Sony Ericsson was formed in October 2001, when Ericsson’s cell phone division merged with the Japanese electronics firm Sony. At that time, Nokia was the only brand which gave the tough competition in the phone market and it was like the king in the mobile phones world but when Sony Ericsson came with a varied range of models with best and latest features then the phone market was automatically shifted from the Nokia to the Sony Ericsson.
Here are 5 greatest phones of Sony Ericsson which gave the tough competition to Nokia during their high demands in the phone market.
1. Sony Ericsson T68i
This phone was launched in 2002 and it was the first phone which supported the MMS service. Besides this, it had a colour screen, E-mail, Bluetooth, T9 predictive text and customisable ringtones. Before T68i, the phones didn’t have the colour screen, it was the first phone in the world to feature a colour screen. The T68i also had a separate add-on camera dongle which could be attached for taking pictures.
2. Sony Ericsson P-Series
Sony Ericsson P-Series came with a full-screen design that covered with a keypad and could also be used with a stylus. The P-Series of Sony Ericsson was amongst the first devices where third-party software could be installed. The main features of the P-Series were that it came with Bluetooth, GPRS and MMS connectivity options in 2003. This series used the RIM (Research in Motion) to support the wireless email services in the phone that was later used in Blackberry phones.
3. W-Series or Walkman Series
Walkman series of Sony Ericsson convince those people who love music very much. This series came up with a high-quality music player. Since the 1970s, it has been Sony’s long time brand for portable music players. Many phones came under this series like Sony Ericsson W800, W350, W550, W8 and Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman. Out of which W800 came up with a pair of good quality headset. Besides this, it included a 512 MB memory stick.
4. Sony Ericsson K-Series
The K-Series was specially designed for the people who had a passion for photography. This series included the K750, K850i, K800i models. The K850i is a Cybershot digital camera phone of 5 megapixel which perfectly captures the best images and video clips. In K750, the camera was easy to use by just slide open to cover. It also had a dedicated camera button like in Sony’s Cybershot digital camera. Later, the K750 got the Cybershot branding with the K800i.
5. Sony Ericsson T610
The Sony Ericsson T610 was awarded many prizes at a major telecom congress in 2004 in Cannes. The best part of the phone was that it came with a multimedia feature, the unique design and large colour display with high-resolution graphics. It also featured an outer shell of anodized aluminium that could be purchased in colour options of black and deep-sea blue, aluminium haze or volcanic red.