Technology.am (Dec. 08, 2009) — Sony Ericsson has ability for making striking multimedia-rich phones and it has surely done so with the Sony Ericsson Aino. The Aino has an eye-catching display and an unbelievable characteristic set that include an 8.1-megapixel camera, a media player, Remote Play compatibility, Wi-Fi, stereo Bluetooth, GPS, and support for AT&T’s 3G network.
It even comes with a handy dual-charging dock that will charge both the phone and a built-in stereo Bluetooth headset. Though reviewers weren’t delighted by the lack of a standard 3.5mm headset jack and the overcrowded keypad, however if you want an elegant phone that delivers a enormous multimedia knowledge, the Aino fits the bill. Nevertheless, you will shell out a price for it–the Aino costs $600 because it is not obtainable with any carrier subsidies.
Good Points: The Sony Ericsson Aino has a stunning display, an instinctive interface, great multimedia features, Remote Play compatibility, Wi-Fi, GPS with Google Maps and geotagging, and high call quality. It also comes with a desktop charging dock plus a stereo Bluetooth headset.
Bad Points: The Sony Ericsson Aino’s touch-screen interface is restricted to the media browser, it has no 3.5mm headset jack, and the navigation keys are a little small. Some might find the price label a little steep.
The bottom line: The Sony Ericsson Aino’s succulent display and multimedia contributions make it one of the enhanced unlocked phones seen this year.