Sony Ericsson K850i 3G Phone Overview

sony_ericsson_k850i_1.jpgKey Features
5 Megapixel Cyber-shot™ Camera
Auto Focus & Xenon Flash
3G HSDPA Technology
EDGE Technology
40 Mbytes Memory Plus Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™) & MicroSD™
Built in Media Player

Sony Ericsson K850i 3G Phone Review

The beautiful Sony Ericsson K850i is a 3G camera phone which will amaze its user & all around them. The K850i is a member of the Sony Ericsson K range which is a camera focused family which includes other highly capable camera phones including the popular Sony Ericsson K800i & the Sony Ericsson K810i. The Sony Ericsson K850i is an attractive handset which is compact to carry & hold. The phone comes with easy to use features & focuses highly on the camera & media capabilities. The phone is a solid bar type design which measures 102mm x 48mm x 17mm. The handset comes in a choice of two colours which are a luminous green or a velvet blue colour. The luminous green option provides the user with a mainly black coloured casing with highlights of green & the velvet blue option provides a mainly black & grey casing with highlights of bright blue. The K850i has been styled & designed to catch people’s eye & it will certainly do that in looks alone. The phone has a large high colour screen which comes with a scratch proof protection & a high screen resolution. The 3G phone comes with 40 Mbytes of built in memory & the memory card be expanded using a memory stick micro™ M2™ or a MicroSD™ memory card.

The K850i is a 3G phone which offers its user all the 3G capabilities that the user could desire including always on line broadband speed Internet access, 3G video calling & video or music streaming. The 3G HSDPA technology which is also known as 3.5G technology provides the user with super high data transfer speeds up to 384 Kbytes per second. The high speed capabilities of the Sony Ericsson K850i allows the user to enjoy quick access when surfing the Web, taking part in 3G video calls & enjoying a fast mobile email service. The 3G technology also allows the user to enjoy multitasking on their handset which means the user can be on a call whilst downloading videos, music or games. The K850i comes with EDGE technology which allows the user to experience high speed data transfers which are up to three times faster than GPRS transfers. The user can connect to compatible devices using a USB cable connection or via Bluetooth® wireless technology. The wireless Bluetooth® connection allows the user to enjoy a tangle free connection between two Bluetooth® compatible devices which are up to ten metres apart. The user can enjoy connecting to devices quickly & efficiently without having to plug in & unplug each time a connection is required. The Bluetooth® technology allows the user to name each Bluetooth® device individually which allows each device to recognise each other easily when connected. The Sony Ericsson K850i comes with a battery which provide up to seven hours talk time or approximately four hundred hours standby time from a full charge. The user can experience world wide roaming with their K850i as the phone network covers GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 & UMTS.

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The user will be amazed at the features & function available for the built in 5 megapixel camera feature & the user will have much fun capturing each & every shot. The K850i comes with a beautiful 5 megapixel Cyber shot™ camera feature complete with highly useable & image focused features to ensure the user gets the most precise & perfect shot each time the capture key is pressed. The Sony Ericsson K850i comes with an auto focus feature which allows the user to focus on the subject in the centre of the screen & provides the user with crystal clear sharpness. The camera comes with an anti blur technology which allows the user to capture a shot without small movements made by the user creating a blurred image. The user can use the digital zoom to get close to their desired subject & the user can select the red eye reduction feature to avoid a shot being spoilt by red eyes from the flash. The phone comes with an auto rotate feature, when using the 5 megapixel camera, which allows the user to simply move the handset vertically & horizontally & the image on the screen will move between portrait & landscape mode. The user can capture nine consecutive shots by simply pressing the capture key once which will ensure the user captures one successful photo with the BestPic™ feature. The BestPic™ feature actually captures four photos before the user presses the button, one photo when the button is pressed & the final four photos are capture after the button is released. The user can simply keep the photos they prefer & remove the photos they dislike. The user can capture their photos in duller lighting conditions either indoors or outside with the built in bright xenon flash feature. The user can share their precious photos with others by sending their favourites to their photo blog complete with a text description. The user’s contacts can view the blog straightaway & it allows the user to share many photos at one time on their blog. The user can share their photos by creating a MMS message complete with a photo, text & sound, which is quick & easy to create from the camera features.

The 3G technology allows the user to enjoy a high speed face to face video call which is the perfect way to chat to other compatible 3G phone contacts. The user can view a live video stream of their contact whilst the contact is viewing a live video stream of the user which provides a realist face to face experience. The K850i is a media focus 3G phone which allows the user to access their all their videos, music & photos with ease. The phone comes with easy to use video features which allow the user to enjoy recording, playing & streaming video on their handset. The Sony Ericsson K850i can stream music videos, movie trailers & much more. The user can capture video footage which is recorded with a smooth finish thanks to the video stabiliser which ensures all those small movements made by the user are not noticed. The user can enjoy music on their built in media player or tune into the FM radio to listen to their favourite radio station. The K850i comes complete with a media manager software CD in the start up kit, which allows the user to manage & transfer music, photo & video files easily. The media player comes with a selection of music features which allows the user to get the very best from their mobile music experience. The music features include PlayNow™ which is a quick music download feature & the TrackID™ feature is a music recognition tool. The user can access the Internet from the built in browser which provides the user with all the music, news, travel & much more information in the palm of their hand. The phone comes with an instant push email service which allows the user to enjoy a direct email service on their 3G mobile phone. The user can communicate with other compatible contacts by sending a SMS text message or MMS multimedia message. The SMS message comes with a predictive text input option. The user can create a long text messages which will be automatically separated & sent as several individual messages when received by the contact. The MMS message can be sent to any MMS compatible contact or to any email address & can contain either a photo or video complete with sound & text. The MMS service is a popular messaging service as it provides a real feel to each message created & sent. The user can record their own voice which can be added to the MMS message or send a music clip to enhance the photo or video being sent. The Sony Ericsson K850i is handset which will not stay still for long as there is so much for the user to enjoy on this stylish 3G camera phone.

Sony Ericsson K850i Specifications & Features

262k TFT Colour Screen (240 x 320 Pixels)

5 Megapixel Camera
Cyber-shot™ Camera
Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Xenon Flash
Image Stabiliser
Photo Fix
Photo Blogging
Red Eye Reduction
Video Call
Video Player
Video Clip
Video Record
Video Stabiliser
Video Streaming
Wallpaper Animation
Picture Wallpaper

SMS (Text Messaging)
MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
Push Email
Predictive Text
Long SMS Messaging
Sound Recorder

Media Player
FM Radio
Music Tones
Polyphonic Ringtones
Bluetooth® Stereo (A2DP)

3D Games
Java™ Games

Phone Book
Alarm Clock
Flight Mode
Vibrating Alert

Synchronisation PC

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

Web Browser
RSS Feeds

Memory & Talk Time
40 Mbytes Memory Plus Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™) & MicroSD™
9 Hours Talk Time
400 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
118 g
102 x 48 x 17 mm