Sony Ericsson announces the M600 phone and messaging device and revealed a host of unannounced applications and entertainment content features for its P990.
M600 is the second Symbian OS 9.1 and UIQ 3.0 enabled phone in the Sony Ericsson portfolio offering users great customisation opportunities. New push email applications, remote synchronisation and expandable memory give owners a UMTS phone and email connectivity in a device that easily fits in their pocket. The multitasking software platform allows the user to browse the Internet and to make a voice call in the same time.
The M600 has an 80MB onboard memory for storing email attachments and multimedia content. An additional 64MB Memory Stick Microâ„¢ (M2â„¢), which is a new ultra-small recording media designed for highly compact mobile devices, is provided in the box. The M600 is the first Sony Ericsson product to feature this new memory card.
The M600 is available in Granite Black and Crystal White and starts shipping during Q2 2006. The different regional variations of the M600 are M600i, for Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas, and M600c, for Mainland China.
Some of M600′s characteristics:
The applications and entertainment content features for the P990 are: details on supported push email partners, anti-virus/firewall and VPN clients for secure corporate business, business card scanner.
The P990 comes after P800, P900 and P910 smartphones and is based on the same proven concept and recognisable form factor. It is designed to offer all the benefits of UMTS including video calling, high-bandwidth multi-media downloads and the ability to browse the Internet with full HTML pages. These are viewed in landscape on the new Opera 8 browser.
Sony Ericsson has partnered with McAfee to offer McAfee VirusScan and Firewall Mobile to further strengthen the P990â€™s email and web browsing security. The P990â€™s 2 Megapixel with AutoFocus camera was turn into a Business Card Scanner, using character recognition software to convert the scanned information from the card to Contacts.
The P990 will be commercially available in Q2 2006. The variants will be: P990i for Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and P990c for Mainland China.
Some of P990′s characteristics: