Sony Ericsson has just launched the W705 Walkman phone today, also known as the Rika. SE also unveiled Wireless Home Audio System MBS-900, the two products being ideal for the users who enjoy listening to music on the go. W705 allows the user to check out YouTube clips by connecting to the Internet via Wi-Fi or stream the latest hits to the MBS-900 speaker through a Bluetooth connection.
The new Walkman phone comes with PlayNow Arena, shake control, SensMe, a large 2.4 inches screen, automatic rotation, Google Maps for Mobile and a 3.2 megapixel camera. Also, the handset features FM radio with TrackID, a Walkman player, Bluetooth stereo support (A2DP), Access NetFront web browser, a speakerphone and geotagging of photos.
W705 comes in two colours: luxury silver and passionate red and it measures 95 x 47.5 x 14.3 mm, weighs 98 grams and incorporates a battery that lasts about 10 hours of talk time GSM/GPRS, 400 hours in standby mode GSM/GPRS, up to 4 hours of UMTS talk time and 350 hours in UMTS standby mode. The phone will be available as W705 or W705u, with support for GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz and UMTS/HSDPA 900/2100 connectivity starting from early Q1 2009.
The handset comes with an internal memory of up to 120 MB plus Memory Stick Micro (M2) support.
Passing on to the Sony Ericsson Wireless Home Audio System MBS-900, this product features 2.1 audio, comes with built-in FM radio, a monochrome OLED display and Bluetooth A2DP and AVRCP support. It weighs 2.3 kg, has a 200 mm diameter and it’s compatible with A2DP and AVRCP profiles.