Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Cell Phones

Sony Ericsson W715 Cell Phone at Vodafone

557827.png

A new sliding Walkman mobile phone has been launched as a network exclusive by Vodafone in the UK, the Sony Ericsson W715 is the latest in a long line of music orientated phones but this new model incorporates some new technology not found previously in the range.

The Sony W715 has been released alongside the Sony Ericsson W705, to look at there are not many differences to pick out with the naked eye but on closer inspection there are some different features in each phone. The Sony Ericsson W715 incorporates aGPS for directions on the move using the Vodafone Find and Go service.

These Walkman models both offer different built-in sensors, the Sony W705 opts for an accelerometer which turns the screen to whichever way up you hold the phone whilst the Sony Ericsson W705 incorporates Gesture Control, a sensor that reacts to the users hand above the phone to control certain features like music play.

The Sony Ericsson W715 will only be available in one colour scheme – Luxury Silver, whereas the W705 will boast up to three colours including a Red edition.

The overall dimensions of both phones mirror each other exactly as does the weight at just 98g, the Sony W705 lacks a full web browser so the W715 scores a point there but the W705 gains it back by including animated screensavers not found in its competitor.

Both of these new Walkman phones are the first ever to feature integrated WiFi technology, this is great news for fans of these music devices as they no longer have to download their music tracks by hooking up to a PC, if there’s a WiFi signal about they can do whilst sitting on the bus, walking down the street or from the comfort of another room with a wireless router.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Sony Ericsson W715 Walkman Review

If you are a music freak, then the Sony W715 is the ideal mobile phone for you. The W705 is the latest Walkman phone that comes with a clear bass and the stereo and good quality headphone for crystal clear sound. It is an entertainment box and can compete well with the W980 in respect of the sound quality. But it is a unique phone that has created a flutter in the market.

Look and Feel

The phone is a piece of craft in itself. It is a slider phone crafted in aluminum with delicate touches of gold on it. W715 is available in two colors – passionate red and luxury silver. It also looks compact and with a dimension of 95 x 47.5 x 14.3 mm and weighs just 98 grams.

The Phone at a Glance

This phone is a culmination of premium design integrated with top-class sound quality and super-fast connectivity to digital content. Listening to Sony Ericsson W715 is a pleasant experience and music sounds real on it. It has also a Desktop direct search option to play music and videos online from the YouTube. For superfast connectivity it is integrated with Wi-Fi and a large 2.4 inch screen of high resolution (240 x 320 pixels) to view web pages without any difficulty. The phone doesn’t have a GPRS service but the EDGE and the 3G feature makes up for it.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

The phone also has a 3.2 megapixel camera and Bluetooth to share pictures. The camera has a flash that even helps you to take pictures in the night and also has a secondary videocall camera for video conferencing. Google maps will help you to find your way and the FM is fitted with TrackID for clear signals. It has a giant memory of 4GB memory card and that can store around 4000 songs.

Walkman Features

The W715 has been designed specifically for music lovers and range of audio software in it makes listening music a memorable experience. It has a special arena called the PlayNow arena, which has a wide range of entertainment. The Shake control switch helps to change tracks and the volume level by flipping the wrist. The SensMe function helps the user to create playlists on the basis of the mood and not on artists or genre. The player if of the latest Walkman 3.0 player and can play all MP3/AAC/MPEG4 files.

The phone is still a new kid on the block but has made a splash among the music lovers with its special features. The Shake control and SensMe are much needed for the Walkman series and the internal memory capacity 120 MB that can be expanded through the M2 card slot adds value to it. This high-end slider phone is the first dedicated phone for music a lover that comes with a Wi-Fi. With its unconventional design and look the phone is a rock star and also a utility product for net savvy music lovers

The Sony Ericsson W715 is a Vodafone exclusive mobile phone, the network and manufacturer have signed an agreement allowing Vodafone to retail this handset solely on their network for a limited time frame after which other networks will be able to sell this new phone.

In this particular case it doesn’t matter too much as the Sony Ericsson W705 is already available on other networks such as O2, Orange and T-Mobile – Unless a user is hell bent on getting the exact specification of the Sony W715 then the W705 is available to them away from Vodafone.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

It is expected that the network will also release this sassy little sliding Walkman phone on Pay As You Go in the near future to bolster sales over the limited time exclusive period.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

Our Reviews

LED TV

The Frame is a head turning 4K QLED TV that hangs on your wall and looks like a piece of artwork.

Bookshelf Speakers

You don't need to speak french to hear how good a pair of $990 bookshelf speakers sound.

NAD Electronics

At $899 the NAD C 588 is an impressive well built turntable that has the ability to hear deep into every recording.

Over-Ear Headphones

Impressive, neutral sounding $500 over-ear headphones should appeal to audiophiles who want to hear everything, not just feel the bass.

Digital Music Systems

Easy to setup and use all-in-one wireless music player combines a stereo integrated amplifier, DAC, streaming player and app for audiophile-grade listening.

HiFiMAN

$349 open-back headphone will amaze first time listeners who have never tried planar magnetic headphones.

You May Also Like

Roundups

Although only a minor upgrade over the WH-1000XM3, the new Sony WH-1000XM4 is the best wireless noise cancelling headphone of 2020.

4K Projectors

For serious videophiles, Sony's new 2020 4K SXRD lamp and laser home theater projectors boast high brightness and new X1 for projector image processing.

New Products

Sony's best wireless noise cancelling headphones get better. Plus there's new convenience features including auto-pause, speak-to-chat and dual device pairing.

Head Units

6.95-inch near bezel-less touchscreen in-dash car AV receiver works with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and WebLink Cast.

Advertisement

ecoustics is the unbiased resource for the latest technology news, coolest gadgets, and best consumer electronics. Plus get product reviews, roundups and deals from all over the web on everything electronic. Read more



Copyright © 1999-2020 ecoustics | Disclaimer: ecoustics may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.