Sony Ericsson W980

Announced:
Feb 10, 2008
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jul 14, 2008

PhoneArena Rating:

6.0
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Display

Display size:

2.2 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

182 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

35.46 %

Additional display:

176 x 176 pixels, TFT, Colors: 262 144

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3.2 megapixels

Video recording:

Yes

Features:

Video calling

Front:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

3.62 x 1.81 x 0.66 inches (92 x 46 x 16.9 mm)

Weight:

3.53 oz (100 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Features:

Soft keys, Music control keys

Multimedia

Radio:

FM, RDS, FM Transmiter

Hardware & Performance

Internal storage:

8 GB

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0

USB:

Yes

Features:

Mass storage device

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Other:

Computer sync

Cellular

UMTS:

2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS

Battery

Capacity:

930 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, User replaceable

Talk time:

9.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G):

3.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Music playback:

16.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 17, 2008

FCC ID value:

PY7A3052091 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.72 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.86 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Pros

  • Small dimensions (3.62 x 1.81 x 0.66 inches)

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • Thick body (0.66 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash

Description

The high-end Walkman Sony Ericsson W980 comes with 8GB of integrated memory, FM tuner that can work without headset and FM transmitter, for broadcasting music indoors. It is a quad-band GSM clamshell with music keys on the front, featuring QVGA display, 3.2 megapixel camera and Walkman Player with Shake control.

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