Today, Sony Ericsson announced the Sony Ericsson Aspen, another Microsoft Windows Mobile smartphone, following the Sony Ericsson Xperia-line of Windows phones. The Aspen allows easy multi-tasking combining the touch experience and a real QWERTY keyboard. Powered by Microsoft's brand new Windows Mobile 6.5.3, the Sony Ericsson Aspen features quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE and either dualband or triband UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA at 900/2100 or 900/2100 MHz, Bluetooth, WiFi b/g aGPS and an FM RDS radio . The camera supports 3.2 megapixel and the 2.4" touchscreen features a 240 x 320 pixels (QVGA) resolution. The Human curvature design fits into the palm of the hand.
At a size of 117 x 60 x 12.45 mm the Aspen weight 130 grams. The inbuilt memory can be expanded by microSD cards up to 16 GB.
Organize and adapt panels to change during the day and use Slide View for quick access to common features. With Sony Ericsson Aspen, view and edit office files easily and comfortably with one touch operation, or just access the internet in one click. The QWERTY keyboard is made for fast and easy typing. Simple E-Mail set up allows for a maximized messaging experience on the go. Secure the phone's contents through the Microsoft MyPhone service, which remotely erases phone data when the handset is lost or stolen.
As an affordable GreenHeart phone with the latest version of Windows Phone, the Sony Ericsson Aspen has a rich user interface and powerful productivity tools. But it's not all about work, stay in touch with the fun parts of life with Media Browser and PlayNow , with simple access to social networks and quick and easy access to media files.
Sony Ericsson Aspen will be available in selected markets from Q2 in the colors Iconic Black and White Silver. A price wasn't announced today.
Cheers ~ Arne