The Sony Ericsson W705 sports a 3.
The shake control activation button could be made easier to use. The 61mm (2.
The internal 120MB memory allows up to 1000 entries in the phone book and up to 30 received, dialled and missed call entries. Active talk time means a life of 10 hours on 2G and up to 4 hours on 3G. It does not have infra red.
The excellent camera shutter speed and accelerometer portrait/landscape viewing was simplicity itself. With its square shape and brushed metal finish, this phone would enhance any pocket or handbag. It also includes Bluetooth v2. Although the standard included in ear earphones are of decent quality, the lack of 3.
Considering this is a music phone and a member of the Walkman range, we felt Sony Ericsson could have included a standard 3.0 with A2DP, 2. The hands free adaptor takes up the USB port the headphones have to be unplugged to enable music transfer to take place.
In terms of connectivity, this phone has Wi Fi and 3G at 2Mbps using HSUPA and 7.0 USB and class 10 GPRS and EDGE, and HSCSD. FM Stereo radio is also included with RDS, Games (allowing downloading with Java MIDP 2.
The W705 does not have touch screen control. The dedicated music player buttons include a Shake Control feature allowing shuffling, track skipping and volume control, activated by means of a button on the top of the phone. A hands free adaptor is included in the package with 1m length cable.5mm jack limits its adaptability, for those who like the ear covering style headsets.
Considering the audio first (it is a Walkman series phone) the W705 easily rivals the sound of a dedicated mp3 player. FM Radio is included in the handset, and the TrackID facility allows song identification Quick connector based on clips just a few seconds long.
Geo tagging is possible, as is video and videocall camera.2 megapixel camera without flash, with faster than average shutter speed.0 player, shake control, SensMe, TrackID, YouTube and Picture Editor/blogging, organizer and voice memo. The standard (Li Ion) battery will last up to 400 hours on standby on 2G and up to 350 hours on 3G.4 inch) 240 x 320 pixel screen (256K colour display) features the Accelerometer sensor for auto rotate (landscape to portrait and back) when viewing.