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Sony Ericsson T610 Phone (T-Mobile) by Sony Ericsson

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Brand
Sony Ericsson
Model
T610
Color
Silver


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Features

  • Large 128×160 pixel 65.000 color screen
  • MMS for composing messages using images, sounds and text
  • Supports Java and Mophun platforms for the widest range of mobile games and applications
  • Supports Bluetooth, infrared and cable for PC synchronization
  • With a built-in 319 x 288 pixel camera and QuickShare software

Description

Featuring a high-resolution, 65,536-color screen, this phone supports the Java and Mophun platforms, Bluetooth, infrared, cable, and Apple iSync connectivity, features a handy Quickshare camera, and more.

The T610's four rows of animated menu icons bring a PC-like navigation experience to your phone while still leaving plenty of room for messages, which the phone's MMS capability lets you to compose using images, sounds, and text.
An onboard joystick and iconic menu make for easy navigation.
With both Java and Mophun platform support, the widest range of mobile phone games and applications are also available for you to download and enjoy.

The T610's Bluetooth, infrared and cable support and ready-to-run iSync make the phone fully compatible with any computer, so all your phone books and calendars can stay synchronized and updated.

The T610 has a built-in camera with 2MB of onboard storage.
For extras, the T610 features a built-in camera and “two clicks Quickshare”, which lets you take digital photos in just two clicks: one to activate the camera and another to take the picture. The software then enables you to easily send the pictures to friends or store them on your computer. You can even send pictures from your PC to your phone by syncing up, and dragging and dropping what you want. Up to 2MB is available for image, screensaver, and sound storage, including space for the phone's real-music polyphonic ring tones. You can even listen to your favorite radio programs by connecting to a Sony Ericsson Bluetooth Stereo FM Radio Handsfree.

Editorial Review

The Sony Ericsson T610 features a built-in digital camera, Bluetooth, multimedia messaging, polyphonic ringtones, and tons of ways for you to personalize its look and feel. Quality materials and a large color display give this phone its sophisticated personality. It's the perfect complement to T-Mobile service.

Design
The phone features a bright, clear 128 x 160 screen with 65,536 colors. The stylish candybar form factor of the phone will turn heads and get attention, while the quick camera buttons and easy-to-use center control toggle make it a snap to operate the T610. Charging and data connectivity are provided on the bottom of the phone, while an infrared transmitter for synchronizing contacts and data is housed on the top of the device. Meanwhile, the phone's CIF-resolution (352 x 288) camera is housed on the back panel.

An onboard joystick and iconic menu make for easy navigation.

Calling Features
When you're calling, you'll enjoy essential features like redial, vibrating alert, speed dialing, and side volume keys, as well as choice extras like sleep mode, menu shortcuts, keypad lock, SIM card lock, voice control, and status view. Create your own ringtones with the built-in MusicDJ using a library of pre-loaded instruments, rhythms, and melodies. Further, the phone's 32-voice polyphonic ringtones make your incoming calls sound like music to your ears. Use the ringtones that come with your phone or download new ones from T-Mobile's t-zones mobile Internet service. And because the T610 has Bluetooth built in, you can use a wide array of Bluetooth-compatible headsets for total wireless freedom.

Messaging, Internet and Tools
The T610 has all the bases covered when it comes to messaging. Support is built in for sending and receiving text, graphics and sound via messages. Multimedia messaging (MMS) lets you compose your messages using images, sounds and text. Sony-Ericsson's QuickShare feature, meanwhile, lets you share content with other devices, other phones, even your computer–just drag and drop pictures from your PC to your phone. Instant messaging is also supported and the phone ships with a built-in email client (T-Mobile messaging charges apply). T9 text entry, which is a technology that makes it easier for people to enter words and text on handsets, is built into the unit– a plus for mobile email and text messaging users.

The T610 has a built-in camera with 2MB of onboard storage.

Getting on the Internet is easy with the T610, as well. It supports the GPRS protocol for speedy downloads and wireless Web access. T-Mobile's t-zones service lets you receive and send emails, read news headlines, get sports scores, download games and ringtones, and more.

The T610's Bluetooth capability lets you connect, wirelessly, to a laptop, a PDA, or another Bluetooth phone, and users of Apple computers can synchronize their calendars and contact information with the T610 using iSync, Apple's free synchronization software.

A number of handy tools come with the phone, including a memo pad, a calculator, business card exchange, a calendar, and a tasks list. There's also a full-featured clock, which includes a stopwatch, an alarm, and a handy timer.

Imaging and Entertainment
The camera T610's camera couldn't be easier to operate, with just one click to activate it and another to take a picture. Want to view your pictures on your computer screen? The T610 can automatically enlarge pictures to VGA size (480 x 640 pixels). Software included in the phone recalculates picture size without sacrificing quality.

Mobile gaming has never looked better than on the T610's high quality screen. Force and sound feedback guarantees full-throttle fun. The T610 comes with a variety of embedded games, including the legendary racing game V-Rally 2, and many more are available for download.

Vital Statistics
The Sony-Ericsson T610 weighs 3.26 ounces and measures 4.02 x 1.69 x 0.67 inches. Its lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 9 hours of digital talk time, and up to 300 hours of digital standby time. It runs on the GSM/GPRS 800/1800/1900 frequencies. The phone comes with a one year limited warranty.

What's in the Box
T610 handset, SIM card, battery, charging cord, user's manual, and warranty information


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