Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V, in-depth analysis

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The summer is about to come to an end , so it is not surprising that the major companies engaged in mobile telephony are presented their most interesting innovations for the next school year again. Sony Ericsson has not wanted to be less, so that by now it has already unveiled what will be one of its new star terminals . We refer to the Sony Ericsson neo V , a mobile phone with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread that incorporates all the features that a user of the most demanding would ask for. In fact, we are facing a tactile mobile phone, compatible with most available Internet technologies .

You will see that it is a smartphone with a 3.7-inch touch screen and a five-megapixel camera, ideal for taking good quality snapshots and even for recording high-definition videos. Resolved the multimedia functions , for which this Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V is completely competent, it must be said that the company has opted for a practical and dynamic phone, which can leave us connected to the Internet all day and that allows us to try the best applications and even access our favorite social networks . Here is a detailed analysis of the newSony Ericsson neo V .

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Design and display

The Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V is not one of those phones that has abandoned the design lines of the rest of the terminals in its family. In fact, you will see that at first glance this device complies with all the precepts of the Swedish-Japanese firm : its rather squared shapes, its wide screen and its basic colors , allow us to detect that we are facing a phone that follows in the wake of all others. Here's a first for lovers of the Sony Ericsson signature .

In any case, we have to say that the Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V meets some measures 116 x 57 x 13 mm and a weight of 126 grams . This does not make it a particularly light phone, although it will be perfectly practical when it comes to carrying it in our pocket. Sony Ericsson has thought of offering it among different and basic colors: white, gray and navy blue , as on the other hand, it has been common in this factory.

The screen is another delight technology . And it is that for the occasion, the firm has invested in a Sony Bravia Engine panel , a technology similar to that used by Sony in its more sophisticated televisions . We are talking about a multi - touch 3.7 - inch LCD screen with a maximum resolution of 480 x 854 pixels . How could it be otherwise, it is a capacitive panel , with a depth of 16 million colors . It comes spiced up with the classic technologies for touch smartphones. We refer to the accelerometer, the light and proximity sensors .

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The Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V does not miss a single detail regarding connectivity . According to the data sheet that the Swedish-Japanese company has presented today , the phone operates on GSM 850/900/1800/1900 and HSDPA 850/900/1900/2100 networks and is perfectly suitable for users who want to always remain connected to the Network. First of all, you will see that the device is perfectly compatible with 3G networks , which would be broadband Internet, with maximum transfer rates of 7.2 Mbps (HSDPA) and 5.76 Mbps (HSUPA) .

In turn, users will have the opportunity to take advantage of any wireless network available to them, since the phone also operates over Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n networks . As if this were not enough, users can use the Wi-Fi Hotspot , to use their phone as if it were an Internet modem that allows the connection of other terminals . The Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V also supports Bluetooth 2.1 technology with A2DP and DLNA , which will allow users to stream media files between devices. On the other hand, you can also turn the phone into a real GPS navigator with A-GPS support. This will allow you to replace your dedicated car navigator, to save on the gadgets you carry.

In the section on physical connections, the Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V incorporates a microSD card slot that will help us expand the memory of the device with additional cards . In addition, the phone also has a 3.5 mm output for headphones and a microUSB 2.0 output to connect it to the computer and transfer content from one device to another.

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Photographic and multimedia camera

The camera of the new Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V does not fail either. You will see that incorporates a camera camera with five megapixel sensor that will allow us to take snapshots of quality. In fact, according to the specifications offered by Sony Ericsson , users will obtain images of 2,592 x 1944 pixels . The images can be significantly improved thanks to the autofocus function and the LED Flash . Additionally, the user will be able to enjoy geotagging, face and smile detector and the possibility of taking pictures in panoramic mode .

But this is not all. And the camera also allows us to capture video in high definition (720p) or at 30 frames per second . In turn, the user has a secondary VGA camera that will be very useful when making video calls , another of the interesting functions that this terminal can offer us.

With regard to multimedia functions , we must talk about compatibility with most audio formats, image and video . In this way, without being a phone specially designed for multimedia, the Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V will be useful for us to play files in MP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC +, MP4, H.264 and WMV formats . Additionally, you can also enjoy the TrackID function for song recognition , as well as Adobe Flash 10.1 support .

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Memory and operating system

The Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V has a user memory of 320 MB , insufficient for that class of users who want to squeeze the full potential of their phone. In this way, it is best to expand the memory through microSD cards of a maximum of 32GB . However, we must tell you that in the user package you will find a card of up to 2GB . If you want to increase this memory, you will have to buy the cards separately.

The phone works through the Android operating system in version 2.3.4 or Gingerbread , the most advanced that is known to date. However, as usual in these cases, the user will be able to update the operating system to higher versions. Inside the device we will find a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor running at a maximum speed of up to 1 GHz .

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Autonomy and availability

The Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V incorporates a lithium ion battery with a capacity of 1,500 mAh . According to the firm's estimates, the phone will support up to 6:55 hours (2G) and 7 hours (3G) in conversation mode ; While on standby, it will be able to stay for about 430 hours (2G) and 400 hours (3G) . Regarding music reproduction, the company guarantees you a total of 31 hours of autonomy, which allows you to assess the capacity of the device .

For the rest, it must be said that Sony Ericsson has not yet specified an exact date that can guide us on the availability of this phone. However, we know that the Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V will arrive in Spain in a free format and that it will also do so through the main operators in the colors white, gray and navy blue . We will be attentive to inform you of any details related to his release in our country.

StandardGSM 850/900/1800/1900

HSDPA 850/900/1900/2100

Weight and measurements116 x 57 x 13 mm

126 grams

Memory320 MB expandable up to 32GB via microSD

2GB card included in the sales package


3.7-inch multi-touch LCD (480 x 854 pixels)

Capacitive panel

Sony Mobile Bravia Engine

16 million colors


Light and proximity sensor

Camera 5 megapixel sensor (2592 × 1944 pixels)

Video recording at 720p @ 30fps

LED flash

Autofocus, geotagging, face and smile detector

VGA secondary camera

MultimediaPlay music, video and photos

Supported formats: MP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC +, MP4, H.264 and WMV.

Stereo FM Radio with RDS

Controls and connectionsAndroid 2.3.4 Gingerbread operating system

1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor

3G (HSDPA 7.2 Mbps / HSUPA 5.56 Mbps)

Bluetooth 2.1+ A2DP

Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n

Wi-Fi Hotspot

GPS with A-GPS support


MicroSD card slot

3.5mm headphone output

Battery1,500 mAh lithium ion battery

Conversation: 6:55 hours (2G) and 7 hours (3G)

Standby: 430 hours (2G) and 400 hours (3G)

Music playback: 31 hours

PriceNot available
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