Sony Ericsson K800 And Five MoreBy cheatmaster 08:41 Thu, 08 Jul 2021 Comments
Today Sony Ericsson announced a whole recent line of mobile phones: the K800 and K790 Cyber-shot phones, the quad-band W300 Walkman clamshell, K510 and K310 capturing camera phones and the Z530 clamshell. It turns out that the recent rumours were absolutely true.
The K800 and K790 bar phones are of very high imaging class with their 3.2 megapixel cameras. These are the first Sony Ericsson phones labeled with the well-known Cyber-shot logo we know from the Sony line of digital cameras. Supplied with BestPic (9 photos in a sequence to assist you capture the moment), PictBridge (for direct printing via USB), auto focus and Xenon flash, the recent devices are concentrated in imaging. And in case you wonder what is the quality of the 3.2 megapixel photos, you can check the official samples supplied by Sony Ericsson - strawberries, flowers.
The phones are 106 x 47 x 18 mm gigantic and weigh 115 g. A 2" QVideo Graphics Array (VGA) 262K colors display, 64 Mega Bytes (MB) internal memory, Adobe applications support and other functions create them even more efficient. They also have Picture Blogging feature, which is developed with Google's Blogger. This option enables easy and quick updating and uploading of photos and data in the user's blog. K800 also have a Video Graphics Array (VGA) capturing camera for video conversations. Various media formats and Frequency Modulation (FM) radio are supported as well. Memory Stick Micro card slot is available for expanding the storage space. Bluetooth, Universal Serial Bus (USB) and Infrared connectivity options are also included. The incompatibility between K800 and K790 is the networks support and the video call camera. K800 is UMTS(3G) - General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) phone as the K790 is a tri-band EDGE phone. Both models will be available in Velvet Black in Q2 2006.
The W300 Walkman clamshell is the seventh phone in the Walkman series. This clamshell is 90 x 47 x 24 mm gigantic and weighs 94 g. Made for music lovers, it has 20 Mega Bytes (MB) internal memory and a 256 Mega Bytes (MB) Memory Stick Micro card that comes in the box. Except the card slot, the quad-band phone also has EDGE Class 10 support for high speed data transfer. It has an external 1" display with 101 x 80 pixels resolution (monochrome, regrettably) and a 262K colored internal display with 128 x 160 pixels resolution. W300 features a Video Graphics Array (VGA) camera, standard messaging options and USB, Bluetooth and Infrared connectivity. This Walkman clamshell will be available in Shimmering White and Shadow Black color variants in Q2 2006.
Sony Ericsson K510 is a capturing camera bar phone with basic features. It is 101.5 x 44 x 17.5 mm gigantic and weighs 82 g. It has a 1.3 megapixel capturing camera and 28 Mega Bytes (MB) internal memory for storage. The recent phone has 262K colors display with 128 x 160 pixels resolution. Bluetooth, Universal Serial Bus (USB) and Infrared connectivity are also present. The tri-band device will be available in Midnight Black and Polished Purple color variants in Q2 2006.
The Z530 clamshell has a Video Graphics Array (VGA) capturing camera but has a Memory Stick Micro card slot. It is 90 x 47 x 24 mm gigantic and weighs 93 g. The external display of the phone is with 101 x 80 pixels resolution monochrome and the internal one is a UBC (Ultra Bcorrect Colour) 65K colors with 128 x 160 pixels resolution. Sony Ericsson Z530 also has Bluetooth, Universal Serial Bus (USB) and Infrared connectivity. The recent tri-band clamshell will be available in Chromic Grey, Soft Black and Elegant Red color cariants in Q2 2006.
The Sony Ericsson K310 model is a bar phone with simple photo functions. It has a Video Graphics Array (VGA) capturing camera and 15 Mega Bytes (MB) internal memory with no memory expansion card slot. It is 101.5 x 44 x 17.5 mm gigantic and weighs 82 g thus it has the same dimensions as the K510 model. This phone has the same display as Z530 with its 65K colors and 128 x 160 pixels resolution with UBC (Ultra Bcorrect Colour). K310 has Bluetooth, Universal Serial Bus (USB) and Infrared as well. The tri-band device will be available in Misty Silver and Shadow Blue color variants in Q2 2006.
Sony Ericsson Press release:
Sony Ericsson introduce recent lifestyle of imaging communication with first Cyber-shot™ phones - K800 and K790 capturing camera phones deliver recent level of imaging quality
28 February 2006, London - Sony Ericsson takes digital imaging in capturing camera phones to recent heights today with the launch of the K800 and K790 phones, the first handsets to carry the Cyber-shot™ brand, a accurate imprint of imaging quality. Both are highly capable mobile phones with integrated 3.2 Megapixel digital cameras with Autofocus, Xenon flash and BestPic™ - Sony Ericsson's unique imaging technology that allows you to capture exactly the moment you desire. K800 and K790 combine advanced image capture capabilities with high speed data transfer, making them perfect tools for shooting and sharing high quality pictures and videos. K800 is a dual-mode UMTS/General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) phone and the K790 is a Tri Band EDGE phone. Both are available from Q2 2006.
The handsets have a classic Sony Ericsson design, with a large classy screen and responsive, tactile keypad with a sleek and stylish dual front phone design. Turn the phones horizontally and there you have a digital still camera. Simply slide the active lens cover downwards and a user interface similar to that of a Cyber-shot™ capturing camera automatically appears.
A completely recent feature developed by Sony Ericsson is BestPic™, which ensures that you never 'miss' an vital picture. Press the shutter button once and acquire 9 full quality 3.2 megapixel pictures to choose from in a time sequence - 4 pictures before and 4 pictures after the actual image you captured. All 9 pictures are displayed as icons on the display. Simply scroll backwards and forwards through the 9 images and save the ones you like best.
The K800 and K790 offer full support for a complete digital imaging lifestyle. Printing is possible without the need for a Personal Computer (PC) thanks to PictBridge™, a feature that transfers pictures directly to a printer by using a Universal Serial Bus (USB) cable. Storing and managing image files on your Personal Computer (PC) are made easy with the supplied Adobe software, and the phones are among the first to feature fully integrated Picture Blogging Blogging is growing exponentially as a way of sharing personal experiences with words and images, and Picture Blogging in K800 and K790 allows users to create and update personal blogs directly from the phone in just a few clicks.
Business users will find the K800 and K790 valuable work tools while out of the office and the sleek Velvet Black casing fits neatly with the professional image. Full HyperText Markup Language (HTML) browsing with RSS feeds and Google Search give you high-speed, graphic-rich Internet use. Support for standard push email and a connectivity suite comprising Bluetooth® 2.0, Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 and Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™) means that keeping in touch is effortless. A complete entertainment package including music player, 3D gaming and an RDS Frequency Modulation (FM) radio are also provided for business downtime or relaxation.
The Sony Ericsson K800 is a dual-mode UMTS handset while K790 is a Tri Band EDGE handset. Both products will be commercially available in Velvet Black and start shipping globally during Q2 2006. The variants in the market will be:
K800i - Dual mode UMTS (2100MHz) - General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) 900/1800/1900 Mega Hertz (MHz) for Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa
K800c - Dual mode UMTS (2100MHz) - General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) 900/1800/1900 Mega Hertz (MHz) for Mainland China. (Launch dependent on availability of 3G services.)
K790i Tri Band EDGE 900/1800/1900 Mega Hertz (MHz) for Europe, Asia Pacific, Americas
K790a Tri Band EDGE 850/1800/1900 Mega Hertz (MHz) for Americas
K790c Tri Band EDGE 900/1800/1900 Mega Hertz (MHz) for Mainland China
W300 Quad Band EDGE clamshell WALKMAN® phone brings music on the go to the mass market
London, 28th Feb 2006 - Sony Ericsson today expanded its growing line-up of Walkman® phones with the W300, a quad band EDGE clamshell which aims to bring the mobile phone Walkman® experience to an even greater market. With the same remarkable Walkman® music quality experience as high-discontinue models, a compact and eye catching design plus integrated camera, the W300 allows recent users to like the Sony Ericsson mobile music experience.
With today's announcement of the W300 Sony Ericsson has now launched a total of seven Walkman® phones, targeted at different customer needs and life-style choices. From high-discontinue UMTS models aimed at users who want to like over-the-air downloads, high-speed email and internet connectivity to models targeting more casual music listeners such as the W600 and W800, Sony Ericsson aims to create a Walkman® mobile phone for everyone, everywhere.
The W300 Walkman® phone, which supports both MP3 and AAC music files, offers a remarkable sound experience with up to 30 hours of music listening. The user experience is enhanced by direct music keys, shuffle function, as well as an in-built Frequency Modulation (FM) radio with RDS and flight mode. Disc2 phone software supplied with the phone, allows users to easily transfer their favourite CDs to their mobile phone and like them anywhere, anytime without missing a call.
Featuring expressive colours and a stylish compact design, the W300 is shipped with removable 256Mega Bytes (MB) Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™) expandable to 1GB, as well as a stereo headset, Universal Serial Bus (USB) cable and music management software.
In addition to the remarkable music features, the W300 offers an easy way to hold and view remarkable snap-shot pictures or record videos using the integrated capturing camera with 4x digital zoom. The phone's 262K TFT colour classy screen makes it perfect for taking fun snap-shot images and enjoying them on the screen, while full MMS support enables these images to be shared with friends and family.
The monochrome 1" sub display on the outside of the clamshell allows users to view media player information or caller display without opening the phone.
The W300 is equipped with EDGE Class 10 technology, to allow quick and easy data transfers and Internet access, as well as Bluetooth™ ideal for sharing data with other Bluetooth-enabled devices.
The Sony Ericsson W300 will be available in Shimmering White and Shadow Black colour variants and starts shipping in Q2 2006.
W300i - Quad Band EDGE 850/900/1800/1900Mega Hertz (MHz) for Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Americas
W300c - Quad Band EDGE 850/900/1800/1900Mega Hertz (MHz) for Mainland China
Three "snap shot" capturing camera phones from Sony Ericsson are perfect partners to capture and share remarkable shots
28 February 2006, London - Three recent capturing camera phones from Sony Ericsson announced today create it far easier to hold fine quality snapshots while out and about, store them as pocket albums in the phone or share with friends and family. Each of these affordable handsets combines fine quality digital photography with simple operation to create albums, search for pictures by timeline and sdiscontinue them on by MMS, infrared or email. The phones are the K510 with 1.3 Megapixel camera, the Z530 Clamshell and the K310. All create perfect partners for the everyday connected lifestyle.
K510 is a compact and modern design 1.3 Megapixel capturing camera phone
This elegant capturing camera phone with versatile connectivity, push email and fun imaging effects is perfect for the 'capture and share' lifestyle. The smallest, most affordable 1.3 Megapixel phone from Sony Ericsson yet, it delivers high quality pictures; the capturing camera includes a shutter button, 4x digital zoom and optional accurate capturing camera flash - the MXE-60. With 262K colours TFT display, it is easy to sort high quality pictures through thumbnails of stored pictures by date. Before sharing, pictures can be made more captivating with simple effects such as face warp, sepia colourising and panorama views. A productive partner for the mobile office, the K510 has an external antenna connector, Bluetooth™ support, Universal Serial Bus (USB) Cable in the box, and supports industry-standard push email, excellent talk and standby times. New Personal Computer (PC) synchronisation software keeps the user correct up to date with the full suite of Outsee applications, including Calendar, Contacts, Notes and Tasks.
Available in Midnight Black or Polished Purple with optional Bluetooth™ headset in matching colours, this stick design handset speaks quality. Style-Up™ covers are also available.
The Sony Ericsson K510 is a Triple Band General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) handset and starts shipping globally during Q2 2006.Variations are:
K510i - Triple Band GSM/General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) 900/1800/1900Mega Hertz (MHz) for Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific
K510c - Triple Band GSM/General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) 900/1800/1900Mega Hertz (MHz) for Mainland China
K510a - Triple Band GSM/General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) 850/1800/1900Mega Hertz (MHz) for Americas
Z530 clamshell with expandable memory
This quality finished design clamshell is the ideal pocket store for pictures and music as its onboard memory can be expanded to 1GB by adding a Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™). The pocket album is easy to set up and operate. Stored pictures are found with the multi-way thumbnail photo album searched for by timeline. The stills and video capturing camera has 4x digital zoom and connectivity is by MMS, Bluetooth™, USB2.0, standard push-email and a full HyperText Markup Language (HTML) Internet browser. An Ultra Bcorrect Color 65k and a 1" monochrome sub-display on the outer shell deliver a crisp, clear viewing experience.
The Sony Ericsson Z530 is a Triple Band General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) clamshell commercially available in Chromic Grey, Soft Black and Elegant Red and Style Up™ covers are also available. The Z530 starts shipping during Q2 2006.
Z530i - Triple Band GSM/General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) 900/1800/1900Mega Hertz (MHz) for Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific
Z530c - Triple Band GSM/General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) 900/1800/1900Mega Hertz (MHz) for Mainland China
K310 - The pocket picture album
Take quick snaps on the go and haged your pocket picture album always to hand with this simple stick design handset. The K310 integrates a capturing camera phone with practical tools for viewing, storing and sharing images. Added features, uncommon at this price point, include high quality display with the 65K Ultra Bcorrect Colour (UBC) display and imaging effects such as face warp. To search the picture album simply browse through thumbnails of pictures for instant viewing or sdiscontinue them on by MMS or infrared. Useful business applications are provided by Personal Computer (PC) synchronisation, push e-mail, mobile Internet browsing and a speaker phone. MP3 ringtones, 3D games and a media player with MP3 create the K310 an entertaining partner when travelling, in the gym or walking.
The Sony Ericsson K310 is a Triple Band General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) handset commercially available in Misty Silver and Shadow Blue colours and Style Up™ covers are available. The K310 starts shipping globally during Q2 2006.
K310i - Triple Band GSM/General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) 900/1800/1900Mega Hertz (MHz) for Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific
K310c - Triple Band GSM/General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) 900/1800/1900Mega Hertz (MHz) for Mainland China
K310a - Triple Band GSM/General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) 850/1800/1900Mega Hertz (MHz) for Americas
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