Sony Ericsson announces W8 Walkman phone
Sony Ericsson adds the Android-powered W8 Walkman smartphone to its iconic music handset lineup.
Using just a post on its Web site, Sony Ericsson unceremoniously unveiled its next Android-powered phone today, the W8 Walkman. Looking nearly identical to , the smartphone features a 3-inch touch screen, a 3.2-megapixel camera, and a 600MHz processor.
The W8 Walkman runs Android 2.1 with Sony Ericsson's custom Xperia X8, both offer Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth support as well. I might expect apps centered around music and media playback, but the Sony Ericsson blog mentions new or exciting.so it should be able to run most games and applications. Virtually indistinguishable from the
Initially, the W8 Walkman phone will be offered in Asia-Pacific markets in three color options: Azure Blue, Metallic Red, and Iconic Orange. As of this time there are no indications that we'll see this phone at a U.S. carrier.