Most Sony Ericssons tend to be on the pricey side, but every now and then the company gives us a more affordable model for the masses. Last year it rolled out the
But the W350a's design offers another quirk as well. When closed you can access convenient Walkman controls to play your music and shuffle tracks. You also get a choice of four colors: electric black, ice blue, hypnotic black, and graphic white. Beyond the music player, the feature set is pretty average. There's a 1.3-megapixel camera, Bluetooth, messaging and e-mail, an FM radio, a 262,144-color display, a speakerphone, and personal organizer applications. The triband (GSM 850/1800/1900) W350a should be available in the fourth quarter of this year.