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  • Sony Ericsson txt integrates full QWERTY keyboard
  • SMS shortcut key for faster messaging
  • Friends application for greater social interaction

Singapore – Sony Ericsson today unveils Sony Ericsson txt, an entertaining messaging phone. A sister phone to Sony Ericsson’s recently announced Sony Ericsson txt pro, Sony Ericsson txt has a full view QWERTY keyboard and a SMS shortcut key. The phone also features a “friends” application that enables users to see Facebook™ and Twitter™ updates at a glance from their top five friends.

Sony Ericsson txt is Wi-Fi™ enabled and comes equipped with a 3.2mp camera with video recording. The phone feels comfortable in the hand with a rounded back.

Quentin Cordier, Global Product Marketing Manager, Sony Ericsson said: “Sony Ericsson txt is the perfect phone for easy and fast messaging on the move. We wanted to give consumers that prefer a full view QWERTY keyboard an entry point into the world of Sony Ericsson.”

Sony Ericsson txt will be available globally in selected markets from Q3 2011.

Sony Ericsson txt at a glance.

*Please note that all services mentioned below may not be available in every market.

Colours

  • White
  • Black
  • Pink
  • Blue

Facts

  • Size:  106 × 60 × 14.5 mm
  • Weight: 95 grams

Camera

  • 3.2mp camera
  • Send to web
  • Video recording
  • Audio recording
  • File container

Music

  • Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
  • Media player
  • Music tones (MP3/AAC)
  • PlayNow™ service
  • TrackID™ music recognition

Internet

  • Web browser (Obigo™ Q7)

Communication

  • Call list
  • Conference calls
  • Facebook™ application
  • Friends application
  • Polyphonic ringtones
  • Speakerphone
  • Twitter™ application
  • Google Talk™
  • Vibrating alert

Messaging

  • Text messaging (SMS)
  • Multimedia messaging (MMS)
  • Instant messaging
  • E-mail
  • Conversations
  • Google Mail™
  • Predictive text input
  • Sound recorder

Design

  • Keyboard (QWERTY)
  • Picture wallpaper

Entertainment

  • Java™
  • Radio (FM radio with RDS)
  • Video viewing
  • YouTube™

Organiser

  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Flight mode
  • Notes
  • Stopwatch
  • Timer
  • E-Manual
  • Phonebook
  • Setup guide

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth™ technology
  • Micro USB support
  • WLAN (Wi-Fi®)
  • MediaGo™
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • USB mass storage
  • USB High speed 2.0 support
  • USB support

Display

  • 2.6 inches
  • 262,144 colour TFT
  • 240 x 320 pixels
  • Scratch-resistant

Memory

  • Phone memory (user-free): Up to 100MB
  • Memory card support: microSD™, up to 32GB

Battery life

  • Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 3 hrs 12 min*
  • Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 416 hrs*
  • Music listening time: Up to 23 hrs
  • Video playback time: Up to 5 hrs 15 min
  • *According to GSM Association Battery Life Measurement Technique. Battery performance may vary depending on network conditions and configurations, and phone usage.

Networks

  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900

In the kit

  • Battery (1000 mAh)
  • Charger
  • Micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation.

Legal
1) Facts and features may vary depending on local variant. 2) Operational times are affected by network
preferences, type of SIM card, connected accessories and various activities e.g. playing games. Kit contents and colour options may differ from market to market. The full range of accessories may not be available in every market.

© Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, 2011

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Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, SE-221 88 Lund, Sweden.
Printed in January 2010, R1A

About Sony Ericsson

Sony Ericsson celebrates its 10th year as a joint venture between Sony Corporation and Ericsson in October, 2011. Over the years Sony Ericsson has brought together the best communication technologies with superior entertainment user experiences to create its Xperia™ line of the ‘most entertaining smartphones’ in the mobile handset industry. With its global corporate functions in London, Sony Ericsson has sales and marketing operations in all major regions of the world, as well as manufacturing in China, and product development sites in China, Japan, Sweden and Silicon Valley, California. For more information, please visit: www.sonymobile.com/press.