Sony Ericsson's new W980i Walkman phone

The W980i is a stunning new addtion to the Walkman phone range and, with its minimalist matt black finish and a fascia adorned with dedicated music controls, it looks every inch a music player.


The W980i's killer music features, include the huge 8GB memory and the HSDPA music download speeds, as well as a built in FM transmitter, which lets you send whatever's playing on your device to other devices with a built in FM radio receiver.


As with the Sony Ericsson Walkman W910i, the W980i boasts shake control, which lets you move forward or back a track with a shake of the wrist. You also get a Walkman player with clear stereo and clear bass, and the full array of music features, including: Album art; SensMe for organising music into moods; the PlayNow music trial and download service; and the TrackID music recognition service. The W980i also offers stereo Bluetooth (A2DP) and it comes with a free set of HPM-77 stereo headphones.


Sony Ericsson W980i Walkman specs at a glance

  • Size: 92x46x16.9mm
  • Weight: 100g
  • Display: 2.2inches, 262,000 colour, 240x320 pixels
  • Music Player: Walkman music player with all the features including shake control
  • Memory: 8GB built-in
  • FM transmitter
  • 3.2-megapixel camera
  • Data speed: HSDPA
  • Frequency: Quad-band
  • Talktime: Up to 540 mins
  • Standby: Up to 300 hours


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