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Sony Ericsson w508 Review


Sony Ericsson w508 Review

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The Sony Ericsson W508 Walkman mobile phone is a stylish flip designed handset packed full of fantastic features and technologies. Stand out in the crowd and look unique with the Sony Ericsson W508 mobile phone as it comes in a selection of fun and funky colour options offering an individual an interactive mobile phone experience. Some of the colour options include Metal Grey, Forest Green, Sunny Orange, Poetic White, Myterious Graffiti, Midnight Summer and Radial Blue to name a few but in selected markets it will the Metal Grey and Poetic White colours to be released. Music is at the heart of the W508 and with a whole host of features the user will be guaranteed to always be kept entertained and amused. Weighing as little as 98g which is just 3.5oz allowing the W508 mobile phone to be easily carried in the hand or placed in a pocket with comfort especially as the handset measures 93.5mm x 50mm x 14mm in size. The Sony Ericsson W508 mobile phone comprises the display screens, the external display is a Monochromatic OLED screen which features scratch-resistant with screen resolutions of 128 x 36 pixels and is 1.1 inch in size. The internal TFT display measures 2.2 inches size displays over 262k colours also features scratch-resistant with screen resolutions of 240 x 320 pixels. Call time on a mobile phone is important but can vary with between the features used, for example the user can expect up to 10 hours of GSM talk time and up to 400 hours of GSM stand-by time as well as up to 2 hours of video calling time and up to a massive 24 hours of music listening time.

Music Entertainment

Now lets get down to the important feature of the W508 mobile phone which is the built-in Walkman player system. The user can be become their own DJ just by gestures of the hand. Controlling the volume of the music or the shuffle function is done by giving the phone a shake and muting the sound or turning off the alarm can be done by sweeping the palm of the hand over the handset. Other features and function for the user to have fun with and make the most of their music experience include a built-in FM Radio with RDS technology, Album Art, Mega-Bass to give those tunes a real boost, TrackID for when you have that tune stuck in your but have no idea who sung it then the TrackID feature enables the user to have all the information at the touch of a button with text search, PlayNow and SenseMe for matching the music to your mood. The music tone formats are MP3 and AAC music file formats. The user can enjoy a vast range of free music tones, ring-tones, themes and wallpapers from around the world with the PlayNow technology. The Sony Ericsson W508 comes with 100mega-bytes of internal memory that supports Memory Stick Micro M2 up to a maximum of 16 GB's.

Camera & Imagery

If you enjoy taking photo's the Sony Ericsson W508 mobile phone features a built-in 3.2 mega-pixel camera with a 3.2x digital zoom. Imaging features and technologies include Photo Fix which adjusts the light balance and contrast after the snap shot has been taken, Geo Tagging, Picture Blogging enabling the user to send their photo straight to a live blog and Photo Feeds all of which are great tools for the user to have fun and store the snap shots. Recording video footage is also a great way to capture those personal and spontaneous moments and with a video light even the darkest of surroundings can be brightened. The video blogging is also available for this function.

Internet & Connectivity

Surfing the internet has become the trend of today from a mobile phone and the Sony Ericsson W508 is packed with fantastic technologies enabling speedy connection rates. The built-in WAP 1.2.1, WAP 2.0, Web Feeds and Access NetFront web browsing technologies make this possible. Supported networks on the W508 include GSM-850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA-850/1900/2100 and EDGE-850/900/1800/1900 plus UMTS-2100 all these networks enable the user to use their Sony W508 Walkman mobile phone abroad. Connecting to other compatible devices is straight forward and simple as the technologies supplied include Bluetooth, USB Mass Storage, USB support and Modem providing the user with more options to transfer data and files.

Messaging Services

Communication is what our mobile phones are all about whether its a phone or a quick and fun message between friends, the Sony Ericsson W508 mobile phone features a great selection of messaging services.

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