Sony Ericsson W980i

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Sony Ericsson W980i

Have your favorite sounds with you - always, whenever, wherever you go. This Walkman phone is not only a mobile phone. It's a portable music device, t...

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Review of "Sony Ericsson W980i"

published 05/12/2008 | wanchee_07
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Pro 8Gb internal memory, 3 Mpix camera, access HSDPA, FM transmitter, and the accelerometer.
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Look & Feel
Durability & Robustness
Battery standby time
Battery talktime
Value for money

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Appearances phone looks elegant with a touch of glossy design. Penyuka for clamshell phones (clamshell) W980 including a unique treat. There is a light effect that the white and orange when we set features music from the Walkman. In addition, children advance for the music, the W980 offers audio clarity that resulted from clear stereo and clear bass. This will be the maximum effect when listening to music via a stereo headset.

This performance, including both mobile phone for business phone and data access. Meanwhile, for the camera, including the W980 normally despite the complete can be used for photos and video. To set up a special music, the phone shows the quality okay. Furthermore when to use it via a stereo headset.

Performance Battery
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The battery is used is 930 mAh Lithium Polymer. With this battery, the phone can hold up to 9 hours of talk time or 370 hours standby time.

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Comments on this review

  • shaaza published 06/12/2008
    as said below!
  • Bollinger28 published 05/12/2008
    Sorry but this makes little to no sense in places. Added to which, Ciao pay us to share our personal opinion and experiences and you put none of that in this review
  • mattydalton published 05/12/2008
    Not really a fan of Sony Ericsson phones but it would have helped to have the features of the phone detailed in a more expansive manner.
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Product Information : Sony Ericsson W980i

Manufacturer's product description

Have your favorite sounds with you - always, whenever, wherever you go. This Walkman phone is not only a mobile phone. It's a portable music device, too. Just record a few seconds of music and TrackID returns the song name, artist and album to your phone within seconds.

Product Details

Cellular / Technology: GPRS; EDGE; UMTS; HSDPA; Bluetooth; USB; Memory Stick Micro support

Cellular / Band: Quad Band

Cellular / Combined with: 3.2 MP digital camera; FM radio; MP3 player

Display Type: TFT; 262K colours; 240 x 320 pixels

Battery: Lithium Ion

Weight: 100 g

Length: 92 mm

Width: 46 mm

Height: 17 mm

Battery / Talk Time: 9

Manufacturer: Sony Ericsson

Phone Design: Flip

Cellular / Phone Form Factor: Flip

Cellular / Integrated Components: Digital camera; Digital player; FM radio

Long Name: W980i

Cellular / Phone Design: Clamshell

Cellular / Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Cellular / Type: Smartphone

EAN: 7311271055143

Standby Time: Up to 300 hours

Display (2nd): LCD display - colour

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 3.2 Megapixel

Playback Digital Standards: AAC, MP3

Form Factor: Folder (flip)

Talk Time: Up to 540 minutes

Display: LCD display - colour - TFT

Integrated Components: Digital camera, 2nd camera, FM radio, digital player, voice recorder

Colour: Piano black

Dimensions (WxDxH): 46 mm x 17 mm x 92 mm

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Product Type: Mobile phone

Product Description: Sony Ericsson W980i Walkman - piano black - 3G GSM - mobile phone

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

Band: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Mobile Services: Video Call

Service Provider: Not specified

Phone Features

Additional Features: PictBridge direct printing, Radio Data Service (RDS), melody composer, built-in FM transmitter

Polyphonic Ringer: Yes

Phone Functions: Speakerphone, voice control, call timer, conference call, vibrating alert

Media Player

Audio Features: Mega Bass

Supported Digital Audio Standards: AAC, MP3


User Memory: 8 GB


Run Time Details: Talk - up to 540 min ¦ Standby - up to 300 hrs


Included Accessories: Power adapter


Communication Features: Mobile Email client, Internet browser

Bluetooth Profiles: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)

Data Transmission: GPRS, EDGE

Digital Camera

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 3.2 Megapixel

Digital Zoom: 3.2


Personal Information Management: Calendar, synchronization with PC, calculator, reminder, countdown timer, stopwatch, alarm clock


Multi-language Menu: Yes

Type: LCD display - colour

Display Illumination Colour: White

Features: LCD touch screen, wallpaper, screen saver

Technology: TFT

Display Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels

Colour Depth: 262,144 colours

Display (2nd)

Type: LCD display - colour


Service Provider: Not specified

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

Band: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Software Platforms Supported: Java


Width: 46 mm

Depth: 17 mm

Height: 92 mm

Weight: 100 g

MPN: 1208-2877, W980I

Body Colour: Piano black

Integrated Components: Digital camera, 2nd camera, FM radio, digital player, voice recorder

Product Type: Mobile phone

Form Factor: Folder (flip)

Messaging & Internet

Mobile Services: Video Call

Messaging & Data Features: XHTML Browser

Cellular Messaging Services: MMS, SMS

Downloadable Content: Audio files, video files, games, ring tones, screensavers, wallpapers

WAP Protocol Supported: WAP 2.0


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