Sony Ericsson G502

Sony Ericsson today announced the compact G502 for the mainstream audience in need of European HSDPA support. The G502 also comes with the latest version of Google Maps for Mobile, offering turn-by-turn directions and reviews and ratings of nearby restaurants and hotels, but the GPS Enabler HGE-100 accessory is required to receive GPS signals.

Just like the Z780, the G502 offers a "set-up wizard" to add web mail accounts or Exchange ActiveSync accounts for those who need that. The G502 operates on European GSM (900/1800/1900 MHz) and HSDPA (2100 MHz) networks, and comes loaded with the Access NetFront web browser (Opera Mini can be added via download).

Measuring 109 by 46 by 13.5 mm and weighing 83.5 grams, the G502 also sports a 2-megapixel camera, Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP support and a 2-inch 262K screen (240 x 320 pixels). Sony Ericsson claims a talk time of 4.5 hours.

The Sony Ericsson G502 will be available in Champagne Black and Brilliant Hazel in selected markets from Q2 2008.

If you believe me I am posting about a phone which is going to be launched Tomorrow. Well may be possible I am not correct, but lets wait for tomorrow for the official announcement from Sony Ericssion about the new mobile phone Sony Ericsson G502 (code name Emelie). G502 is made in monoblock form factor, in the same style as the model K530, and positioned as a suitable solution for business-segment and youth.

Technical Specifications of Sony Ericsson G502:

  • Support GSM networks / GPRS / EDGE (900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz) and WCDMA / HSDPA (2100 MHz)
  • TFT-LCD with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels (QVGA), 262 thousand colors
  • Camera with 4 x digital zoom and video recording function
  • Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR
  • USB 2.0 port
  • 32 MB of memory built
  • Slot for memory card Memory Stick Micro
  • Platform A2
  • Colors available : Brilliant Hazel and Champagne Black
  • Size - 109 x 46 x 13.5 mm,
  • weight - 83.5 grams

We know also that the phone is set to a web browser Accesss NetFront, supported software products like Microsoft Exchange Activesync and Google Maps for mobile devices. Sony Ericsson G502 will be on sale in the second quarter of this year. Cost ?, we obviously will know tomorrow.

A built in 2 megapixel camera comes complete with a photo fix feature & a 4 x digital zoom feature. The user can gain the perfect snap using the built in features when the user is out & about. The user can also use the 2 megapixel camera to record video footage on the move. The Sony Ericsson G502 comes with a video playback feature & a video streaming function which allows the user to enjoy moving footage on this compact & stylish phone.

This Internet & email focused 3G phone allows the user to enjoy a wide selection of Web services including picture blogging, Google Maps™ Mobile & Web feeds. The phone comes with a NetFront™ Web browser & the user can Web feeds allow the user to receive the latest news from Web sites sent straight to the phone. The Sony Ericsson G502 comes with 32 megabytes of internal memory complete with a memory card slot which supports a Micro™ M2™ memory stick. The user can experience a high quality mobile email service on this desirable phone thanks to the Exchange ActiveSync® supports & easy to use email features. The user can send & receive instant messages, multimedia messages, text messages & enjoy communicating with others without making a call.

Sony Ericsson G502 at a Glance

Core Features
High Speed HSDPA
Google™ Maps for Mobile
RSS Desktop
Automatic email set-up
Picture and video blogging
Web 2.0 Ready
Active Sync email

Music and Entertainment
Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
Media player
Mega Bass™
Music tones (MP3/AAC)
Polyphonic ringtones
3D games
FM radio
Video streaming
Video viewing

2 megapixel camera
4x digital zoom
Photo fix
Picture blogging
Video recording

Access NetFront™ web browser
Web feeds

Communication and Messaging
Exchange ActiveSync®
Instant messaging
Vibrating alert
Picture messaging (MMS)
Predictive text input
Sound recorder
Text messaging (SMS)

Bluetooth™ technology
USB mass storage
USB support

Alarm clock
Flight mode
Phone book


• User guide
• Battery
• Standard charger
• Stereo portable handsfree headset

GPS-Enabler HGE-100 : Get more from your phone – add GPS technology.
Bluetooth™ Car Handsfree HCB-105 : Small enough to fit in your pocket, sleek enough to match the interior of your car.
Bluetooth™ Headset HBH-PV708 : A powerful wireless handsfree available in chrome or rose for everyday wear.

Facts and Figures

Size: 109 x 46 x 13.5 mm
Weight: 83.5 grams
Colours: Champagne Black, Brilliant Hazel
Main screen: 262,144 colour TFT
Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
Size: 2 inches
Phone memory: Up to 32 MB, Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™) support
Talk time GSM: Up to 9 hrs
Standby time GSM: Up to 330 hrs
Talk time UMTS: Up to 4.5 hrs
Standby time UMTS: Up to 330 hrs

Availability and Versions
Networks : UMTS/HSDPA 2100, GSM/GPRS/EDGE 900 /1800 /1900
Available in selected markets from Q2 2008