Sony Ericsson Spiro

This cool & fashionably designed mobile phone by Sony Ericsson comes with a Walkman® music player, & straightforward call & communication features to suit the music loving user on the move. The Sony Ericsson Spiro is a mid range mobile phone complete with stylish good looks & a range of fun features which are just waiting to enjoyed, whether the user wishes to chat to friends, share messages, listen to music or browse the Web, it is all possible on the Spiro. The Spiro is from the same Sony Ericsson range as the Sony Ericsson Zylo & both handset offer the user a stunning slide opening designed casing & high quality music playing feature, but the handsets specification do differ as well as the overall style of their casings. Using the Spiro is simple & easy, & it is a great little mobile phone to show off to others, plus it is available with exciting & brightly coloured casing combinations.

Appearance & Size
The colour of your handset speaks volumes, as your choice of colour says so much about your personality, so choose wisely with the Spiro. It comes in four colour options which include stealth black, sunset pink, spring green & contrast black. The stealth black coloured handset is entirely black in colour which gives a very sleek appearance, whereas the other colour options come with silver coloured sections for a contrast appearance. Its dimensions are 9.2cm in height by 4.8cm in width by 1.275cm in depth when in its slide closed state. The Spiro weighs only ninety grams including the rechargeable battery which is lightweight to carry. On the front of the handset is the 2.2 inch colour screen which has a 240 pixel by 320 pixel resolution & displays up to 262,000 colours. This screen is on the top slide section of the casing so therefore the user can view the screen when the handset is either open or closed. Situated below the screen there is a navigation control key complete with built in music controls. To access the keypad the user simply slides the top section of the handset upwards to reveal the lower section of the casing which has a neatly designed keypad. The Spiro is a cool, funky & fashionable looking mobile phone which is a mid range handset at an affordable price.

Imaging, Media & Entertainment
Music entertainment on the Spiro is a fun, lively & is easy to operate, as this mobile phone has a built in Sony Ericsson Walkman® music player & a FM radio. There is a wide selection of music focused features which allows the user to easily control their music selection, add new music & simply enjoy a good quality mobile music experience. Its supports PlayNow™ which means the user can download new ringing tones within a few simple clicks of a key, plus the Spiro supports Bluetooth™ stereo A2DP for a wireless music listening experience. Its TrackID™ feature is a music recognition feature & this service will give the user the name of a song, name of the album the song is from & the name of the artist singing the song, & this is simply gained by the user recording a few second of a song they like the sound of. There is a built in torch which is a practical & useful feature of this phone plus the phone supports Java™ games & the user can download new games to suit their gaming preferences. Its digital camera has a two megapixel lens located on the rear of the casing, plus this camera supports a 2 x digital zoom with easy to use zoom & capture key. Record a fun video clip using the camera lens & share it with others via the MMS service or store it on the Spiro for viewing later with friends. Video recording & photo capturing allows the user to store memories & becomes a fun entertainment feature on the Sony Ericsson Spiro.

Communication & Messaging
When the user wishes to communicate with their compatible messaging contacts then a conversation style messaging display can be viewed allowing the user to view their contacts replies to messages in a conversation style layout. The Sony Ericsson Spiro supports a predictive text input option so therefore the can input text when creating messages at higher speed as each word is predicted as the user begins to type it. When the user wishes to share pictures & video clips the MMS service can be used allowing the user to share their experiences with others in an instant. A Facebook™ application provides a user friendly communication application where the user can access their friends to share text, pictures, videos & status updates. There is a built in speaker system which means the user can talk to their contacts over the speakers leaving the user hands free to continue with other tasks, as the conversation can be enjoyed out loud without the user holding the phone to their ear whilst on a call.

Technology & Internet
The Spiro comes with five megabytes of integrated memory & the phones memory be expanded via the memory card slot. It can hold up to sixteen gigabytes of memory using a compatible MicroSD™ memory card. Its dual band network coverage covers GSM 900 & 1800 & the handset will automatically switch between the two network bands. Its fully charged battery will provide up to 4.5 hours of talk time or 476 hours of battery standby time, but this may vary depending on other features being used during this time. The Sony Ericsson Spiro has an integrated Obigo™ Q7 Internet browser which is accessed via the main menu & the user can use bookmarks to locate their favourite websites. Connecting to other devices is a simple task as the Sony Ericsson Spiro comes with two connectivity options including a Bluetooth® wireless connection & a micro USB cabled connection option.

Sony Ericsson Spiro Specifications & Features

2.2 Inch TFT 262k Colour Screen (240 x 320 Pixels)

2 Megapixel Camera
2 x Digital Zoom
Video Record
Video Player
Picture Wallpaper
Wallpaper Animation

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

Walkman® Music Player
FM Radio RDS
Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
MP3 & Polyphonic Tones

Java™ Games
Phone Book
Alarm Clock
Flight Mode
Speaker Phone
Vibrating Alert
Facebook™ Application

Bluetooth® A2DP
Micro USB

Dual Band Technology (GSM 900 & GSM 1800)

Web Browser Obigo™ Q7

Memory & Talk Time
5 Mbytes Memory plus MicroSD™ Memory Support up to 16 Gbytes
4.5 Hours Talk Time
476 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
90 g
92 x 48 x 16.75 mm