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Sony Ericsson Announces the W205 Walkman Phone
      #33045 - 04/07/09 02:38 PM

Sony Ericsson tody announced the Sony Ericsson W205 slider as the new entry-level Walkman phone. The new Sony Ericsson W205 has all the Walkman music apps, a 1.3 megapixel camera and Bluetooth. The W205a has the US 850/1900MHz bands and the device will start to hit the markets in Q3, 2009. Here is more info on the newly announced Sony Ericsson Walkman phone:

Get the most out of your best music and favourite radio channels with Walkman player, FM radio and TrackID music recognition. The slider mobile phone comes with a complete package of entertainment features and the power to set up playlists to ensure you have the right music no matter the occasion. Share your tunes with friends via the speaker phone function ? if you love your music they will too.

The W205 Walkman

Fill it with pop and make it rock with the following features:

* Enjoy your music with the Walkman experience
* FM radio ? catch up with the latest news and views
* TrackID - name that tune at a press of a button
* 1.3 megapixel camera ? capture your favourite moments on film
* Bluetooth - share your favourite songs, pictures and video clips, or connect to a wireless headset
* Multiple phone books ? keep your contacts in order if someone needs to borrow your phone

If you want to hear your music even louder then the Sony Ericsson MS410 Snap-on Speaker Stand is the accessory for you. Don?t let its size fool you ? the speaker features amazing stereo sound, and is the perfect little companion for the W205. Attending a party? Become the centre of attention with the MS410 when showing your favourite music videos in surprisingly good sound.

MS410 Snap-on Speaker Stand

* Offers compact convenience
* Integrated FM radio antenna
* Features a video and music stand
* Unique sliding mechanism to fit all Walkman phones

The W205 Walkman supports GSM/GPRS/900/1800 and W205a supports GSM/GPRS 850/1900. W205 Walkman will be available in selected markets from Q3 in the colour Ambient Black. The MS410 Snap-on Speaker Stand will be available in selected markets from Q2 2009.

The Sony Ericsson W205 Walkman at a glance


* 1.3 megapixel camera
* Up to 2.2x digital zoom
* Video recording


* Walkman player
* Album art
* Playlists
* Shuffle mode
* Loop mode
* TrackID
* Music tones (MP3/AAC)


* Opera Mini Web browser


* Speakerphone
* Polyphonic ringtones
* Vibrating alert


* Picture messaging (MMS)
* Predictive text input
* Sound recorder
* Text messaging (SMS)


* Picture wallpaper
* Wallpaper animation
* Torch functionality


* Games
* Java
* FM radio with RDS
* Radio recording
* Video viewing


* Alarm clock
* Calculator
* Calendar
* Notes
* Multiple phone books
* Stopwatch
* Tasks
* Timer


* Bluetooth technology
* USB mass storage



* W205
* Battery
* Battery Charger
* Stereo portable handsfree
* User book

Facts and Figures

* Size: 92 x 47 x 16.4 mm
* Weight: 96 grams

* Colours:
* Ambient Black

* Main screen: 65,536 colour TFT,
* Resolution: 128 x 160 pixels
* Size: 1.8 inches

* Phone memory: Up to 5MB
* Memory card support: Memory Stick Micro (M2) up to 2GB

* Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 9 hrs
* Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 425 hrs

* Music listening time: Up to 13hrs 30 min

Availability and versions


* GSM/GPRS/900/1800


* GSM/GPRS/850/1900

* Available in selected markets from Q3 2009.


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