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Sony Ericsson announces W205 Walkman slider for economical music experience

Snapshot by Brian James Kirk on Tuesday April 07, 2009.

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Sony Ericsson has announced the W205 Walkman phone, an affordable slider phone that comes bundled with Sony's Walkman music experience. Users can listen to MP3s, FM Radio, and use TrackID to recognize their favorite tunes from the airwaves.

The W205's 1.3 megapixel camera can shoot pictures and record video on-the-go, and users can share their favorite multimedia by MMS or Bluetooth. Photos and music can be saved on external Memory Stick Micro M2 cards. The W205 Walkman has dual-band GSM support (900/1800MHz) with additional variant that supports 850MHz and 1900MHz GSM bands.

The Sony Ericsson W205 will be available in a black color scheme in the third quarter of this year.

Specifications for the Sony Ericsson W205 Walkman
Band GSM 900/1800MHz or 850/1900MHz
Size 92mm x 47mm x 16.4mm (3.6in x 1.9in x 0.6in)
Weight 96g (3.4oz)
Battery Not specified
Battery Life 9 hours estimated talk time
17 days estimated standby time
Main Display 1.8-inch 65k colors TFT (128 x 160 pixels)
Camera 1.3 megapixel
Video Record and playback
Messaging SMS/MMS
Email Not specified
Bluetooth Yes
Memory 5MB, Memory Stick Micro M2 support
Availability Q3 2009
Other FM radio, speakerphone, PlayNow, TrackID, Java


icy @ 6:46:55AM EST on Wednesday December 23, 2009


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