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Sony Ericsson W518a

The Sony Ericsson W518a lives up to its Walkman name, but call quality and internal performance didn't quite measure up.

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Sony Ericsson W518a

The W518a's flip-phone design is similar to that of the Sony Ericsson W908.
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The W518a has a small external display. With a monochrome resolution, it won't show photo caller ID.
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The W518a has a rather flimsy battery cover.
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The W518a's volume rocker and handset-locking switch sit on its right spine.
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The W518a's controls and keypad weren't very user-friendly.
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The W518a feels a bit flimsy in the hand.
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The slim and compact W518a fits easily into a pocket.
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The W518a's camera lens sits above its external display.

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