London – For everyone who wants a beautifully designed 3G phone that can access the latest music and videos from Vodafone live! Sony Ericsson and Vodafone are now announcing the V600i. Specially designed for Vodafone by Sony Ericsson, this 3G UMTS handset is groundbreaking in design, performance and functionality with wide appeal for consumers wishing to experience the full range of Vodafone’s 3G consumer services. The V600i is delivers the full performance and possibilities of 3G networks, including high quality video telephony and fast download of full track music and video and other mobile content from the Vodafone live! portal.
The V600i has sleek good looks and sober black colouring. It is also easy to use and to navigate around its features. Sony Ericsson’s intuitive dual front camera/phone design allows the handset to be used vertically as a phone, and horizontally as a camera, and the 1.3 MegaPixel camera has an active lens cover for swift activation and protection. For consumers keen to try video telephony, it can be done in just a few clicks with the use of the direct video telephony button. The V600i offers a world of applications, from exciting mobile content to video calling and personal creativity. Images, videos, games are always crisp and clear on the large – 1.8 inch – 262.000 colour TFD screen
The V600i is fully featured with a suite of business applications for personal information management and PC-synchronisation via USB, making it the ideal executive work tool, providing business efficiency with high speed access. Thanks to its Bluetooth™ capabilities, it is the ideal phone to use in the car with a Bluetooth wireless handsfree solution or on the go with a Bluetooth portable handsfree.
The V600i offers a great entertainment experience through ‘Vodafone live!’ services, effortlessly handling 3D games, music and animations. Consumers can enjoy content streamed from the Vodafone live! portal, including live sports and music videos. The V600i offers rapid browsing in combination with the broadband capabilities of Vodafone’s UMTS networks, enabling users to gain access to pages quickly, and to download content, whether it’s pictures, music, mail, news, ringtones or games quickly. The phone features a superb 3D Java gaming engine and brings multiplayer gaming via Bluetooth to a new level of interactivity.
High quality audio coupled with an FM radio and the ability to import full track music downloads direct to the phone make the V600i an ideal companion for travelling, the gym or simply relaxing. For consumers keen to exercise their creative muscle, a host of personal creativity tools allows them to personalise ringtones, wallpapers, still shots and video footage in new, inspiring ways. The 32MB internal memory of the V600i makes it possible to store a rich library of ring tones, video clips, music and pictures.
The V600i will be available in Vodafone stores starting in some markets in early Q3 2005.