Specs summary


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


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

5+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

60 MB

Internal memory is 60 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 16 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 1000 mAh battery. Sony's performance ratings are 19 days standby time, 600 minutes (2G), 270 minutes (3G).

If you are on the lookout for a cell phone that you intend to predominantly use for games, the Yari doesn´t stand out with anything in particular, but is a good all-rounder that would appeal to young people, especially given its affordable price.

- PhoneArena Team , PhoneArena 

Reviews (4.9/10 Avg. rating)


Gaming-focused slider phone

from CNET
The Sony Ericsson Yari promises to be a rock 'em, sock 'em gaming handset that turns your body into a joystick and your phone into a Nintendo Wii. We'd rather not use the Yari's goofy motion-controlled gaming features, but there are plenty of other on-board treats to tempt us. Sony Ericsson never skimps on features, preferring to throw in everything but the kitchen sink, even if you'll never use most of it. The Yari is no exception, offering a bulging goody bag, including an FM radio, a step counter and TrackID, which identifies music based on a short recording... Full review

Likeable slider with cool design and proper functionality

from PhoneArena

The Sony Ericsson Yari delivers decent in-call quality. Voices sounded somewhat unclear and unreal on our end of the line, but were loud enough. As a whole, we didn’t have any problems understanding our callers. They didn’t happen to have any major gripes either, but said they’ve heard much better and rated us 7/10.

Similarly to most Sony Ericsson feature phones, the Yari is equipped with quite a robust battery that provides about 10 hours of continuous calls (over 2G networks) and up to 19 days in standby.

As a whole, the Sony Ericsson Yari is a like... Full review

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Full Specs

Release date May 29, 2009
Regions available Asia, Europe
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
900/2100 MHz
SIM Card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Other
Processor No
Internal Flash Memory
60 MB
Digital compass No
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.69 W/kg
Languages English, French, Spanish
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 1000 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging Unknown
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
600 minutes (2G)
270 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 19 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Slider
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA No
Material Unknown
Colors Achromatic Black, Cranberry White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.0 x 4.8 x 1.6 cm
(3.9 x 1.9 x 0.6 in)
Weight 115 grams
(4.1 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution 240 x 320 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 2.4 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock Unknown
Multi Touch Unknown
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Unknown
Additional Display Features No
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Unknown
Home Key Unknown
Mute Key Unknown
Input Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical Keyboard Unknown
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock No
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity 1000 entries
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups Unknown
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing No
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type WAP 2.0, HTML
Browser Unknown
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features No
Messaging Services SMS, EMS, MMS, IM (AIM, MSN, Yahoo)
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles
WiFi No
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD (up to 16 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge Yes
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 5+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom 4x digital
Flash Yes
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, Smile detection, White balance
Video Recording Formats Unknown
Video Recording Parameters VGA (640 x 480 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera  
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, AAC+, AAC
Radio Yes
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack Other / proprietary
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID No
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps No
Included Software / Apps Yes
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