Sony Ericsson 2006
Sony Ericsson's big product launch for 2006. Hands-on in NYC with the new K790, W300, and more.
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Sony Ericsson is starting off 2006 with a bang. The company started off in January with the W810, an upgraded version of its popular W800 Walkman phone, for North America. Then a month later it followed up with the M600 messaging phone. Little more than a week later, the company revealed the W950 3G Walkman phone.
In 2005 Sony Ericsson scored several smash hits with its stylish and powerful Walkman phones. This success has given the company the momentum (and cash) it needs to surge forward and expand it lineup in a big way. That's why - just two months into the year - the company today held its fourth major product launch of 2006, and is already talking about more phones to come.
Of the six phones announced globally today, four are headed for U.S. shores.
Hands On with the Sony XZ Premium
Sony's luscious new phone is to die for. The 4K HDR screen is the best display you've ever seen on a mobile device and Sony wrapped it up in a serene metal-and-glass package.
Hands On with the Sony Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra
Sony is betting on these two mid-range Xperia smartphones to help it find traction with U.S. buyers.
Hands On with the Sony Xperia X Compact
Sony's compact flagship manages to pack a lot of technology into its tiny frame. The most compelling feature for most potential buyers is likely to be the 23-megapixel camera.
Hands On with Sony's Xperia X Series
The X Series is an interesting new range of phones from Sony. Although they all look similar, the various specs cover a surprisingly wide range of the market from affordable to high-end, the models hit on a number of current trends.
Hands On with the Sony Xperia Z4v for Verizon
Sony, as a company, is having a prolonged rough patch in the US phone market these days, but when they do get a phone to market here, they're often quiet gems. Sony is particularly skilled at crafting phones with premium materials and build quality.
if the W300 and the Z530 are of different cost (the w300 being more expensive) and the Z530 still has some type of media player, i'm taking the Z530, walkman branding is not THAT important to me.
Great job, Rich...
So does this mean that the W810 phone is not coming to the US?
Why would you think that? No, the W810 is definitely still coming to the US.
TAKE OFF PROPRIETARY COMPANY
The pressures too great