Our eyes are set on the Sony Ericsson W8 Walkman™ phone which will be made available in Manila this July 26. According to officials of Sony Ericsson Philippines, the SE W8 is the first Android smartphone to combine the well-loved Walkman™ music experience.
Its specifications include a 3-inch screen, 3.2-megapixel camera with direct picture upload to Facebook, video recording, a 3.5 mm headphone jack and quick access to the Internet via 3G or WiFi.The Sony Ericsson W8 Walkman™ phone also ships with a 4GB microSD card, exclusively for the Philippine market.
The other new Sony Ericsson music phones are the following:
– Sony Ericsson Yendo™, the first full touch Walkman™ phone combining music, social networking and communication in a colorful package
– Sony Ericsson Zylo™ which supports the high definition FLAC format for the best sound quality ever on a mobile phone. It comes preloaded with sounds that can help consumers pretend they are still at work, walking down the street or in a restaurant.
– Sony Ericsson Spiro™ lets users get one click access to TrackID™ music recognition software and chat via SMS with easy-to-read conversation bubbles. The phone also has a 3.5 mm jack, Bluetooth™ stereo and FM radio.
All the Walkman™ Android phones come embedded with the GLEE Cast version of Listen, originally from the award-winning musical Dreamgirls. Purchase of the specially marked Walkman™ phones will also entitle buyers to exclusive GLEE: The Music t-shirts.
In line with the Walkman™ phones launching promo, Sony Ericsson is holding an online GLEE video music contest for the Sony Ericsson Philippines community on Facebook. Contest runs from July 26 to September 30, 2011. Fans can submit videos of their own cover of any song from the GLEE: The Music original soundtrack albums. Top winners will get a chance to win Sony Ericsson W8 Walkman™ phones, GLEE: The Music t-shirts and a Boracay vacation package for two from South East Asian Airlines (SEAIR) and Boracay Garden Resort.