Dennis Hissink : June 13th 2005 - 15:30 CET
Sony Ericsson S600 camera phone introduction
Sony Ericsson S600 camera phone introduction : The new Sony Ericsson S600 will undoubtedly appeal to the unashamedly expressive youth audience. The Sony Ericsson S600 is unique, delivering maximum fun and excitement in an ultra stylish package. The Sony S600 offers a maxed out feature set to satisfy the daring fun-seekers,” says Jan Wäreby, Corporate Executive, Vice President and Head of Sales and Marketing of Sony Ericsson. “We have gone all out to provide excellent communication including Internet browsing, great music with stereo speakers, sensational widescreen gaming, quality still imaging and video capturing and loads of personalization options." The S600 will be available at the beginning of the 4th quarter 2005.|
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The S600 offers multiple ways of communication. for maximum creativity to share messages, pictures and information. Voice calls can be made with the phone closed or open to use the keypad. The 1.3 Megapixel camera is great for recording video clips - with 4 x zoom for great close-ups - that can be sent via MMS or Bluetooth. Sharing, storing and printing pictures is made easy with QuickShare. The phone also supports instant messaging and POP3/IMAP4 email, enabling users to keep in touch across the world using whatever method is most convenient.
Sony S600 camera phone - 1.8-inch TFT display
Gigs, movie schedules, search engines and web mail can easily be checked with the internet browser that features a choice of viewing modes: full scale mode enables users to scroll round the complete page, or if preferred, information can be presented in a single column. Either way, the bright 1.8 inch 262K TFT display provides razor sharp pictures.
Sony Ericsson S600 - Widescreen gaming
Gamers will be stunned by the Sony Ericsson S600’s widescreen mode. For the first time games can be played with the screen horizontal, enhancing the widescreen detail and excitement of games and giving a console gaming experience. The directional buttons on the left and dedicated game action buttons on the right of the screen are used for two handed control, and gamers can make full use of these with the pre-installed 3D versions of Worms Forts: Under Siege 3D developed by THQ Wireless, Extreme Air Snowboarding developed by Digital Chocolate and a new multiplayer version of Midway’s Gauntlet, developed under license by TKO Software. Games can also be played in a more conventional portrait mode or an L-shaped mode using the keyboard and the Sony Ericsson S600 supports multi-player peer-2-peer gaming via Bluetooth.
S600 - Stereo Widening sound
Stereo sound can be enjoyed through the headset packaged with the phone or with friends through the phone’s powerful stereo speakers with MegaBass and Stereo Widening to enhance the sound. The S600 is supplied with music copying PC Software and a USB cable for fast transfer of music and images from the PC. If a call comes in when the user is listening to music on the headphones, the music fades out and resumes when the call is finished. As the ringtone sounds through the headphone, the chances of missing a call are minimized.
Sony Ericsson S600 - Personalize mobile phone
Downloading games and ringtones is easy with PlayNow, just one click to get online, preview games or listen to ringtones from a frequently updated selection, then another click to download. The Sony S600 has an impressive 64 MB memory, which means it can download and store hundreds of games, movie clips, music videos and ringtones from Sony Ericsson’s Fun & Downloads website or operator networks. There are plenty of ways to personalize the Sony Ericsson S600, which is available in universe blue, orchid white and radiant yellow. Choose a different colour from the range of additional Style-Up covers available in the market and match them with wallpapers, themes and start-up/close-down animations downloaded from Fun & Downloads. There’s no reason to ever get bored with this stylish, fun phone. The Sony Ericsson S600 will come in the following editions: S600i Triple Band 900/1800/1900 MHz, and S600c Triple Band 900/1800/1900 MHz for Mainland China.
Sony Ericsson S600 - Imaging and messaging
- 1.3 Megapixel camera
- Horizontal camera user interface
- 4x digital zoom
- Picture light
- 176 x 220 pixel TFT display
- 262K colour display
- Video recording and full screen playback
- SMS and MMS
- Wireless village
- Adobe picture PC software
Sony Ericsson S600 - Entertainment
- 2 stereo speakers
- Style-Up covers
- PlayNow ringtones and 2D games
- Horizontal full screen games and video
- RDS FM radio
- Media player (MP3/AAC)
- 64MB user memory
- Stereo headset
- 40 polyphonic ringtones
- Java MIDP 2.0
- 3D games
- MusicDJ and VideoDJ
- OMA DRM phase 1
- Stereo widening
Sony Ericsson S600 - Connectivity
- Triple-band 900/1800/1900 MHz
- GPRS class 10
- Access NetFront HTML browser
- Bluetooth and Infrared
- PC software
- External antenna connector
- USB system connector and cable.