MobileTechReview News, Reviews and Forums

General Discussions >> News

Tong ZhangModerator
Senior Editor

Reged: 06/26/02
Posts: 14897
Loc: Texas
Sony Ericsson Announces the S312 Camera Phone
      04/07/09 02:49 PM

Sony Ericsson today announced the Sony Ericsson S312 entry-level camera phone with Bluetooth, video capturing and photo fix application. There isn't a US version for the S312 in this announcement, but the 900/1800MHz version will ship in Q2 in selected markets. Here is more info on the Sony Ericsson S312:

Record videos in an instant on the Sony Ericsson S312. From spotting a celebrity on the street, to your friend?s dancing in a club, the S312 allows you to capture these moments in two quick and easy steps.

Want to highlight the moment with a picture instead? The two megapixel camera can be used horizontally and with the help of the illuminated imaging shortcuts on the keypad you can change the settings and get the shot you want quicker. Not quite what you were after? Use the integrated Photo fix function to get the best picture quality in one step ? picture taking has never been this easy!

Sharing your pictures with friends is easier than ever before. Showcase them on the S312?s two inch screen or forward to another mobile phone via Bluetooth. Share your pictures on the web with just a few clicks using picture blogging. Whatever the occasion post photos straight from the phone with just a few clicks ? and don?t forget to send the web address to others to check out your photography skills.

Take the hassle out of capturing daily moments:

* Dedicated video camera key ? just one click away from recording your best moments
* Two megapixel camera ? can be used horizontally to take picture perfect stills
* Illuminated imaging shortcuts ? take great shots with ease
* Photo fix ? enhance the picture quality and share with family and friends
* Picture blogging ? upload your images to the web with just a few clicks
* Get organised ? calendar, alarm and 1000 contact phone book

Want the perfect accessory to match the S312? Try the new Sony Ericsson Clip-on Bluetooth Handsfree VH300 ? an easy to use headset with rich sound. The stylish handsfree features one-touch call handling, handy volume control and an ultra discreet reversible clip-on which will match any outfit. Just clip it onto your clothing and wear its wired ear piece around your neck ? and off you go. You?ll never notice this innovative Bluetooth handsfree ? until you take or make a call.

Clip-on Bluetooth Handsfree VH300

* One touch call handling
* Ultra discreet reversible clip-on
* Handy volume control
* Smart wearing solution ? perfect if you wear glasses
* Talk and stand-by time 10h/250h

The S312 supports GSM/GPRS/EDGE/900/1800 and will be available in selected markets from Q2 in the colours Dawn Blue and Honey Silver. The Clip-on Bluetooth Handsfree VH300 will be available on selected markets from Q3 2009.

The Sony Ericsson S312 at a glance


* 2.0 megapixel camera
* Up to 2.5x digital zoom
* Dedicated video camera key
* Illuminated camera shortcuts
* Photo fix
* Picture blogging
* Video recording
* Photo light
* Video light
* PictBridge printing


* Media player
* Equaliser
* Stereo widening
* PlayNow
* TrackID
* Bluetooth stereo (A2DP)
* Music tones (MP3/AAC)


* Openwave


* Speakerphone
* Polyphonic ringtones
* Vibrating alert


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


* Picture wallpaper
* Wallpaper animation


* 3D Games
* Java
* FM radio with RDS
* Video viewing


* Alarm clock
* Calculator
* Calendar
* Phone book
* Stopwatch
* Tasks
* Timer


* Bluetooth technology
* Modem
* USB mass storage
* USB support



* S312
* Battery
* Battery Charger
* User book

Facts and Figures

* Size: 100 x 46 x 12.5 mm
* Weight: 80 grams

* Colours:
* Dawn Blue
* Honey Silver

* Main screen: 262,144 colour TFT, scratch-resistant
* Resolution: 176 x 220 pixels
* Size: 2.0 inches

* Phone memory: Up to 15MB
* Memory card support: Memory Stick Micro (M2)

* Talk time GSM/GPRS/EDGE: Up to 8 hrs
* Standby time GSM/GPRS/EDGE: Up to 400 hrs

Availability and versions

* GSM/GPRS/EDGE/900/1800
* Available in selected markets from Q2 2009.

The Sony Ericsson Clip-on Bluetooth Handsfree VH300 at a glance



* Stellar Silver
* Argentum Black
* Materials: Plastic
* Size: 48.5x18.0x18.5mm
* Weight: 20g


* Talk/Standby time: 10/250h
* Bluetooth version: 2.0+EDR
* Bluetooth range: 10m
* Bluetooth simple pairing: yes


* Most Bluetooth phones from SEMC and other brands


* Available in selected markets from Q3 2009


To read our latest phone reviews please visit:

LG Rumor 2 for Sprint
Palm Treo Pro for Sprint
LG Versa for Verizon
Samsung Memoir for T-Mobile
Pantech Matrix Pro C820
T-Mobile Shaddow 2 Windows Mobile Smartphone
BlackBerry Curve 8900 Smartphones
Nokia 7510 for T-Mobile
Nokia N96, N85 and N79 Smartphones

More News. . .

MTR News

Post Extras Print Post   Remind Me!     Notify Moderator

Entire topic
Subject Posted by Posted on
* Sony Ericsson Announces the S312 Camera Phone Tong ZhangModerator 04/07/09 02:49 PM

Extra information
0 registered and 467 anonymous users are browsing this forum.

Moderator:  Tong Zhang, LisaG, News, Jacob_Spindel 

Forum Permissions
      You cannot start new topics
      You cannot reply to topics
      HTML is enabled
      UBBCode is enabled

Thread views: 4412

Rate this thread

Jump to

Contact the Folks at | Privacy statement Go to homepage

Powered by UBB.threads™ 6.5.5