Sony Ericsson have made a nice step towards broadening their product portfolio today as they officially announced the music slider W580 and the stylish HSDPA clamshell Z750.
Sony Ericsson W580
The Sony Ericsson W580 is the third slider of the company and it is again a Walkman branded mobile much like the previous ones - the Sony Ericsson W850 and W830. At only 14 mm thickness, the Sony Ericsson W580 is equipped with a 2 megapixel camera, a 2" 262K TFT display with a QVGA resolution, FM radio, Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP and is additionally enhanced by a Memory Stick Micro M2 memory card slot (512MB card included). This quad-band Walkman phone comes with a twist though - besides all the music goodies it also features a pedometer and some sports-oriented applications much like the Sony Ericsson W710 does. Besides the form factor it is in fact functionally identical to the latter. The Sony Ericsson W580 will be available in Q3 2007.
Sony Ericsson Z750
The second new mobile is the Sony Ericsson Z750 clamshell. It follows the high-gloss design line of the fashionable 3G-enabled Sony Ericsson Z610. The Sony Ericsson Z750 is the first HSDPA-enabled mobile of the manufacturer and additionally has quad-band GSM/EDGE network support. Other than that the Sony Ericsson Z750 boasts the same hardware characteristics as the Z610 - such as a 2 megapixel camera and a secondary VGA video calls camera, Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP, and a Memory Stick Micro M2 memory card slot (128MB card included). New features include a FM radio and an enhanced resolution of the 2.2" 262K TFT display plus the Z750 is the first phone based on Sony Ericsson’s Java Platform 8 (JP-8), supporting a range of new Java programming features. The Z750 comes with The Sony Ericsson Z750 will be available in Q3 2007.