New 3G Sony Ericsson W850 Walkman Phone

Posted: May 18 2006, 5:22am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 5:37pm CDT, in News | Mobile Phones

New 3G Sony Ericsson W850 Walkman Phone
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Sony Ericsson announced four new mobile phones today. One of them is the slider-style Sony Ericsson W850 Walkman phone with UMTS connectivity.

The W850 walkman music phone features a 2 inch QVGA screen, a 2MP camera with 3x digital zoom and a LED light.
Sony bundles a 1GB Memory Stick Pro Duo with the music phone. The new Walkman Player 2.0 supports MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+ and m4a playback.
The W850 comes preconfigured for over-the-air music download. You can listen up to 30 hours to music on a single battery charge.
With TrackID feature powered by Gracenote Mobile MusicID, you can have recorded music samples automatically identified. The Sony Ericsson W850i is a UMTS 2100 and Tri-band GPRS 900/1800/1900 Walkman phone for Europe, Middle East, Africa. It is commercially available in Precious Black or Golden White and starts shipping during Q3 2006.

W850 Walkman Features:

  • Imaging and messaging

    • 2.0” QVGA TFT 260k
    • 2 mega pixel
    • Landscape Imaging
    • 4 x digital zoom
    • LED Light
    • Video Recording/Playback
    • Push e-mail
    • Macromedia Flash
    • Video telephony


  • Music

    • 1 GB MS PRO Duo enough for approximately 1000 tracks in eAAC+
    • Walkman Player 2.0 [MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, m4a playback]
    • Up to 30 hours music playing time
    • Full-length music download OTA
    • Music/video streaming
    • TrackID
    • Speed search music
    • Music playback with illumination
    • RDS FM Stereo Radio
    • Audio out via system connector
    • A+B buttons
    • Java 3D gaming
    • OMA DRM v. 2.0


  • Connectivity

  • UMTS 2100
  • USB 2.0 Mass storage
  • Full Access Net front HTML browser
  • RSS feeds
  • Bluetooth™ 2.0 (A2DP)
  • Landscape browsing
  • Expandable MS PRO Duo slot
  • PC Synchronization
  • Flight mode
  • FOTA
  • Kit Content:

    • 1 GB MS PRO Duo
    • Stereo headset
    • USB Cable
    • PC SW


  • Accessories

    • Audio cable out
    • BT stereo music headset (A2DP)
    • Adv. car handsfree
    • Media Center 3 – for wireless plug & play connection to PC an HiFi
    • Music Desk stand speakers (Sony Branded)
    • FM transmitter

  • More details in this Sony Ericsson press-release.

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