SonyEricsson is all set to revamp its cellphone lineup. The company today unveiled a new handset and is set to hit the market in the fourth quarter of 2009.The New Mobile phone is aimed to stall a slump in the company’s mobile phone sales.
Sony Ericsson has been facing some rough business months lately according to analysts money-losing Swedish-Japanese giant is in need of new models to renew its offering since the appeal of the years-old Sony-branded Cybershot camera phones and Walkman music phones is dwindling.The new handsets with strong multimedia capabilities have been positioned as entertainment devices. Here’s a details Sony Ericsson’s new mobile phone.
SonyEricsson Yari is a candy bar-shaped phone measuring 100 x 48 x 15.7 mm, with a weight of 115 grams. The handset packs a 5-megapixel camera, assisted-GPS, instant messaging and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync support.
Sony claims that the Yari will be the first phone to allow “gesture gaming” outside Japan. Yari has accelerometers that can be used for motion controls with games, which is similar to how Nintendo’s Wii controllers work. The phone will have 60 MB of storage, plus a microSD slot for an included 1 GB card. Yari, which will ship in Achromatic Black and Cranberry White in the fourth quarter of 2009, is specualted to be the cheapest phone among the ist all new phones unveiled.