Sony Ericsson W850i: Music-phones Redefined

by : Simon Smith

When in a market the left and right are full of music phones, the one poor mobile buyer is all set to get lost in the midst of look-alikes at least in terms of feature, if not look. In such a conundrum, it takes heart to come to fore with another mobile phone with same functioning. But for Sony Ericsson, the innovator of a distinct series of music mobile phones with enhanced features that on any given day can put a high-end music player into shame, the effort was all about bettering a feature list touted best in terms of offering music. And with the release of W850i, Sonny Ericsson adds another sure chart-busters into the list of W-series walkman specialities.

A view of the updated features accommodated in this phone, which comes in the likes of walkman player version 2.0, enhanced playback time to a period of 30 hours, trackID function support, and an addition of enhanced version of memory card in the form of MS Duo Pro, the W850i is sure to extend a bountiful of opportunities for thousands of music loving souls. Add to it, the phone comes with an attractive KeyPulse technology giving the ergonomic key assortment of this slider phone a nice soothing glow each time a ring tone gets played.

The music player of this phone supports files in MP3, AAC, AAC+, E-AAC+, WAV, WMA and m4a formats. Since there are no limitations on bit rates, one can also upload files with variable bit rates. Adding to the 2 megapixel camera of this Sony Ericsson W850i phone that comes with flash and captures images with 1600x1200 pixels, a secondary camera on the front fascia records video in QCIF mode and comes handy during a video call. Along with the supports for GPRS, Bluetooth, Infrared, and USB, this 3G/GSM phone comes with RSS feeds, intuitive WAP, and full HTML browser.

Along with a sleek look, the mere weight of 116 gm and an graphic rich 256 colours supporting TFT screen, the exhaustive list of offerings from this Sony Ericsson mobile phone augers inundating possibilities that is sure to make mobiling as ecstatic affair ever after.