Sony Ericsson Elm GreenHeart

The Sony Ericsson Elm is also known as the Sony Ericsson Elm GreenHeart which is a 3G mobile phone with a casing made from recycled plastic. This handset is a member of the GreenHeart range & also comes with an e manual to save paper, minimal packaging again to save paper & it is manufactured using less chemicals & no lead. It also comes with a lower power consumption battery which saves energy. Other members of the Sony Ericsson GreenHeart range include the Sony Ericsson C901 GreenHeart, Sony Ericsson Naite & the Sony Ericsson Hazel. The Elm has a solid bar shaped casing & comes with a selection of built in features including a 5 megapixel camera, music player, You Tube compatible Internet access, video player, messaging services & much more.

Appearance & Size
Its bar shaped casing has a compact design & it is a good size to hold & operate in a single hand. Its dimensions are 1.4cm deep by 4.5cm wide by 11cm tall & it weighs a total of 90 grams including its low power consumption battery fitted, which is lightweight therefore easier for carrying. The Sony Ericsson Elm is made from recycled plastics & it is free of hazardous chemicals which is why it is a Greenheart handset. It comes in two colour options which include a metal black & a pearly rose coloured casing. The front section of the casing has a 2.2 inch screen, a square shaped navigation key, call keys, selection keys & a keypad. The individual keys on the keypad have a slight curve to their design which makes key selection easier for the user. The screen has a screen resolution of 240 pixels by 320 pixels for a clear display when viewing images, pictures & videos. The user can view up to two hundred & sixty two thousand colours on this 2.2 inch screen for a beautifully colourful experience.

Imaging, Media & Entertainment
There is an integrated 5 megapixel digital camera feature complete with a rear facing lens. This camera can capture still pictures & recording video footage depending on the user's needs. It has an automatic focus feature, flash, a photo fix feature, 4 times digital zoom function, smile detection & a face detection camera feature. The user can use a picture geo tagging feature to mark a picture with the location it was taken, thanks to the phones built in GPS navigation support. The camera supports a photo feeds feature & the user can send their captured pictures straight to the Web if required. There is a second camera which has a front facing lens & this camera is ideal when the user is taking part in a video call. The user can enjoy recording clear video footage using the 5 megapixel camera & the user can use the video light to brighten up darker environments when recording. The Sony Ericsson Elm comes with a video playing feature which means the user can playback video for entertainment & the user can stream videos on this mobile phone. This handset comes with a music player complete a user friendly album art display. The user can enjoy music features which include MegaBass™ bass sound feature, PlayNow™ ringtone download feature, SensMe mood music feature & TrackID™ music recognition feature on the Elm. The TrackID™ music recognition feature allows the user to find out the name of a song the user likes the sound of by the user recording a few second of the song & the TrackID™ feature will find out the name of the song, the artist & the album which the song is from within seconds. The SensMe music feature allows the user to create playlists with songs to suit a particular mood, for example romantic songs, party songs, happy songs, sad songs etc. The Sony Ericsson Elm comes with a built in FM radio feature which supports a radio data system. The user can enjoy Java™ format games on the Elm & enjoy a 3D gaming challenge on their phone.
Communication & Messaging
This Greenheart mobile phone comes complete with a phone book feature which provides easy storage from all the users contact names & contacts numbers. The Elm has a hands free speaker phone feature which allows the user to hear their contact over the speakers & the user's voice is picked up by the integrated microphone. This phone supports a vibration alert feature which provides a gentle vibration of the handset when a new call or message arrives on the Elm, & the user can use PictBridge when printing from their phone. It comes with messaging services which include text messaging which supports predictive text input for a quick input method. The user can enjoy sharing pictures & video clips via the multimedia messaging service. There is a built in sound recorder which allows the user to share sound including voice & music via the messaging service. The Sony Ericsson Elm come with a conversation style messaging view which allows the user to view a conversation style format of all messages for each contact. An instant messaging service allows the user to enjoy an online communication messaging service with other instant messaging contacts. An email service which supports an Exchange ActiveSync® service allows the user to send & receive emails on the Sony Ericsson Elm.

Technology & Internet
The Elm is a 3G HSDPA phone which provides high speed connectivity & the user can enjoy fast speed transfer rates on their phone thanks to the EDGE technology. Its WiFi® technology provides a cable free connection to the Internet via a WLAN or hotspot connection. The low power consumption battery provided with the handsets start up kit provides up to 10 hours GSM talk time, 4 hours 3G talk time or up to 446 hours 3G battery standby time when fully charged. When the user wishes to connect to another compatible device the user can use either a Bluetooth® wireless connection or a USB cabled connection between the two devices. There is an Access NetFront Web browser which comes with a Google™ search facility & the user can enjoy Internet features such as Web feeds, bookmarks & a YouTube™ compatible browsing experience. The Sony Ericsson Elm comes with Facebook integrated & the user can enjoy this as a widget with updates being displayed on the users screen instantly. This stylish handset has 280 megabytes of internal memory & the user can add a memory card which is up to 16 gigabytes in size if further storage is needed. The Elm supports an A GPS navigation feature with Google™ maps support & Wisepilot™ navigation which offers turn by turn navigation supports. The user can enjoy worldwide roaming with the Elm as this 3G phone works over 3G UMTS 900 & 2100 networks as well as GSM 850, 900, 1800 & 1900 networks which automatically switches between network bands.

Sony Ericsson Elm GreenHeart Specifications & Features

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

5 Megapixel Camera
4 x Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Face Detection
Smile Detection
Photo Geo Tagging
Photo Fix
Photo Feeds
Send to Web
Video Record
Video Light
Video Clip
Video Player
Video Streaming
Video Call
Picture Wallpaper
Wallpaper Animation

SMS (Text Messaging)
MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
Exchange ActiveSync®
Instant Messaging
Sound Recorder
Predictive Text Input

Music Player
Album Art
Bluetooth® A2DP
FM Radio RDS
MP3 & AAC Ringtones
Polyphonic Ringtones

Java™ Games
3D Games
Phone Book
Alarm Clock
Flight Mode
Screen Auto Rotate
PictBridge Printing
Vibration Alert
Walk Mate
A GPS with Google™ maps
Wisepilot™ Turn by Turn Navigation

Bluetooth® A2DP

Quad Band Technology (GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900)
UMTS 900 & 2100

Access NetFront Web Browser
Web Feeds
Google™ Search
YouTube™ Compatible

Memory & Talk Time
280 Mbytes Memory plus MicroSD™ Memory Card Support up to 16 Gbytes
10 Hours GSM Talk Time
4 Hours 3G Talk Time
430 Hours GSM Standby
446 Hours 3G Standby
3 Hours 3G Video Call Time

Weight & Size
90 g
110 x 45 x 14 mm