You can still find the Satio on Carphone's Web site, but no tariffs are available to buy. The Warehouse said, in a statement, that the Satio had "issues" which may "result in a customer experience that is below our usually high standards."
Sony Ericsson admits that some Satios suffer from software problems, and says that it has its teams of phone boffins applying their large brains to finding a quick solution. Carphone is offering to exchange your faulty Satio with another phone, and it says it's working with Sony Ericsson to restock the phone as soon as it's up to snuff.
We didn't experience software instability in iPhone 3GS and the . The Satio's 12.1-megapixel camera, however, with its xenon flash, was one of the best we've ever seen on a phone.
The Satio's software issues are yet another reason to wait for Sony Ericsson's shift to using Android for its smart phones. The company promises the robot-packin' will be on shelves within the next four months.