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Sony Ericsson Launches the Satio
Posted: 13-Oct-2009 [Source: Sony Ericsson]

[The Satio offers a 12.1 MP camera and full touch media menu.]

London, UK -- Sony Ericsson today announced Satio which provides you access to all your media in one place – just tap directly into your favourite features with the five standby panels and you’re ready to go. First introduced in Barcelona as the ‘Idou’, Satio puts the future of mobile entertainment in the palm of your hand. You can watch your favourite movies on the bus or catch up with your TV shows while on your lunch break thanks to Satio.

“With Satio you can enjoy any form of entertainment anytime, anywhere. Whether its music or movies you will never be more than a tap away from your favourite tracks or shows,” said Fredrik Mansson, Market Business Manager at Sony Ericsson. “Just tap directly into your favourite videos and music with the unique full touch media menu, standby panels and music player. Snapping perfect pictures also just got so simple thanks to the 12.1 megapixel camera, intuitive touch focus and Xenon flash. Share them with your nearest and dearest via your social networking site, produce huge prints and you can even comment directly on your images.”

Download exciting music, movies and games from PlayNow™ arena to personalise your entertainment experience on Satio and enjoy them in crystal clear 16:9 widescreen format. PlayNow™ arena provides a full range of mobile entertainment available by dual download to both your PC and mobile phone with specially developed ring tones and music tones and DRM-free music tracks and TrackID™ charts from around the world.

Satio - Visual communication like never before

* True 16:9, 3.5 inch widescreen – feast your eyes on movies

* Express yourself through images – 12.1 megapixel camera, intuitive touch focus, Xenon flash and face and smile detection

* Web albums with messages – talk through pictures and share your experiences

* Intuitive full touch media menu – tap directly into your favourites, from web pages to pictures and media files

* Symbian Foundation operating system – thousands of applications available online

* Music player – play your tunes loud and proud

To make your listening experience even better team Satio with the smallest headset on the market, the Wireless Stereo Headphones HBH-IS800 to listen in crystal clear sound. Alternatively, maximise your mobile video experience with the Video Viewing Stand IM920.

Satio supports GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 and UMTS/HSDPA 850/900/2100. Satio will be available in selected markets from early Q4 in the colours; Black, Silver and Bordeaux.

The Sony Ericsson Satio at a glance

Satio - Camera

* 12.1 megapixel camera

* Up to 12x digital zoom

* Auto focus

* BestPic™

* Face detection

* Geo tagging of photos

* Image stabilizer

* Photo feeds

* Photo fix

* Send to web

* Red-eye reduction

* Smile detection

* Touch focus

* Video light

* Video recording

* Xenon flash


* Album art

* Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)

* Media player

* Music tones (MP3/AAC)

* PlayNow™

* TrackID™


* WebKit web browser

* Bookmarks

* Web feeds


* Call list

* Speakerphone

* Vibrating alert

* Video calling


* Conversations

* Email

* Exchange ActiveSync™

* Handwriting recognition

* Instant messaging

* On-screen QWERTY keyboard

* Picture messaging (MMS)

* Predictive text input

* Sound recorder

* Text messaging (SMS)


* Auto rotate

* Gesture control

* Media

* Picture wallpaper

* S60 5th edition Symbian™ OS

* Touchscreen

* Wallpaper animation


* HD and 3D games

* Facebook™ application

* FM radio with RDS

* Java

* Video streaming

* Video viewing

* YouTube™


* Bluetooth™ technology

* Modem

* PictBridge

* Synchronisation

* TV out

* USB mass storage

* USB support

* In-built WiFi™


* Alarm clock

* Calculator

* Calendar

* Contacts

* Document readers

* Document editors

* Flight mode

* Notes

* Tasks

Location-based services


* Google Maps™

* Turn-by-turn navigation

Accessories In-Box:

* Satio

* Battery

* Battery Charger

* 8GB Memory card

* USB cable

* Media manager

* Colour-matched stereo portable handsfree

* User guide


* Video Viewing Stand IM920

Facts and Figures

* Size: 112 x 55 x 13.3 mm

* Weight: 126 grams

* Colours: Black, Silver and Bordeaux

* Main screen: 16,777,216 colour nHD TFT

* 16:9 widescreen

* Resolution: 640 x 360 pixels

* Size: 3.5 inches

* Phone memory: 128 MB

* Memory Card Support: SanDisk microSD™

Availability and versions - Networks:


* GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900



* GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900

* UMTS HSPA 850/1900/2100

* Available in selected markets from early Q4 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 color options may differ from market to market. The full range of accessories may not be available in every market.


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