Sony Ericsson unveils W995 Walkman with 8MP camera

Sony Ericsson W995

This year’s Mobile World Congress kicked off a bit early with Sony Ericsson announing the W995 Walkman mobile phone.

Keep amused like never before on one powerful video mobile phone; watch news, TV shows or blockbusters in premium video quality or check out the latest videos from YouTube using Turbo 3G or Wi-Fi. Complete with an 8.1megapixel camera and Walkman player, with clear audio experience, the W995 Walkman is the ultimate mobile phone to keep you entertained when on the bus, lunch break or waiting for a train.

The Sony Ericsson W995 comes with quad-band (850/900/1800/1900MHz) GSM/GPRS/EDGE and dual-band (900/2100MHz) UMTS/HSPA connectivity, a 2.6-inch QVGA display, a slide-out keypad, 118MB of built-in memory, AGPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth (with A2DP), an 8.1MP camera with auto-focus and 16x digital zoom, an FM radio with RDS, a 3.5 mm audio jack, and support for Memory Stick Micro cards. It also comes with a built-in stand and built-in stereo speakers.

Sony Ericsson also announced the W995a, which shares similar specifications except for the tri-band (850/1800/1900MHz) UMTS/HSPA connectivity. It will be available in Progressive Black, Cosmic Silver and Energetic Red.

Both the W995 and W995a will be available in Q2 2009 in selected markets. Pricing information was not revealed.

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