Sony Ericsson W610i Overview

sony_ericsson_w610i_1.jpgKey Features
Walkman® Music Player
TrackID™
1.9 Inch 262k TFT Colour Screen
102 x 46 x 14 mm
Bluetooth® Technology
EDGE Technology




Sony Ericsson W610i Review

The W610i is a Walkman® mobile phone which has been designed by Sony Ericsson & is a music lovers dream handset with its built in music features. The handset comes with a large 1.9 Inch colour screen which is ideal for viewing all the users music information. The TFT colour screen comes with a high screen resolution of 176 x 220 pixels. The mobile phone in a compact sized casing which is 14mm deep, 102mm in length & 46mm wide. The handset is extremely stylish which comes in either plush orange or satin black coloured casing & is an eye catching casing. The Sony Ericsson W610i comes with discreet but easy to access music keys, a subtle & stylish keypad & easy to operate navigation controls. The slim & sleek music phone comes with the Walkman® motif situated below the keypad which is subtle but shows this handset is completely music focused.

The phone comes with a 512 Mbytes Memory Stick PRO Duo™ M2™ memory card included in the phones kit which allows the user to start storing their music as soon as they unpack their handset. The user can extend their phones memory further by adding a larger capacity Memory Stick Micro™ M2™ memory card which is available up to 2 Gbytes. The Memory Stick Micro™ M2™ is the smallest memory card on the current mobile phone market & is available as an additional extra. The Sony Ericsson W610i is a member of the Sony Ericsson Walkman® music collection which includes many fun music orientated mobile phones with high quality music & media features.

The built in Walkman® music player turns the W610i into a mobile music device in the user hand. The user can access their music instantly by pressing the dedicated Walkman® key. The user can manage their music easily with the music options which include play, rewind, fast forward, shuffle, equaliser & playlists options. The Walkman® player supports all popular music formats which includes MP3 & AAC formats. The phone comes with a sound recording feature which allows the user to record voice recordings quickly & easily. The TrackID™ feature provides the user with a track identification feature which is quick & easy to use. The user simply holds their phone close to a speakers playing the song they want to identify & the TrackID™ feature will record a few seconds of the song, the song is then sent to Gracenote™ database & within a few seconds the database will provide the user with the name of the song & the name of the group or artist performing the song. The Sony Ericsson W610i supports MP3 & polyphonic ringtones. The phone comes with a PlayNow™ music feature which allows the user to access new polyphonic or MP3 ringtones with three clicks of a button. The user can simply press the PlayNow™ icon on their phones main menu, then select a song they wish to hear & listen to it, with the third click of a button the user can purchase their new ringtone. The user will receive a SMS text message which confirms the purchase of their ringtone with details of the cost which will be added to the users mobile phone bill. The user can get the high quality bass sound from their music by using the Mega Bass™ feature which enhances the bass for differing styles of music. The W610i comes with a built in FM radio feature complete with radio data support which allows the user to view text information which is sent directly from the radio station.
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The user can add, remove & edit their contacts detail easily which are stored in the phones phone book. The Sony Ericsson W610i comes with many every day features which include an alarm clock, calendar, calculator, task list, notes, business card exchange, stopwatch & timer. The user can take part in a conference call which works like a meeting style call with two or more contacts per call. The user can use the phones handsfree speaker call feature which allows the user to hear their contact over the loud speakers & the built in microphone will pick up the users voice. The speaker call provides the user with a call which leaves the user handsfree to continue with other tasks other than holding a mobile handset. The W610i comes with a vibrating alert feature which can be turn on when the user is in quieter environments or environments where a ringing mobile phone will cause a disturbance. The flight mode function can be used when the user is on a plane or in a hospital as feature will turn off the radio function so that the sensitive equipment on a plane or in a hospital will not be disturbed. The user can use a selection of features on their W610i when in flight mode but the user can not make or receive calls.

The W610i comes with tri band technology which works over GSM 900, 1800 & 1900 which provides the user with network coverage in Europe & the majority of the US depending on the network provider. The battery will provide the user with up to seven hours of talk time or three hundred & fifty hours of standby time from a fully charged battery. The user can connect to the Internet & surf the Web using the built in Web browser & modem. The user can view all up to the minute news & current weather reports by subscribing to the RSS feed which comes directly to the Sony Ericsson W610i & will keep the user fully informed when they are on the move. The built in Bluetooth® wireless technology allows the user to gain a wireless connection between compatible Bluetooth® devices & their W610i. The Bluetooth® technology allows the user to enjoy a wirefree connection between devices within a 10 metre range. The phone comes with a USB connection which provides a cabled connection between devices & the built in EDGE technology provides fast data transfers which are approximately three times faster than GPRS transfers.

The built in camera is a 2 megapixel digital camera which comes with an auto focus facility. The camera comes with a digital zoom & photo light which allows the user to capture a beautifully clear shot each & every time the cameras capture button is pressed. The user can record & play video on their Sony Ericsson W610i which allows the user to capture all their special moments in moving action in high colour. The camera & video features comes with designated setting which allows the user to get the best performance & finish for each individual photo or video clip recorded. The user can share their masterpieces with other contacts using MMS multimedia messaging or by adding their photos to a photo blog. The user can add a photo with a brief text description to a picture blogging site which can be viewed by friend & family members. The phone supports many easy to use messaging services which include MMS picture & video messaging, SMS text messaging & email. The user can enjoy a instant email service on their mobile phone as the W610i supports push email which works like an email service on the users PC or laptop.

Sony Ericsson W610i Specifications & Features

Screen
1.9 Inch 262k TFT Colour Screen (176 x 220 Pixels)

Imaging
2 Megapixel Camera
Auto Focus
Digital Zoom
Photo Light
Video Player
Video Record
Picture Blogging
VideoDJ™
Macromedia Flash Lite™
Screensaver
Themes Display
Wallpaper Animation

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

Sound
Walkman® Music Player
Media Player
FM Radio RDS
Music Tones
Polyphonic Ringtones
Mega Bass™
TrackID™
PlayNow™
Bluetooth® stereo (A2DP)

Entertainment
Java™ Games
3D Games
Embedded Games
Downloadable Games

Organiser
Phone Book
Contacts
File Manager
Alarm Clock
Business Card Exchange
Calendar
Calculator
Stopwatch
Tasks
Notes
Timer
Vibrating Alert
Conference Calls
Handsfree Speakerphone
Flight Mode

Connectivity
Bluetooth®
GPRS
USB
EDGE
Infra Red
Fast Port
Synchronisation PC

Network
Tri Band Technology (GSM 900, GSM 1800 & GSM 1900)

Internet
Web Browser
RSS Feeds
Modem

Memory & Talk Time
512 Mbytes Memory Stick PRO Duo™ M2™
7 Hours Talk Time
350 Hours Standby

Weight & Size
93 g
102 x 46 x 14 mm

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