Sony Ericsson W995 Silver
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The Sony Ericsson W995 is the most advanced mobile in the popular Walkman range. In terms of features it is much in the same vein as all of its predecessors but with enhancements in all areas. Externally the phone is instantly recognisable as a Walkman series. It has a slider to cover the keypad, dedicated music keys and an added innovation is its integrated kick stand which is a quirky little quality to add to its collection.
The overall capabilities of the phone are impressive. The main feature is its music playing resources but with the addition of a decent 8 megapixel camera, there is an added dimension to the W995. The Camera comes with autofocus, a flash and face detection, which all help with capturing the perfect image. Along with that the phone supports geotagging and allows for picture editing and blogging. The Sony Ericsson W995 has Wi-Fi along with HSDPA/HSUPA and 3G. It also comes with GPS and has Google Maps and the popular Wayfinder navigation application pre-installed.
Finally, being a high powered Walkman phone the W995 comes with all of the music technology that you would expect to come from the audio masters. It comes equipped with Walkman 4.0 music player for all your music tracks, Shake control, the intelligent TrackID which allows you to identify music from just a few seconds of recording, FM radio and a practical 3.5mm jack so you can use your favourite headphones.
Standby battery time: 2 weeks, 1 day and 10 hours
This phone has an autofocus function allowing you to take pictures without the need to focus
Bluetooth allows users to pair with other Bluetooth devices. This allows a wireless connection to a Bluetooth headset or carkit so that you can carry out a conversation without the need to hold your handset. Particularly useful for conversing whilst driving.
This phone has a calculator built in.
This phone has an organiser which includes a Calendar
Almost all mobile phones now come with a built in camera and their quality is increasing to rival many stand alone point and shoot cameras. For example, the HTC Desire HD has an 8 megapixel camera, which enables you to take great photos, on the go.
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This phone is capable of sending and receiving email
This phone has a camera with an in-built flash
- Flight mode
A safety feature, flight mode allows the user to switch off the mobile function of the phone whilst retaining power and usability of the other functions of the phone such as the organiser or MP3 player
- FM Radio
Allows you to tune into FM Radio channels, the headset is used as the antenna.
This phone has games
Stands for General Packet Radio System. This basically allows you to browse internet websites using your phone. GPRS is mainly used for text based information - getting football results, checking train timetables, reading the news etc. GPRS is not bad at downloading pictures, however it is slower than 3G. You can use GPRS to received and send Multimedia messages such as a text with a picture.
It is advisable to choose a 3G handset for decent download speeds of videos and pictures rather than GPRS, however GPRS is pretty good for text based information and pictures with lower definition.
- GPS navigation
Sofware that interacts with the Global Positioning Satellite system for pin-point route-finding anywhere in over 100 countries.
High-Speed Circuit-Switched Data (HSCSD) is an enhancement to Circuit Switched Data, the original data transmission mechanism of the GSM mobile phone system, which is four times faster than GSM, with data rates up to 38.4 Kbps.
- Image stabilizer
Camera phone feature enhancing picture taking by avoiding camera shake.
You can browse the Internet using your phone. The speed of browsing is dependent on the handset in question for example if the phone is 3G then your browsing speed will be significantly higher than a GPRS phone.
- Memory expandable via MicroSD card
This allows you to expand the phone's memory using MicroSD cards. MicroSD cards are available in various sizes, the most popular being 1GB or 2GB which can hold thousands of songs and hundreds of pictures.
- Motion sensor
A feature enabling you to tip the screen to move a cursor (or game item) around the viewing/playing area.
- MP3 Player
The phone includes an MP3 player which allows you to play and store music. Works in a similar fashion to normal MP3 players in that you can upload Music onto the phone's memory or onto an external memory stick (size of memory slot dependent on phone). Once the music is loaded you can listen to it either on the phone's speakers or using a pair of headphones that is compatible with the handset.
- MP3 Ringtone
You can choose an MP3 song from your MP3 player on your phone and set this as your ring tone on this phone
- Multimedia Service MMS
Allows you to send and receive picture messages
- Optical Zoom
This phone has an optical zoom function allowing you to zoom in and out before taking a picture
To do list, Calendar, Memo
- Photo/video editor
This phone has a photo and video editor
- 850 MHz (U.S./Canada/Latin America/Brazil (Only the carrier Vivo)
- 900 MHz (Europe/Brazil/Asia (ex Japan and S. Korea))
- 1800 MHz (Europe/Brazil)
- 1900 MHz (U.S./Canada/Latin America)
- Slide phone
This phone has a slide design
- SMS - text messages
Short message service - allows you to send and receive texts
This phone has a stopwatch function
- T9 Predictive Text
You can select predictive text on this phone
- Video calling
This phone has a video calling function. When calling someone that also has a video phone, you will be able to see the person if you are in 3G coverage.
- Video player
- Video recorder
- Walkman player
works the same way that Sony Walkmans work
Allows you to connect to wireless internet connections that are available in some public places such as airports and cafes
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