Combined vendor between Japan and Sweden (before the divorce), Sony Ericsson has introducing their smartphone called “Live With Walkman,” an Android walkman series phone which promising unique music and social media experience, also claimed as one of the best mid-end class smartphone especially in music sector.
This smartphone comes with dedicated walkman button enabling instant access into music player app and users can also share, like and find content in a deep Facebook integration. While the infinite button make easier for users to explore further and deeper.
Sony Ericsson (SE) also “implant” TrackID where you can record part of the song from TV or any external speaker and you will get the artist information and the song title. This phone focusing on music and SE amplified it with Qriocity music service from Sony, although this service unlikely available in all region.
For the networking SE Live with Walkman embed standard networking which cam be easily found on another Android devices such as quad band 2G, tri band 3G (with HSPA), A-GPS, Wi Fi with DLNA hotspot, Bluetooth with A2DP.
With an attractive curves design, sparkling layers and mineral glass display, this phone has a scratch-resistant 3.2-inch screen and a powerful 1GHz processor enhanced with Sony Ericsson’s four-corner UI. Front camera allows you to make video calls via Skype, while 5MP camera with Auto Focus able to capture 720p HD video recording.
One of Walkman series characteristic, xLOUD features also planted in this phone and will increase the audio speaker output, and for the OS this phone have Gingerbread 2.3 (upgradable to Ice Cream Sandwich) provides access to more than 400,000 applications in the Android Market. 3G radio supports tri-band with frequency 850, 1900 and 2.100MHz.
Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman has been available globally since 4th quarter of 2011 last year with price around $200, this phone is worth to buy.
Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman Spesification:
- Network: 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
- Dimensions: 106 x 56.5 x 14.2 mm
- Weight: 115 grams
- Screen: 3.2 inch, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 320 x 480 pixels, Scratch-resistant surface, Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate, Multi-touch input method, Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
- Camera: Rear 5 MP, 2592 × 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, image stabilization, smile and face detection, touch focus, Video @ 720p
- Secondary camera: VGA
- Memory: 320MB of storage, 512 MB RAM, microSD up to 32GB, 2GB included
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspots, Bluetooth with A2DP, microUSB v2.0, 3G HSDPA, HSUPA
- CPU: 1 GHz processor
- Operating System: Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)
- Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push email, IM
- Browser: HTML
- Radio: Stereo FM radio with RDS
- GPS: A-GPS support
- Java: Java MIDP emulator
- Other Features: Digital compass, SNS integration, MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player, MP3/eAAC + / WMA / WAV player, TrackID music recognition, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Document editor, Voice memo, Predictive text input, 3.5 mm audio jack, Sony xLOUD enhancement
- Battery: Li-Ion 1200 mAh
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