Review: Sony Ericsson W600
Jan 18, 2006, 4:00 PM by Eric Lin
In-depth review of the new Sony Ericsson W600 Walkman phone for Cingular.
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The W600 doesn't just look like a swiss army knife, it acts like one too. Like the knife, the W600 offers a lot of tools in a relatively convenient package. But like the knife, the more tools that get added, the larger it becomes and the more mediocre each tool becomes. The W600 packs a lot of options into one reasonably-sized package. If you don't want to carry around an iPod or digital camera in addition to your cell phone, this phone is a good choice, but it won't replace either of those gadgets for serious use.
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here's your chance to win a W600!!
what you get if you win:
1. unlocked W600 with neutral software. this means you'll have to set up your browsing, mms, and other goodness using sony ericsson's online configurator (which is easy)
2. headphone adapter cord with microphone, multi function button and 3.5 mm headphone jack
3. in-ear headphones for said adapter (nice ones, too)
5. usb sync cable (for loading music)
6. a sony ericsson "get your walk on" t-shirt
7. a walkman themed game of twister, including a full size twister mat.
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The camera is a good 1.3M for a camera phone, though the Nokia 6682 pictures come out a bit sharper.
And for the music portion... forget the ROKR and get the W600.
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Good luck to me.
By the way, the video review was very nice! Hope to see more of them in the future.
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if you didn't win, don't fret. while we won't be able to give a phone away for every review we publish, we definitely have more reviews with giveaways planned. and we'll have more reviews with video companions too! did you check out the video companion to this review? did you like it?
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First of all I would like to thank Eric Lin for giving me the chance to win this cool phone and also everybody for their congrats. I still can't believe that I actually won this phone. I mean I have never won anything in m...
but the only thing i dont like about this ohone is that the camera is not as good as talked about i compared this camera with the sanyo offered by sprint and the sanyo was overwhelmingly better
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This is kind of a test; if it goes well, we'll try to do one of these to go along with each of our In-Depth reviews.
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I HOPE I WIN!!!
also just in case i dont win...i was just wondering where did you get the unlocked w600 since i cant seem to find one only w550s....thanks
bad reception? you're kidding.
I work in a canyon area near thousand oaks where i can only get reception outdoors - and only if i'm using a phone with 800MHz GSM capabilities. But not only can the w600 make and recieve calls outdoors at my office, but it will hold onto a usable signal indoors. No other GSM phone i have tested can do this - including the razr and 6230b.
I will say, however, that the w600 is rather slow at regaining signal after it has been lost - possibly because it's quad-band.
Oh, and beware of the white screen of death (screen goes white - phone never works again). It's already happened ...
Dude how do you get these phones for free?
Voice Recorder and iSync Questions
Also, can you sync the phone and all multi-media (including voice recordings) with a Mac?
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anychance you will sell me the phone for $50-100?
We announced the rules. It wouldn't be fair to everyone else if we just canceled the giveaway.
nice reviw eric...........oh
when did the price of the w600i differ from the s710a? 😕
Fantastic review Eric