Sony Ericsson Announces Two New Devices Set To Release Starting Q3 In Select Markets

Sony Ericsson txt pro and Mix Walkman 490x323 Sony Ericsson Announces Two New Devices Set To Release Starting Q3 In Select Markets

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Sony Ericsson officially announces two new devices to their lineup, the  Mix Walkman, and the txt pro. Both devices were  originally shown on their Facebook page for the competition they were running.Check out after the jump for all the details provided by Sony Ericsson.

The first, The Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman phone is a Walkman based phone that is entertainment based. With features like Zappin, a new way to search for songs on your phone and Karaoke mode that allows you to lower the vocal track of songs while you play them. The Zappin feature allows you to view the chorus of the next song to decide if it is a song you want to listen to or not.

The Mix Walkman also includes interchangeable bands to match the color to your mood or style.

The device carries a 3in scratch resistant capacitive touch screen that is capable of 262,144 colors. Memory is 100MB internal and microSD support up to 32GB.

Listen to your music through either a wired head set thought the 3.5mm headphone jack or with a Bluetooth headset.

Take pictures and video with the 3.2MP camera that has the ability to send those pictures and video’s to the web.

This GSM phone has a talk time of up to 9 hours and MP3 player time of up to 13 hours.

The Sony Ericsson txt pro has a design and internals that are very similar to the Mix Walkman but includes a slide out QWERTY keyboard.

The other main difference is the Mix Walkman has a Walkman music player and the txt pro lacks that.

Available in 3 colors the txt pro also includes a 3in scratch resistant capacitive touch screen with 2623,144 colors.

Internal memory is the same at 100MB and support for a microSD card up to 32MB

Check out the release below for all the details from Sony Ericsson.

Sony Ericsson reveals two new phones to fans through Facebook

09 June 2011

 

June 9th, 2011, London, UK – Sony Ericsson today fully revealed two new phones following a worldwide competition open to over 4.8 million fans that follow Sony Ericsson on http://www.facebook.com/sonyericsson . The Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman™ phone offers an entertaining music experience, while the Sony Ericsson txt pro has a full slide-out qwerty keyboard combined with a friends application for social networking. Both phones integrate full touch functionality with a corner user interface similar to that available in the Xperia™ mini range. Both phones are packed full of features including cameras with video recording and Wi-Fi™ for chatting and browsing.

Quentin Cordier, Global Product Marketing Manager, Sony Ericsson said: “We wanted to take advantage of our extensive Facebook fan base when announcing these phones, bringing the fans closer to both our products and brand. We are really pleased that consumers liked them for their music and social media functionality and expect them to become great additions to our overall portfolio of entertaining phones.”

The Sony Ericsson Mix Walkmanprovides a new and fun way to listen to music. It comes with a Zappin™ key to make it even easier and more fun to search for your favourite song. Simply press the Zappin™ key to preview the chorus of the next track and decide whether it is a favourite you want to listen to. A karaoke function also enables the vocal track from any song to be lowered instantly so you can sing along with your favourite tune.      

The look and feel of the phone can be personalized with different exchangeable colour bands that come with the phone.

The Sony Ericsson txt pro combines a 3” touch screen with a 3.2 megapixel camera and full slide-out qwerty keyboard. Its integrated friends application enables users to add their five best friends to see at a glance updates from their Facebook™ and Twitter™ feeds.

The Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman™ and the Sony Ericsson txt pro will be available globally in selected markets from Q3.

Check out the Sony Ericsson Product Blog for more information: http://blogs.sonyericsson.com/products

Visit our Facebook page to see the final four entries in the reviewer competition: http://www.facebook.com/sonyericsson

Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman™ phone and Sony Ericsson txt pro phone at a glance.

*Please note that all services mentioned below may not be available in every market.

Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman™ phone Sony Ericsson txt pro
Colours
  • Black with pink cloud band,
  • Black with pink band
  • Black with green bird band
  • Black with green band

 

  • Black
  • White
  • Pink

 

Facts Size: 95.8 x 52.8 x 14.3mm
Weight: 88g
Size: 93 x 52 x 18mm
Weight: 100g
Camera 3.2 megapixel camera
Send to web
Video recording
3.2 megapixel camera
Send to web
Video recording
Music Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
Media player
Music tones (MP3/AAC)
PlayNow™ service *
SensMe™
Walkman™ player
TrackID™ music recognition
Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
Media player
Music tones (MP3/AAC)
PlayNow™ service *
Clear stereo
Sony Ericsson Music Player
TrackID™ music recognition
Internet Bookmarks
Google™ search
Web browser (Obigo™ Q7)
Bookmarks
Google™ search
Web browser (Obigo™ Q7)
Communication Call list
Conference calls
Facebook™ application
Polyphonic ringtones
Speakerphone
Twitter™ application
Vibrating alert
Call list
Conference calls
Facebook™ application
Polyphonic ringtones
Speakerphone
Twitter™ application
Vibrating alert
Messaging Conversations
Email
Instant messaging
Multimedia messaging (MMS)
Predictive text input
Sound recorder
Text messaging (SMS)
Friends application
Google Talk™
Multiple IM
Conversations
Email
Instant messaging
Multimedia messaging (MMS)
Predictive text input
Sound recorder
Text messaging (SMS)
Friends application
Google Talk™
Multiple IM
Design Auto rotation
Four corner home screen
Keyboard (on-screen, 12-key)
Picture wallpaper
Touchscreen
Auto rotation
Four corner home screen
Keyboard (on-screen, 12 key)
Keyboard (QWERTY)
Picture wallpaper
Touchscreen
Entertainment Java™
Radio (FM radio with RDS)
Video viewing
Media browser
Java™
Radio (FM radio with RDS)
Video viewing
Media browser
Organiser Alarm clock
Calculator
Calendar
Flight mode
Notes
Phonebook
Stopwatch
Timer
Alarm clock
Calculator
Calendar
Flight mode
Notes
Phonebook
Stopwatch
Timer
Widget manager
Connectivity 3.5 mm audio jack
Bluetooth™ technology
Micro USB support
USB mass storage
USB High Speed 2.0 support
USB support
Wi-Fi™All services mentioned may not be available in every market.
3.5 mm audio jack
Bluetooth™ technology
Micro USB support
Modem
USB mass storage
USB High Speed 2.0 support
Wi-FiAll services mentioned may not be available in every market.
Display
  • 3” inches
  • 262,144 colour TFT
  • 400 x 240 pixels
  • Capacitive single-touch
  • Scratch-resistant

 

  • 3” inches
  •  262,144 colour TFT
  •  400 x 240 pixels
  •  Capacitive single-touch
  •  Scratch-resistant

 

Memory Up to 100MB user-free memory
Memory card support: microSD™, up to 32GB
Up to 100MB user-free memory
Memory card support: microSD™, up to 32GB
Battery life Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 9 hrs 40 min*
Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 465 hrs*
Music listening time: Up to 13 hrs*
Video listening time: Up to 4 hrs
Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 5 hrs 10 min*
Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 400 hrs*
Networks GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900

Legal
1) Facts and features may vary depending on local variant.
2) Operational times are affected by network
preferences, type of SIM card, connected accessories and various activities e.g. playing games. Kit contents and colour options may differ from market to market. The full range of accessories may not be available in every market.

© Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, 2011

The Liquid Identity logo is trademark or registered trademark of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB. Sony, Walkman and Zappin are  trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. Ericsson is the trademark or registered trademark of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson. Additional information regarding trademarks may be located on our website at: www.sonyericsson.com/cws/common/legal/disclaimer .

Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. All terms are subject to change without prior notice.
Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, SE-221 88 Lund, Sweden.
Printed in January 2010, R1A

About Sony Ericsson
Sony Ericsson celebrates its 10th year as a joint venture between Sony Corporation and Ericsson in October, 2011. Over the years Sony Ericsson has brought together the best communication technologies with superior entertainment user experiences to create its Xperia™ line of the ‘most entertaining smartphones’ in the mobile handset industry. With its global corporate functions in London, Sony Ericsson has sales and marketing operations in all major regions of the world, as well as manufacturing in China, and product development sites in China, Japan, Sweden and Silicon Valley, California. For more information, please visit: www.sonyericsson.com/press.

SOURCE: @GIZMOBOAKS via GIZMOFUSION via SONY ERICSSON

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