Back to school: Best Android phones

The best Android phones for school and university students

Heading back to school or university? Why not aid your studies with an inexpensive Android phone!

There are a range of Android phones available that won't break the bank. These smartphones have all the features and benefits of higher priced models, but often have smaller, lesser quality screens. We round-up the best Android phones for back to school students.

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA Ray

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Ray is an excellent smartphone wrapped in a compact and light frame, a refreshing change from the norm. Provided you can live with its cramped screen when typing on the touchscreen keyboard, the XPERIA Ray offers most of the features of its larger counterpart including a vibrant display, an excellent camera and intuitive software.

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  • 22nd Sept., 2011
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Sony Ericsson
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  • Pros:
  • Excellent thin and light design
  • Great screen with high pixel density
  • 8-megapixel camera
  • Cons:
  • Cramped keyboard
  • No HDMI-out connection
  • Average battery life
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