Archive for 15 February 2008

Hampir semua handphone saat ini memiliki kamera digital yang terintegrasi, mulai dari yang beresolusi CIF (sudah jarang dipakai), VGA (umum dipakai pada handphone-handphone kelas low-end), sampai kelas megapixel: 1.3 megapixel, 2.0 megapixel, 3.2 megapixel, bahkan 5 megapixel. Sebenarnya beberapa vendor handphone lain sudah ada yang menggunakan kamera lebih dari 5 megapixel, tetapi pemasarannya masih terbatas. Tapi, jarang sekali kita mendapat informasi mengenai jenis dan merk kamera apa yang digunakan pada handphone-handphone tersebut.

Untunglah, SEMC Blog (Sony Ericsson Blog) sudah berbaik hati untuk memberikan informasi mengenai jenis dan merk kamera apa saja yang digunakan pada handphone-handphone Sony Ericsson.

Berikut adalah daftarnya yang diambil dari Blog di atas pada postingan List of Cameras :


List of Cameras

MODEL NAME − TYPE OF CAMERA − CAMERA_VENDOR − CAMERA_NAME

  • C702 − 3.2 Megapixel − unknown
  • C902 − 5 Megapixel − unknown
  • G700 − 3.2 Megapixel − unknown
  • G900 − 5 Megapixel − unknown
  • K200 − 0.3 Megapixel − unknown
  • K205 − 0.3 Megapixel − unknown
  • K220 − 0.3 Megapixel − unknown
  • K310 − 0.3 Megapixel − Micron − MT9V112
  • K320 − 0.3 Megapixel − Micron − MT9V112
  • K510 − 1.3 Megapixel − Micron_Flex − MT9M112_Sancho
  • K530 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640 Second: Premier − 1200-0117_FAYE
  • K550 − 2 Megapixel − Sony − MCB750
  • K550im − 2 Megapixel − Sony − MCB750
  • K600 − 1.3 Megapixel − Agilent_Technologies − ADCM−3855. Second: Agilent_Technologies − ADCM−1700
  • K608 − 1.3 Megapixel − Agilent_Technologies − ADCM−3855. Second: Agilent_Technologies − ADCM−1700
  • K610 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640. Second: Micron − MT9V112
  • K610im − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640. Second: Micron − MT9V112
  • K630 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640. Second: Premier − 1200−0117_JIE
  • K660 − 2 Megapixel − unknown
  • K750 − 2 Megapixel − Sony − KNC 201 15
  • K770 − 3.2 Megapixel − Samsung Techwin – 1200-0112. Second: Foxconn − 1200-0117_SANIA_R10
  • K790 − 3.2 Megapixel − Sony − MCB881
  • K800 − 3.2 Megapixel − Sony − MCB881. Second: Micron − MT9V112
  • K810 − 3.2 Megapixel − Sony − MCB881. Second: Micron − MT9V112
  • K850 − 5 Megapixel − Sony − MCB991. Second: Premier – 1200-0117_SOFIA
  • P1 − 3.2 Megapixel − unknown
  • P990 − 2 Megapixel − unknown
  • R300 − 0.3 Megapixel − unknown
  • R306 − 1.3 Megapixel − unknown
  • S500 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640
  • T250 − 0.3 Megapixel − unknown
  • T280 − 0.3 Megapixel − unknown
  • T650 − 3.2 Megapixel − Samsung Techwin – 1200-0112. Second: Foxconn – 1200-0117_SANIA_R10
  • V600 − 2 Megapixel − Agilent_Technologies − ADCM−3855. Second: Agilent_Technologies – ADCM-1700
  • V630 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640. Second: Micron − MT9V112
  • V640 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640. Second: Premier – 1200-0117_JIE
  • W200 − 0.3 Megapixel − Micron − MT9V112
  • W300 − 0.3 Megapixel − Micron − MT9V112
  • W350 − 1.3 Megapixel − unknown
  • W380 − 1.3 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV9660
  • W550 − 1.3 Megapixel − Agilent_Technologies – ADCM-3855
  • W580 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640
  • W580im − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640
  • W610 − 2 Megapixel − Sony − MCB750
  • W660 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640. Second: Premier – 1200-0117_FAYE
  • W700 − 2 Megapixel − Samsung_Micron − KNC 201 37
  • W710 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640
  • W760 − 3.2 Megapixel − unknown
  • W800 − 2 Megapixel − Sony − KNC 201 15
  • W810 − 2 Megapixel − Sony − KNC 201 15
  • W850 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640. Second: Micron − MT9V112
  • W880 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640. Second: Micron − MT9V112
  • W890 − 3.2 Megapixel − Foxconn − 1200−0117_AKIKO. Second: Micron − MT9T111_AKIKO
  • W900 − 2 Megapixel − Sony − MCB774. Second: Agilent_Technologies – ADCM-1700. LED/Flash: Austriamicrosystems − AS3682
  • W910 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640. Second: Foxconn – 1200-0117_SHINOBU
  • W960 − 3.2 Megapixel − unknown
  • W980 − 3.2 Megapixel − Foxconn − 1200−0117. Second: Micron − MT9T111
  • Z250 − 0.3 Megapixel − unknown
  • Z310 − 0.3 Megapixel − unknown
  • Z320 − 0.3 Megapixel − unknown
  • Z520 − 0.3 Megapixel − Micron − SOC366
  • Z525 − 0.3 Megapixel − Micron − SOC366
  • Z530 − 0.3 Megapixel − Micron − SOC366
  • Z550 − 1.3 Megapixel − Agilent_Technologies – ADCM-3855
  • Z555 − 1.3 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV9660
  • Z558 − 1.3 Megapixel − Agilent_Technologies – ADCM-3855
  • Z610 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640. Second: Micron − MT9V112
  • Z710 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640
  • Z750 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640. Second: Foxconn – 1200-0117_DANIELA
  • Z770 − 2 Megapixel − OmniVision − OV2640. Second: Foxconn – 1200-0117

Selain mengumumkan 7 handphone terbaru — XPERIA X1, C902 Cyber-shot, C702 Cybershot, G900, G700, X980, Z770 — pada tanggal 10 Februari 2008 yang lalu Sony Ericsson juga mengumumkan beberapa accessories baru seperti di bawah ini.



Music/Handsfree :


Stereo Portable Handsfree HPM-77
Hear music as it should be heard

When You Have To Stop The Music

A built-in call answering button helps you find yourself when an incoming call interrupts the exceptional bass and treble sounds.



Connectivity and Power :


M2 USB Adapter CCR-70
Share it, store it, enjoy it

Back up when you need it

Hung from your key chain, an extra memory stick stored in the CCR-70 can be a just-in-time saviour if the stick in your phone is out of memory.


Use it as a memory stick

Transfer data or upload your presentation to a different computer by using the CCR-70 as a USB memory stick with an extra M2 card in it.



Desk Stand CDS-75
Power of the left

Music at your desk

Snap in a Sony Ericsson stereo handsfree into the CDS-75 while it charges your phone and enjoy all the music stored in your phone while you work.



Standard Battery BST-39
Dependable match

Truly original
Stick with an original Sony Ericsson battery for safer, smarter calling.


Standard Battery BST-40
Dependable match

Truly original
Stick with an original Sony Ericsson battery for safer, smarter calling.


Cases, Covers and Styles :


Stylus Pack ISP-70
A compact touch for your touchscreen

Organise your life

Use your stylus for work or for pleasure. It’s the perfect tool to help organise your busy professional world and social contacts.



Stylus Pack ISP-80
A compact touch for your touchscreen

Organise your life

Use your stylus for work or for pleasure. It’s the perfect tool to help organise your busy professional world and social contacts.



Car :


Bluetooth™ Car Handsfree HCB-150
Convenience on the road

See and hear who’s calling

An OLED display shows the caller’s name while a voice announces it. So you can continue to focus on the road while handling calls.


Designed for high performance

Exceptional talk and standby times plus exceptional audio quality mean long, clear conversations in the car or wherever you use the HCB-150.



Mobile Broadband :


EC400 Mobile Broadband ExpressCard
Around the world at 7.2 Mb/s
The EC400 makes your world bigger and your job easier. Plug it into your notebook to get mobile broadband access to the information your work depends on.

Design and Function – Blends in with your laptop

Auto-Installation and Auto-configuration make the EC400 easy to use. You’re up and running in no time. Sleek and robust; the design that perfectly blends in with your laptop.



EC400g Mobile Broadband GPS ExpressCard
Go On. Get lost.

The EC400g has a built-in GPS receiver. Wherever you are, find your way around like a local.


Design and Function – Blends in with your laptop

Auto-Installation and Auto-configuration make the EC400g easy to use. You’re up and running in no time. Sleek and robust; the design that perfectly blends in with your laptop.



Sony Ericsson Press Release untuk EC400 dan EC400g :

Sony Ericsson’s new HSPA ExpressCards offer effortless high speed mobile data access, including GPS


10 February 2008

Sony Ericsson’s first mobile broadband ExpressCards save busy professionals time with instant Internet connectivity.

Barcelona, Spain – 10th February 2008 – Sony Ericsson today launched its first HSPA 7.2/2.0 devices with the ExpressCard/34 form factor, the EC400 and EC400g. Both mobile broadband ExpressCards help busy professionals on the go to save time by enabling instant Internet access, regardless of their location. Sliding easily into a laptop’s ExpressCard slot, the EC400 and EC400g allow up to 7.2 Mb/s in download and 2.0 Mb/s in upload speeds. Additionally, the EC400g is equipped with an inbuilt GPS receiver, which automatically shows the user’s current location on Google™ Maps or a similar service or can feed into any other location-based service.

“The EC400 and EC400g are high performance mobile broadband devices, still in ultra-slim ExpressCard form factor, offering exactly what mobile professionals need, to stay connected at all times – reliable anytime, anywhere Internet access,” said Johan Tysklind, Marketing Director Mobile Computing at Sony Ericsson. “With their plug-and-play installation and configuration, the ExpressCards offer immediate access and instant download speeds, allowing you to effortlessly keep pace with the demands of your business.”


Sony Ericsson EC400/EC400g – no more downtime

  • High-speed data upload and download – speeds equivalent to that in the office
  • Auto-install and auto-configuration – get connected quickly and easily
  • Built-in GPS receiver lets you orient yourself even in a new city (EC400g)


Perfectly compact

Compact, sleek and durable, the EC400 and EC400g offer everything you’d expect from Sony Ericsson. They plug conveniently into your laptop’s ExpressCard slots meaning Web access is just a click away at any time. In addition their integrated antenna, the EC400 and EC400g sport a second antenna, which can be flipped-up to further increase the radio signal reception, thereby improving performance.


Saves you time so you can get more done

The EC400 and EC400g are fast enough to keep pace with your needs. They incorporate HSPA technology, allowing you to upload data at rates of up to 2.0 Mb/s. With download speeds of up to 7.2 Mb/s – you’re as well connected as you would be at home or in your office.


Effortlessly efficient

The EC400 or EC400g’s auto-install and auto-configuration features mean that getting online is effortless and immediate. Containing inbuilt software, the ExpressCards automatically identify your network provider and apply the appropriate network parameters, once inserted into your laptop.


Find your way around

The EC400g packs a unique built-in GPS receiver so you can accurately and easily spot where you are. A groundbreaking feature from Sony Ericsson connects you instantly to Google™ Maps, or a similar service, to work out what is around you and where to go, wherever you are.


Find time for your passions

Don’t let your busy schedule keep you from pursuing your passions. The EC400’s user interface points you directly to PlayNowTM arena, giving you access to thousands of songs, games and other downloads in moments. Just download music, videos and ringtones to your Notebook PC and if you wish, sideload them conveniently into your phone.

The EC400/EC400g are HSPA/UMTS, Tri-band 850/1900/2100 MHz, EDGE/GPRS, Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900 MHz ExpressCards that will be available globally by mid 2008.


The Sony Ericsson EC400 and EC400g – At a Glance

Product Name

  • EC400 Mobile Broadband ExpressCard
  • EC400g Mobile Broadband GPS ExpressCard

Form

  • ExpressCard/34

Size

  • 108 x 34 x 12 mm

HSPA

  • Up to 7.2 Mb/s downlink
  • Up to 2.0 Mb/s uplink

Antenna

  • Integrated antenna design with
  • 2nd Diversity movable antenna

HSPA/UMTS

  • Triple band 850/1900/2100 MHz

EDGE/GPRS

  • Quad band 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

Operating Systems

  • MS Windows® 2000, XP, Vista, MAC-OS X supported

Features/Enablers

  • Sony Ericsson Wireless Manager
  • Auto-installation and auto-configuration
  • Multi color LED illumination indicating communication status
  • 25 supported languages
  • Sony Ericsson update services
  • Integrated GPS receiver (EC400g)
  • PlayNow™ icon for instant access to music or games

Handphone terakhir dari total 7 handphone yang diperkenalkan pada tanggal 10 Februari 2008 oleh Sony Ericsson adalah sebuah seri Z baru yang diberi tagline “Your life in a clamshell” dan diposisikan sebagai “web-enabled phone”, yaitu Z770.

Sepertinya Z770 ini adalah versi clamshell dari K660 yang diposisikan sebagai handphone khusus untuk browsing internet.

Berikut adalah dari Sony Ericsson Press Release :

Sony Ericsson puts ‘your life in a clamshell’ with the new Z770 web-enabled phone


10 February 2008

The new Sony Ericsson Z770 is a powerful web enabled phone designed to keep you up- to-date with the latest headlines, your favourite website and your email inbox.

Barcelona, Spain – 10th February 2008 – Sony Ericsson today announced the launch of the new Z770, an elegant clamshell phone optimised for the web and benefiting from HSDPA data speeds. This classic-looking clamshell phone offers capabilities beyond expectation. It is designed to make it straightforward to surf the web or receive the latest news, and the ‘email set-up wizard’ makes it simple to access your inbox. The Z770 can also be connected directly to a laptop (via USB cable) and can be used as a modem.

“The Z770 is deceptively powerful for such a compact clamshell phone,” said Martin Winkler, Director Global Marketing and Head of Multimedia Web at Sony Ericsson. “It appeals to busy people who demand hassle-free email and high quality Web access on the move. These people need to be in-touch, need to be on top of their email, but don’t necessarily want a smartphone or PDA. The Z770 is the uncomplicated answer.”


Z770 phone – Gets You Online with Effortless Style

  • Easy email set-up – for ultimate convenience
  • High-speed web access and intuitive navigation features for fast web browsing
  • Google™ Maps for Mobile – receive step-by-step directions on your screen to your destination


Style in Your Pocket

A compact, reliable phone that helps you juggle work, home, friends and family. With HSDPA technology providing fast data speeds, the Z770 provides multiple methods of communication whether it’s for a business matter or just staying in touch with the family. This phone combines up to 8.5 hours talk time with easy email set-up and fast internet access. This makes the Z770 a versatile phone for those that have a hectic lifestyle both at work and at home with the family.

Your Inbox in Your Hand
The Z770 makes it easier than ever before to access your email. Even if you’re a technical novice you can access Web email (Hotmail, Yahoo etc) and retrieve mail, straight from your phone. And with Exchange ActiveSync™, you can even configure your phone to have work emails pushed straight to your phone, making it easier than ever to stay in touch on the move.

Choose How You Want to Get Online
The Z770 gives you online access, however you choose to get there. Surf the web or retrieve email directly on your phone when you’re in a cab. And when you’re in the hotel lobby, connect the Z770 to your laptop (via USB Cable) and use it as a modem to access the web on your computer.

Once online, web browsing on the Z770 is easy thanks to the Magnetic Mouse Pointer that is controlled by the navigation key. The key changes the icon depending on its position on the Web page (i.e. from text input to pointer or to link). Plus, pan and zoom into an area you’re interested in for easy reading on the good-sized (2.2”) screen.

Stay up-to-date
The Z770 offers you all the information you need, right at your fingertips. Receive RSS feeds from news or entertainment websites as the action happens. Or simply click on the RSS tile, or ‘widget’, for instant access to your favourite webpage from your phone’s desktop (or standby screen). In addition, the Z770 has a useful built-in weather forecast application, allowing you to receive regular weather updates and plan your long weekend accordingly.

As well as receiving the latest news and weather forecasts, you can also keep loved ones informed about your own news. Snap a photo on the Z770 and upload it instantly to your own blog site.

Stay In Touch in Your Car
You don’t need to hold the phone in your hand to get the best out of the Z770. With the Bluetooth ™ Handsfree HCB-150, also announced today, you can catch-up with your client or family in your car while staying focused on the road. The HCB-150 also features a convenient text to speech feature; the HCB-150 verbally alerts you who is calling. The HCB-150 has a talk time of up to 25 hours and 700 hours standby time- long enough to last for quite a few trips!

The Z770 is a UMTS/HSDPA 2100 and GSM/EDGE 900/1800/1900 phone that will be available in Vogue Red, Graphite Black and Exquisite Gold in selected markets from Q2 2008.

The Bluetooth™ Car Speakerphone HCB-150 will be available globally from Q2 2008

Sony Ericsson Z770 – At A Glance


Music

  • Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
  • Media player
  • Music tones (MP3/AAC)
  • PlayNow™
  • TrackID™

Camera

  • 2.0 megapixel camera
  • 2.5x digital zoom
  • Photo fix
  • Picture blogging
  • Video recording
  • x-Pict Story™ (slide shows)

Internet

  • Fast Web access with HSDPA
  • Access NetFront™ Web browser
  • RSS feeds
  • Google™ Maps for mobile pre-installed

Communication

  • Polyphonic ringtones
  • Speakerphone
  • Vibrating alert

Messaging

  • Email
  • Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync®
  • Instant messaging
  • Picture messaging (MMS)
  • Predictive text input
  • Sound recorder
  • Text messaging (SMS)

Design

  • Navigation key
  • Picture wallpaper
  • Wallpaper animation

Entertainment

  • 3D games
  • FM radio
  • Java
  • Video streaming
  • Video viewing

Organiser

  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Flight mode
  • Notes
  • Phone book
  • Stopwatch
  • Tasks
  • Timer

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth™ technology
  • Modem
  • PictBridge
  • Synchronization
  • USB mass storage
  • USB support

Accessories
In-box:

  • Charger
  • Battery
  • Stereo Portable Handsfree

Optional:

  • Bluetooth™ Car Speakerphone HCB-150
  • GPS Enabler HGE-100
  • Bluetooth™ Headset HBH-PV703
  • Deskstand CDS-75


Facts and Figures

  • Size: 93 x 48 x 15.5 mm
  • Weight: 91 grams
  • Colours:
    • Vogue Red
    • Graphite Black
    • Exquisite Gold
  • Screen: 262,144 colour TFT
  • Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
  • Size: 2.2 inches
  • Phone memory: Up to 32
  • MB Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™) support
  • Talk time GSM: Up to 8.5 hrs
  • Standby time GSM: Up to 340 hrs
  • Talk time UMTS: Up to 4.5 hrs
  • Standby time UMTS: Up to 350 hrs

Availability and versions

  • Networks:
    • UMTS/HSDPA 2100
    • GSM/GPRS 900/1800/1900


Dari Sony Ericsson Z770 Product Page :


Email Access
The Z770i gives you easy access to your Web email account. Wherever you are, your email comes straight to your phone.

Updates on Your Screen
Get the latest news to your phone as it happens – the Z770i supports Web feeds. When an update comes in, an indicator appears on your screen.

The World in Your Pocket
Don’t know the way? Let the Z770i take you there. Use Google Maps™ for Mobile to get step-by-step directions to your destination.

What’s in it?


Easy Web
Get a PC-like Web experience with your phone. Browse the Web using the mouse pointer, access your Web history or Google quickly and easily.

Fast Web
The power of turbo 3G gives you speed – Web sites are on your screen in no time, files are downloaded in a snap. For fast access, your phone also has a dedicated Web browser key and an email setup wizard.

Rich Web
Your phone lets you enjoy a multitude of Web services. Find your way via Google Maps™ Mobile. Get the latest news straight to your phone screen via RSS feeds. Blog pictures, send instant messages. It’s all at your fingertips.

Video Blog
You get your own personal blog site with your phone. So why not add some moving pictures to it? Shoot a video clip, and all it takes to upload it is a few clicks.

Push email
Instant email on your mobile phone, just like on your home computer. Messages are sent directly to your phone as soon as they arrive.

Integrated Camera
Built-in digital camera with screen viewfinder, dedicated menus and direct interaction with in-phone imaging and messaging features.

In Sync – ActiveSync™
Your phone keeps you in touch and in sync. Email setup is automatic, synchronisation is quick and easy with Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync™

X-Pict Story
Create impressive slideshows – complete with sound and transitions – in your phone.

Safe Web
Pre-loaded with a password manager and support for SSL, your phone allows you to browse the Web securely. Backup files and email with PC-sync software.

HSDPA – Serious Download Speed
Enjoy the mobile Internet at broadband-like speed in your phone. Download large files and email attachments in a snap. Get Web sites and news feeds to your screen in seconds. HSDPA takes 3G a step further.

RSS Feeds
Use your phone to view up-to-the-minute news and other content from selected Web sites and blogs. Just subscribe to the feed and let it come to you. New content is available in standby on the main display.

Capture the Action
Video clips are ideal for those unexpected great moments that happen when you’re out there, enjoying life.

Media Manager
With your phone kit you get a CD with software for managing music, photos and video clips. Transfer music, videos and photos to and from your phone.

Music Recognition
What’s that sound? Just record a few seconds of music and TrackID™ (powered by Gracenote Mobile MusicID) returns the song name, artist and album to your phone within seconds.


Sony Ericsson Z770 Specifications :

Size

  • 93 x 48 x 16 mm
  • 3.7 x 1.9 x 0.6 inches

Weight

  • 91 g
  • 3.2 oz

Available colors

  • Vogue Red
  • Graphite Black
  • Exquisite Golden

Screen

  • 240×320 pixel
  • 262,144-colour TFT

External screen

  • Monochrome

Memory

  • Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™) support
  • 32 MB memory

Networks

  • GSM 900
  • GSM 1800
  • GSM 1900
  • UMTS 2100
  • HSDPA

Camera

  • Camera – 2 megapixel
  • Digital zoom – 2.5x
  • Photo fix
  • Picture blogging
  • Video record

Music

  • Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
  • Media Player
  • MegaBass™
  • Music tones – MP3, AAC
  • PlayNow™
  • TrackID™

Internet

  • Access NetFront™ Web Browser
  • WAP 1.2.1
  • WAP 2.0 XHTML
  • Web feeds

Entertainment

  • 3D games
  • Java
  • Media
  • Radio – FM radio RDS
  • Video Clip
  • Video streaming

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth™ technology
  • Modem
  • PictBridge
  • Synchronisation PC
  • USB mass storage
  • USB support

Messaging

  • Email
  • Instant messaging
  • MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
  • Predictive text input
  • SMS long (Text Messaging)
  • Sound recorder

Communication

  • Polyphonic ringtones
  • Speakerphone
  • Vibrating Alert

Design

  • Navigation key
  • Picture wallpaper
  • Wallpaper animation

Organiser

  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Flight mode
  • Notes
  • Phone book
  • Stopwatch
  • Tasks
  • Timer

Pada tanggal 10 Februari 2008, bersamaan dengan pengumuman handphone-handphone dalam jajaran seri baru (seri X, G, dan C), Sony Ericsson juga mengumumkan handphone Walkman® terbarunya: W980 yang berdesain clamshell dengan memory internal sebesar 8GB dan memiliki built-in FM Transmitter.

Berikut adalah Press Release yang dilansir oleh Sony Ericsson mengenai pengenalan W980:

10 February 2008

The Sony Ericsson W980 brings an unrivalled music experience that gives you every excuse to lose yourself in acoustic bliss

Barcelona, Spain – 10th February 2008 – Sony Ericsson today revealed the W980, a Walkman® phone that promises to get the most out of your music. Its unique audio enhancing technology, together with the Walkman® on Top design, sees the W980 cement Sony Ericsson’s position as a true market leader in the world of music on your mobile.

“The W980 Walkman® phone really sets a new standard for music on your phone,” said Ben Padley, Head of Music Marketing, at Sony Ericsson. “We wanted to design a leading music player that we could combine with a feature-packed phone, all the while pioneering an audio experience that always left you wanting more. The W980 will surpass all expectations.”

W980 Walkman® phone Created with music in mind

Clear audio experience
Superior sound quality lets you enjoy your music as it was meant to be heard
Walkman® on Top
Intuitive music access and control,
Storage solutions
8GB internal memory lets you store up to 8,000 songs*

Be true to the original recording

The W980 Walkman® phone is designed to allow you to listen to music as it should be heard. Clear stereo enables the music to sound like the original recording. Clear bass delivers distortion free sound even at higher volumes. These features combine with the premium headphones, the Stereo Portable Handsfree HPM-77, to deliver an incredible clear audio experience and music that sounds as true as possible to the original recording

Share your music with friends
The W980 Walkman® phone has a built-in FM transmitter, which allows you to send whatever’s playing on your phone to other devices with a built-in FM radio receiver. This gives you the ability to share your music with all those around you, whether through a friend’s hi-fi or your car stereo.

Quality music is made for sharing with the W980. Unplug your headset, sit back and let the music flow through the integrated stereo speakers for all to enjoy. Select a track from the extensive music library – the W980 lets you store up to 8000 songs* – or tune in to your favourite radio station and listen out loud. No need to plug in an FM Receiver, since this is on-board with the W980.

Build your collection every day

With the recent evolution of PlayNow™ arena, Sony Ericsson’s popular over-the-air (OTA) and web download service being launched this May, you will be able to access up to 5 million tracks to maximise your music collection. The W980’s TrackID™ feature, which can identify any track that you just can’t put a name to, will be fully integrated into PlayNow™ arena. This makes the W980 a genuine gateway to great music, as you can download the track instantly once it has been identified.

Customise your sound

You can tailor the W980’s Walkman® player to the music that you’re listening to. This latest Walkman® phone provides a choice of eight equaliser presets, each of which contains a distinct profile that is suitable to a range of music. So whether you’re listening to jazz, pop or heavy metal, you’ve can always choose the best sound for the song.

Control your music at your fingertips

The Walkman® on Top feature on the W980 gives you the full functionality of a Walkman® player without even having to open your phone. The entire Walkman® player that would normally be displayed on the inside of your clamshell is also replicated on the outside of the phone, so navigation through your music library is effortless.

Balance and beat

Every music enthusiast knows that a great audio experience requires great quality speakers or headphones. The W980 Walkman® phone comes with the new Stereo Portable Handsfree HPM-77; a headset that lets you enjoy music in powerful stereo sound. The HPM-77 also allows users to take their calls handsfree, and its sleek design and in-ear wearing-style mean that it’s both comfortable and reduces background noise to the bare minimum.

Whether listening via the headphones or the stereo speakers, the W980 Walkman® phone is a must-have for those who want an unrivalled music experience, which they carry with them every minute of the day. It is a UMTS/HSDPA 2100 GSM/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900 phone that will be available in selected markets from Q3 2008.

The Stereo Portable Handsfree HPM-77 will be available in selected markets from June 2008.

Sony Ericsson W980 – At a Glance

Music and Entertainment

  • Walkman® player
  • Clear stereo
  • Clear bass
  • Album art
  • FM transmitter
  • Shake control
  • SensMe™
  • PlayNow™
  • TrackID™
  • Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
  • Music tones (MP3/AAC)
  • 3D games
  • Java™
  • FM radio with RDS
  • Video streaming
  • Video viewing

Camera

  • 3.2 megapixel camera
  • 3.2x digital zoom
  • Picture blogging
  • Video blogging
  • Video recording with 4x digital zoom
  • Photo fix
  • Auto rotate
  • X-Pict Story™
  • PictBridge printing

Internet

  • Access NetFront™ Web browser
  • Web feeds
  • Photo feeds

Communication & Messaging

  • Polyphonic ringtones
  • Speakerphone
  • Vibrating alert
  • Video calling
  • Email
  • Picture messaging (MMS)
  • Predictive text input
  • Sound recorder
  • Text messaging (SMS)

Design

  • Navigation key
  • Picture wallpaper
  • Wallpaper animation

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth™ technology
  • Modem
  • Synchronization
  • Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync®
  • USB mass storage
  • USB support

Organizer

  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Flight mode
  • Notes
  • Phone book
  • Stopwatch
  • Task
  • Timer

Accessories

In-Box:

  • Battery (BST-38)
  • Charger (CST-70)
  • USB Cable (DCU-60)
  • Stereo Portable Handsfree (HPM-77)
  • Sony Ericsson PC Suite
  • Media Manager
  • User guide

Optional:

  • Active Speaker MAS-100

Protective case with built-in speaker and FM radio antenna: Bring and share your music outdoors.

  • Bluetooth™ Car Speakerphone HCB-150

A portable handsfree solution for use in the car.

  • Music Portable Bluetooth™ Speaker MBS-100

Designed for rich sound.

  • Music Desk Stand CDS-75

The smart and convenient way to charge your phone.

Facts and Figures

Size: 92 x 46 x 16.9 mm
Weight: 100 grams

Colour: Piano Black

Main screen: 262,144 colour TFT
Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
Size: 2.2 inches

External screen: 262,144 colour TFT
Resolution: 176 x 176 pixels

Phone memory: Up to 8 GB
Talk time GSM: 9h
Standby time GSM: TBD300h

Talk time UMTS: 3.5h
Standby time UMTS: 300h
Music listening time: 16h

Availability and versions

Networks:
UMTS/HSDPA 2100
GSM/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900

Available in selected markets from Q3 2008.

Dari Sony Ericsson W980 Product Page :

Storage Space

With 8GB internal memory, the W980i stores up to 8000 songs (eAAC+ format). When you want new music, download straight from the Web to your phone.

Music Shared
Share your favourite tracks – channel your music through the stereo speakers. Or use the built-in FM transmitter to send the music to other FM receivers.

What’s in it?


Walkman® Phone
Have your favourite sounds with you – always, whenever, wherever you go. Your W980i is not only a mobile phone. It’s a portable music device, too.

Walkman® Player
With the clear and intuitive Walkman® player interface, navigating your music is a breeze.

Shake Control
The easy way to change your tune: just shake your phone. With Shake control activated, press and hold the Walkman key, then flick your wrist. A vibration lets you know that the track has been changed – a new song from your current playlist is selected randomly then played automatically.

Video Call
See who’s talking with your 3G phone. During a video call, you see a live video stream of the person you’re talking to – and they can see you.

HSDPA – Serious Download Speed
Enjoy the mobile Internet at broadband-like speed in your phone. Download large files and email attachments in a snap. Get Web sites and news feeds to your screen in seconds. HSDPA takes 3G a step further.

Capture the Action
Video clips are ideal for those unexpected great moments that happen when you’re out there, enjoying life.

Blog Your Life
The easy way to share your life in pictures. Take or choose a photo, add a little text and publish it for friends and family to enjoy

Links You Like
Forget cables – wireless is the way forward. Connect to other devices with Bluetooth™ to sync, share and send.

Flight Mode
Function that inactivates radio transmitters and receivers so that some functions can be used in places such as planes and hospitals.

Music Recognition
What’s that sound? Just record a few seconds of music and TrackID™ (powered by Gracenote Mobile MusicID) returns the song name, artist and album to your phone within seconds.

Broadcast Your Music
The built-in FM transmitter lets you share your music the easy way. Just tune in your phone to an FM frequency and send the music to other FM receiver devices.

Integrated Camera
Built-in digital camera with screen viewfinder, dedicated menus and direct interaction with in-phone imaging and messaging features.

Web Wherever
Truly mobile Internet lets you enjoy browsing the Web and manage your email effectively with the convenience of your phone, wherever you are.

X-Pict Story
Create impressive slideshows – complete with sound and transitions – in your phone.


Sony Ericsson W980 Specifications :

Size

  • 92 x 46 x 17 mm
  • 3.6 x 1.8 x 0.7 inches

Weight

  • 100 g
  • 3.5 oz

Available colours

  • Piano Black

Screen

  • 240×320 pixel
  • 262,144-colour TFT

Memory

  • Phone memory 8 GB

Networks

  • GSM 850
  • GSM 900
  • GSM 1800
  • GSM 1900
  • EDGE

Camera

  • Camera – 3.2 megapixel
  • Digital zoom – 3.2x
  • Photo fix
  • Picture blogging
  • Video record

Music

  • Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
  • Music tones – MP3, AAC
  • PlayNow™
  • SensMe™
  • Shake control
  • TrackID™
  • Walkman® player

Internet

  • Access NetFront™ Web Browser
  • WAP 1.2.1
  • WAP 2.0 XHTML

Entertainment

  • 3D games
  • Java
  • Media
  • Radio – FM radio RDS
  • Video Clip
  • Video streaming

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth™ technology
  • Modem
  • PictBridge
  • Synchronisation PC
  • USB mass storage
  • USB support

Messaging

  • Email
  • Instant messaging
  • MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
  • Predictive text input
  • SMS long (Text Messaging)
  • Sound recorder

Communication

  • Polyphonic ringtones
  • Speakerphone
  • Vibrating Alert
  • Video call

Design

  • Auto rotate

Organiser

  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Flight mode
  • Notes
  • Phone book
  • Stopwatch
  • Tasks
  • Timer

And The Grammy Goes To…

Posted: 15 February 2008 in Music
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Tanggal 10 Februari 2008 merupakan malam kemenangan bagi penyanyi pendatang baru Amy Winehouse yang akhirnya memenangkan 5 Grammy Awards, terbanyak dari seluruh penerima Grammy malam itu, termasuk Record Of The Year dan Song Of The Year untuk lagunya “Rehab”.

Kanye West membawa pulang 4 Grammy Awards termasuk Best Rap Album untuk albumnya Graduation.

Album Of The Year diraih oleh Herbie Hancock untuk albumnya yang merupakan tribute kepada Joni Mitchell, yaitu River: The Joni Letters.

Berikut daftar peraih Grammy Awards ke-50 tahun 2008 untuk General Field yang diperoleh dari grammy.com :

General Field

Category 1
Record Of The Year

(Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s), if other than the artist.)
Rehab
Amy Winehouse
Mark Ronson, producer; Tom Elmhirst, Vaughan Merrick, Dom Morley, Mark Ronson & Gabriel Roth, engineers/mixers
Track from: Back To Black
[Universal Republic Records]

Category 2
Album Of The Year

(Award to the Artist(s) and to the Album Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s)/Mixer(s) & Mastering Engineer(s), if other than the artist.)
River: The Joni Letters
Herbie Hancock
Leonard Cohen, Norah Jones, Joni Mitchell, Corinne Bailey Rae, Luciana Souza & Tina Turner, featured artists; Herbie Hancock & Larry Klein, producers; Helik Hadar, engineer/mixer; Bernie Grundman, mastering engineer
[Verve]

Category 3
Song Of The Year

(A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)
Rehab
Amy Winehouse, songwriter (Amy Winehouse)
Track from: Back To Black
[Universal Republic Records; Publisher: EMI Music Publishing]

Category 4
Best New Artist

(For a new artist who releases, during the Eligibility Year, the first recording which establishes the public identity of that artist.)
Amy Winehouse

Daftar lengkap penerima Grammy Awards ke-50 tahun 2008 dapat dilihat di sini : 50th Annual Grammy Awards Winners List.

Setelah seri R (Radio), X (XPERIA), dan G (Touchscreen Organizer), Sony Ericsson memperkenalkan satu lagi seri baru dalam portfolio produknya di tahun ini : seri C. Seri C ini diposisikan sebagai mid-range Cyber-shot dengan tampilan yang menarik dan teknologi baru dalam hal flash. Bukan menggunakan Xenon Flash — seperti yang ada pada K790/K800, K810, atau K850 — ataupun LED Flash — seperti pada K550 dan K770 — tetapi berupa Photo Flash yang diperkenalkan sebagai jenis baru dalam photo lighting dengan menggunakan Strong LED. Berbeda dengan Xenon yang hanya dapat digunakan pada saat mengambil still picture saja, Photo Flash ini, sebagaimana LED, dapat difungsikan pada saat merekam video dan juga sebagai senter. Handphone pertama dari seri baru ini, yang diumumkan pada tanggal 10 Februari 2008, adalah C702 dan C902.

Berikut adalah Press Release dari kedua handphone Cyber-shot™ tersebut.

Sony Ericsson strengthens Cyber-shot™ phone range with two models that take photos further
10 February 2008

Sony Ericsson’s new C702 Cyber-shot™ and C902 Cyber-shot™ deliver best-in class picture quality beyond just megapixels

Barcelona, Spain – 10th February 2008 – Sony Ericsson today announced two high-performance additions to its popular Cyber-shotTM phone range with the launch of the C702 Cyber-shot™ and C902 Cyber-shot™. The two phones, packed with the latest camera technology, make it effortless to take perfect pictures of those spontaneous moments – day or night, at a bar or the beach – and instantly share them with friends and family.

“The two new Cyber-shot™ phones that we have announced today share certain characteristics. Both phones place ease-of-use and best-in-class picture quality at the heart of their designs,” said Sven Totté, Head of Imaging Marketing at Sony Ericsson. “Yet both appeal to different audiences. One is engineered to let you take more pictures in more places and the other is designed to look as stunning as the pictures it takes.”

Sony Ericsson C702 Cyber-shot™ – Take pictures everywhere

  • Splash and dust resistant* – perfect for your active lifestyle
  • Single-handed camera use – for spur-of-the-moment photos
  • Built-in GPS with location-based imaging – sort and view your photos according to where you took them
Never too extreme

You can use the C702 Cyber-shot™ in a range of different conditions, as its unique design means its both splash and dust resistant*. This means that whether you’re off-road or just off to the mall, your C702 Cyber-shot™ phone can always be at your side wherever you go, whatever you do. After all, the best camera is the one you have with you.

Never miss a shot

The C702 Cyber-shot™ is engineered to let you take pictures in any position. The camera key and the active lens cover are specifically designed and placed so that you can stabilise the 3.2 megapixel camera and capture the moment with one hand – perfect for an active lifestyle. Combine this with steady-grip materials and a wrist-strap provided in-box, and the C702 Cyber-shot™ really is geared to go more places.

Never lost

The C702 Cyber-shot™ integrates GPS and a range of location-based imaging services that really add a new dimension to taking and managing your photos. When you take a picture, information about where you are in the world is automatically added to the image. So you can always share your best moments with your friends and family according to where the shots were taken. Or you can simply sort the picture through your photo gallery on the PC or on the web.

If you are lost on your travels, Google™ Maps for Mobile locates and guides you to where you want to go, enabling you to roam free with confidence. Use GPS to pinpoint your location and then get turn-by-turn voice guidance to your destination. Find your way home or to one of up to 20 million points of interest.

Sony Ericsson C902 Cyber-shot™ – The image and style statement

  • Slim Cyber-shot™ phone with unique slide-out lens cover. Camera-ready in an instant
  • Stand out design – instantly recognisable
  • 5.0 megapixel camera with Face Detection and Auto Focus. Always capture the best shot possible
  • Illuminated camera touch keys. Intuitive guidance around the camera settings

The slim line C902 Cyber-shot™ will have everyone wanting to have their picture taken. Ultra-compact, stylish and with a unique lens cover that slides open to reveal the 5.0 megapixel Auto Focus camera, the C902Cyber-shot™ sports a camera performance beyond its sleek and slim looks. The phone’s lighting dramatically signals when you are in camera mode by switching from white to blue. The eight camera touch keys come to life and let you choose between camera modes, Photo Flash, Face Detection and Auto Focus, and more with just one touch without moving your finger from the shutter button.

Just shoot

With the C902 Cyber-shot™ you just need to slide open the active lens cover and shoot. The Face Detection and Auto Focus capability enables the camera to detect and focus on the face of your subject rather than the background, so that you can take sharp and high quality pictures of your friends.

Night shoot

With the C902 Cyber-shot™ you can be confident of getting the perfect shot. The phone incorporates the latest in lighting technology – Photo Flash – giving you better quality pictures even in low-light conditions. Also, a light solution has been added to the established BestPic™ feature – which lets you take nine photos in quick succession, choose the best and delete the rest. So now you can use BestPic™ wherever you are, perhaps even to capture the dance-floor action in a club!

Create your own multi-media slideshow

Use x-Pict story™ to add music and transitions to your gallery of photos and automatically create your own multi-media slideshow to share with your friends. Lights, music, action!

Store and share

The C902 Cyber-shot™ comes with a 160MB built-in memory – the equivalent of storage for up to 100 full resolution photos – plus the possibility to add even more memory with the Memory Stick Micro™ (M2) that can be bundled with the phone depending on the market.

Easy transfer wherever you are

You can transfer the images on your phone to your computer by using the CCR-70 M2 USB Adapter, also announced today. Save your photos to the phone’s memory card, remove it and pop it into the CCR-70. You then slot the card reader into your laptop and all your photos can be dragged across! Delete from your Memory Stick and you’re ready to go and fill it up again with more memories.

The C702 Cyber-shot™ is a UMTS/HSDPA 2100 and EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900 phone that will be available in selected markets in Speed Black or Cyan Blue from Q2 2008.

The C702a Cyber-shot™and C702c Cyber-shot™are EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900 phones that will be available in selected markets within the same timeframe.

The C902 Cyber-shot™ is a UMTS/HSDPA 2100 and EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900 phone that will be available in selected markets in Swift Black or Luscious Red from Q2 2008.

The C902c Cyber-shot™ is an EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900 phone that will be available in selected markets within the same timeframe.

The CCR-70 M2 USB Adapter will also be available in selected markets from Q2 2008.

Sony Ericsson C702 Cyber-shot™ and C902 Cyber-shot™ – At A Glance

C702 Cyber-shot™ C902 Cyber-shot™
Camera Auto Focus
3.2 megapixel camera
2x digital zoom
Face Detection
Photo fix
Photo light
Picture blogging
Red eye reduction
Video recording
Auto Focus
Auto rotate
BestPic™
5 megapixel camera
2.5x digital zoom
Face Detection
Photo fix
Photo flash
Picture blogging
Video recording
Video light
Video stabiliser
Image stabiliser
Music/Entertainment/Navigation aGPS
Google maps for mobile
Wayfinder
Geo tagging
Album art
Bluetooth stereo (A2DP)
Media player
Mega Bass™
Music tones (MP3/AAC)
PlayNow™
TrackID™
FM radio
Java
Media
Video streaming
Video viewing
Media player
Mega Bass™
Music tones (MP3/AAC)
PlayNow™
TrackID™
FM radio
Java
Media
Video streaming
Video viewing
3D games
Web/Internet Access NetFront™ Web browser
RSS feeds
Access NetFront™ Web browser
RSS feeds
Communication & Messaging Polyphonic ringtones
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
Video calling
Email
Instant messaging
Picture messaging (MMS)
Predictive text input
Sound recorder
Text messaging (SMS)
Polyphonic ringtones
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
Video calling
Email
Instant messaging
Picture messaging (MMS)
Predictive text input
Sound recorder
Text messaging (SMS)
Design Dynamic themes
Navigation key
Picture wallpaper
Wallpaper animation
Navigation key
Picture wallpaper
Wallpaper animation
Connectivity Bluetooth™ technology
Modem
Synchronisation
USB mass storage
USB support
Bluetooth™ technology
Modem
Synchronisation
USB mass storage
USB support
PictBridge
Organiser Alarm clock
Calculator
Calendar
Flight mode
Notes
Phone book
Stopwatch
Tasks
Timer
Alarm clock
Calculator
Calendar
Flight mode
Notes
Phone book
Stopwatch
Tasks
Timer
Accessories In-Box:

  • Battery
  • Charger
  • USB cable
  • Stereo Portable Handsfree
  • Wrist strap
  • Sony Ericsson PC Suite
  • Media Manage
  • User guide.

Optional:
USB Card Reader CCR-70
Transfer photos and more easily from your phone to a PC.
Bluetooth™ Headset
HBH-PV703
Go wireless with a powerful headset.
Stereo Portable Handsfree HPM-65
Light design with ear-hook for a stable fit.
Camera Phone Kit IPK-100
Support and enhance the use of your phone with a tripod, belt clip and compact carrying case.

In-Box:

  • Battery,
  • Charger,
  • USB cable,
  • Stereo Portable Handsfree
  • Wrist strap in leather
  • Sony Ericsson PC Suite
  • Media Manager
  • User guide

Optional:
USB Card Reader CCR-70
Transfer photos and more easily from your phone to a PC.
Bluetooth™ Headset
HBH-PV712
A powerful wireless handsfree with extra Style-up™ cover
GPS-Enabler
HGE-100
Add GPS technology to your phone. Know where you are, where you’re going and how to get there
Design Collection IDC-23
Black leather case with a separate credit card compartment, matching hand strap and detachable jewellery

Facts and Figures Size: 106 x 48 x 15.5 mm
Weight: 105 gramsColours:
Speed Black
Cyan BlueScreen: 262,144 colour TFT
Resolution: 240×320 pixels
Size: 2.2 inchesPhone memory: Up to 160MB
Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™) supportTalk time GSM: Up to 7 hrs
Standby time GSM: Up to 300 hrsTalk time UMTS: Up to 5 hrs
Standby time UMTS:
Up to 300 hrs
Size: 108 x 49 x 10,5 mm
Weight: 107 gramsColours:
Swift Black
Luscious RedScreen: 262,144 colour TFT
Resolution: 240×320 pixels
Size: 2 inchesPhone memory: Up to 160MB
Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™) supportTalk time GSM: Up to 9 hrs
Standby time GSM: Up to 400 hrsTalk time UMTS: Up to 3.5 hrs
Standby time UMTS:
Up to 350 hrs
Availability and Versions Networks:
UMTS/HSDPA 2100GSM/GPRS/EDGE
850/900/1800/1900Available in selected markets from Q2 2008.
Networks:
UMTS/HSDPA 2100GSM/GPRS/EDGE
850/900/1800/1900Available in selected markets from Q2 2008.

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