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The Sony Ericsson C510 is one of Sony's higher-end candybar handsets.

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Good web browser compared to similar handsets

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Intuitive and simple user inetrface

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Above average picture quality for outdoor use

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Camera with face detection support

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Well placed buttons, comfortable to use

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Poor video playback suport

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Doesn't offer much above similar 3MP camera phones

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Below average picture quality when used indoors

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The Sony Ericsson C510 is one of Sony's higher-end candybar handsets. It is 3G-enabled, and has a 2.2"-diagonal screen with 256k colors and accelerometer for autorotation. It has a 3.15-megapixel digital camera with video capture, autofocus and LED flash, as well as a secondary QVGA videocalling camera. It has threaded SMS messaging, NetFront Internet browser and RSS reader, as well as a YouTube application, motion-game capabilities and mp3 player with track identification. It uses M2 memory sticks, and can expand its 100MB on-board memory to 8GB. It also has high-speed data transfer and stereo FM radio, as well as Bluetooth wireless connectivity. The C510 has three different releases - the C510, the C510a and the C510c, whose main differences are the frequency bands they can receive.

  • Released February 2009
  • 3G HSDPA 2100 (C510, C510c), 850/1900/2100 (C510a North American release)
  • 2G GSM 900/1800/1900 (C510, C510c), quad-band 850/900/1800/1900 (C510a North American release)
  • 256k-color screen with accelerometer
  • 3.15-megapixel digital camera with autofocus, LED flash, video capture
  • Secondary QVGA videocalling camera
  • Threaded view SMS, MMS, email, instant messaging
  • mp3/mpeg4 player
  • HSDPA 3.6Mbps data transfer
  • 100MB internal memory, up to 8GB with M2 stick
  • Motion gaming
  • YouTube application
  • Up to 10h (2G) battery life, up to 4h (3G)
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