Providing a slight upgrade of existing technology, Sony Ericsson are unveiling at CES on Thursday the new W810i Walkman phone. It’s a music player, a mobile phone, and a cameraÑall in one tiny package.
Built on the best-selling W800 model, it sports that offering’s high quality and features, along with EDGE and Quadband GSM 850/900/1800/1900 and a set of dedicated music buttons in the joystick, in addition to the usual face-front selection.
The memory is the W800-standard 512MB, the headphone jack still connects via Fast Port, and the communication method is Bluetooth. The music player/phone is also a camera, boasting 2 megapixel capability and comes with the HPM-70 stereo headphones which feature a standard 3.5mm headphone jack.
Users can quickly load music to the phone by uploading their CD collection on to the W810 from a PC via Memory Stick PRO Duo or USB 2.0 using the provided Disc2Phone music management software. The software makes it easy to sort, browse and transfer files on the 512 MB Memory Stick PRO Duo, which provides capacity for approximately 150 music tracks — the equivalent of around 15 full length CDs.
Pricing should be available when the phone ships in the Spring of this year.
Sony Ericsson W810 – Features at a glance:
Imaging and messaging; 2 Mega pixel camera with AutoFocus, 4 x digital zoom, 176 x 220 pixel, 262K , colour, 1.9″ TFT display, Video recording, Email, SMS and MMS, Internet browser
Entertainment ; Speakerphone, MusicDJ and VideoDJ, Media player (MP3/AAC), MPEG4, 3GPP, 3D games, Java applications (games), Video playback and streaming, OMA DRM phase, 40 polyphonic ringtones, 20 MB Internal memory, 512 MB External/Removable memory,
Connectivity; Quad-band EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, USB 2.0, PC synchronization, Bluetooth and Infrared, SyncML
W810i Quad Band EDGE 850/900/1800/1900MHz for Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Americas
W810c Quad Band EDGE 850/900/1800/1900MHz for Mainland China