Expert Review of Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V
Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V comes with the dimensions of 116mm x 57mm x 13mm and weighs 126 grams. The 3.7 inch screen is powered by the LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen technology. There is a video recorder that allows the user to shoot videos and is facilitated with features like continuous autofocus, video light and video stabilization. The device features a 5 megapixels camera that allows the user to click pictures with clarity and offers loads of features including autofocus, LED flash, video calling, touch focus, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama. The device comes with a 2GB memory card but the user can further expand the external memory up to 32GB with the help of a microSD card slot. The stereo FM radio with RDS allows the user to access all the popular radio stations. There is also the music player that makes sure that the user can listen to all the popular musical tracks while the video player lets the user watch all his or her favorite videos. Powered by the Android OS, v.2.3.4 (Gingerbread), which is backed by the Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon chipset and 1GHz Scorpion processor, Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V rubs on the standard polymer battery of 1,500 mAh that makes sure that the user gets to enjoy all the features of the device without entertainment being cut short. Various data connectivity features offered by the device include Bluetooth, EDGE and GPRS technology, Wi-Fi facility, USB port. The device is available in the colors of white, blue gradient and silver.
User Interface and UI functionality
Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V comes with a 3.7 inch LED backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen that gives a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels along with 16 million colors and works at a pixel density of 265ppi. The display is protected by a scratch resistant glass and on top of the Android Gingerbread operating system, the droid has Sony’s TimeScape user interface for easy and smooth working. There is a 5 megapixels camera that is located at the backside of the device along with a secondary camera situated at the front.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V comes with a music player that allows the users to listen to their favorite musical tracks that can be heard by them through the loudspeakers or through the earphones that can be attached to the device with the help of a 3.5mm jack. The music player is compatible with the formats - MP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC while the video player supports MP4, H.264, WMV formats. There is also the facility of a video player that lets the user watch all the popular videos that the entertainment world has to offer.
Pictures and Video quality
Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V comes with a 5 megapixels autofocus camera that provides support to LED flash for better picture capturing at night. The other features backed by this powerful camera are Video calling, touch focus, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama, etc. that increases the usability of this snapper and gives you a professional touch. This 5 megapixel sensor captures images at a resolution of 2592 х 1944 pixels and shoots 720 pixels video at the rate of 30 frames per second. The video recorder is blessed with features such as continuous autofocus, video light and video stabilization. There is a secondary camera too of VGA quality that marks its presence for video calling facility.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V comes with the Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA and Wi-Fi hotspot that makes sure that the user gets to access the Internet and surf the web. There is also an option of visiting various social networking sites including FaceBook and Twitter. The users can also watch and download live streaming videos along with songs, games, images and videos.
Internal and External Memory
Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V comes with an internal memory of 1GB out of which only 320MB is available for the user. The user can store huge amount of data including music files, games, images and videos. The 512MB of RAM allows the user to access all the resources of the system at a fast pace. A 2GB memory card does come included in the device. But the availability of a microSD card slot ensures that the user can expand the memory of the device up to 32GB. This means that one has lots of storage capacity in the device.
Applications and Gaming
Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V allows the users to download games and applications from the Android market aka Google Play store that provides the widest domain ever to choose from to the users. The phone comes loaded with lots of games and applications that are pre-installed in it.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V comes powered by the standard lithium polymer battery of 1,500 mAh. The battery also gives the user a talk time of up to 6 hours and 55 minutes (2G) and up to 7 hours (3G) along with a standby time of up to 430 hours (2G) and up to 400 hours (3G). The powerful battery allows the user to operate on the device for long hours without his or her work being cut short.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V comes loaded with lots of data connectivity features including the GPRS and the EDGE facility. There is also the bluetooth feature that makes sure that the user gets to connect the device with other devices and transfer data to that device or receive data from it. The GPRS technology allows the user to access all the popular locations without getting lost. The data exchanged may include music files, games, images and videos. There is also the USB port that allows the user to connect the device with their computers and exchange data with it. The Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot allows the user to connect with the Internet and download data including music files, games, images and videos. The USB port can also be used for charging the device by connecting the device with the computer or the laptop through the USB cable.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V when compared with Samsung Galaxy S has a better camera with the former giving camera flash facility which the latter does not. Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V is backed by the lithium polymer battery while Samsung Galaxy S is powered by the lithium ion battery. As far as the camera strength is concerned, both the devices feature a 5 megapixels camera. The other competitors of Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo V are HTC One S, Apple iPhone 4S, Apple iPhone 5, HTC One V, Samsung Galaxy S Plus, HTC Desire S, Sony Xperia Ray, Samsung Galaxy W, HTC Desire HD, Motorola Atrix, Apple iPhone 4, Nokia Lumia 710, HTC Radar, Nokia Lumia 800, Samsung Omnia W, HTC Wildfire S, HTC Sensation XE, HTC Sensation 4G, Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Galaxy Ace, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S, HTC Titan, HTC Desire S, HTC Desire X, Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 820, Nokia 808 PureView, etc. and many more.