Editors Liked

  • The Sony Ericsson Vivaz has a sleek design, good call quality, and a heavy load of features
  • Sharp 8.1 megapixel camera with HD video. Small and light. Full Web browser
  • Video capture in HD, microUSB port and no longer the Fastport for charging and data
  • Looks, Smooth UI, HD Videos, All possible connectivity options
  • Beautiful design, ultra small and light weight, good display quality, plenty of features, good audio quality (headphones), HD video recording with continuous autofocus
  • Slim and futuristic design; great for 720p HD video recording; 8-megapixel camera
  • Good Looking, Very Good Camera, Good Screen, Fluid UI
  • Good looking comfortable to use design, Camera quality is really good, Battery life is better than average
  • Likeable, compact and lightweight, Brilliant at HD video playback, Saturated screen colors, Two camera shutters
  • Stylish and compact design; full suite of connectivity features; video and audio quality better than the i8910 HD
  • Excellent 720p video camera with continuous focus, eight-megapixel camera takes great shots in low light, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Compact and lightweight. Stylish curved design. Smooth HD footage. Dedicated video button. Alert continuous focus. Accomplished camera. Scant choice of downloadable apps

Editors Didn't Like

  • The Sony Ericsson Vivaz's resistive touch screen isn't the most user-friendly. Internal performance is sluggish, and data service is unreliable
  • Mind-bogglingly bad touchscreen. Unreadably tiny text. Unusable interface elements
  • Bland Symbian OS iteration, lag whilst recording, short battery life
  • Battery, Audio quality and level, Flash not very powerful, No proximity sensor
  • Poor interface design is frustrating, frequent application crashes, sluggish camera interface, poor implementation of flash in camera, camera quality could have been better
  • Sluggish performance; virtual keypad too tiny
  • Battery Underperforms, Poor Call Quality
  • Plastic shell makes it feel a little cheap, UI is very buggy and hung quite a few times, Audio player's volume is too low, No clear cut uploading options for media
  • Its display is almost unusable in direct sunlight, Mediocre snapshot quality, Gets extremely sluggish at times, The boxed headset pair is awful, Lacks builtin DivX and Xvid support
  • Slippery when fingerprints make a mess of the phone; exposed camera lens; no front-facing camera for video calls; no DivX support out-of-the-box
  • Slow touch-screen keyboard, wonky accelerometer, low-rent browser for a smartphone, user interface isn’t very customisable Look and Feel
  • Fitful resistive touchscreen. No lens cap. Side located 3.5mm headphone jack. Music player lacks audio boosters. Little internal memory