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The Sony Ericsson W595 is a flip/clamshell phone with an outstanding music player (Walkman 3.0) within a strong overall feature set.Moreover, this particular version is inspired by the tattoo work of the acclaimed Ed Hardy and fashion range from Christian Audigier.

Among its toys are a 3.2 megapixel camera and “shake control” that lets you change to a new track simply by giving the phone a flick. The motion sensor also auto-rotates between portrait and landscape viewing of photos.

On the music front, you can create and manage playlists, shuffle songs and equalise, while album art is displayed when music is playing. The supplied software lets you transfer music from PC to phone, and rip music from CDs. It has excellent audio quality through the stereo speakers, via a conventional stereo headset or a wireless Bluetooth stereo headset.The MegaBass feature helps enhances bass frequencies for a fuller sound. There is also an FM radio with RDS.

At 100 X 47 x 14 mm, the W595 is comfortably chunky, but at 104g, not weighty. There is 40 Mbytes of internal memory, but a 2GB memory card (enough for around 500 MP3 tracks) is supplied and the phone supports additional card storage up to 8 GB.

The W595 is a quadband phone, with 3.5G HSDPA, supporting video calling. There are comprehensive messaging options (SMS, MMS, email) and a host of now expected smartphone features, including vibration alert, organiser, animated wallpaper and sound recorder. Battery life is rated at nine hours’ talk time (GSM); 4.5 hours (3G) and 365 hours on standby.


Weight: 104g
Battery time: 0 mAh

Flight mode
GPS navigation
Multimedia Service MMS
Photo/video editor
Picture blogging
Polyphonic ring tone
SMS - text messages
Stereo speakers
To do list
Walkman player
WAP 2.0