Sony Ericsson Naite now for sale unlocked

The candy bar handset offers midrange features and an environmental beat.

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Sony Ericsson announced Wednesday that its Naite (pronounced "nigh-tay") phone will go on sale in Sony Styles stores and at for $159 unlocked. As part of the company's GreenHeart series, the Naite is composed of 50 percent recycled material and uses a low-power charger and waterborne paints. It also eliminates a paper user manual to decrease packaging.

Features on the simple candy bar handset include a 2-megapixel camera and camcorder, a music player, a wireless Web browser, a speakerphone, messaging and POP3 e-mail, instant messaging, an FM radio, stereo Bluetooth, Google Maps, USB Mass storage, PC syncing, and a personal organizer.You'll also find a special Walkmate pedometer, which tells you the amount of carbon emissions your steps are saving. The Naite is a quad-band GSM world phone that supports 3G networks for Europe and North America.

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