Sony Ericsson has just announced the W8 Walkman phone. it is the first Walkman series phone to run on Android OS. It is the Walkman variant of the XPERIA X8.
The specifications of the W8 are:
- Network : GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 UMTS/HSPA 900/2100 or UMTS/HSPA 850/1900/2100
- 99.0 × 54.0 × 15.0 mm, 104 grams
- Android 2.1 Eclair with Timescape UI
- 3″ Capacitive Touchscreen with HVGA (320×480 Pixels) Resolution 16 million colors
- Scratch Resistant Surface, Accelerometer, Light Sensor
- 128 MB Internal Memory, microSD Card Slot upto 16GB
- 600MHz Processor, 168 MB RAM
- 3.2 Megapixel Camera with Geo-Tagging and VGA Video Recording at 30 fps
- Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, microUSB 2.0, 3.5 mm Audio Jack
- 1200 mAH Battery
- Talktime : 4hr 45 mins Stand By Time: 476 hours
The phone will be available in 3 colours- Azure Blue, Walkman Orange and Metallic Red. The phone will be available in markets such as India, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines etc from Q2 2011.