Sony Ericsson W395 and W205 now in India
If you have always been on the lookout for an affordable, good quality Walkman handset, your wait seems to have ended. Sony Ericsson has announced not one, but two new affordable Walkman phones directed at the frugal music lover. Say hello to the W395 and the W205! Let’s delve into both the phones for more juicy details. We start with the W205.
The W205 is the natural successor to the popular W200i – but the difference is that this one happens to sport a slider format. Being a Walkman device, it naturally comes with almost all the feature the music lover in you needs. Starting off with the Walkman player, FM radio with recording and ending with TrackID music recognition. Other “wanted” features include a basic 1.3-megapixel camera, Bluetooth GPRS and EDGE support. It features a 1.8 inch display boasting 65k colors, 128X160 resolution, M2 card support with 1 GB coming bundled. This little wonder can be yours for Rs. 5,795.
The W395 Walkman is priced above the W205 and comes with special stereo speakers The HPM-62 stereo headset is bundled with it which promises for a great audio experience. The phone also comes complete with dedicated control keys to help users manage music, a 1GB memory card for storing music and an FM radio to keep them up to date with the latest tracks. The phone also features Sony Ericsson’s unique TrackID, which helps one find details of a song, even if one’s not sure of the name. The 2-inch screen might be a tad on the smaller side but is legible and clear.
The W395 also features motion gaming support. The camera is a pretty basic 2-megapixel unit that should suffice for casual photography. The W395 is priced at Rs. 8,395 and is now available for purchase!