Last week, Sony Ericsson announced Sony Ericsson Yendo with Walkman, the company's first full touch Walkman phone which combines music, social networking and communication in one stunning package.
"With more than 140 million Walkman phones sold world-wide and touch screen technology increasingly gaining popularity, we have listened to consumers and provided them with the perfect combination – the first full touch Walkman phone, the Sony Ericsson Yendo with Walkman. Marrying the popular four corner UI debuted on the successful Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini, with our award winning Walkman phone experience, consumers now have a unique Communication Entertainment experience." shares Jenny Maltesson, Global Product Marketing Manager, Sony Ericsson.
Quoting press release from Sony Ericsson:
Sony Ericsson Yendo™ with Walkman™ gives consumers the ultimate iconic award-winning* Walkman™ phone experience but also allows consumers to show their individuality. Consumers have a number of colour combinations to choose from so they can personalise their handset to suit their mood and make sure it stands out from the crowd. The four corner touch UI also allows users to find the most important phone features in one easy and fun one hand operation. So whether it’s text messaging, Facebook™ or email, users can experience a unique and individual touch experience on a crystal clear and 2.6" display.
Experience a full touch Walkman™ phone with the Sony Ericsson Yendo™ with Walkman™:
Music – jam-packed with Walkman™ phone features, including Touch TrackID™, MediaGo and PlayNow™
Social – access to social networking such as Facebook™, Twitter™, or Orkut™ 2.0megapixel camera to upload photos straight to the web or send to friends
Communication – easily browse the web and chat or e-mail your family and friends
Four corners, four icons – everything you want at your fingertips
Dimensions: 93.5 x 52 x 15.5 mm
Weight: 81 g
156 MHz processor
2.6 inches resistive touchscreen, 256K colors, 240 x 320 pixels,
2MP basic camera that supports video recording.
5MB internal memory
Storage is expandable up to 16GB using MicroSD slot.
3.5 mm headphone jack,
Bluetooth with A2DP
Here are the official press shots of Sony Ericsson Yendo:
The Sony Ericsson Yendo with Walkman will be available in selected markets from Q3 in the colours: Black, Blue, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, Silver, White and Yellow. We've yet to hear word from Sony Ericsson on Yendo's availability and pricing details in the Philippines.
Projected retail price is less than 200 Euros or around Php 10,000.
Please stay tuned for updates.