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Enjoy your music in your style with the Sony Ericsson W508 Walkman™ mobile phone
Show your style with the customisable W508 Walkman™ phone. With eight changeable Style-Up™ covers to choose from as well as SensMe™ and Shake control with visual effects, consumers can personalise the W508 to suit their mood and get a real hands-on interactive experience
February 2, 2009 12:00 by Aarti Nagraj
Enjoy music the way you want it with the W508 Walkman™ phone. Consumers can have the most interactive mobile experience as individual as they are, with clever technology such as Shake and Gesture control, SenseMe™ and TrackID™, as well as one extra Style-Up™ cover with the W508.
The W508 also includes popular Walkman™ features such as SensMe™, for matching your mood to the music and touch keys on top to play, stop and skip tracks. A 3.2 megapixel camera, HSDPA and 1GB M2 card completes the W508 offering for any trend setter.
The new W508 Walkman™
Walkman™ my style
· One extra Style-Up™ cover in the box – change your mobile phone with your mood
· Walkman™ player
· HSDPA – download content quickly with a faster web experience
· Touch music keys on top – switch tracks the easy way
· TrackID™ with text search – find your favourite songs in seconds
· PlayNow™ arena – customise your mobile phone with unique ringtones and wallpapers
· Shake control with visual effects – skip through your tracks with a flick of the hand
· Gesture control – Move your hand above the W508 to mute an incoming call or put the alarm clock on snooze without touching it.
The W508 Walkman™ supports HSDPA 2100 and EDGE 850/900/1800/1900. W508 Walkman™ will be available in selected markets from Q2 in the colours Metal Grey and Poetic White.
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The Sony Ericsson W508 Walkman™ at a glance
3.2 megapixel camera
Up to 3.2x digital zoom
Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
Music tones (MP3/AAC)
Access NetFront™ Web browser
Text messaging (SMS)
Picture messaging (MMS)
Predictive text input
FM radio with RDS
USB mass storage
§ 1GB Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™)
§ USB cable
§ Stereo PHF
§ Sony Ericsson PC Suite
§ Media manager
§ User guide
§ 1 extra Style-Up™ Cover
Portable Speakers MPS-100
Powerful, versatile and compact speakers
FM Music Transmitter MMR-70
Create your own FM radio station in an instant
Phone Case IPC-40
Protect your phone in style
Facts and Figures 1)2)
Size: 93.5 x 50 x 14 mm
Weight: 98 grams
Metal Grey with one extra Style-Up™ cover:
Poetic White with one extra Style-Up™ cover:
Summer, Splashed Art, Radial Blue or Street Hip-hop
Main screen: 262,144 colour TFT, scratch-resistant
Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
Size: 2.2 inches
External screen: Monochromatic OLED, scratch-resistant
Resolution: 128 x 36 pixels
Size: 1.1 inches
Phone memory: Up to 100MB
Memory card support: Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™)
Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 10 hrs
Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 400 hrs
Talk time UMTS: Up to 4 hrs
Standby time UMTS: Up to 400 hrs
Video call time: Up to 2 hrs
Music listening time: Up to 24 hrs
Availability and versions
Available in selected markets from Q2 2009.
1) Facts and features may vary depending on local variant.
2) Talk and standby times are affected by network preferences, type of SIM card, connected accessories and various activities e.g. games. Kit contents and colour options may differ from market to market. The full range of accessories may not be available in every market.
© Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, 2009.
The liquid identity, TrackID, SensMe, Style-Up and PlayNow are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB. Sony, Walkman and Mega Bass are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation.
Ericsson is the trademark or registered trademark of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson.
TrackID is powered by Gracenote Mobile MusicID. Gracenote and Gracenote Mobile MusicID are trademarks of Gracenote, Inc.
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