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Sony Ericsson W518 / W508

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This mid-range phone sports 3G data, video sharing, 3-megapixel camera, and GPS navigation in a thin clamshell design. Other notable features include gesture control, external music controls, stereo Bluetooth. FM radio, and a memory card slot.

W518 adds GPS navigation

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WCDMA 1 / 2 / 5
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
WCDMA (3G / 4G)
band 1 (I) / 2100 MHz   IMT (Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, Brazil, India, Israel)
band 2 (II) / 1900 MHz   PCS (Americas)
band 5 (V) / 850 MHz   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)

GSM (2G)
850 MHz / band 5   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
900 MHz / band 8   (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1800 MHz / band 3   DCS (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1900 MHz / band 2   PCS (Americas)
Weight 3.5 oz   (99 g)
Dimensions 3.7" x 2" x 0.6"   (94 x 51 x 15.2 mm)
Battery Talk: 4 hours max.   (240 minutes)
Standby: 400 hours max.   (16.7 days)
Display Type: LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels (QVGA)
2.2"   diagonal
Colors: 262,144 (18-bit)
OS / Platform (proprietary)
Processor ?
Memory 100 MB internal storage, available to user
Phone Book Capacity ?
SIM card size Traditional / Mini (2FF)
FCC ID PY7A3880017 » (approved Apr 30, 2009)
PY7A3880024 » (approved Apr 30, 2009)
PY7A3880016 »

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Group Features   Show all features
Adjustable Text Size -
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP 1.5, DUN, OPP, FTP, PBA, A2DP, AVRC, HID, BIP, Sync, PAN
version 2.0+EDR
Call Screening -
Camera Resolution: 3+ megapixel
geo-tagging, brightness, night mode, self-timer functions
Changeable Body Plates -
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Data Tethering Yes
Email Client Yes
EMS / Picture Messaging -
External Antenna Jack -
External Display monochrome / 128 x 36 pixels
Fast Charging -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
Flight Mode Yes
FM Radio supports RDS
FM Transmitter -
Front-Facing Camera -
Games Yes
GPS / Location Some versions only
Type: A-GPS
W518 only / supports LBS navigation
Hard Drive -
HD Voice -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Hearing Aid Compatible Some versions only
Rating: M3, T4 (very tele-coil compatible)
High-Speed Data Technology: HSDPA 3.6
Infrared (IR) -
Instant Messaging Yes
Java (J2ME) Yes
Key Lock Switch on right side
Live TV -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: M2 (Memory Stick Micro)
up to 16 GB
Miracast -
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot -
Multiple Languages Yes
Music Player with gesture control
PC Sync Yes
PictBridge Yes
Picture ID Yes
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Push-To-Talk -
Real-Music Ringers Supported Formats: MP3, AAC
Ringer ID Yes
Ringer Profiles Yes
Ruggedized -
Side Keys volume on right
Speaker Phone Yes
Stereo Speakers -
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Text Messaging (SMS) Yes
Text Messaging Templates Yes
Touch Screen -
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
TV Output -
USB supports mass storage mode
Vibrate Yes
Video Capture with video editing (trimming)
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-dependent (tags)
WAP / Web Browser Browser Software: Access NetFront
Water-Resistant -
Wi-Fi -
Wireless Charging -


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