Monday, November 10, 2008

Sony Ericsson W580i Slider Walkman Review

Sony Ericsson W580i Mobile Phone is the first to Walkman cell phone with ShakeMe Technology. Introduced on July 2007, Sony Ericssion W580i is a slim, sleek, slider phone which has an attractive and easy to use design and features good call quality.

Sony Ericsson W580i Features

General Features

Band / Mode - GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Weight - 94 g
Bluetooth - Yes, V2.0 with A2DP
Battery – Standby time up to 370 hours; Talk time up to 9 hours
Card Slot - Memory Stick Micro (M2), 512 MB card included, 12 MB shared memory
Phone Book Memory – 1000 contacts
Available Colors - Boulevard Black, Style White, Jungle Green, Velvet Red, Urban Grey, Metro Pink
Included Accessories Headset


Polyphonic Ringer – Yes
Vibration Alert - Yes
Alarm Clock - Yes
Voice Recorder - Yes
Speakerphone - Yes
Additional Features Radio Data Service (RDS)


Display Technology – TFT
Display Resolution - 240 x 320 pixels
Display Type - LCD Display
Color Depth 18-bit (262000 Colors)

Digital Camera

Camera - 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels
4X Digital Zoom
Video Recording (QCIF)

Data / Messaging Services

SMS, EMS, MMS, Email – Yes
GPRS – Yes, Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Browser - WAP 2.0/HTML (NetFront), RSS Feeds
EDGE -Class 10, 236.8 kbps
Data/Fax Capability - Yes
JAVA – Yes, MIDP 2.0
USB - Yes, V2.0
3G – No

W580i Extra Features

TrackID Music Recognition
Pedometer, Calories Counter
FM Radio with RDS
Digital Player
Voice Memo

Some Negatives of Sony Ericsson W580i

Keypad buttons seems overcrowded or Too Small Buttons
Background Noise / Audio too harsh at highest volume levels

Verdict - Sony Ericsson W580i

Sony Ericsson W580i seems to be a great sleek mobile phone with good performance. And with such a good price range of $200 to $280, SE W580i is a great cell phone you can ever have.

Sony Ericsson W580i Boulevard Black

Sony Ericsson W580i Style White


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