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The Sony Ericsson W705 in gorgeous red is a compact and light (98g) slider phone with a quality metallic finish. It is a quad-band phone for potentially global coverage and a 3G phone with HSDPA for fast internet browsing (with RSS feeds, YouTube support and Google Maps), as well as WiFi , Bluetooth for short-range wireless data transfer and USB.
As it is Sony, you can expect a Walkman music player with features: in this case, Clear Bass, SensMe, Shake Control and Clear Stereo, and comes with premium stereo headphones – though no standard 3.5 mm audio jack. For storing music, it has 120 Mbytes’ internal memory, a 4 GB stick with potential for 4GB more (enough for around 1,000 MP3 songs). The FM radio comes with RDS.
There is an accelerometer, which senses movement and direction, automatically flipping between portrait and landscape if you rotate the phone sideways, for example The W705 is also the first Walkman with WiFi: you can use this to exchange data with your computer, as well as a way of accessing the internet.
The camera is 3.2 megapixels, with flash and digital zoom, but no autofocus. It has geo-tagging and an option to upload images to a blog. Indeed, it is mostly a camera for taking snaps and sharing them with friends. It records video clips that can also be uploaded and supports video calling.
Battery life is rated at 10 hours’ talk time (GSM; four hours (3G) and up to 400 hours on standby from a full charge.
- 3.5 mm Audio jack
- FM Radio
- MP3 Player
- SMS - text messages
- Stereo speakers
- T9 Predictive Text
- Video player
- Video recorder
- Walkman player