O Sony Ericsson W995 é uma beleza, como todos telefones carros-chefe Walkman. Ele tem 3G, reprodução de vídeos do YouTube, alto-falantes estéreo, aGPS para uso com o Google Maps e uma honesta porta de 3,5 mm.

O slider tem tela de 2,6” e funciona como servidor de mídia usando DLNA por Wi-Fi – a capacidade de armazenamento é de 8 GB. A câmera de 8 MP conta com reconhecimento de face. Embora eu sempre tenha gostado muito dos celulares da Sony Ericsson, sem subsídios de operadoras nos EUA, fica difícil justificar sua compra. A falta de uma loja de aplicativos também é um problema, mas o outro empecilho, suporte a loja de música, dissolveu-se no ano passado com o crescimento de fontes livres de DRM, como a Amazon.

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     Video on the go – relieve boredom forever with the Sony Ericsson W995 Walkman™
    15 February 2009

    Get a complete on-the-move entertainment experience with the W995 Walkman™ and its optimised video playback style and performance. Debuting on the W995 Walkman™ is Media Go™ which transfers, plays and organises your entertainment, in most file formats, to your mobile phone simply and effortlessly.

    Barcelona – February 15, 2009 –Keep amused like never before on one powerful video mobile phone; watch news, TV shows or blockbusters in premium video quality or check out the latest videos from YouTube™ using Turbo 3G or Wi-Fi™. Complete with an 8.1megapixel camera and Walkman™ player, with clear audio experience, the W995 Walkman™ is the ultimate mobile phone to keep you entertained when on the bus, lunch break or waiting for a train.

    With Media Go™ it’s easy to bring your media with you. This unique Sony application makes its worldwide debut on the the W995 Walkman™ and lets you effortlessly and automatically transfer any audio, photos and videos between your phone and computer. You can even find podcasts with exciting content easily from the directory – just two clicks and you’re away, and watch the action in all its glory on the bright clear 2.6" screen."

    "With Media Go™ there’s no need to worry about format, resolution and ‘frame per second’ anymore." said Alexandre Cardon, Global Marketing Business Manager at Sony Ericsson. "No longer will the video you transferred from your PC to your phone play in low resolution or bad quality. With Media Go™ and the W995 the experience is as good on your phone as it was on your PC."

    "The W995 Walkman™ phone brings together the very best music experiences of any phone, augments this with best in class video and sharing capabilities to offer the most complete communication entertainment package to date." said Alexandre Cardon. "This powerful mobile phone delivers the best possible video resolution that can fit in your pocket and with enough battery stamina to watch two full length feature films. The W995 also comes complete with the award winning clear audio experience and an 8.1 megapixel camera for the highest quality picture and sound available in a mobile phone."

    Set the phone on its built-in stand and watch videos with your friends while you pump up the volume on the powerful built-in stereo speakers. The W995 comes complete with excellent sound for both movies and your favourite tracks. Clear Stereo, Clear Bass and the included HPM-77 premium headphones make music on the move feel like you’re sitting in a recording studio listening to your favourite band live! For the next level of clear audio experience, in selected markets the HPM-88 noise cancelling headset will replace the HPM-77.

    To complete the entertainment experience get picture perfect all the time with auto focus, photo flash and face detection. Capture images in their true colours with the 8.1 megapixel camera and you can print pictures up to a full A3 size without having to compromise on quality.

    The W995 Walkman™
    Anytime is showtime

    * Optimised video playback with style and performance – get the best possible video resolution in your pocket
    * Videos straight to your phone – Wi-Fi™ and Turbo 3G – easy video access to YouTube™ and other entertainment sites
    * Clear 2.6" display – with desk stand, powerful speakers or 3.5mm audio jack
    * 8.1 megapixel camera – take picture perfect images with Photo Flash and face recognition
    * Clear audio experience – enjoy the best sound possible, the way it was meant to be heard
    * 8GB Memory Stick™ Micro – save an inexhaustible amount of photos, video clips and sounds
    * Tag a place-name to your memories or stay on track with aGPS and Google Maps™

    Media Go™
    Makes it easy to bring your media with you

    * Transfer, play and organise – with Media Go™ you can easily transfer music, videos, photos and podcasts between your mobile phone and computer
    * Automatic sync – sync your music playlists automatically to keep the phone updated with your new music
    * Auto convert – Media Go™ gives you the best quality playback of multi-media content on a mobile phone. There’s no need to use extra applications to be able to bring your media with you.
    * SensMe™ – create a playlist of songs in your library, you can also sort your music by mood or tempo
    * Podcasts – it has never been easier to subscribe and download podcasts. Apart from adding your own favourites, the directory is there to help you to find the new and exciting content.
    * Audio CD ripping – Use Media Go™ to burn your CDs and bring your music and audio books with you

    The W995 Walkman™ supports GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 and UTMS/HSPA 900/2100. W995 will be available in selected markets from Q2 in the colours Progressive Black, Cosmic Silver and Energetic Red.

    Media Go™ will be available for all markets from the W995 launch in 15 different languages.

    The Sony Ericsson W995 Walkman™ at a glance

    Camera

    8.1 megapixel camera
    Up to 16x digital zoom
    Photo fix
    Picture blogging
    Video blogging
    Auto focus
    Face detection
    Photo flash
    Video recording
    Image and Video stabilizer
    Video light
    PictBridge

    Music

    Walkman™ player
    Clear Stereo
    Clear Bass
    Album art
    PlayNow™
    TrackID™
    SensMe™
    Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
    Music tones (MP3/AAC)
    3.5mm audio jack
    Stereo speakers
    Shake control

    Web

    Access NetFront™ Web browser
    Web feeds
    Photo feeds

    Communication

    Speakerphone
    Polyphonic ringtones
    Vibrating alert
    Video call

    Messaging

    Email
    Picture messaging (MMS)
    Predictive text input
    Sound recorder
    Text messaging (SMS)
    Exchange ActiveSync
    Chat View
    Instant messaging

    Design

    Picture wallpaper
    Wallpaper animation
    Auto rotate

    Entertainment

    3D games
    Motion gaming
    Java
    FM radio with RDS
    Video streaming
    Video viewing
    Media
    YouTube™
    Walk Mate

    Connectivity

    Bluetooth™ technology
    Modem
    USB mass storage
    USB support
    Synchronization
    DLNA Certified™
    Wi-Fi™

    Organizer

    Alarm clock
    Calculator
    Calendar
    Flight mode
    Notes
    Phone book
    Stopwatch
    Tasks
    Timer

    Location-based services

    Geo tagging of photos
    Google Maps™
    aGPS
    Wayfinder Navigator™ (3-month trial version)

    Accessories

    In-Box:

    * W995
    * Battery
    * Battery Charger
    * 8GB Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™)
    * USB Cable
    * Stereo portable handsfree
    * Sony Ericsson PC Suite
    * Media Go™
    * User book

    Facts and Figures 1)2)

    Size: 97 x 49 x 15 mm
    Weight: 113 grams

    Colours:
    Progressive Black
    Cosmic Silver
    Energetic Red

    Main screen: 262,144 colour TFT, scratch-resistant
    Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
    Size: 2.6 inches

    Phone memory: Up to 118MB
    Memory card support: Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™)

    Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 9 hrs
    Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 370 hrs

    Talk time UMTS: Up to 4 hours
    Standby time UMTS: Up to 360 hours

    Video talk time: Up to 3.5 hours
    Music listening time: Up to 20 hours
    Video watching time up to 5hrs

    Availability and versions

    Networks
    W995:
    GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
    UMTS/HSPA 900/2100

    W995a:
    GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
    UMTS/HSPA 850/1900/2100

    Available in selected markets from Q2 2009.