Mobile World Congress 2014: Sony Ericsson Vivaz
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

Mobile World Congress 2014: Sony Ericsson Vivaz

1:28 /

At Mobile World Congress 2010, Kent German takes a First Look at the Sony Ericsson Vivaz.

[ Music ] ^M00:00:07 >> Hi, I'm Kent German, Senior Editor for I'm here at Mobile World Congress 2010. I want to show you the Sony Ericsson Vivaz. And one thing that Sony Ericsson's doing now, and especially with this phone, is it's all about making a phone fit in your hand. And they have a curved back, a lot of these now. Also they have -- do have a reflective on the outside, so it kind of catches the light, makes some things look darker, some things look lighter depending on where the light is. So there's a big camera lens right here. It does sort of look like a normal camera from behind. You have some controls up at the top. This is a Symbian series 65th edition phone, so haven't seen one of those for a while but always nice to see. See some number of icons up at the top, shortcuts that take you to twitter, different functions. The main menu also has a number of panels that you can go back and forth. You can add different icons to, customize, and the cool thing about this phone; it actually has flash. So you can go in and actually create your own panels with any sort of animation or whatever you might want. The phone is really geared toward multimedia. You'll see that it has a media player. It has the camera. It does video, has Bluetooth. 8.1-megapixel camera that does video recording, USB mass storage, PC synching. It's also great that Sony Ericsson went and added their own 3.5-millimeter headset jack, so you don't have to use that proprietary connection. It is a touchscreen only device, so it has a full QWERTY keyboard. It is virtual. You can do a multi-tap if you want, and it also handwriting recognition. It should be out in the first quarter of this year. I'm Kent German, and this is Sony Ericsson Vivaz. ^M00:01:24 [ Music ]

New releases

Tomorrow Daily 027: Robot sports...
22:08 July 30, 2014
On today's show, a Korean baseball team installs a robot cheering section in their stands, a Spanish physicist...
Play video
Dimmer-free dimming with the Nanoleaf...
2:09 July 30, 2014
This odd-looking light has a few tricks up its sleeve.
Play video
Grado SR325e: A detail lovers...
1:59 July 30, 2014
While it's not for bass hounds, the $295 SR325e delivers very open, detailed sound that makes it exciting...
Play video
Facebook shutting down Gifts to...
2:52 July 30, 2014
The social network will close the gift-card store, Amazon is paying Prime users for slower shipping, and EA...
Play video
Tech to make your car smarter,...
2:09 July 30, 2014
Concerned about your teen driver hitting the road? Truvolo is a device that plugs into your car and unlocks...
Play video
How Radical became Radical
7:50 July 30, 2014
In just 17 years Radical has grown into one of the most important names in British motorsport. XCAR caught...
Play video
Camping apps
1:02 July 30, 2014
You reserved your campsite, packed the car with your tent, stove, and bug spray, and are about to head into...
Play video
Recover deleted images
3:30 July 29, 2014
Accidentally deleted or formatted your camera's memory card? Restore and undelete all those photos with this...
Play video

Video discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre