Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman – Android Music phone from Sony – Price , Specification and Review

Written on:December 18, 2011
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Sony-Ericsson-LiveSony Ericsson Live with Walkman is the second Walkman branded Android phone from the manufacturer. It has a lot of interactivity and social networking features.Very much potential for Indian market.As the phone is Walkman branded, we can expect that the sound quality will be very good.And another very important feature now a days is the social networking integration.This phone has a lot of apps to live your online social life 24×7.And most importantly android operating systems gives the phone the advantage of open source softwares and apps which are available in plenty at market.It features a 3.2″ touch screen, 5MP camera with HD recording capabilities, Wi-Fi, GPS and microSDHC card slot. It is said to bring a “Deep Facebook integration” which allows users to instantly access Facebook through the most used areas of the phone such as the picture gallery, music player, phonebook and calendar.

Sony-Ericsson-Live

Available colours Black , White Platform Android 2.3
Size 106.0 × 56.0 × 14.2 mm / 4.2 × 2.2 × 0.6 inches
Weight 115.0 g / 4.1 oz Memory Internal phone storage: up to 320 MB

RAM: 512MB

Memory card slot: microSD™, up to 32GB

Actual free memory may vary due to phone pre-configuration

Screen 3.2 inches / 16,777,216 color TFT / 480 x 320 pixels

sony-ericsson-live-walkmanHardware

  • Processor: Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Graphics processor: Yes
  • System memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Built-in storage: 320 MB
  • Storage expansion: Slot Type: microSD, microSDHC,Maximum card size: 32 GB

Technology

  • GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS: 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data: HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, EDGE
  • Satellite system: A-GPS
  • Navigation:YesCamera

Camera

  • 3D sweep panorama
  • Flash / light type – LED, Photo light and Photo flash
  • Digital Zoom – up to 8x
  • Camera – 5 megapixel
  • Video light
  • Touch focus
  • Smile detection
  • Send to web
  • Red-eye reduction
  • Image stabiliser
  • HD video recording (720p) 1280×720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
  • Geo-tagging
  • Front-facing camera (VGA)
  • Face detection
  • Auto focus

Music

  • Music tones – MP3, AAC
  • Use original artist recordings as ringtones.
  • xLOUD™ Experience
  • TrackID™ music recognition
  • Stereo speakers
  • Sony Ericsson Music player
  • Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
  • Album art

Sony-Ericsson-LiveWeb

  • Web browser – WebKit:Full Internet browser with support for standard protocols, images and video.
  • Pan & zoom
  • Google Voice Search
  • Google™ search
  • Bookmarks
  • Android™ Market
  • Supports: HTML, Flash

Entertainment

  • Radio – FM radio with RDS
  • YouTube™ application.
  • Realtime video streaming, e.g. live cam
  • Media Browser
  • 3D games

Connectivity

  • Modem
  • Synchronisation – Exchange ActiveSync®
  • Google Maps™ – with Street View
  • Wisepilot™ turn-by-turn navigation
  • WiFi™ 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB support
  • Synchronisation via Google Sync
  • Synchronisation via Facebook™
  • NeoReader® barcode scanner
  • Micro USB support
  • Google Latitude™
  • DLNA Certified™
  • Bluetooth™
  • aGPS
  • 3.5 mm audio jack

Messaging

  • Text messaging (SMS)
  • Picture messaging (MMS)
  • Instant messaging
  • Handwriting recognition
  • Google Mail™
  • Email
  • Conversations chat-style text messaging.
  • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

sony-ericsson-live-with-walkmanCommunication

  • Facebook inside Xperia™ version 2
  • Video Chat – dedicated camera
  • Twitter™ – Application
  • Speakerphone
  • Sony Ericsson Timescape™
  • Google Talk™
  • Facebook™ application

Design

  • Four corner home screen – customisable icons
  • Gesture input
  • Keyboard – Onscreen 12 key and QWERTY
  • Wallpaper animation
  • Auto rotate

Organiser

  • E-manual
  • Android™ platform
  • Google Calendar™
  • Document readers
  • Calendar
  • Calculator
  • Alarm clock

Battery performance

Battery performance may vary depending on network conditions and configuration, and phone usage.

Networks Talk time

(up to)

Standby time

(up to)

Video call

(up to)

UMTS/HSPA 900/2100 6 hours 42 min 350 hours x
UMTS/HSPA 850/1900/2100 6 hours 42 min 350 hours x
GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 14 hours 15 min 400 hours x

Price –

Price in India – This phone would cost about Rs. 14500 /- in india at the time of launch.


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