The Sony Ericsson W580i is the latest music phone from the lineage of W-series of Sony Ericsson. The device is a slider phone. It is compact and comprises of a large colour display. The display is visible in both slide open and slide closed positions. This smart phone is a soft touch phone weighing just 94grams. This Walkman music phone is compact in size with measurements of 99 x 47 x 14 mm. The handset offers an incisive viewing experience. It comes with a 262,000 colour TFT screen with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. The technologically rich and advanced camera is one of the best features of this phone. The phone fits a 2 megapixel camera with 4 x digital zoom. With such a camera, storing the crystal clear moments of life is just a click away. The Sony Ericsson W580i mobile phone is even more thrilling. The device has benefits like video streaming, video player and pictureblogging in the video recording.
The Sony Ericsson W580i music player is enriched with an FM radio with RDS. The handset has certain special features for music lovers like TrackID, PlayNow and Bluetooth Stereo (A2DP). Java embedded games and downloadable games are also a part of this high-tech device.
The handset is supported by a Quad Band technology. Multiple connectivity options are present in the phone like EDGE, USB, Bluetooth, Fast Port, GPRS, Modem and PC Synchronisation. Access NetFront Web browser and RSS Feeds makes Internet surfing on mobile phone really a nice experience. The phone has 12MB of internal memory and it supports a Memory Stick Micro M2 for memory expansion. There is no dearth of space for keeping large media files now.
A mobile email service is a feature of this handset which allows receiving, sending and storing emails on the phone. The full charged battery has life of 9 hours of talk time and upto 370 hours of standby time. All these features are decorating the beautiful and enticing Sony Ericsson W580i grey mobile phone.
The Sony Ericsson W850i is a 3G enabled Tri-Band GSM mobile phone with a wide range of entertaining tools. The W850i is also a Walkman Series phone which is slightly heavier than the Sony Ericsson W580i. Its dimensions are 98x47x21mm and it weighs 116 grams.
The handset has a sharp TFT display of 256,000 Colours. It shows a resolution of 240×320 pixels. The phone can store upto 1000 contacts in itsphonebook. It has 16 MB of Shared Memory which is higher than that of the Sony Ericsson W580i. This device also uses a Memory Stick Duo Pro as it external memory. The Camera of the phone is of 2 Megapixel. It shoots images with a resolution of 1600×1200 pixels. GPRS, 3G, Bluetooth, Infrared andUSB are present for transferring of media files.
The Sony W850i has a software named Walkman 2.0. This is an excellent medium to listen to one’s favourite music. This is one of the major features of this handset. An FM Radio with RDS is a part of this device. The handset fits a Li-Po 950mAH battery, which gives a talktime of 7 hours and standby time of 350 hours.
Thus, you may see that both the models, the W580i and the W850i are more or less equally stylish mobile phones. If we set aside one or two specifications and certain features, both the devices are equally entertaining.