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Sony Ericsson W518

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Sony Ericsson W518a

The Sony Ericsson W518a is a GSM 850/900/1800/1900, EDGE 850/1900/2100MHz mobile phone designed in a clamshell form factor measuring 3.7 x 1.9 x 0.6 inch and weighs 3.35 oz. It supports an internal antenna with 5-way navigational keypad and is powered by a lithium-ion battery that provides up to 10 hours of talk time and 400 hours of standby time. The handset supports a 100.0MB internal flash memory with expandability via Memory Stick Micro. The Sony Ericsson W518a features a 262…

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Sony Ericsson W518a

The Sony Ericsson W518a is a GSM 850/900/1800/1900, EDGE 850/1900/2100MHz mobile phone designed in a clamshell form factor measuring 3.7 x 1.9 x 0.6 inch and weighs 3.35 oz. It supports an internal antenna with 5-way navigational keypad and is powered by a lithium-ion battery that provides up to 10 hours of talk time and 400 hours of standby time. The handset supports a 100.0MB internal flash memory with expandability via Memory Stick Micro. The Sony Ericsson W518a features a 262000 colors (TFT) 240x320 pixel resolution display, a 3.2-megapixel camera with Flash, 3x zoom, photo fix, geo tagging, photo feeds, video and picture blogging, video calling and video recording capabilities. The phone also supports AT&T Mobile Music, SensMe, Shake Control, TrackID, PlayNow, an FM radio with RDS, speakerphone, 240 x 320 pixel wallpaper and screen saver, MP3 ringtones, J2ME/Mascot Capsule 3D/Motion gaming and AT&T Video multimedia streaming. The phone also supports SMS, MMS, EMS, and email (with support for POP3/IMAP4/SMTP protocols), AOL, Windows Live and Yahoo! chat, T9 predictive text, a phonebook, calendar, To-Do List, WAP 2.0 (with Access NetFront), voice commands and calculator. The Sony Ericsson W518a also features Bluetooth® 2.0 (A2DP/AVRCP/DUN/HFP/HSP/OPP/SPP) connectivity, HSDPA high-speed data transfer speeds, GPS with AT&T Navigator and USB 2.0 PC sync.

Features

The Sony Ericsson W518a is released for AT&T and features Shake and Gesture control that allows users to raise the volume or set the shuffle function with a small shake of the wrist or snooze and mute the volume with a sweep of the hand. It also features SenseMe function which matches a user's mood with music and TrackID to find names of unknown songs. It has an integrated 3.2-megapixel camera with flash and Photo Fix, geo-tagging capabilities to tag location data, and high-speed HSDPA Internet for Photo Feeds, Picture Blogging and Video Blogging. The mobile phone also supports Walkman® Player 3.0 that supports MP3, WMA, AAC, AAC+ and eAAC+ file format, stereo FM radio for music on the road, subscription music services, customizable equalizer and external music control. The phone also supports text messaging that allows users to insert pictures, video clips and sound clips to share with friends and family, and lets them chat with contacts on AOL®, Windows Live and Yahoo!® Messenger. The phone also features a full HTML web browser, MEdia™ Net for wireless internet access and CV function for access to news, sports, weather, entertainment and more.

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  • How do I get downloaded videos to play on the w518a?

    How do I play a video on the w518a that I have downloaded from my computer to the phone on the memory stick? The video has downloaded successfuly to the phone in a video file,but when I want to watch the video on the phone,all it does is say "send" not "view". Is there a way to get around this?

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2010-12-04

  • W518 speaker quality

    How does w518 speakers sound for music playback? How does it compare to other Walkman phones? That's my main criterion for buying, want to be able to just set it down and listen outdoors. Or should I go for a phone with stereo speak?ers Thanks

    (No answers yet. Write an answer!) 2009-12-11

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