The Sony Ericsson W980 is a fully loaded mobile phone that has some exceptional features. Check out the review of Sony Ericsson W980 mobile phone.

Sony Ericsson W980

The latest launch by Sony Ericsson is sure to give the musically inclined phones a run for their money. The Sony Ericsson W980 is latest walkman phone that has a unique clamshell design and attractive features, is set to be released in the last quarter of 2008. The shiny and glossy mirrored finish on the top with a clear bar placed below looks as if it is devoid of buttons and just has round indents. The small lens of the camera is located at the back of the phone that has a matt black finish. The phone flips open to reveal a keypad that round buttons, a somewhat fresh change from the usual rectangular buttons.
Sony Ericsson W980
 
Design
The Sony Ericsson W980 has a design that is sure to turn heads. When closed, it looks like a sleek gadget that makes you believe that it is operated through the touch screen option. Only when you take a closer look, you come to know that the clamshell design is so sleek that you cannot even make out the gap between the flap and the keypad. The camera shutter, power socket and the volume control is located on the side of the phone. The dedicated music phone has playback controls on the external flap that are used when the phone is shut. The phone has quite some tacky effect to add zing to your listening experience, the clear bar located at the bottom lights up and flashes, creating a disco effect of sorts.
 
Features
The Sony Ericsson W 980 comes with 8 GB memory. This means you can store upto 8000 tracks and the Memory Stick M2 slot allows you to get the maximum out of the music elements this mobile phone has to offer. The dedicated music button, allows you to straightaway go to the music player. The phone is also equipped with TrackID, which is the official music finding service. The sound quality and volume is appreciable and impressive through the headset and the speaker. There is also an FM radio with internal antenna, built-in handsfree, speedy 3G, Bluetooth, GPRS, etc. The camera has a clear 3.2 mega-pixel camera that allows you to take sharp pictures, anywhere, anytime. It also comes equipped with Blogger tool, which enables you to upload your pictures on the web immediately.
 
Technical Specifications of Sony Ericsson W 980
 
General
 
2G Network
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 2100
Size
 
Dimensions
92 x 46 x 16.9 mm
Weight
100 g
Display
 
Type
TFT, 256K colors
Size
240 x 320 pixels, 2.2 inches; Second external TFT display, 256K colors (176 x 176 pixels)
Ringtones
 
Type
Polyphonic, MP3, AAC
Customization
Download
Vibration
Yes
Memory
 
Phonebook
1000 x 20 fields, Photo Call
Call Records
30 Received, Dialed and Missed Calls
Card Slot
No, 8 GB Shared Memory
Data
 
3G
HSDPA 3.6 Mbps
WLAN
No
Bluetooth
Yes, v2.0 with A2DP
Infrared Port
No
USB
Yes, v2.0
EDGE
Class 10, 236.8 kbps
GPRS
Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
HSCSD
Yes
Features
 
Messaging
SMS, EMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging
Browser
WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML (NetFront), RSS reader
Games
Yes, Download
Colors
Piano Black
Camera
3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels, video; secondary video-call camera
Battery
 
Type
Standard Battery, Li-Ion
Stand-by Time
Up to 300 hours
Talk Time
Up to 9 hours

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