Xperia Pro, Android phone with Keyboard Slider

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Most of the Android smartphone on the market are not equipped with a physical keyboard. If there is Android smartphone with the addition of a physical keyboard, it will certainly be a plus. Xperia Pro, Android phone with Keyboard Slider

In late 2011, Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro officially marketed in Indonesia. Smartphone is equipped with a physical QWERTY keyboard slides, which will facilitate users in unrequited or e-mail message.

The use of the word Pro in tow, of course intended for professionals and businesses. How professionals and the extent to which this smartphone supports business activities? Consider the following review

Purchase Package

In the package, there is a unit Xperia Pro, battery, earphone, HDMI cable, data cable MicroUSB, MicroSD 8GB, charger, and guide books.


Xperia Pro has a 3.7 inch screen size, the length and width dimensions of 120 x 57 mm, and weight 140 grams. Whereas only 13.5 mm thickness. For a smartphone that has a sliding keyboard, the thickness was still fairly reasonable.

Xperia Pro is available in a choice of black, silver, and red, made of glossy plastic material. At first glance, the design of Xperia Pro impressed luxury because there are elements of stainless steel wrapped around the side.

Buttons, slot, and port
As Android smartphones in general, at the bottom of the screen available physical buttons Back, Home, and Menu.

On the right side, there are volume control buttons, ports microHDMI, and photo capture button. On the left side, there is a power button and the 3.5 mm jack. While on the top there is a port to plug in the charger and data cable.

SIM card slot and MicroSD memory located on the inside, closed the rear panel. If you want to pierce or remove the MicroSD memory, a user must open the rear panel first, then remove the battery. Due to its MicroSD slot is blocked by the battery.

Xperia Pro has a 3.7 inch 480 x 854 pixels resolution. Xperia Pro Mobile Bravia Engine technology adopted from the series Sony Bravia television technology. With this technology, the display buttons and widgets on Xperia Pro looks much sharper and clearer.

Full capacitive touch screen on the Xperia Pro is very responsive, can be used for multi-touch navigation, that is scrolling, swipe, tab, and pinch.


QWERTY keyboard is pretty easy. Keys separate from one another, and the distance is not too attached. Although the buttons are designed flat (not convex), but quite comfortable to wear fast typing.

8MP camera with LED Flash back to the Xperia Pro can produce excellent photos, and can be set in 4:3 and 16:9 resolutions. The camera is also equipped with Exmor R sensor, the sensor to capture images that lack of light.

One advantage of the camera Xperia Pro, there are panorama shooting mode feature sweep panorama and 3D. Unfortunately, to see the results of the 3D sweep panorama feature, you must to connect to a TV that has been using 3D technology via HDMI cable.


To record video, the ability Xperia Pro good enough for supporting high-definiton (HD) 720 pixels. Unfortunately, the front camera is VGA resolution. Xperia Pro, Android phone with Keyboard Slider

Xperia Pro, Android phone with “Keyboard Slider”

The first multimedia experiment conducted is play games. Chosen a relatively popular game, the Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja. There is no lag when playing the game.

Play video: Xperia Pro supports video file to 3GP format, MP4 and WMV. How about another video format? To try the toughness Xperia Pro in video play, MX Video Player application, and do not use the codec.

The result, Xperia Pro is capable of running video format. FLV and AVI smoothly. When the movie format. MKV (700MB with a duration of 2 hours), this smartphone is also able to run smoothly.

The ability to play video can not be separated from the support of Qualcomm’s 1GHz Snapdragon MSM8255 Mobile Bravia Engine technology.

The sound quality: Sound of music that came out with a loud speaker good enough. However, elements of bass that comes out is less pronounced. Xperia Pro innate quality earphones also lack bass sensation that ‘kick.’

Features & office applications
Because Xperia Pro is intended for professionals and businessmen, then Sony Ericsson has been providing application OfficeSuite Pro free of charge, in which users can open and create Word documents, Excel, and Power Point.

If you visit the Android Market app store, OfficeSuite Pro is priced at 9.99 U.S. dollars or about Rp 90 thousand.

To support other business activities, Xperia Pro is also equipped with smart keyboard technology. If the user is reading e-mail, then slide the keyboard open, it would appear to offer e-mail reply.

To prevent the virus that can infect documents, existing antiviral innate McAfee Security applications.


– QWERTY keyboard slides
– Already available OfficeSuite Pro application that supports the activities of office and business
– Port microHDMI
– Mobile Technology Bravia Engine makes the screen sharper and clearer, so that support multimedia
– The camera quality is good
– 8GB MicroSD Memory (32GB support)

– To include or remove the MicroSD memory, should open the rear panel, then remove the battery.

– Qualcomm MSM8255 processor 1 GHz Snapdragon
– 3.7-inch screen resolution 480 x 854 pixels with the Mobile Bravia Engine technology
– Gingerbread Android 2.3 OS
– 8MP Camera with LED Flash and Exmor R sensor
– Front camera VGA
– QWERTY keyboard slides
– 320MB internal memory
– 8GB MicroSD external memory (32GB support)
– Port microHDMI
– Dimensions 120 x 57 x 13.5 mm, weight 142 grams
– Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G, HSDPA
– Battery 1500mAh Li-Po
– Price Rp 3.499.000

Xperia Pro, Android phone with Keyboard Slider

source: Kompas



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