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Old 16-02-2009
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Sony Ericsson launch W995 Walkman with 8.1MP

W995 is multimedia Walkman phone offering a complete entertainment experience. Hikaru is the first Walkman, which has 3.5mm audio jack on the top of the phone. Also Hikaru has perfect stereospeakers.The phone has 118 MB built-in memory plus 8 Gb M2 card in the box. One of the good features of Hikaru is, of course, large 2,6″ QVGA scratch-resistant TFT screen, which support up 262,144 colours.

Keep amused like never before on one powerful video mobile phone; watch news, TV shows or blockbusters in premium video quality or check out the latest videos from YouTube using Turbo 3G or Wi-Fi. Complete with an 8.1megapixel camera and Walkman? player, with clear audio experience, the W995 Walkman? is the ultimate mobile phone to keep you entertained when on the bus, lunch break or waiting for a train.

With Media Go it?s easy to bring your media with you. This unique Sony application makes its worldwide debut on the the W995 Walkman and lets you effortlessly and automatically transfer any audio, photos and videos between your phone and computer. You can even find podcasts with exciting content easily from the directory ? just two clicks and you?re away, and watch the action in all its glory on the bright clear 2.6? screen.?

?With Media Go? there?s no need to worry about format, resolution and ?frame per second? anymore.? said Alexandre Cardon, Global Marketing Business Manager at Sony Ericsson. ?No longer will the video you transferred from your PC to your phone play in low resolution or bad quality. With Media Go and the W995 the experience is as good on your phone as it was on your PC.?

?The W995 Walkman phone brings together the very best music experiences of any phone, augments this with best in class video and sharing capabilities to offer the most complete communication entertainment package to date.? said Alexandre Cardon. ?This powerful mobile phone delivers the best possible video resolution that can fit in your pocket and with enough battery stamina to watch two full length feature films. The W995 also comes complete with the award winning clear audio experience and an 8.1 megapixel camera for the highest quality picture and sound available in a mobile phone.?

Set the phone on its built-in stand and watch videos with your friends while you pump up the volume on the powerful built-in stereo speakers. The W995 comes complete with excellent sound for both movies and your favourite tracks. Clear Stereo, Clear Bass and the included HPM-77 premium headphones make music on the move feel like you?re sitting in a recording studio listening to your favourite band live! For the next level of clear audio experience, in selected markets the HPM-88 noise cancelling headset will replace the HPM-77.

To complete the entertainment experience get picture perfect all the time with auto focus, photo flash and face detection. Capture images in their true colours with the 8.1 megapixel camera and you can print pictures up to a full A3 size without having to compromise on quality.

The W995 Walkman
Anytime is showtime
  • Optimised video playback with style and performance ? get the best possible video resolution in your pocket
  • Videos straight to your phone - Wi-Fiand Turbo 3G ? easy video access to YouTubeand other entertainment sites
  • Clear 2.6? display - with desk stand, powerful speakers or 3.5mm audio jack
  • 8.1 megapixel camera ? take picture perfect images with Photo Flash and face recognition
  • Clear audio experience ? enjoy the best sound possible, the way it was meant to be heard
  • 8GB Memory StickMicro ? save an inexhaustible amount of photos, video clips and sounds

Media Go
Makes it easy to bring your media with you

Transfer, play and organise ? with Media Go you can easily transfer music, videos, photos and podcasts between your mobile phone and computer

The W995 Walkmansupports GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 and UTMS/HSPA 900/2100. W995 will be available in selected markets from Q2 in the colours Progressive Black, Cosmic Silver and Energetic Red.

The company has also announced a movie option to PlayNow, which will be subscription-based and offer unlimited movie downloads to a PC and then transfer to a mobile device such as the W995.

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Re: Sony Ericsson launch W995 Walkman with 8.1MP

Sony Ericsson W995 Walkman Specification

  1. Camera

    • 8.1 megapixel camera
    • Up to 16x digital zoom
    • Photo fix
    • Picture blogging
    • Video blogging
    • Auto focus
    • Face detection
    • Photo flash
    • Video recording
    • Image and Video stabilizer
    • Video light
    • PictBridge

  2. Music

    • Walkman? player
    • Clear Stereo
    • Clear Bass
    • Album art
    • PlayNow
    • TrackID
    • SensMe
    • Bluetooth stereo (A2DP)
    • Music tones (MP3/AAC)
    • 3.5mm audio jack
    • Stereo speakers
    • Shake control

  3. Web

    • Access NetFront Web browser
    • Web feeds
    • Photo feeds

  4. Communication

    • Speakerphone
    • Polyphonic ringtones
    • Vibrating alert
    • Video call

  5. Messaging

    • Email
    • Picture messaging (MMS)
    • Predictive text input
    • Sound recorder
    • Text messaging (SMS)
    • Exchange ActiveSync
    • Chat View
    • Instant messaging

  6. Design

    • Picture wallpaper
    • Wallpaper animation
    • Auto rotate

  7. Entertainment

    • 3D games
    • Motion gaming
    • Java
    • FM radio with RDS
    • Video streaming
    • Video viewing
    • Media
    • YouTube
    • Walk Mate

  8. Connectivity

    • Bluetooth technology
    • Modem
    • USB mass storage
    • USB support
    • Synchronization
    • DLNA Certified
    • Wi-Fi

  9. Organizer

    • Alarm clock
    • Calculator
    • Calendar
    • Flight mode
    • Notes
    • Phone book
    • Stopwatch
    • Tasks
    • Timer

  10. Location-based services

    • Geo tagging of photos
    • Google Maps
    • aGPS
    • Wayfinder Navigator (3-month trial version)

  11. Accessories

    • In-Box:

      * W995
      * Battery
      * Battery Charger
      * 8GB Memory Stick Micro? (M2?)
      * USB Cable
      * Stereo portable handsfree
      * Sony Ericsson PC Suite
      * Media Go?
      * User book
    • Facts and Figures

      Size: 97 x 49 x 15 mm
      Weight: 113 grams

    • Colours:

      Progressive Black
      Cosmic Silver
      Energetic Red

      Main screen: 262,144 colour TFT, scratch-resistant
      Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
      Size: 2.6 inches

      Phone memory: Up to 118MB
      Memory card support: Memory Stick Micro(M2)

      Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 9 hrs
      Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 370 hrs

      Talk time UMTS: Up to 4 hours
      Standby time UMTS: Up to 360 hours

      Video talk time: Up to 3.5 hours
      Music listening time: Up to 20 hours
      Video watching time up to 5hrs
  12. Availability and versions


    GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
    UMTS/HSPA 900/2100

    GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
    UMTS/HSPA 850/1900/2100
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