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I drive for a Rideshare company in California, where it's illegal to drive with a phone held up to your ear.

This phone's Bluetooth has been buggy since day 1. I held on to it, because if I sent it back, I'd be literally unemployed until I got it repaired or replaced ...and also because I was hoping a software update would fix it. No such luck.

I drive a Prius, and the 3 other phones I used to have, all worked fine in this car (even the 2 cheap lesser-known-brand ones) . So I know it's not the car that's the problem.

Basically, when I first get into my car, everything works fine. But after 1 or 2 calls, it simply stops working. I'll pick up the line, and neither one of us can hear anything for one call. After that, it switches automatically to a "regular" connection, and I have to yank my phone off the dash and put it to my ear to hear them. Eventually this phone is going to get me a huge ticket, and I may even get fired if Uber sees that kind of ticket on my record. Not cool.

Same with music. 1 or 2 songs, then the track information stops displaying on my car's touch screen. I'll, reach up and tap the play/pause button and it stops playing for a second, then immediately starts playing by itself again. Sometimes the car's play/pause and skip tracks buttons stop working altogether, too.

Sony has been no help, and there's a lot of people in tech support forums all over the place having the same, or similar, problems with Sony phones. So, I'm fairly certain it's just a terrible design, rather than me just being unlucky, and getting a "lemon".

If you NEVER use Bluetooth for anything, then it'd be a pretty good phone with a good screen and great camera (for the price).

If you NEED Bluetooth? Buyer beware.

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Reviewed in the United States on January 31, 2020

I got the Sony Xperia the first time in 2015 when my friend visited from Germany and I absolutely loved the photo qualities of her phone. I always had an iPhone but decided to give Sony a try. I had that phone for at least three years with No problems. That was the reason why I decided to get this model. A few months ago, all suddenly my camera and my flash light stopped working all together. I downloaded a new camera app but that also wouldn't work. Did some research and found out, that this seems to be a commonly issue with this phone. I'm also experiencing while I'm talking that the sound keeps going down by itself and other app's just open up by itself. I have to put the calls on speaker phone. I will try to get it fixed but it is very inconvenient and disappointing, when the biggest reason for me to purchase this phone at the first place was the photo quality and future that's not working now. Even though I really like this phone I'm not happy with this experience at all, I won't recommend it and won't consider purchasing another one.

Reviewed in the United States on May 10, 2018

I just wanna make this quick and simple my only cons are sometimes "processer system stopped working" I'm not sure if it's the phone itself or the apps and all their updates. After updating to Android Oreo there's a slight improvement but I still get that prompt when opening or using some apps. That's my only issue. Maybe a reset will help but overall this is a great phone. Honestly for the price I don't think it's totally worth it. I would wait till it drops.

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Reviewed in the United States on February 20, 2018

I can go 3 full days before needing a charge, which has never been the case with any smart phone I've owned. I like the built in apps from Sony and built in themes are a nice to have if you like a different looking interface. Lack of a fingerprint reader is a bummer but certainly not a deal breaker. I've had this phone for a few months now and its honestly the best phone I've ever owned.

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Reviewed in the United States on July 10, 2018

Exactly what I wanted. Great camera, large battery, Android 8.0 after updates. Only con so far is the non-removable battery; which I knew going in.

Don't pay full retail for this unit. It's awesome at a two hundred dollar price point. I bought two from an Amazon warehouse deal and was very pleased.

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Reviewed in the United States on November 20, 2017

So far the phone is great been playing with since i got it so far runs smooth definitely going to be updating this phone, of how great it goes

Update: February 16-2019 this phone has hold up really good to be honest this is a phone if your not trying to spend too much money. Great budget phone

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Reviewed in the United States on May 8, 2018

Really happy with it I was really excited about getting this phone did a lot of research love love love the cameras love the battery life but I think the volume is a little low even when on speaker but over all very vary nice I'm happy

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Reviewed in the United States on November 11, 2017

I really liked the phone but I was very disappointed when I tried to watch videos. The quality on the video playback is very poor for some reason. I even called Sony to ask if there was some settings that could help to make the quality on video playback better. Nothing worked. That is why I returned the phone...

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