Sony Ericsson Athena S312

This desirable bar shaped mobile phone comes with fifteen megabytes of internal memory. The user can add a Micro™ M2™ memory card to extend their phones memory capabilities further if more storage is needed for music & much more. The Athena S312 supports Bluetooth® wireless technology which means the user can connect to other Bluetooth® compatible devices & enjoy a wireless connection when transferring data between the two devices. A Bluetooth® connection can be gain between Bluetooth® devices which are up to 10 metres apart from each other. This handset comes with a USB port which allows the user to insert a compatible USB cable to connect the handset to other devices when transferring files. The Sony Ericsson Athena S312 works on dual band GSM network which works over GSM 900 & GSM 1800. It's built in EDGE & GPRS technology allows the user to enjoy high speed transfer rates. The user can enjoy approximately eight hours of GSM talk time or 400 hours of battery standby time from a fully charged battery which is recharged via the power adapter provided.

The Athena S312 is an imaging focused handset which comes with easy to use camera & video features. An integrated two megapixel camera comes with easy to access capture key & an integrated 2.5 x digital zoom function. The user can view colourful & animated wallpapers on their beautiful two Inch screen & this screen works as a clear viewfinder when the user is using the camera feature. A photo fix feature allows the user to adjust the photo brightness, contrast & light with one press of the photo fix key. The Sony Ericsson Athena S312 comes with a photo light which will brighten up those darker environments when capturing a photo & supports a video light which will add light to those moving video recording. This phones built in video features allow the user to enjoy video playback, video recording & video storage on the Sony Ericsson Athena S312. The phone comes with an Openwave™ Internet browser which allows the user to enjoy a XHTML Web experience on their phone. The user can create, send, receive & store messages on the Sony Ericsson Athena S312 which makes this handset a perfect messaging device allowing the user to communicate using messages instead of making a call. The Athena S312 supports a text messaging service & a multimedia messaging service which allows the user to communicate using text & even pictures or video.

The user can enjoy a gaming experience on the Athena S312 & this handset supports Java™ games of a lively gaming display. A built in FM radio comes with a RDS radio feature which allows the user to view radio information on the screen whilst listening to their favourite station. A music player allows the user to enjoy their favourite songs whilst on the move & the user can transfer music files using either a USB connection or a Bluetooth® wireless connection to transfer files. The Sony Ericsson Athena S312 supports a TrackID™ music recognition feature which allows the user to record a short section of a song they like the sound of, & the TrackID™ music feature will provide the user with the name of the song, artist or group & the name of the album. The user can enjoy a wireless connection to compatible headphones as the handset supports Bluetooth™ stereo A2DP technology. The user can enjoy hearing MP3 ringtones, AAC ringtone & polyphonic sound ringtones on their mobile phone.

The Sony Ericsson Athena S312 comes in a bar shaped casing which gives this handset a solid feel but the S312 is an incredibly lightweight phone. It weighs only just a fraction over eighty grams & its overall dimensions are 100mm tall by 46mm wide by 12.5mm deep which is compact enough for the user to enjoy carrying their Athena S312 in their coat or jacket pocket due to its compact dimensions. The Sony Ericsson Athena S312 comes in two colours which include a honey silver coloured casing which is subtle yet stylish or a dawn blue coloured casing which gives the handset a contemporary & classy look. A two Inch TFT screen provides a beautiful two hundred & sixty two thousand colour display. This screen has a resolution of 176 pixels by 220 pixels & comes with a crystal clear display. This handset has a good sized circular navigation key & easy to press call keys for ease of use. The call keys & navigation key are coloured in either metallic silver on the dawn blue handset, or metallic gold on the honey silver coloured handset, which stand out beautiful against the coloured casing.

Sony Ericsson Athena S312 Specifications & Features

2 Inch 262k Colour TFT Screen (176 x 220 Pixels)

2 Megapixel Camera
2.5 x Digital Zoom
Photo Light
Photo Fix
Picture Blogging
Video Recorder
Video Light
Video Player
Video Clip
Picture Wallpaper
Wallpaper Animation

SMS (Text Messaging)
MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
Predictive Text Input
Sound Recorder

Music Player
Bluetooth™ Stereo A2DP
MP3 & AAC Ringtone
Polyphonic Ringtone
FM Radio RDS

Java™ Games
Downloadable Games

Phone Book
Alarm Clock
Flight Mode
Navigation Key
Vibrating Alert


Dual Band (GSM 900 & GSM 1800)

WAP Browser

Memory & Talk Time
15 Mbytes Memory Plus Micro™ M2™ Support
8 Hours Talk Time
400 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
80.1 g
100 x 46 x 12.5 mm