Sony Ericsson's new C510 Cyber-shot
The C510 offers a low-end option for the Cyber-shot line, but it's no wallflower.
In 2008, Sony Ericsson spent a lot of time focusing on its Cyber-shot series of camera phones. It started the year at the GSMA World Congress by unveiling the
Positioned as the low-end member of the Cyber-shot line, the C510 nonetheless offers an impressive array of features. The camera takes center stage, of course. The 3.2-megapixel shooter offers a flash, a 3.2x digital zoom, face detection, smile shutter (the camera will snap a photo automatically when it detects a smile) auto-rotation, image editing, a lens cover, and editing features.
Outside of the camera you'll find integration with Snapfish and YouTube, personal organizer options, a 262,144-color display, an audio recorder, video recording, a speakerphone, video calling, polyphonic ringtones, messaging and e-mail, a music player, USB mass storage, 3G support, PC syncing, modem support, and geotagging for photos.
The C510 should be available in the first quarter of this year in silver and black. Exact U.S. availability hasn't been announced, but one version of the phone, the C510a, will be quad-band GSM with support for both North American and European 3G bands.