Sony and Ericsson are two brands, with Ericsson phones first and Sony Ericsson phones second.
Ericsson cell phones have been experiencing sluggish sales since 2000. In August 2000, Ericsson's T28 model was revealed to have quality problems. Since then, Ericsson's cell phone sales have fallen repeatedly, and it was squeezed out of the top three sales groups in the Chinese market by Siemens cell phones. Cell phone revenue accounted for almost 30% of Ericsson's total revenue. In early 2001, Ericsson was the first of the world's major cell phone manufacturers to outsource the manufacturing of cell phones. The company was founded on October 1, 2001 by Sony and Ericsson, two Fortune 500 companies, with headquarters in London.
Today we take a look at what classics are available in the series launched after the establishment of Sony Ericsson!
K series straight phone: There are two types of phones: one is the model that focuses on the image function of the phone and becomes the originator of the C series later; the other is the model that focuses on simplicity and ease of use and focuses on network communication function.
Representative model 1: K750; is Sony Ericsson's first main photo function phone, born in 2005, the phone was innovatively equipped with a 2 megapixel camera with autofocus in that year .
The machine has a built-in 2.0 megapixel camera with autofocus, photo light, 4-bit digital zoom, support for Photo DJ photo editing and Video DJ simple editing applications and other image editors, this model has a high level of attainment in photography
The screen resolution is 176×220 pixels, 34M body memory and 1M operating memory; equipped with 900mAh battery. Sound 40 chords, support MP3 ringtones, support self-programmed ringtones, support recording ringtones, support AMR, MIDI format; support infrared.
Representative model 2: K800 series: Launched in 2006, it is the first Sony camera phone to be integrated with Sony's digital camera brand Cyber-shot, with a metal body and trendy metal elements incorporated into the design of the K800.
A screen with a viewing area of 2 inches with QVGA-level resolution is used. The camera has a built-in 3.2 megapixel Cyber-SHOT lens with autofocus and 16x digital zoom, Xenon flash and red-eye reduction, and can take still pictures with a maximum resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. Built-in video and music player with support for MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, WAC and other music formats and support for 3GP, MP4 format movie playback. Has a separate speaker. Can play video format 3GP,MPEG-4. In addition, the addition of Bluetooth for k800 provides a convenient way to transfer.
Representative model 3: K818C: A color screen straight phone with a 3.2 megapixel camera.
The screen is 260,000 colors 2.0 inches, the body memory 64M, Cyber-shot 3.2 megapixels; sensor CMOS, Xenon flash with red-eye reduction function, support 16 times digital zoom; with autofocus, red-eye elimination, video anti-shock, BestPic (excellent shot), Photo fix (picture adjustment)
Representative model 4: K850: It is the highest-end cell phone product of Cyber-Shot series in 2007. As a top-level camera phone, it has a 5-megapixel auto-focus camera that competes with Nokia N95, and has a built-in xenon flash that supports anti-shake, anti-red-eye and other technical performance that only digital cameras have.
In terms of design, it continues the K series' classic fashionable straight board shape, and the key design is similar to the already marketed T650 phone, with a granular design and widely spaced keys, effectively reducing misuse. Equipped with a 260,000-color 2.2-inch TFT LCD screen with QVGA resolution (240 x 320 pixels), the display is satisfactory, but the screen size is a bit small. In addition, this phone supports A2DP Bluetooth unlimited stereo technology, USB, FM radio, M2 short stick expansion and other features, is a very professional camera phone.
Cyber-shot, a sub-brand of Sony Ericsson's parent company Sony Corporation's digital camera, was launched in 2008 to expand the breadth of the Cyber-shot phone lineup, replacing the original K-series video phone branch with the C-series.
Representative model 1: C702: Launched in 2008, the first phone in the Walkman series
The screen is 2.2 inches and 260,000 colors; equipped with 3.2 megapixels and CMOS sensor, which can shoot video with sound. With 64 and rotary ring configuration, with A-GPS function.
Representative Model 2: C902: Launched in 2008, Storyteller is used to share stories and give life to pictures. Make slideshows, add text bubbles, use brushes and cloning tools to show creativity and share and compare with friends.
The screen is 2.0 inches with 260,000 colors, optional MP3, AAC or chord ringtones, built-in player, support MP3, AAC and other audio formats, 160M memory, FM radio and Bluetooth and JAVA are supported. Back sliding hidden camera, 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, continuous shooting function, 16x digital zoom support, photo resolution up to 2592*1944 pixels.
Representative model 3: C905, launched in 2008 is the first slider flagship phone of Cyber-shot series, Sony Ericsson's first 8.1 megapixel camera.
The C905 takes camera phone technology to a new level, with 8.1 megapixels not only far exceeding the existing 5 megapixels, but also reaching the level of entry-level digital cameras. Equipped with Xenon flash and LED fill flash, support for autofocus, face recognition, anti-shake, red-eye elimination and geo-tagging of captured images.
Screen is 260,000 colors 2.4 inches, memory 160M, resolution 240*320, built-in GPS navigation module; USB 2.0 interface.
W series Walkman cell phones: Walkman, Sony Ericsson's parent company Sony Corporation's digital Walkman sub-brand. 2Q 2005 onwards, Sony Ericsson's music phones using Walkman brand. It is also Sony Ericsson's late launch of a series of slider phones combined with photography, making it the highest sales, as well as the most memorable product series for the majority of users.
Representative model 1: W550: launched in 2005, the biggest highlight is the interchangeable shell: Style-Up interchangeable shell design, the front panel and battery cover can be removed for replacement.
Screen is 260,000 colors TFT color; 176 x 220 pixels, 1.8 inches. Equipped with 1.3 megapixel 4x digital zoom; 256M memory, built-in Walkman player.
Representative model 2: W800i: Launched in 2005, it is compatible with MP3 and AAC music file formats widely used in the industry, and has a powerful storage capacity, equipped with a 0.5G capacity memory stick that can store nearly 150 songs.
Straight phone with a 260K color screen, 176×220 pixels. Equipped with 200W pixel camera; 34M memory and support 512M expansion card.
Representative model 3: W810C: is the highest-end Walkman music phone in China, compared to the previous W800c, inherited most of the features and configurations, except for the details of the appearance and operational control has changed, becoming more deep and introspective and humane, there is not much change, while the sound quality is as good as ever.
With a classic straight design, black color and hard lines, the W810c has a masculine temperament and is more suitable for users of all ages. MP3 player is compatible with MP3 and AAC format music playback, built-in Disk2Phone software, equipped with normal, treble enhancement, bass, voice enhancement and professional Mega Bass equalizer, with A dedicated Walkman button, which can be pressed during the use of other functions, can immediately go to the music menu, through which the common music controls (play/pause/stop/track crossing/sound) can be implemented, and the user can easily select between tracks or adjust the volume of the speakers or headphones. The built-in 2 megapixel camera (with flash, 4x digital zoom) and the screen is 260,000 colors TFT color; 176 x 220 pixels, 1.9 inches.
Representative model 4: W580i: a slider music phone launched in 2007, the imitation metal disc-like design not only improves the ease of use to a certain extent, but also further strengthens this part so that the breakage does not happen again!
2-inch 260,000-color QVGA resolution TFT screen, 2.0 megapixel non-autofocus camera, Bluetooth v2.0 wireless module, FM FM stereo radio, and other features.
Representative model 5: W595: The slider phone listed in 2008, using the popular slider design, the body in white color, the shell is made of high-grade engineering plastic material, the upper and lower parts are rounded, the unique backward bending design appears unique, and the slider part is all digital keys, the operation feels very smooth, well received by consumers.
It features a 2.2-inch 260,000-color TFT display with 240 x 320 pixel resolution, Walkman 3.0 music player with MP3/AAC/e-AAC support, built-in web browser, RSS reading and Push mail support, and 3D Java games, and a 3.2 megapixel camera with A 3.2 megapixel camera with 2.5x digital zoom and photo restoration to meet users' daily photo needs.
The Sony Ericsson W595 has a built-in Walkman 3.0 music player, and its excellent music performance is undoubtedly the biggest selling point of the machine, and in the "music shake" and " The Sony Ericsson W595 has a built-in Walkman 3.0 music player, and its excellent music performance is undoubtedly the biggest selling point of the phone, and with the support of unique features such as "music shake" and "mind-sensing", the powerful control and entertainment is also worthy of your attention.
Representative model 6: W715: a slider music phone launched in 2009.
Screen 2.4" 260k pixels, 72 chord ringtone format; 3.2MP main camera pass: LED flash + Xenon flash, 3x optical zoom; 0.3MP secondary camera Support face recognition
Representative model 7: W910: one of the thinnest 3.5G slider phone, a Walkman music phone with the latest WCDMA 3.5G technology, built-in smile red camera light, Sony Ericsson exclusive A200 system, JAVA performance is the most outstanding, ROM 34MB + RAM 25MB, support gravity 3D games, shake to change songs.
Equipped with a 2.4-inch TFT screen with QVGA (240 x 320 pixels) resolution of 260,000 colors. Supports 8GB memory card, WALKMAN 4.0 player, can shake to change songs, record several seconds of music clips, and TrackID™ (powered by Gracenote Mobile MusicID) will send song title, artist and album information to the phone in seconds.
Representative model 8: W995: A Sony Ericsson music flagship, the first 8.1 megapixel Walkman phone. It is a phone that combines the advantages of Cyber-shot and Walkman, and has superb specifications to meet the needs of high-end consumers who like to have a one-size-fits-all phone.
Equipped with a 2.6-inch QVGA resolution 260,000-color TFT screen, and for the first time, a 3.5mm headphone jack on the top of the phone, allowing users to change to headphones with better sound quality according to their needs. In addition, the phone is also equipped with dual speakers, and built-in Walkman4.0 new version of the player, support stereo Bluetooth, Shake control (Shake to change the song), SensMe state of mind, TrackID track recognition and other features, combined with Clear Bass, Clear Stereo and other sound adjustment functions, in the sound quality level more Attractive.
There is a built-in 8.1 megapixel camera and the main photo functions are basically inherited from the top-end camera phone C905. Not only does it support auto focus and facial recognition, but it also supports 16x digital zoom, image/video stabilization, BestPic, PhotoFix and other shooting features.
Representative model 9: WT19i: launched in 2011, equipped with Android 2.3 operating system main frequency 1GHz, breakthrough single music experience, pass to users richer social and entertainment functions, users can learn more music content and information through the infinite button; use Walkman function keys to enter the music player interface with one key, moreover, you can share rich music fun with friends through social applications. Users can use the Walkman function keys to enter the music player interface with one click, and share the rich music fun with friends through social applications.
With an ergonomic curved design, the front of the device is equipped with a 3.2-inch capacitive screen, which feels good in the hand. The back of the device is equipped with a 5.0 megapixel main camera that supports touch focus and 8x digital zoom, and can record 720p video for excellent shooting capabilities. Equipped with a 3.2-inch 320 x 480 pixels (HVGA) TFT capacitive screen, the main screen color reached 16 million colors, in the actual display of colorful and natural, satisfactory performance.
Z series flip phone: Selling on stylish product shape, elegant but not losing functional power. A blend of two contrasting design elements, square and round, mixes and matches to create a distinctive avant-garde aesthetic.
Representative model 1: Z610; favored by female consumers, the first flip 3G phone with "mirror" effect
The Z610 has a hidden OLED exterior screen with 128x36 pixels that displays incoming calls and text messages when lit up. Equipped with a 2.0-inch viewing area of 260,000 colors 176 x 220 resolution TFD internal screen, 2 megapixel camera and support for third-party M2 memory card expansion, etc.. Supports Bluetooth A2DP stereo headset and can play music formats such as MP3, AAC, AAC+ and eAAC+.
Representative model 2: Z770i: an OLED color screen phone launched in 2008
Screen is 2.2 inches, resolution 240 × 320 pixels; camera is 2 megapixels, the maximum support resolution of 1200 * 1600 pixels; MP3 player, support, AAC, MP3 and other formats, with background playback function
J series environmental protection low-end machine: functional and practical, stylish appearance, and each J series will have a standout feature, so that low-end users can also experience Sony Ericsson's features. From 2009, Sony Ericsson launched a new green phone GreenHeart series, the series of cell phone shells are mostly made of biodegradable materials, does not contain harmful chemicals, help reduce environmental pollution, and use 50% recyclable plastic material packaging and electronic manual, while using biodegradable materials, unified interface charger.
Representative model 1: J105: a straight phone listed in 2009, focusing on cost performance, fashion and environmental protection
Screen is 2.4 inches TFT material, resolution 240 * 320; body memory 100M, 2 million pixels, standby time 600 hours
Representative model 2: J20: As a phone designed with green in mind, the J20 is made of 50% recyclable plastic, is waterproof, and has a built-in eco-friendly application, the Ecomate app.
The screen is 16 million colors 2.6-inch TFT material, built-in 5 million pixels, with LED fill light, with recyclable plastic, water-based paint, environmentally friendly packaging, known as the green leader.
U series entertainment phones: U is derived from Entertainment Unlimited, which is a new vision first revealed by Sony Ericsson in February 2009. The U series combines the advanced video technology of the original Cyber-shot series and the advanced audio-visual multimedia technology of the Walkman series, putting an end to the situation where the Cyber-shot series and the Walkman series had too many separate functions and were each fighting for each other.
Representative model 1: U1/Satio: Launched in October 2009, it was the first 12-megapixel smartphone equipped with Symbian S60 5th system.
Single-touch resistive screen, 3.5-inch screen; with gravity sensor, acceleration sensor, light sensor, distance sensor
A built-in 12.1 megapixel high-quality camera with Xenon Xenon flash and LED fill flash, macro support and 0.3 megapixels on the front.
Representative model 2: U8/Vivaz Pro, adding 720P HD video recording function, which greatly improves the multimedia entertainment performance of the phone.
The Sony Ericsson Vivaz pro has a 3.2-inch full-touch resistive screen, and the operating system continues with Symbian S60 version 5, so Sony Ericsson has not given up on Symbian. 109 x 52 x 15 mm body size and 117g body weight are not much changed compared to the U5, and the size of the machine is well controlled and still It is still very suitable for female users. It also has a simple and handsome straight body, with a curved top and bottom, and a dynamic curved back, with a strong sense of design. Equipped with up to 720MHz processor, which is already at the high end of Symbian phones, upgraded to 75MB of memory and support for up to 16 GB Tf card expansion to fully ensure that the user's needs
The Xperia series of high-end smartphones: Sony Ericsson's high-end smartphone sub-brand. in February 2008, Sony Ericsson launched the new Xperia brand to meet the increasing demand for high-end users. xperia is Sony Ericsson's first truly independent brand, representing Sony Ericsson's vision in the pursuit of a higher-end, more dynamic communication experience.
Representative model 1: Xperia arc LT15i: The flagship triple-proof Android smartphone was launched in 2011, beating the iPhone 4 with a thickness of 8.7mm and becoming one of the slimmest smartphones at present.
A phone with 16 million colors TFT color 4.2-inch screen, using Qualcomm snapdragon 1024MHz, memory capacity 8GB ROM + 512MB RAM, maximum expansion capacity of 32GB, camera pixels 8.1 megapixels, with a sensor, shooting settings, office functions, U disk function, zoom mode
Representative model 2: LT18i (Xperia Arc S): a triple defense smartphone launched in 2011
The screen is 4.2 inches 16 million colors, using Qualcomm Snapdragon Snapdragon MSM8255, running memory 512GB, body memory 1GB; support 32G expansion. 8.1 million main camera pixels, support 16x digital zoom.
S series snapshot phones: Defined as Snapshot phones, or snap phones, emphasize capturing life records casually and quickly.
Representative model 1: S700: magnificent Sony P series digital camera fashion advantages, the phone's double-sided design to the fullest, anyway, its own style.
The 2.3-inch 260,000-color 240 x 320 pixel QVGA resolution TFT screen provides an unparalleled display of the exciting world at your fingertips. 1.3-megapixel CCD camera is hidden in the back of the DC design, and with the excellent screen and professional DC design shooting operation, it is an exemplary combination of cell phone and camera. In addition to the excellent display and shooting functions, the S700 also has a strong music playback effect, the expansion of the S700 inherited the good tradition of Sony Ericsson, infrared, Bluetooth and data line, very powerful.
G-series network communication phones: Sony Ericsson created a new line of smartphones, but its image is closer to that of a general cell phone, with buttons, screens, and body proportions not imagined as "that" smartphone, with the goal of attracting more entry-level users to join.
Representative model: G700: It is the first G series smartphone listed after Sony Ericsson released a new naming categorization method, adopting Symbian 9.1UIQ 3.0 operating system, with rich entertainment and business functions.
Support touch / handwriting function of 2.4-inch screen, compact shape, rounded corners, dark red and dark brown, with a visual area of 2.6 inches, color bit number 260,000 colors can be TFT material touch screen, memory 160M, standby time 380 hours. Built-in 3.2 megapixel camera, support Bluetooth, FM radio, stopwatch and many other useful functions, no infrared and wifi function. Sony Ericsson G700 has a practical configuration and is the preferred model for middle-aged business people. It adopts Symbian 9.2 operating system UIQ and has rich entertainment and business functions. It has a built-in Walkman music player, RDS FM radio, and video player for quick and easy multimedia file viewing.
M series business phone: is Sony Ericsson's business fashion intelligent machine, this series of intelligent machine appearance small and stylish.
Representative model: M600: the product launched in 2006, is the most professional business machine (in sensitive occasions to carry M600 to deal with business will not be objected)
The M600's square silhouette features a silky smooth transition at the corners, with simple and smooth lines and a strong affinity. The small size of the device provides convenience for business people to carry around, and the fine-brushed material is also worthy of praise, which feels quite comfortable in the hand. Shifting our perspective to the back of the phone, the M600 retains only Sony Ericsson's appealing logo and independent speaker, with the logo and speaker placed in a style similar to the lowercase letter "i", seemingly suggesting the pursuit of self and the release of individuality.
P series high-end smartphones: P series before the launch of the Xperia series, on behalf of Sony Ericsson's high-end smartphone series. p series is Sony Ericsson's most powerful machine, strange appearance, only to do the best features, like what removable double-sided keyboard. Once the P990 was known as a smart monster.
Representative model: P990C: The first commercial smartphone with built-in Symbian version 9.1 operating system and UIQ 3 software platform, launched in 2006. Music Editor/MIDI (Music DJ), music sampling tool with MIDI drums, guitars, keyboard instruments, bass instruments and brass tunes in different musical styles, which can be used to compose your own multi-chord ringtones.
The P990 also offers UMTS features and experiences including video calling, high-speed broadband multimedia downloads and Internet browsing under HTML pages. All of these will be available for widescreen viewing under the Opera 8 browser. For all frequent users of corporate or personal e-mail, the Sony Ericsson P990 provides on-the-go viewing of e-mail and its attachments. With a variety of text input options, it can meet the needs and preferences of all users. Writing emails is made simpler with the new hardware PC keyboard located on the body, and reading emails is made easier with the 2.8-inch QVGA touch screen. With the enhanced features of the new software platform, you can surf the Internet, make phone calls and send and receive documents at the same time.
The T series is Sony Ericsson's own product: a model designed and manufactured to fit everyone's needs. one of the classics of the T series is the T618, the machine that saved Sony Ericsson and is one of the best-selling machines in history.
Representative model: T618: As a young international well-known brand, born in 2001, it carries a huge mission as the first product of the new company.
The T618's simple and avant-garde design, vivid colors and large screen, which combines various fashion elements in one, is visually stunning. The T618 has a talk time of 5-12 hours and a standby time of 170-325 hours.
In summary: On October 27, 2011, Sony announced that it would acquire Ericsson's 50% stake in Sony Ericsson for 1.05 billion euros, making Sony Ericsson a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony. The transaction was completed in February 2012, and Sony Ericsson was renamed Sony Mobile. The name "Sony Ericsson" ceased to exist, and the 50% of Sony Ericsson's shares owned for the past 10 years were officially returned to Sony. The cell phone series was named "Sony Mobile", and the logo of the later produced phones was changed to "SONY".
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