Xperia SX SO-05D docomo review: worth buying?

Created date: 02/24/2018, 22:30:14, Updated date: 04/04/2020, 12:59:55

What are the strengths of the Xperia SX SO-05D docomo? We explain its advantages and disadvantages when compared to other smartphone. Even if you are not used to choosing between different smartphone, you'll learn to make the decision of whether or not the Xperia SX SO-05D docomo is right for you.

Xperia SX SO-05D docomo's features, performance, reviews

Xperia SX SO-05D docomo's size

The Xperia SX SO-05D docomo has a width of 2.1 inches (54 mm), a length of 4.5 inches (115 mm), and a thickness of 0.4 inches (9.4 mm). It is very compact, and it can be operated easily with one hand. In addition, the weight of the Xperia SX SO-05D docomo is about 95 oz (95 g). Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless, and even after using it for a while your hands will not get tired.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the Xperia SX SO-05D docomo, this smartphone is very easy to hold both in terms of size and weight. If you desire something portable and easy to hold, it is the best.

Xperia SX SO-05D docomo's screen

Xperia SX SO-05D docomo has a 3.7 inch display. It is a regular size, large enough for normal use. However, some users may feel that a bit more space might be helpful.

Xperia SX SO-05D docomo has a mid-range screen. It is OK for normal use, but if you want to enjoy photos, videos, or games at their best, you may feel dissatisfied.

Xperia SX SO-05D docomo's CPU specs

With the 1.5GHz×2(Dual core) for processing power, the Xperia SX SO-05D docomo has low performance, and even for net browsing and Twitter usage you will probably feel a little dissatisfied.

The Xperia SX SO-05D docomo has only 1GB of RAM, quite a small amount. Cases of insufficient RAM occur regularly so even when using light apps there will be instability in operation and jerkiness.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Xperia SX SO-05D docomo, it is a low-end smartphone and even in everyday use feels jumpy and jerky. There will probably be a lot of cases when you feel that it is lacking in performance.

Xperia SX SO-05D docomo's storage size

The data storage capacity of the Xperia SX SO-05D docomo is 8GB, and if its main use is for texting and social media then there is no problem, but if you plan to use it for things like photography, filming, and games, you should go with one that is a step up.

The Xperia SX SO-05D docomo is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Xperia SX SO-05D docomo's camera specs

Xperia SX SO-05D docomo has a 8.1 MP main camera, which can serve you well in most cases. However, you might feel a little dissatisfied with the quality of the images.

Also, Xperia SX SO-05D docomo has an 0.3 MP front camera, which is a very low figure. Unless you do not care about image quality, you should probably choose a higher-grade smartphone.

Xperia SX SO-05D docomo's battery performance

The battery performance of the Xperia SX SO-05D docomo is 1500 mAh, which is a relatively small capacity. Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the Xperia SX SO-05D docomo is not very good. It is enough to look things up on your phone occasionally, but if you are looking something up for a long time, playing games, or watching videos, you should have a spare mobile battery to be safe.

Xperia SX SO-05D docomo's general rating

The Xperia SX SO-05D docomo is a budget smartphone. As the main smartphone it is somewhat insufficient, and you should consider a slightly higher-end smartphone if possible. It will be enough for people who use only basic functions such as telephone and internet, or people who do not use smartphones.

Advantages and disadvantages of Xperia SX SO-05D docomo

Advantages of Xperia SX SO-05D docomo

  • The design makes it very easy to hold. It can be comfortably used when held in one hand.
  • It is lightweight and very portable.

Disadvantages of Xperia SX SO-05D docomo

  • It has a low-grade CPU, so you will experience severe stuttering when using an app.
  • It has a very low-grade front camera, so it should not be considered as a main camera.
 
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Xperia SX SO-05D docomo's specs

Xperia SX SO-05D docomo
ImageXperia SX SO-05D docomo
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BrandXperia
Release date8/10, 2012
ColorBlack/White/Pink/Orange
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.1 inches (54 mm) x 4.5 inches (115 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.4 mm)
Weight95 oz (95 g)
Display size3.7 inch
Display typeTFT
Screen resolution (width x height)540 x 960
Pixel density297 ppi
Battery capacity1500 mAh
ChipsetSnapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
CPU specs1.5GHz×2(Dual core)
RAM size1GB
Storage size8GB
Rear-camera resolution8.1 MP
Front-camera resolution0.3 MP

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