Sony Ericsson V630i 3G Phone Overview

sony_ericsson_v630i_1.jpgKey Features
3G Technology
2 Megapixel Camera with Digital Zoom
Video Record
Media Player
Bluetooth® Technology

Sony Ericsson V630i 3G Phone Review

The Sony Ericsson V630i is sold exclusively through Vodafone & is a slim 3G mobile video & music phone. The handset is a bar style design & comes in a vibrant black coloured casing with orange sections to highlight the feature buttons. The handset is neat, small & slim which measures 102 x 45.7 x 16.9mm. The handset weighs 91 grams in total & comes with an expandable memory slot option. The phone comes with 10 Mbytes of memory plus included within the phones kit is a 256 Mbytes Memory Stick Micro™ card. The phone provides the user with 7 hours worth of talk time & the standby time is 350 hours.

The V630i comes with a 1.9 inch TFT type coloured screen. The screen provides the user with a 256k colour display which also works as a viewfinder for the digital camera feature. The camera feature is located on the back of the handset & has a small mirror so therefore the user can take self portraits of themselves easily. The camera is a 2 megapixel camera complete with digital zoom to ensure the user can capture clear close up shots. The Sony Ericsson V630i comes with a highly useable video features which bring the phone alive. The user can record video & stream video easily on the V630i. The phone comes with image blogging, which allows the user to use their own blog site which is ready to use within 3 simple steps. The user can transfer their photos to their blog site & see their photo’s online within seconds, it is that quick. The user can view their photos online or may choose to use Bluetooth® or a USB connection to move their photo’s to their personal computer. The user can enjoy taking part in a video call which allows the user to have a face to face conversation with any video call compatible mobile phone user.

The built in media player allows the user to play full music videos complete with great sound & the user can enjoy the music on the stereo headset that is provided with the Sony Ericsson V630i or out loud for all to hear & enjoy. The V630i provides the user with MP3 & AAC music tones & polyphonic sound with 72 voices. The music features are easily accessible as the phone comes with dedicated music buttons for quick access to the user’s favourite music. Sony Ericsson have added some very useful music features to the V630i, which include MusicDJ™, MegaBass™ & PlayNow™ music feature which are simple & fun to use. The user can transfer music by using the Disc2phone feature. The Sony Ericsson V630i also comes with the RadioDJ™ feature which allows the user to either listen to their favourite radio station or to make their own music channel by interactively rating each music track when it is played.

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The user can send & receive text messages & multimedia messages on the Sony Ericsson V630i. The multimedia message service allows the user to send & receive photo messages which is a good way for the user to share all their photos which they have been taking using the built in 2 megapixel camera. The multimedia message can be enhanced by adding text & sound to the photo which can be created using a few simple steps. The user can add their voice to a multimedia message using the built in sound recorder. The user can send & receive emails on their phone & the phone supports push email which allows the user to have emails directly to their phone.

The phone comes with an outstanding 3D gaming experience with embedded Java™ games. The V630i has an easy to create & manage phone book that allows the user to add, amend & delete contacts details quickly. The alarm clock, timer & stopwatch are useful features & easy to locate from the phones clear & colourful menu system. The Sony Ericsson V630i has a integrated calendar & calculator feature which are both very useful.

The user can use their phone in restricted areas such as on flights & in hospitals by using the flight mode feature which allows the user to operate certain features & gain access to information on their phone whilst in restricted mobile phone usage areas. The V630i has a handsfree speaker phone feature which allows the user to have a conversation over the speakers without holding the handset itself. The vibration alert feature can be set to on or off & the user can have a ringtone alert with the vibration alert or choose to have them separately, depending on the users surroundings & destination. The user can take part in a group conference call by using the conference call feature on the Sony Ericsson V630i & have a group conversation which is a good way to make arrangements & set dates as a group rather than making separate calls.

The Sony Ericsson V630i comes with tri band technology which works over GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900 with UMTS. The phone will automatically switch between the three bands to provide the best network coverage. The V630i comes with 3G technology which provides the user with a high speed Internet mobile phone & is equipped to multitask features. The user can connect to devices using either a Bluetooth® wireless connection or by using the USB cable which is supplied with the Sony Ericsson V630i. The Bluetooth® connectivity provides a totally wirefree connection to any compatible devices. The phone supports fast port & synchronisation to a personal computer. The user can use Access NetFront™ web browser to view web sites in HTML format & the RSS feeds will provide the user with news highlights & updates whilst the user is viewing their desired web sites.

Sony Ericsson V630i Specifications & Features

262k TFT Colour Screen (176 x 220 Pixels)

2 Megapixel Camera
Digital Zoom
Video Clip
Video Record
Video Streaming
Video Call
Viewfinder Display
Macromedia Flash Lite™
SVG Tiny 1.1
Image Blogging
Wallpaper Animation
Picture Wallpaper

SMS (Text Messaging)
MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
SMS Long
Push Email
Predictive Text
Sound Recorder

Media Player
Music Tones (MP3 & AAC)
Polyphonic Ringtones
Polyphonic Sound (72 Voice)
Mega Bass™
Music Button
A2DP Stereo & Stereo Headset

3D Games
Java™ Games
Embedded Games
Downloadable Games

Phone Book
File Manager
PIM Sync
Alarm Clock
Business Card Exchange
Flight Mode
Vibrating Alert
Conference Calls
Handsfree Speakerphone

Synchronisation PC
Fast Port

Tri Band Technology (GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900)

Access NetFront™ Web Browser HTML Browser
RSS Feeds

Memory & Talk Time
10 Mbytes Memory Plus Memory Stick Micro™ M2™
7 Hours Talk Time
350 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
91 g
102 x 45.7 x 16.9 mm