Today Sony Ericsson announced the launch of their forth mobile phone, featuring the Walkman logo with extended music capabilities the W900. After the W800 (reviewed on our site), the W550 and the W600, which should soon be available, the W900 is the first to feature 3G capabilities, through UMTS 2100MHz network. The W900 features swiveling design, which Sony Ericsson has already used in S700, S600, W600 and other phones from the brand, and can be operated closed. It has to be opened only for the use of the numeric keypad. On the front, the W900 features 2.2 262k color QVGA display, which is used as a viewfinder of the camera, with resolution of 2-megapixels that can snap videos with 30 frames per second and has LED flash .
As music player, SE W900 supports formats like MP3, AAC or AAC+, MIDI, WAV and XMF. Music can be downloaded to the phone over-the-air or through computer. The internal memory of about 470MB can handle up to 120-240 tracks. Combined with Memory Stick PRO Duo cards up to 2GB, the phone can handle up to 1000 songs more. FM radio is also present. The music can be played through the stereo Handsfree with remote control, shipping with the phone or through any music headset with 3.5mm stereo jack.
- Tri-band GSM and UMTS phone
- 2.2, 262k color QVGA (320x240) display
- 2.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus, LED flash, and video capture up to 30fps
- Walkman music player; FM radio; 3.5mm stereo jack
- USB, Infrared, and Bluetooth connectivity
The W900 would be available in tri-band GSM 900/1800/1900 version for Europe and Asia, and still there is no 850MHz version announced for the US. It would be first available in Q4 this year, and there is no price is announced. It would be available in white and black colors.
Source: Sony Ericsson, via Mobiletracker