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Catch Life in HD with Sony Ericsson Vivaz

Published: Mon 22 Feb 2010 04:58 PM
Catch Life in HD with Sony Ericsson Vivaz™
•Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ – the second installment in a new family of communication entertainment phones also introduces HD video capabilities into the portfolio.
•New ‘human curvature’ design philosophy delivering beauty inside and out
•Coming to market in the first quarter of 2010
New Zealand – February 22 2010– Sony Ericsson Vivaz™, announced today, follows on from the Xperia X10 announced in November 2009, and is the second phone in the new family of communication entertainment phones coming to market in the first half of 2010. Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ will come to market in Q1 2010.
With Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ communication truly becomes entertainment with high quality HD video allowing consumers to produce and broadcast their best experiences with the latest video capture and sharing features.
•Capture - record spontaneous moments and memories in HD quality and crisp high resolution for a real-life video experience. The dedicated video key allows consumers to shoot video instantly with continuous auto focus for the perfect film every time
•View - review video content in the standby panel or online via Wi-Fi on the 3.2 inch widescreen
•Share - upload via Wi-Fi onto YouTube™ and Picasa in high resolution while still using other features on the handset
The open platform also allows users to personalise their entertainment experience by downloading great applications through PlayNow™ and the Symbian™ Developer Community.
“User-generated content, especially video, is exploding on the web,” said Brendan Johnston, Oceania Managing Director Sony Ericsson. “With Sony Ericsson Vivaz™, we have created a mobile phone that captures spontaneous moments in high quality video and upload that self expression onto the web to share with the world. Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ offers beauty inside and out with an open and intuitive user experience allowing consumers to capture, view and share their lives and spontaneity in HD quality.”
Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ features the new design philosophy ’human curvature’, first introduced with the Xperia X10, which will become a consistent feature of Sony Ericsson’s portfolio going forward. Designed to mirror the shape of the human body, and at the same time delivering a precise and compelling phone interaction, Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ is instantly recognisable.
Sony Ericsson Vivaz™
• HD video – produce and broadcast your best experiences with the latest video capture and sharing features
• Social networking – easy access to social networks such as Facebook™ and Twitter
• 8.1 megapixel camera – capture life’s moments in high quality
• Face and smile detection – a perfect picture every time
• Sony Ericsson Media Player
Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ supports UMTS HSPA 900/2100 and GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS HSPA 850/1900/2100 and EDGE 850/900/1800/1900.
Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ will be available in New Zealand from Q1 in the colours Moon Silver, Cosmic Black, Galaxy Blue and Venus Ruby.
Log on to The Sony Ericsson Product Blog for more information: http://blogs.sonyericsson.com/products
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Sony Ericsson Vivaz™
Camera
8.1 megapixel camera
4x digital zoom
Auto focus (photos)
Continuous auto focus (video)
Face detection (photos)
Geo tagging
Image stabiliser
Photo light
Send to web
Smile detection
Touch capture
Video light
Video recording (720p HD recording)
Music
. Album art
Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
Media player
Music player
Music tones (MP3/AAC)
PlayNow™
TrackID™
Web
Bookmarks
Google™ search (from standby)
Web feeds
WebKit web browser
Voice
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
Video calling (main camera)
Messaging
Conversations
Email
Handwriting recognition
Instant messaging
Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync®
Picture messaging (MMS)
Predictive text input
Sound recorder
Text messaging (SMS)
Design
Auto rotate
Picture wallpaper
Symbian OS™
Touchscreen
Entertainment
3D games
Facebook™ application
FM radio
Java
Twitter™ application
Video streaming
Video viewing
YouTube™
Organiser
Alarm clock
Calculator
Calendar
Document readers
Flight mode
Notes
Phone book
Location-based services
A-GPS
Google Maps™
Wisepilot™ turn-by-turn navigation* (free trial version)
*The service may not be available in every market. For more information, go to www.sonyericsson.wisepilot.com
Connectivity
3.5 mm audio jack
Bluetooth™ technology
DLNA Certified™ (photos and audio)
Micro USB connector
Modem
PictBridge printing
Synchronisation
TV out (VGA resolution)
USB mass storage
USB support
Wi-Fi™
Preloaded applications
Facebook™ – social networking
Google Maps™ – navigation
QuickOffice – Microsoft® Office viewer
Road Sync – synchronisation
SMS Preview – messaging app
Twitter – social networking
YouTube™ – video sharing
Wisepilot™ – navigation
Rally Master Pro
SSX Snowboarding
Screen
16.9 nHD wide touch screen
16,777,216 colour
3.2 inches
640 x 360 pixels (nHD)
Scratch-resistant
Accessories
In-Box:
• Sony Ericsson Vivaz™
• Battery
• HPM-60J Stereo portable handsfree
• 8GB microSD™ card
• Micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer
• User documentation
Optional:
• Wireless Stereo Headphones HBH-IS800
• Stereo Portable Handsfree MH700
• SD USB Adapter CCR-80
Facts 1)2)
Size: 107 x 521.7 x 12.5 mm
Weight: 97 grams
Phone memory: Up to 75 MB
Memory card support: SanDisk microSD™, up to 16 GB
Memory card included: 8 GB microSD™ card
Operating system: Symbian™ S60 5th edition
Processor: 720MHz
Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 13 hrs
Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 430 hrs
Talk time UMTS: Up to 5 hrs 20 min
Standby time UMTS: Up to 440 hrs
Video call time: Up to 2 hrs 30 min
Availability and versions
Networks:
UMTS HSPA 900/2100
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
UMTS HSPA 850/1900/2100
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
Available in New Zealand from Q1 2010
Colours
Moon Silver
Cosmic Black
Galaxy Blue
Venus Ruby
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Legal
1) Facts and features may vary depending on local variant. 2) Operational times are affected by network
preferences, type of SIM card, connected accessories and various activities e.g. playing games. Kit contents and colour options may differ from market to market. The full range of accessories may not be available in every market.
© Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, 2010
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Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. All terms are subject to change without prior notice.
Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, SE-221 88 Lund, Sweden.
Printed in January 2010, R1A
Sony Ericsson is a 50/50 joint venture by Sony and Ericsson established in October 2001, with global corporate functions located in London and operations in major markets around the world. Sony Ericsson’s strategy is to become the industry leader in mobile Communication Entertainment, through new styles of interaction across the internet and social media. Sony Ericsson offers exciting consumer experiences through innovative and feature rich phones, accessories, content and applications.
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