Evaluation/Review of the Sony Ericsson mini S51SE. We've done a detailed breakdown of the specs, as well as the performance pros and cons.

Created date: 02/24/2018, 21:55:25, Updated date: 09/30/2018, 12:55:25

In-depth review of Sony Ericsson mini S51SE's features

We have evaluated and provided a review on whether you should buy the Sony Ericsson mini S51SE thoroughly based on its functions, specifications/performances, and ease of use. We have also summarized the pros and cons of choosing the Sony Ericsson mini S51SE so that you can see them at a glance.

The merits and demerits of Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

The merits of Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

  • Its design makes it very to carry around and hold with one hand.
  • Its light and quite easy to hold.

The demerits of Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

  • The display is quite small and is not really great for playing games or watching videos.
  • The image quality on the screen is not good.
  • The battery performance is not very good, so depending on what you're using it for, you might have to be careful to not run out of battery.
  • The CPU performance is not very good, and will become operationally sluggish when using apps.
  • The back camera is quite low-spec, so its not really suited for taking pictures to upload to social media.
 
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Features, Performance, and Reviews for the Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

Sony Ericsson mini S51SE's size

The Sony Ericsson mini S51SE is 20.5 in (52 mm) wide, 34.6 in (88 mm) tall, and 6.3 in (16 mm) thick.It's extremely compact, and can be easily operated with one hand.In the case of the Sony Ericsson mini S51SE, it weighs about 3.5 oz (99 g).The weight of this phone is such that you'll barely notice it at all even when using one-handed. As such, you shouldn't have any problems using it even for long periods of time.

The size and weight of the Sony Ericsson mini S51SE make it very comfortable to use. If you're looking for a smartphone that is easy to handle and carry around, then this should be your first choice.

The CPU performance of Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

The processing performance of the Sony Ericsson mini S51SE is quite low at 1.0GHz×1(Single core), and you may find minor issues even while browsing the internet or Twitter.

The Sony Ericsson mini S51SE only has 512.0MB of RAM, which is fairly low. The RAM is regularly insufficient, so operation gets unstable and jerky even when using apps that are not resource intensive.

In rating the Sony Ericsson mini S51SE's overall operational speed, it ranks at the low end of smartphones. It will lag and feel sluggish even during normal use. In most cases, users will feel the performance to be lacking.

Sony Ericsson mini S51SE's storage capacity

The Sony Ericsson mini S51SE has 1GB of data storage. This is fine if you mainly use email or social media sites, but if you plan to take photos and videos or play games, you should buy an upgrade.

Since the Sony Ericsson mini S51SE is compatible with SD cards, you'll be able to easily expand your storage capacity; you won't need to worry about how much internal space it has.

Sony Ericsson mini S51SE's screen

The Sony Ericsson mini S51SE has a 3 inch screen.The screen is comparatively small, which could be slightly frustrating. The text might feel too small, or the buttons be hard to press, so keep that in mind.

The screen quality of the Sony Ericsson mini S51SE is such that videos and images can be blurry at times. There's a noticeable lack of image quality in general.

The camera function of Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

The performance of the Sony Ericsson mini S51SE's main camera is rather low with only 5 MP pixels. If you take a lot of pictures, then you'll likely be dissatisfied with what this camera has to offer.

The battery performance of Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

The battery of the Sony Ericsson mini S51SE has a capacity of 1200mAh, which is rather low.Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the Sony Ericsson mini S51SE is not very good. It's okay if you're just using it for calls and the occasional bit of browsing, but if you're going to browse for extended periods, play games or watch videos, you want a reserve battery pack.

Overall assessment of Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

The Sony Ericsson mini S51SE's performance level is that of a budget smartphone. It's a bit too weak to use as a main smartphone, so if possible you should consider something slightly more powerful. However, it should be sufficient for people that only want to use the most basic functions, like making calls and browsing the internet, and for people that don't really use smartphones much.

 
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Comparing the specifications of Sony Ericsson mini S51SE against similar products.

general rating

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Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

38.0-Display size:3 inch, Weight:3.5 oz (99 g), Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255, CPU specs:1.0GHz×1(Single core), RAM size:512.0MB, Storage size:1GB, Battery capacity:1200mAh

Xperia ray

42.9Display size:3.3 inch, Weight:3.5 oz (100 g), Chipset:Qualcomm MSM8255, CPU specs:1.0GHz×1(Single core), RAM size:512.0MB, Storage size:1GB, Battery capacity:1500mAh

Xperia arc

43.9Display size:4.2 inch, Weight:4.2 oz (118 g), Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255, CPU specs:1.0GHz×1(Single core), RAM size:512.0MB, Storage size:1GB, Battery capacity:1500mAh

Xperia acro IS11S

42.8Display size:4.2 inch, Weight:4.8 oz (135 g), Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8655, CPU specs:1.0GHz×1(Single core), RAM size:512.0MB, Storage size:1GB, Battery capacity:1500mAh

Xperia XZ2

71.0Display size:5.8 inch, Weight:7.0 oz (198 g), Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, CPU specs:2.8GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB, Storage size:64GB, Battery capacity:3180mAh

Xperia XZ2 Compact

71.2Display size:5 inch, Weight:5.9 oz (168 g), Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, CPU specs:2.8GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB, Storage size:64GB, Battery capacity:2870mAh

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body size

Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

94.8-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):20.5 in (52 mm) x 34.6 in (88 mm) x 6.3 in (16 mm)

Xperia acro SO-02C

72.2Dimensions (width x height x thickness):24.4 in (62 mm) x 50.0 in (127 mm) x 4.5 in (11.5 mm)

Xperia ray

91.2Dimensions (width x height x thickness):20.9 in (53 mm) x 43.7 in (111 mm) x 3.7 in (9.4 mm)

Xperia arc

73.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):24.8 in (63 mm) x 49.2 in (125 mm) x 4.3 in (10.9 mm)

Xperia acro IS11S

71.1Dimensions (width x height x thickness):24.8 in (63 mm) x 50.0 in (127 mm) x 4.6 in (11.8 mm)

Xperia XZ2

53.3Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 60.2 in (153 mm) x 4.4 in (11.1 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body weight

Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

90.6-Weight:3.5 oz (99 g)

Xperia acro SO-02C

76.3Weight:4.8 oz (135 g)

Xperia ray

90.2Weight:3.5 oz (100 g)

Xperia arc

83.1Weight:4.2 oz (118 g)

Xperia acro IS11S

76.3Weight:4.8 oz (135 g)

Xperia XZ2

51.3Weight:7.0 oz (198 g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen size

Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

25.0-Display size:3 inch

Xperia acro SO-02C

61.2Display size:4.2 inch

Xperia ray

40.0Display size:3.3 inch

Xperia arc

61.2Display size:4.2 inch

Xperia acro IS11S

61.2Display size:4.2 inch

Xperia XZ2

86.8Display size:5.8 inch

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.RAM capacity

Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

5.0-RAM size:512.0MB

Xperia acro SO-02C

5.0RAM size:512.0MB

Xperia ray

5.0RAM size:512.0MB

Xperia arc

5.0RAM size:512.0MB

Xperia acro IS11S

5.0RAM size:512.0MB

Xperia XZ2

70.0RAM size:4GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.storage size

Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

1.5-Storage size:1GB

Xperia acro SO-02C

1.5Storage size:1GB

Xperia ray

1.5Storage size:1GB

Xperia arc

1.5Storage size:1GB

Xperia acro IS11S

1.5Storage size:1GB

Xperia XZ2

67.0Storage size:64GB

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.battery

Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

26.0-Battery capacity:1200mAh

Xperia acro SO-02C

35.0Battery capacity:1500mAh

Xperia ray

35.0Battery capacity:1500mAh

Xperia arc

35.0Battery capacity:1500mAh

Xperia acro IS11S

35.0Battery capacity:1500mAh

Xperia XZ2

67.7Battery capacity:3180mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.rear-camera resolution

Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

27.5-Rear-camera resolution:5 MP

Xperia acro SO-02C

50.1Rear-camera resolution:8.1 MP

Xperia ray

50.1Rear-camera resolution:8.1 MP

Xperia arc

50.1Rear-camera resolution:8.1 MP

Xperia acro IS11S

50.1Rear-camera resolution:8.1 MP

Xperia XZ2

76.3Rear-camera resolution:19.2 MP

grip

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Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

92.7-Color:Black/White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):20.5 in (52 mm) x 34.6 in (88 mm) x 6.3 in (16 mm), Weight:3.5 oz (99 g)

Xperia acro SO-02C

74.3Color:Aqua/White/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):24.4 in (62 mm) x 50.0 in (127 mm) x 4.5 in (11.5 mm), Weight:4.8 oz (135 g)

Xperia ray

90.7Color:White/Pink/Gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):20.9 in (53 mm) x 43.7 in (111 mm) x 3.7 in (9.4 mm), Weight:3.5 oz (100 g)

Xperia arc

78.0Color:Sakura Pink/Midnaight Blue/Misty Silver, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):24.8 in (63 mm) x 49.2 in (125 mm) x 4.3 in (10.9 mm), Weight:4.2 oz (118 g)

Xperia acro IS11S

73.7Color:Ruby/Black/White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):24.8 in (63 mm) x 50.0 in (127 mm) x 4.6 in (11.8 mm), Weight:4.8 oz (135 g)

Xperia XZ2

52.3Color:Liquid Black,Liquid Silver,Deep Green,Ash Pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 60.2 in (153 mm) x 4.4 in (11.1 mm), Weight:7.0 oz (198 g)

screen cleanliness

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Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

23.8-Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):320 x 480, Pixel density:192ppi

Xperia acro SO-02C

42.3Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 854, Pixel density:233ppi

Xperia ray

60.6Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 854, Pixel density:296ppi

Xperia arc

42.3Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 854, Pixel density:233ppi

Xperia acro IS11S

42.3Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 854, Pixel density:233ppi

Xperia XZ2

85.3Display type:Gorilla Glass 5, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:416ppi

performance

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Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

0.3-OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255, CPU specs:1.0GHz×1(Single core), RAM size:512.0MB

Xperia acro SO-02C

0.3OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255, CPU specs:1.0GHz×1(Single core), RAM size:512.0MB

Xperia ray

0.3OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm MSM8255, CPU specs:1.0GHz×1(Single core), RAM size:512.0MB

Xperia arc

0.3OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255, CPU specs:1.0GHz×1(Single core), RAM size:512.0MB

Xperia acro IS11S

0.3OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8655, CPU specs:1.0GHz×1(Single core), RAM size:512.0MB

Xperia XZ2

89.1OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, CPU specs:2.8GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Specifications of Sony Ericsson mini S51SE

Sony Ericsson mini S51SE
ImageSony Ericsson mini S51SE
MakerSony
Release date10/28, 2011
ColorBlack/White
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)20.5 in (52 mm) x 34.6 in (88 mm) x 6.3 in (16 mm)
Weight3.5 oz (99 g)
Display size3 inch
Display typeTFT
Screen resolution (width x height)320 x 480
Pixel density192ppi
Battery capacity1200mAh
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255
CPU specs1.0GHz×1(Single core)
RAM size512.0MB
Storage size1GB
Rear-camera resolution5 MP

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