Printed from http://www.electronista.com

AT&T gets W760 as first 3G Walkman phone

updated 11:15 am EDT, Mon October 13, 2008

AT&T gets 3G Walkman phone

Wireless provider AT&T and handset maker Sony Ericsson on Monday announced the availability of the Sony Ericsson W760a Walkman phone, unique as the first Walkman-branded handset to offer access to 3G data networks on AT&T and possessing a built-in accelerometer that allows users to switch tracks by shaking or tilting the device. The new interface method can also be used as a controller when playing video games.

As with the other Walkman handsets offered by AT&T, the W760a supports AT&T's mobile music applications that include Napster Mobile, eMusic Mobile, Music ID and XM Radio. For storage, the handset includes 40MB of built-in memory but also has a Memory Stick Micro (M2) card slot.

The 240x320-pixel screen acts as the viewfinder for the 3.2-megapixel still and video camera, and can display driving directions via AT&T's Navigator service and the integrated aGPS. Bluetooth A2DP support allows users to listen to music via wireless headphones. Alternately, a pair of speakers will play music without any connected headphones. Access to mobile email, mobile instant messenger programs and full HTML web browsing is possible.

The W760a is priced at nearly $130 with a two-year contract and mail-in rebate. It is available in red and black, as well as silver, although for a limited time and available exclusively at Radio Shack.










By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Dell AD211 Bluetooth speaker

For all of the high-priced, over-engineered Bluetooth speakers in the electronics market, there is still room for mass-market solution ...

VisionTek 128GB USB Pocket SSD

USB flash drives dealt the death blow to both the floppy and Zip drives. While still faster than either of the old removable media, sp ...

Kodak PixPro SL10 Smart Lens Camera

Smartphone imagery still widely varies. Large Megapixel counts don't make for a good image, and the optics in some devices are lacking ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News