Sony Ericsson W380i

The Sony Ericsson W380i is a good sized clamshell phone which measures 16mm in depth, 49mm in width & 92mm in height which feels good to hold in any user's hand. The handset is solid without being bulky & heavy which weighs 100 grams including the battery. The battery provides the user with approximately 7 hours of talk time & 300 hours of standby battery time but these times are fully dependent on the features being used by the user. The phone comes with 14 Mbytes of internal memory & the user can use a removable memory card to expand their phones memory capacity to suit their storage needs.

The phone comes with a high colour internal screen which is ideal for displaying music information, call details, images & messaging service when the phone is in its flipped open position. The internal screen is a TFT screen which is 1.9 inches in size & provides a screen resolution of 176 x 220 pixels on a 262k colour screen. The user can enjoy high colour animated wallpapers & picture wallpapers on their internal screen. The Sony Ericsson W380i comes with a built in camera feature which allows the user to capture photos during their day. The camera is a 1.3 megapixel camera which comes complete with a 4 x digital zoom which allows the user to get up closer to their target when taking a shot. The camera feature brings an element of fun to this music focused mobile phone & allows the user to enjoy sharing their photos with others using the direct interaction to the phones messaging services.

This beautifully sleek phone is a well equipped Walkman® music phone which comes with all the features a music lover would expect on their new mobile phone & much more. The Walkman® music player allows the user to enjoy their music easily with the help of the external touch music controls. The user can tune into the radio & enjoy viewing information provided by the radio station. The Sony Ericsson W380i comes with easy to use & fun music features which include Mega Bass™, PlayNow™ & TrackID™. The Mega Bass™ feature allows the user to enhance the bass of their music which therefore provides a higher quality sound for the user to enjoy. The PlayNow™ music feature allows the user to download ringtones in just three clicks which is the fastest & easiest music download service. The TrackID™ is a music recognition service which allows the user to record a few seconds of a song they like the sound of & TrackID™ will provide the user with the name of the song, the artist & the album within seconds. The W380i supports Bluetooth® stereo A2DP which allows the user to enjoy a wireless connection from their W380i to their Bluetooth® headset.

The mid ranged Sony Ericsson W380i Walkman phone will be available in Q1 2008 which is great news but will the specifications below float your boat, please check them out and let us know what you think. DO NOT be shy in coming forward post your comments below oh shy one.

Sony Ericsson W380 main specifications –

W380i - 900/1800/1900 MHz
W380c - 900/1800/1900 MHz for China
W380a - 850/1800/1900 MHz for America
• GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 Network
• 1.9 Inch TFT Display with 256K colors & 176 x 220 pixels
• Secondary external OLED mono display - 128 x 36 pixels
• Wallpapers & screensavers
• Easy-touch music controls
• MP3, AAC & Polyphonic Ringtones
• Vibration
• Photo call & 1000 x 20 fields (Phonebook)
• 30 received, 30 dialed & 30 missed calls (Call records)
• 14 MB internal memory plus Memory Stick Micro (M2) Card Slot
• 512MB card included
• EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps
• GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
• Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP
• USB v2.0
• MMS, SMS, EMS, Instant Messaging & Email
• 1.3 MP camera 1280×1024 pixels & video
• RSS reader, HTML (NetFront) & WAP 2.0/xHTML Browser
• Games plus downloadable
• Java MIDP 2.0
• Walkman player plus TrackID music recognition
• T9
• Image viewer, Picture editor, Built-in handsfree, Organiser & Voice memo
• FM radio with RDS
• Up to 300 hours standby time
• Up to 7 hours talk time
• 92 x 49 x 16 mm
• 100 grams