Sony Ericsson finally unveiled their latest handset - the Sony Ericsson T700. Photos of the device leaked several times in the past month so we can't say that we are greatly surprised.
Coming with a moderate amount of on-board features, but with an affordable price tag, the new bar-shaped T700 is expected to impress with looks and price point rather than with functionality.
Sony Ericsson T700 comes with quad-band GSM support and single-band 3G support with HSDPA. A 3.2 megapixel snapper is also onboard but no autofocus (sorry!). The handset also packs a 2-inch 262K color display with QVGA resolution.
Measuring 104 x 48 x 10 mm and weighing only 78 g the Sony Ericsson T700 is even more compact than its predecessor - the Sony Ericsson T650. Some of its other features are Bluetooth with A2DP, USB connectivity and up to 25MB of user memory. There is also a M2 card slot for expanding that amount and a 512MB memory card included in the retail package. An FM radio with RDS completes the list of features.
Sony Ericsson T700 is going to hit the shelves in Q4 of the year at an estimated retail price of less than 200 euro. The color version available will be Black on Silve, Black on Red and Shining Silver.
Sony Ericsson Alicia went live today for the first time. After a quick demo video in June, the eccentric circle screen is back on a bunch of live photos, but Alicia is still pretty much a stranger in terms of specs.
Walkman affiliation is indisputable but everything else is sheer guesswork. A touch-sensitive round dial looks sweet while another external display above pretty much makes the Sony Ericsson W707 the first GSM to feature three screens. The looks inside though and the 7** model designation probably shouldn't get you too fired up.
Check out the photos in question, hope we'll be back soon with more on specs.
The gesture-based gaming has so far been reserved only for the Sony Ericsson phones in Japan (and gadgets such as the EyeToy camera on the Sony PlayStation 2) and we are pretty glad that now the rest of the world is getting some "twist-tilt-turn-smash" love.
Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2 received its official announcement today. Boasting Windows Mobile 6.5 and relying heavily on the X Panels UI, the XPERIA X2 flaunts an 8 megapixel camera and a 3.2-inch touchscreen.
Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2 was eagerly expected and finally has its moment. The new XPERIA will come directly with Windows Mobile 6.5 on board with the XPERIA panels integrated into the user interface. The long rumored 3.5-inch OLED screen turns to be false, as the X2 has a 3.2-inch WVGA TFT one.
The rest of the specs include full sliding QWERTY keyboard, 8.1 megapixel camera with VGA@30fps recording and LED flash, all sorts of connectivity options (HSDPA, Wi-Fi with DLNA, GPS, Bluetooth) including a 3.5mm audio jack and TV-out (cable bundled in the box), stereo speakers and a microSD card slot (4GB card in the package).
The CPU still remains unknown, while the memory is crystal clear - 256 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM and 110 megabytes of user storage. The XPERIA X2 also comes with XviD video support.
Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2 will hit the shelves sometime in early Q4 this year. We suppose the launch will be in October, considering the recent Microsoft's announcement of the Windows Mobile 6.5 availability. There is no word on pricing yet.
Sony Ericsson just announced that they have another XPERIA phone in store but for now they're keeping all the little bits of info for themselves except the fact the XPERIA Pureness is the world's first phone with a transparent display.
For now the press release on the new XPERIA Pureness is extremely short and scarce of information about the new XPERIA Pureness but more info should be unveiled in November when the XPERIA Pureness will launch for real.
We were quite surprised at the wording used for describing the device - "a simple design phone which brings together beautiful craftsmanship and the concept of "talk, text, time - a holiday from technology" - as pretty much all XPERIA phones until know have been on the top of the cellphone food chain, but as it's evident on those shots and video, that may just be the case.
Obviously targeting the high-end luxury class like Nokia Arte series, for example, Sony Ericsson have created the XPERIA Pureness "...as a work of art rather than technology." And yes, you've seen that right - the XPERIA Pureness display is transparent alright.
The new XPERIA Purness phone looks just like the Sony Ericsson Kiki that leaked two months ago along with the Sony Ericsson Rachael, which is expected to be announced as XPERIA X3.
Sony Ericsson XPERIA Pureness as leaked a couple of months ago
The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Pureness should be launched in November 2009 and the company will release the rest of the information about it then.