|SE W800i Walkman hits shelves in Europe|
Posted: 12-Aug-2005 [Source: Sony Ericsson]
[Sony Ericsson's first Walkman phone, the W800i, arrives across EMEA markets.]
London -- The W800i hits the shelves today across the EMEA markets, the phone is a stylish deep orange and smooth white handset featuring the familiar Walkman(tm) logo. It offers an MP3 player capable of storing up to 125 tracks of digital music or 10-12 albums to be taken from the user's CD collection via easy-to-use computer software. The W800i also boasts a 2 megapixel, autofocus digital camera together in one pocket-sized mobile device. Also included is Disk2Phone PC software and an USB cable, making it fast and easy to transfer music from CDs to the W800i via a PC (so-called "CD ripping").
The next addition to the Walkman family is the recently announced W550i, which will be available in EMEA markets from the beginning of Q4. This bright, funky phone is primarily aimed at fun seekers who want to combine digital music, imaging and an authentic games console experience in one easy-to-use product. The phone contains enough entertainment features to keep the user occupied when with a group of friends or alone and can also be personalised with a range of Style-Up covers. The W550i also features a full internet browser so users can be kept up-to-date on the latest movie schedules or music news.
On a global level, Sony Ericsson is compiling 'The Walkman phones 100' - the first soundtrack of the world's favourite songs of all time. Music lovers across the globe are invited to log onto www.walkmanphones100.com to register their top three tracks and the reasons why these songs make up the soundtrack to their life.
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