Sony Ericsson W980 Video
Sony Ericsson W980 Video Transcript
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>> Hi. I'm Kent German, Senior Editor here at CNET.com. Today we're taking a first look at the Sony Ericsson W980. This is a new Walkman phone, you can't get it with a carrier but you can get it unlocked. Here on the outside we have an external display you can access the music player and you can use the screen as your guide without opening the phone. On the left spine this control actually can rotate the player between radio, between music mode and between standard mode just by pressing that control. It will change the function of these keys right here. Once you open up the phone you'll see there's another design touchup here. This is actually clear, this top of the phone. There is the 3.2-megapixel camera lens right here. No flash or self-portrait mirror. Inside, the phone has the Walkman player that has the shake control so when you play music you press down the Walkman button and you flick your wrist like that, will shuffle the songs for you, so that's just an interesting touch. Also blue tooth, speaker phone, organizer function s, USB connectivity. So most everything you would expect from a Walkman phone. I'm Kent German and this is the Sony Ericsson W980. ^M00:00:57[ Music ]
At GSMA 2008, Kent German takes a look at the Sony Ericsson W980, one of Sony Ericsson's newest Walkman cell phones.
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Sony Ericsson W980 - black (unlocked) Review
The good: The Sony Ericsson W980 has a sleek and attractive design with a nice-looking internal display and simple controls. The feature set is good and performance is satisfactory.
The bad: The Sony Ericsson W980's menus are rather sluggish and it takes several seconds to start up. Also, the external display has a low resolution and the rear battery cover felt a bit flimsy.
The bottom line: The Sony Ericsson W980 isn't our top choice for a music phone, but it's an attractive and reliable model just the same.
Sony Ericsson W980 - black (unlocked) Specs
Manufacturer: Sony Ericsson
Part number: W980BLKULK
- Product Basic Spec