Sony Ericsson P900
Sony Ericsson P900 is the replacement for the popular P800
model, but the this is an altogether sleeker, sexier
The P900 is a little lighter and smaller than the
P800, measuring about 115x58x24mm (main picture is
approximate actual size at 72dpi) and weighing 150 grams.
The Sony Ericsson P900 has a better colour screen, with
65,000 colours and a proper electronic keypad rather
than the rubber-pads-on-touchscreen arrangement of the
Being a Sony Ericsson, the takes the Sony Memory
Stick Duo expansion card, with 32Mb as standard, upgradeable
to 128Mb. The P900 also has an built-in 640x480
pixel (VGA resolution) camera which is capable of taking
It's quite a large phone, but the Sony Ericsson
P900 does have excellent battery life, with a maximum
of 16 hours talk time and 20 days standby. The large
screen on the P900 makes it ideal for organising data,
appointments and contacts. The Sony Ericsson P900's
PDA/PIM functions run on the Symbian OS, which is ideal
for this kind of device. The big 320x208 resolution
screen puts this firmly into the PDA camp.
large screen and powerful processor on the Sony Ericsson
P900 make it a great games platform too. The screen
has 80% more pixels than the Nokia
N-Gage offering better gameplay. Also, the P900
copes with large MP3s, and with 128Mb memory sticks
that should squeeze two full CDs into the P900.
The P900 is also a phone, and for making calls it's
more convenient than the new Nokia
7700 because of the keypad and upright shape. With
tri-band support it can be used pretty much anywhere
there's a GSM network. Texting is simple, and supported
by T9 predictive text input, and the P900 comes with
the now standard array of polyphonic ringtones all the
usual features you'd expect from a quality handset.
All in all, the Sony Ericsson P900 is a great all-round
phone, and does a good job at combining a mobile handset,
PDA, handheld games console, music player and basic
digital camera in one device.
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