Sony Ericsson announced new cellphone models, K800 and K790. This is first phone with 3.2 megapixel camera. The camera phones come with PictBridge technology so users can transfer pictures directly to a photo printer over a USB connection.
According to Sony Ericsson, this phones with advanced image-capture capabilities and high-speed data transfer, are perfect for taking and sharing high-quality pictures and videos. The camera features on the handsets include autofocus, red-eye reduction, digital zoom, and flash capabilities. Users only need to turn the phone horizontally and slide the lens cover down. User interface is similar with Cybershot camera will appear soon. The camera phones come with PictBridge technology so users can transfer pictures directly to a photo printer over a USB connection. The phone dimensions are 106 x 47 x 18mm (4.1 x 1.8 x 0.7-inches).
The handsets differ in network coverage with the K800 going dual-mode UMTS/GPRS while the K790 goes tri-band EDGE with the K790a and K790i destined for the Americas with support for 850/1800/1900 and 900/1800/1900 MHz respectively.
The phone also features music and video player, Bluetooth 2.0, push-e-mail capabilities, a built-in FM radio, an RSS reader, video recording and playback and and 64 MB of built-in memory. The K800 also features a second, front mounted camera for video conferencing. This phones price will be around $400.
Blog and phones
If you don’t have blog, it’s time to consider it. With the K800 and K790, you can send your photos directly to your blog. Sony Ericsson and Google developed blog application. The K800 and K790 support a google search engine, which is now the standard search engine for all new Sony Ericsson phones that have Internet capability.
“We are seeing exponential growth in blogging and consumers are turning more and more often to the Internet as a means of sharing information or images in personal blogs,” said Jan Wareby, corporate executive vice president and head of sales and marketing at Sony Ericsson.
“By working with Google, we’re able to offer a quick and easy way for people to blog as they discover how convenient it is as a way to share words and pictures with friends, family, and beyond,” he said.