Sony Ericsson Naite now for sale unlocked

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

Sony Ericsson Naite Sony Ericsson

Sony Ericsson announced Wednesday that its Naite (pronounced "nigh-tay") phone will go on sale in Sony Styles stores and at SonyStyle.com 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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