Sony Ericsson has announced a clutch of new phones designed to appeal to digital photographers and music fans alike, including the first Cyber-shot phones.
The new K800 and K790 Cybershot phones appear to be upgrades to the K750i and include a 3.2 Megapixel digital camera with Autofocus, Xenon flash and Sony Ericsson’s imaging technology, BestPic. The K800 is a dual-mode UMTS/GPRS phone and the K790 is a Tri Band EDGE phone.
“With the Cyber-shot phone we aim to create a new lifestyle of ‘imaging communication’ by combining Sony Ericsson’s unique mobile applications and Sony digital imaging technologies,” said Rikko Sakaguchi, Senior Vice President, Product and Application Planning, Sony Ericsson. “
Sony Ericsson’s latest Walkman phone is the clamshell W300i. It’s a quad band design featuring expressive colours and a stylish compact design, the W300 is shipped with removable 256MB Memory Stick Micro expandable to 1GB, as well as a stereo headset, USB cable and music management software.
In addition to the music features, the W300 offers an easy way to take and view great snap-shot pictures or record videos using the integrated camera with 4x digital zoom. The phone’s 262K TFT colour screen makes it perfect for taking fun snap-shot images and enjoying them on the screen, while full MMS support enables these images to be shared with friends and family.
The Walkman and Cybershot phones are to be released from Q2 2006 with pricing to be announced.