Sony Ericsson

Sony Ericsson W995A Unlocked Walkman Cellular Phone with 8.1 Megapixel Camera, GSM Technology, Black

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The Sony Ericsson W995A Cellular Phone combines an 8.1 megapixel camera and high quality video playback with the clear audio experience of Walkman player 3.0. The impressive Clear Stereo and Clear Bass technologies combine for an enhanced listening experience while Media Go software lets you drag and drop videos, tracks and photos between your phone and your compatible PC.

It's never been easier to transfer, play and organize all of your digital entertainment. Your entertainment options are nearly limitless - capture photos, listen to music, view videos, or access the Internet and do it all on one high quality, compact mobile device. To ensure you maximize your entertainment options, Sony also includes premium headphones, an 8GB Memory Stick Micro media and a USB connector cable in the box.

Take dazzling pictures with an 8.1 Megapixel camera. In fact, you can use the W995a camera just like you would a stand-alone camera - holding it horizontally with the screen acting as your viewfinder. It is loaded with imaging features more commonly found in stand-alone cameras, such as dedicated camera buttons, Auto Focus, Photo flash, image stabilization, a 16x digital zoom, Face Detection and BestPic technologies and auto rotation of images (for switching between portrait and landscape orientations), making it easy to forget that the W995a is also your phone.

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Key Features

  • Entertainment Unlimited: Your entertainment options are nearly limitless - capture photos, listen to music, view videos, or access the Internet and do it all on one high quality, compact mobile device
  • 8.1 Megapixel camera: Take dazzling pictures with an 8.1 Megapixel camera. In fact, you can use the W995a camera just like you would a stand-alone camera - holding it horizontally with the screen acting as your viewfinder
  • Walkman Player 3.0: Access your music anywhere you go - The W995a is equipped with Walkman player 3.0 and dedicated music buttons for a true portable music player experience
  • 100 free music downloads: Receive 100 free music downloads from when you purchase the W995a from Sony Style
  • Clear audio experience: Enhance the way you listen to music with a clear audio experience from Sony Ericsson. Clear Stereo technology reduces left and right channel leakage for superior stereo sound
  • Video to go: Watch the action on the bright, clear 2.6" screen. Set the phone on its built-in stand and take in the superb views and sublime sounds while you pump up the volume on the powerful built-in stereo speakers
  • Media Go software: Drag, drop, enjoy. Sony's Media Go software lets you drag and drop videos, tracks, audio books and photos between your phone and your compatible PC, making it easier than ever to transfer, play and organize all of your digital entertainment
  • YouTube compatible: A specialized YouTube application on the W995a makes it easy to watch your favorite YouTube videos over and over again. You can also upload videos of those "can't miss" moments for a broader audience to see
  • 3G: The 3rd generation of mobile phone communications, 3G represents a significant improvement in data transfer and download speeds over EDGE, the previous generation
  • Wi-Fi network access: Wi-Fi network access allows you to access the Internet on compatible personal wireless networks, or public "hot spots," which can be available without charge. Wi-Fi network access also provides a superior Internet experience over EDGE and 3G16 connections
  • Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA): View or play the images and music stored on your phone through other DLNA devices, such as a TV, PC or PLAYSTATION. So connect, sit down and enjoy. W995a has a built-in DLNA server that connects to select Wi-Fi networks
  • GPS & location based services: Find your location and get directions to your next destination with the preloaded Google Maps application. The GPS also supports geo tagging of your photos so you can use the Google Maps application to view where the photos were taken
  • Stereo Bluetooth audio streaming: The stereo Bluetooth (A2DP) technology in the phone allows you to connect wirelessly to a variety of compatible stereo Bluetooth enabled devices, such as stereo Bluetooth headsets, speakers or stereo receivers
  • True Stereo Experience: Listen to music or the sound from your videos through the built-in stereo speakers. Feel free to enjoy your music with friends or pass the time listening to your favorite tracks
  • Listen your way: Choose the way you listen to music on the W995a - use the built-in stereo speakers or connect stereo headphones using any of the three available methods (3.5mm headset jack, Fast port connector, or wireless stereo Bluetooth connection
  • Music Recognition: Use TrackID technology to find out the details of the songs you don't recognize. Hold your phone up to the music and get the popular title and popular artist you're grooving to. You can also get the scoop on songs playing on the built-in FM radio
  • FM Radio: There is music in the air - just tune in and enjoy. The W995a has a built-in stereo FM radio with presets, auto search and manual search. The included handsfree headset is used as an antenna and is required to operate the FM radio
  • Shake control: Control your music selection in a quick and fun way with Shake control. Simply shake the phone to shuffle the playlist, jump to another song or control select gaming functions
  • 2.6" display screen: View videos in high quality on the bright, clear 2.6" display. The full graphic QVGA 262k color screen enhances viewing and facilitates high quality multimedia and entertainment
  • Track your training: Using GPS, the Tracker application in the W995a tracks the distance you walk/run during workouts and counts the calories you burn along the way. For indoor workouts, the Walk Mate application counts your steps and calories burned as well
  • Video camera: The camera on W995a captures video recordings and saves them to the phone or on a memory card (sold separately). Video clips can be shared with friends and family via MMS, email or other compatible transfer methods such as Bluetooth wireless technology
  • Web Feeds: Not only does W995a offer RSS feeds in combination with the Internet browser, it also offers a Web feeds ticker that provides the news headlines you subscribe to from the desktop
  • Mobile blogging: Share your photos quickly and easily. Send photos and videos from your phone to your personal blog via the Internet, allowing easy access for people to view and comment on them
  • Gaming: W995a comes preloaded with a variety of games, including 3D and motion control games for your enjoyment. Join a band in Guitar Rock Tour, bowl for strikes with motion control bowling or stave off boredom with any of the other entertaining gaming options
  • Flight Mode: Flight mode allows the phone to turn on with all of the phone radio transceivers inactive. While in flight mode certain functions such as games, the calendar and the music player are available. Bluetooth wireless technology is available in Flight mode

Technical Specs

Playback Video player
Video Streaming Yes (not supported in US)
Video Telephony Yes (not supported in US)
Format(s) Supported MP4 (video: MPEG-4, audio: AAC, AAC+ or eAAC+), 3GPP, WMV
Speaker Type Stereo speakers
Stereo Bluetooth Capability Bluetooth Audio Streaming [A2DP/AVRCP]
Ringtones Music tones (MP3/AAC), Polyphonic 72, MusicDJ, VideoDJ, TrackID technology, PlayNow 5.0 (not supported in US), SensMe
Clear Bass Yes
Clear Stereo Yes
Shake Control Yes
Camera 8.1 megapixel with Auto Focus, up to 16x digital zoom, photo flash, video light, Face Detection technology, image and video stabilizer, BestPic, Photo fix, PictBridge printing, PhotoDJ, Picture & video blogging3, Photo feeds, Shoot mode (normal, panorama, frames, Smile Shutter, night mode), Self-timer, Effects (negative, sepia, black & white, solarize), Auto rotation of photos
Stand Built-in stand for sound & video viewing
Bluetooth Technology Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
DLNA Built-in DLNA server
Wireless LAN Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
Data Transfer Rate GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSPA
Compatibility Sony Ericsson unlocked mobile phones are compatible with select GSM providers around the world
Battery Life (Approx) Talk time: up to 9hrs, Standby time: up to 370hrs Music Listening time: up to 20 hrs (on GSM)
Battery Type 3.6V, 950 mAh, Lithium Polymer
Music Player Walkman player 3.0 with album art
Tuner Type FM Radio with RDS
Format(s) Supported 3GP, AAC, MP4, M4A, MP3, AMR, AMR-WB, WAV, SMF, iMelody, XMF, WMA
Alarm Alarm Clock
Calculator Yes
Calendar Yes
Fitness Application Yes (Tracker and Walk Mate)
Flight Mode Yes
Geo tagging Yes (geo data from cell-id)
GPS Yes & Google Maps preloaded for self navigation
Menu Options Icon desktop & Navigation pad
Message Folder(s) SMS, Chat View, MMS, Push E-mail, Predictive text input, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, Instant Messaging, sound recorder
Speakerphone Yes
Vibrating Alert Yes
Notes Yes
Remote Control Functions Yes via Bluetooth technology
Stopwatch Yes
Tasks Yes
Timer Clock Yes
Format(s) Supported JPEG, GIF, BMP, PNG, SVG, WBMP
Internet Services Access NetFront 3.4 web browser with RSS
Gaming Java, 3D, Motion Control Gaming
Preloaded Games Bowling (motion), Bubble Town, Diamond Islands, Guitar Rock Tour, NitroStreet Racing (motion), Playman Extreme Running, Real Football 2008
Other Preloaded Applications YouTube, Sound Sensor, WF Navigator, Rock Bobblehead, Music Quiz, Voice FX, Cam Plus, Comeks Strips, Music Mate 5, Walk Mate
Screen Size 2.6 inches (QVGA)
Resolution 240x 320 pixels
Caller ID Yes
Auto Rotate Yes (built-in accelerometer)
Screen Color 262K TFT Color Screen
USB Port(s) Yes (Fast port connector)
3.5mm Audio Jack Yes
External Memory Memory Stick Micro (M2) media
Internal Memory 118MB internal memory, 8GB Memory Stick Micro (M2) media
Supported Network(s) UMTS10/HSPA 850/1900/2100, GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/19006
Dimensions (Approx.) 97 x 49 x 15mm
Weight (Approx.) 113g
Warranty Sony Ericsson 1 year limited warranty
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