The Sony Ericsson C903 is not suitable for quick snapshots. The shutter lag is less than one second. The photo quality was only mediocre. The camera offers effective 4.6 Megapixels. Shots were altogether too pixelated and coarse color noise. After all, there’s a photo light for shooting in the dark.
Internet & E-Mail
You surf with DSL speed through the Internet with the C903. The data rate is very good 6.8 Mbps. However, the browser of only four of eight Web sites represented correctly. The email capabilities were sufficient.
The MP3 player of the C903 delivered a balanced sound and plays the main music formats such as MP3, AAC (iTunes) and WMA (Windows Media). The latter format in the copy-protected version, from the provider of Napster.
This cell phone has a GPS receiver and route software on board. The Germany-wide navigation with Wayfinder Navigator is only for an annual fee can be used.
Conclusion: Sony Ericsson C903
The C903 from Sony Ericsson boasts a high data rate for Internet connections. There are still problems with displaying Web pages. Is image from COMPUTER measured radiation index increases.
Test conclusion: what you should know
The Sony Ericsson C903 is not suitable for quick snapshots, its shutter lag is less than one second. The photo quality was only mediocre: the recordings of the 4.6 effective megapixel camera were altogether too pixelated and coarse color noise. A proper Xenon Flash is missing, there’s a photo light. The mobile managed a data rate of 6.8 Mbps while Internet surfing. The MP3 player plays the main music formats such as MP3, WMA and AAC. Germany-wide navigation is offered via the chargeable Wayfinder Navigator for a year. Best price on the Internet: 89.99 Euros * order this product at Amazon Pro high UMTS data rate (measured: 6.8 Mbps) low power consumption of the charger contra very low delivery right high COMPUTER screen radiation index test note of the editorial 2.38 good users rating now evaluate alternative: mobile Nokia N97.
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