Although the Sony Xperia X1 is a feature-packed, well-designed handset with excellent performance, its assets don't warrant this cell phone's sky-high price. The Xperia X1, even as an unlocked phone, can't compete with subsidized smart phones like the T-Mobile G1 or Apple iPhone 3G that offer the same features, if not more.

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At a Glance
  • Though the stylish Xperia X1 offers a variety of features, it can't compete with less expensive smart phones on the market.


    • Slick Windows Mobile overlay
    • Eye-catching ergonomic design


    • Expensive, even for an unlocked phone
    • Windows Mobile is sluggish
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