Sony Ericsson W300i Overview

sony_ericsson_w300i_1.jpgKey Features
Media Player
FM Radio
VGA Camera with 4 x Zoom
256 Mbytes Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™)

Sony Ericsson W300i Review

The Sony Ericsson W300i is a small & compact mobile phone with a good clamshell opening mechanism. The mobile phone comes with a Walkman® music feature which will ensure the user has the best music with them at all times & with great sound quality. The phone comes in a choice of shadow black or shimmering white coloured casing & both colours have a smooth finish. The phone comes with all the accessories the user will need to get them started which includes a stereo headset, 256 Mbyte memory stick micro™ (M2™), a USB cable to connect to a PC & a Disc2Phone music management software. The handset feels great & is a good sized clamshell phone which has a 90 x 47 x 24.5 sized casing. The overall weigh is good for a mobile phone & weighs a total 94 grams. The W300i looks similar in appearance to the Sony Ericsson Z530i but the W300i is from the W range of phones which include the Sony Ericsson W810i & the Sony Ericsson W950i. The W range is a very popular range designed by Sony Ericsson which all have the Walkman™ feature but they are all very individual phone with regard to the other integrated features.

The W300i comes with the a FM radio & a media player which provides the user with the music of their choice & at all times. The sound quality on this phone is very clear & can be as loud as the user desires. The phone comes with some very useable music features which include MusicDJ™, PlayNow™ & Mega Bass™. The phone can play music tones in MP3 & ACC formats.

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The phone has dual screen which allows the user to view information on the external screen without even having to open the W300i. The external screen has a monochrome display (101 x 80 pixels) & the screen is very useful. The internal 262k colour TFT screen (128 x 160 pixels) is very colourful & clear. The user can view full Internet Web pages on the internal screen as the page will automatically render to suit the phones screen size.

The user will find using the integrated VGA camera very easy as the camera comes with a press once feature. The user can press once to select the camera feature then with a second press of the camera button the photo will be taken & it is that easy. The camera comes with a 4 x digital zoom & some very effective feature which include picture editor & picture effects. The user may choice to save their photos which can be saved as a photo album & viewed with a time delay between each photo. The phone comes with an integrated video record feature which allows the user to capture those special moments in action rather than a still photo.

The Sony Ericsson W300i allows the user to move photos & music freely between their phone & their computer by using the USB cable. The transfer is made very easy as it comes with a drag & drop feature. The user will find accessing the internet is as easy on the W300i as it is on their computer as the phone comes with Access NetFront™ web browser & the option of using a modem. The phone comes complete with Bluetooth® wireless technology which allow the user to connect wirelessly to any Bluetooth® compatible device. The user will enjoy sending photos to other Bluetooth® compatible mobile phones wirelessly.

The phone comes with great messaging features which include text messaging service (SMS) with long text, instant messaging, email & multimedia messaging service (MMS). Instant messaging allows the user to chat to any contact that is connected at the same time as the user. Multimedia messaging allows the user to send text, photos, video clips & sound all in one message to any MMS compatible mobile phone. The W300i allows the user to send images, photos & video clips to other mobile phones & email addresses very easily.

The W300i comes with embedded Java™ games & the user can enjoy playing 3D games. The user has the option to download more games of their own preference very simply.

Sony Ericsson W300i Specifications & Features

Internal 262k TFT Colour Screen (128 x 160 Pixels)
External Monochrome Screen (101 x 80 Pixels)

VGA Camera
4 x Digital Zoom
Video Clip
Video Record
Macromedia Flash Lite™
Picture Editor
Picture Effects
Picture Phonebook
Picture Wallpaper
Wallpaper Animation
Themes Display
SVG Tiny 1.1

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

Media Player
Music Tones (MP3/AAC)
Polyphonic Ringtones (40 Voice)
FM Radio
Mega Bass™
Music Mode
Vibrating Alert
Voice Mail

Java™ Games
Embedded Games
Downloadable Games
3D Games

Phone Book
File Manager
PIM Sync
Alarm Clock
Business Card Exchange
Code Memo
Conference Calls

Infra Red
USB Support
Fast Port
Synchronization PC
USB Mass Storage

Quad Band Technology (GSM 850, 900, 1800 & 1900)
High Speed Data (HSCSD)

Access NetFront™ Web Browser
RSS Feeds

Memory & Talk Time
256 Mbytes Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™)
9 Hours Talk Time
400 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
94 g
90 x 47 x 24.5 mm