updated 03:00 pm EDT, Fri May 25, 2007
Sony-Ericsson W999 on GSMA
Sony-Ericsson's once-rumored W999i Walkman phone has been confirmed, courtesy of an inadvertent posting on the GSM Association's website. The slider on display is an exact match for the phone leaked in April and by its presence on the page confirms the use of HSDPA for 3G-level broadband speeds. Sony-Ericsson's characteristic two-letter keys from the P1 and earlier smartphones is also present. Still to be validated is the 2-megapixel camera at the back.
Technical information about the phone remains scarce through the GSM Association page, leaving open the question of whether the phone will be limited to Europe or will be available to North America either immediately or in a sub-variant adapted for the continent's GSM networks. [via The Register]