Sony Ericsson W850i announced

May 18 2006 - 11:02 AM ET | Sony Ericsson

Sony Ericsson W850iThe Sony Ericsson W850i Walkman branded phone was announced this morning. It's the first Walkman phone to come in the slider format. Since the W850i is a 3G handset, it will not ship in North America.

Features of the Sony Ericsson W850i include:

  • UMTS 2100 and Tri-band GPRS 900/1800/1900
  • 2.0” QVGA TFT 260k
  • 2 megapixel camera
  • 1 GB MS PRO Duo card
  • Bluetooth 2.0 (A2DP)

Sony Ericsson expects to begin shipping the W850i in the third quarter. It will be available in either Precious Black or Golden White. Several more images of the handset (in both colors) are available below.