follows the form quite well. It is a small handset, in size as well as in price, and it might well have its greatest appeal among those who like a bit of bling with...

By geeksquad.co.uk on

Sony have been taking on the might of HTC and Samsung for a comparatively short time, but with handsets like the newly released Xperia U and Go they are making great headway. Agent Barry Campbell puts Sony's latest (and shiniest) smartphone through its...

By techview.co on

Whilst the Sony Xperia U won't stand tall against higher powered opposition (which have a higher price tag), the smartphone will definitely stand tall against its competition in the low-end market.Available for £165 in the UK, the Sony Xperia U takes on...

By techview.co on

Did you enter our competition to win a Sony Xperia U ? If you did, make sure you join us in an hour for the BIG reveal of the winner, especially as it could be YOU that gets your hands on this lovely smartphone. We unboxed the Xperia U that landed at...

By Good Gear Guide on 75

The Sony Xperia U is an entry level model targeted at pre-paid users. When you consider its price, the overall package of excellent build quality, good battery life and intuitive software represents good value. There are a couple of drawbacks, the...

By Expert Reviews on 80

A satisfying phone to hold and use, which is particularly good value SIM-free...

By TechRadar AU on 80

The Sony Xperia U is a solid, well made little phone, that manages to squeeze a high-res and very sharp display into a modestly sized chassis. The dual-core processor handles everything from apps to web use without fuss, making it an impressive performer...

By IT Pro Portal on 70

It is hard not to be impressed by the Xperia U's screen resolution or by Sony's efforts to squeeze in a dual-core processor. But on the other hand, Sony's failure to allow for memory expansion and the old hat Android 2.3 are downers, and overall the...

By CNET UK on 80

The Android-powered Sony Xperia U is cheap, cheerful, cute as a button and -- provided you're not too demanding of it -- fleet of foot. Large-handed folk may find it fiddly...

By 3G UK on 70

The Xperia U is the tiniest of the Xperia series to dates, and manages to fit in most of the range’s great features, such as a very decent snapper, dual-core chip, and colourful, sharp display. Only battery life proves unimpressive. If you want to...

By PC Advisor on 80

The Xperia U is one of the best smartphones we've seen for under £200. For this price you get a capable handset providing higher performance than some more expensive rivals – all with a fantastic screen and a two-day battery life. The phone's maind...

By Know Your Mobile on 80

It's a popular price-point and there are already plenty of big names occupying the space – is there room for one more? We spent a week with the Xperia U to find out.Sony's new Xperia brand handsets are blockier, thicker and more slab-like than Sony...

By evogadget.com on

The conclusion of our analysis is the following: the Sony Xperia U will be a viable choice for consumers who want to opt for a cheap smartphone. Its nice design will also be seen as a pro point. And the fact that it can be used for daily tasks will also...

By techview.co on

Here's our hands on with Sony's compact Xperia U smartphone, featuring a 3.5inch compact display alongside a customisable colour notification bar at the bottom of the device.[vsw id="xClxsJr5LnY" source="youtube" width="600" height="360"...

International Review By telefonino.net on 89

Presente anche un inserto removibile colorato che permette di personalizzare il device. Viene offrto da Sony Mobile in giallo per la versione bianca dell'Xperia U e fucsia invece per la versione...

International Review By interia.pl on

Czy warto kupić Sony Xperia U? Ten stosunkowo niedrogi telefon zdobywa coraz większą popularność w naszym kraju. Redakcja "PC Format" w najnowszym numerze "PC Format 12/2012" przetestowała Sony Xperia...