June 9, 2011
Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman phone comes with Karaoke Functionality
Sony Ericsson has revealed its new Walkman phone on Facebook that comes with a bunch of fun music-related features. Hailed as Mix Walkman, it also has the Zappin functionality which gives one a preview of the next song’s chorus and lets you decide whether than should be the next in your playlist. Also there is the karaoke function with which you can switch out the vocals on any song for your voice. The spec package of this Android driven handset is otherwise is pretty standard with 3 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 400 x 240 pixels, 800 MHz processor, 3.2 megapaixel camera, Bluetooth, WiFi and a 3.5mm audio jack. It is likely to go up for sale sometime in Q3 for unannounced price tag.
Press Release after the jump
Sony Ericsson reveals two new phones to fans through Facebook
- Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman™ phone delivers best of music entertainment, including Zappin™- a new fun way to search your songs
- Sony Ericsson txt pro is designed for messaging and social networking, supported by friends application
- Final four consumers selected in worldwide competition to find the ultimate video reviewer following thousands of entries
June 9th, 2011, London, UK – Sony Ericsson today fully revealed two new phones following a worldwide competition open to over 4.8 million fans that follow Sony Ericsson on http://www.facebook.com/sonyericsson . The Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman™ phone offers an entertaining music experience, while the Sony Ericsson txt pro has a full slide-out qwerty keyboard combined with a friends application for social networking. Both phones integrate full touch functionality with a corner user interface similar to that available in the Xperia™ mini range. Both phones are packed full of features including cameras with video recording and Wi-Fi™ for chatting and browsing.
Quentin Cordier, Global Product Marketing Manager, Sony Ericsson said: “We wanted to take advantage of our extensive Facebook fan base when announcing these phones, bringing the fans closer to both our products and brand. We are really pleased that consumers liked them for their music and social media functionality and expect them to become great additions to our overall portfolio of entertaining phones.”
The Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman™ provides a new and fun way to listen to music. It comes with a Zappin™ key to make it even easier and more fun to search for your favourite song. Simply press the Zappin™ key to preview the chorus of the next track and decide whether it is a favourite you want to listen to. A karaoke function also enables the vocal track from any song to be lowered instantly so you can sing along with your favourite tune.
The look and feel of the phone can be personalized with different exchangeable colour bands that come with the phone.
The Sony Ericsson txt pro combines a 3” touch screen with a 3.2 megapixel camera and full slide-out qwerty keyboard. Its integrated friends application enables users to add their five best friends to see at a glance updates from their Facebook™ and Twitter™ feeds.
The Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman™ and the Sony Ericsson txt pro will be available globally in selected markets from Q3.