Sony Ericsson Adds the W8 Walkman to its Range of Walkman Phones


Sony Ericsson Adds the W8 Walkman to its Range of Walkman Phones

Sony Ericsson today adds the Sony Ericsson W8 Walkman phone - a great entertainment smartphone that extends the appeal of the Walkman collection.

The Sony Ericsson W8 Walkman phone features a user interface that can be customised for one-touch access to users’ favourite applications – a feature found on the Xperia mini range of products. The Sony Ericsson W8 Walkman phone allows for quick and easy access to playlists and the Walkman player. It also comes complete with the MH 410 stereo headset.

The Sony Ericsson W8 Walkman phone is perfect for enjoying multimedia. The 3-inch screen is great for users who are looking to enjoy games from the Android Market, view the latest clips on YouTube or browse the web. Additionally, the device features a 3.2 megapixel camera, video recording functionality and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Key features:

  • Corner user interface for easy one hand use and one touch access to applications
  • Customise the corners for instant access to your favourite widgets and apps on your home page
  • Enjoy games, video, internet and more on the 3-inch screen
  • Timescape shows all your communication in one place for ultimate simplicity
  • Android Market – More than 150,000 of applications to keep you entertained
  • 3.2 megapixel camera – snap away and upload instantly to Facebook
  • Fast Internet access via 3G and Wi-Fi
  • Walkman designed hardware and UI
  • Walkman widget on home screen
  • Android platform (version 2.1)

The Sony Ericsson W8 Walkman phone will be available in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam from Q2 2011 in the colours Azur (blue), Metallic Red and the iconic Walkman Orange.

Specifications
Camera 3,2 megapixel camera
Direct picture upload to Facebook
Geo tagging
Sony Ericsson Album application
Video recording
Location-based services A-GPS
Google Maps
Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation (free trial version)
Connectivity 3.5 mm audio jack
Bluetooth technology
Micro USB connector
NeoReader barcode scanning app
Sony Ericsson Sync
USB mass storage
USB support
Wi-Fi
Screen 16,777,216 colour TFT touchscreen
Capacitive touchscreen
3.0 inches
320 x 480 pixels (HVGA)
Scratch-resistant (min. pencil hardness 6H)
Dimensions Size: 99 x 54 x 15mm
Weight: 104g
Storage Phone memory: Up to 128 MB
Memory card support: microSD up to 16GB
Memory card included: 2 GB
Networks UMTS HSPA 900/2100
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
Colours Azur, Metallic Red and the iconic Walkman Orange
Markets and Availability Available in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam from Q2 2011.

 

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