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Sony Ericsson C905 review

9/10 AVG.

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The Sony Ericsson C905 currently has an Informr score of 9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 6 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Screen Size
8+ MP

What the Critics Are Saying...


Well, there's a beast of a Cyber-shot at large, so you'd better watch out. Sony Ericsson C905 is already in the hands of the first users and for all we know they should be quite happy.The nice camera-centric styling and solid interface are the right place to start exploring and enjoying a wealth of...

- GSMArena team, GSMArena

The good: The Sony Ericsson C905a has a good 8.1-megapixel camera, 3G/HSDPA speeds, quad-band support, a music player that supports audiobooks and podcasts, and it has good call quality, too.The bad: The Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot C905a doesn't have a 3.5-millimeter headset jack.The bottom line: If yo...

- Nicole Lee, CNET
Mobile Syrup

There’s nothing better than relaxing with a few choice beverages and reviewing a bang on device that’s meant for capturing the great Canadian cottage scene. In testing the Sony Ericsson C905 we wanted to really test out the 8.1 megapixel camera and see what it’s capable of. First,...

- Ian Hardy, Mobile Syrup

For the first time, I have been really impressed by a Sony Ericsson mobile phone, starting with its design and features. Thanks to the new form factor imprinted, C905 is not just another Cyber-shot phone, but one of the best of this series. I'm pretty sure that this is the best camera handset manufa...

- Cosmin Vasile, Softpedia

The design is classy and cohesive, and plenty of functionality has been crammed in to ensure it has some punch to go with its handsome exterior.

- Russell Jefferies, MobileBurn

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Sony released the Ericsson C905 on June 17, 2008.

We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Sony Ericsson C905 user manual here.

Sony backs up the Ericsson C905 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Ericsson C905 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Sony support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Sony's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Sony Ericsson C905's screen size is 2.4 inches with 240 x 320 pixels resolution.


The phone runs on the Other operating system (OS).

8+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 8+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

160 MB

Internal memory is 160 MB. An external, Memory Stick Micro (M2) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 950 mAh battery. Sony's performance ratings are 16 days standby time.

Ericsson C905 Specs

Release date June 17, 2008
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
2100 MHz
SIM card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Other
Processor No
Internal Flash Memory 160 MB