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Default SONY: The good, the bad and the ugly

I personally like Sony as a company and love their smartphones. But there are a couple of things that Sony could improve. Most of thees are related to the Xperia SP but can be seen in their other smartphones also.

The good:
-excellent build quality
-beautiful design
-fair prices and great specs for their mid-range devices
-dedicated camera button
-micro-SD slot

The bad:
-TFT displays - they should really change to IPS
-big bezels - and with the on-screen buttons that really eats a lot of the display

The ugly:
-water resistant - I find this feature useless and only results in a crappy speaker and annoying micro-usb protection

No, I did not include the camera on the list because I think 8 MP are more than enough and it makes for a very decent camera.

Anyway what are your opinions? What do you like about Sony smartphones and what do you think they should improve?
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-water resistant - I find this feature useless and only results in a crappy speaker and annoying micro-usb protection
the sp isn't water-resistant

maybe you're thinking of the xperia v?
 
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As someone who has drowned a few phones I am all for water resistance. Not keen on virtual buttons though, everything else I'm happy with! Great phones with reasonable prices

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OnScreen buttons are actually a good thing, (yeah, we lost a little of the screen, but is no big deal) and also, e.g. Nexus (so, google-designed phones) doesn't have physical buttons, so that are like 'Google standars' (like three buttons bar) and that help a lot in phone stylish design, one of Sony strong points imao...

About water resistance, I think also is a strong point, I know a lot of ppl that lose their phones due to water (or beer lol), and Sony is the only one that support this feature (at big scale).

Personally, for the good things, I could add near-stock android (hate ubber modifications, like TouchWiz)...
 
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price is the main reason. maybe water resistant is a good idea, becoz i have a bad memories about phone & toilet
 
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price is the main reason. maybe water resistant is a good idea, becoz i have a bad memories about phone & toilet
I drowned my desire z in the toilet

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I drowned my desire z in the toilet

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yea maybe stop watching too much porn in the bathroom guys

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