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Sony Ericsson unveils clamshell phones

Z710 for business, Z550 for pleasure

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Sony Ericsson today unveiled a pair of clamshell handsets, pitching the phones at, respectively, business users and style-conscious buyers.

The Z710 is a black-clad business-oriented phone with Bluetooth 2.0 and quad-band GSM/GPRS with EDGE support for enhanced wireless data transmission speeds and global network access. Push-to-talk is part of the programme too.

sony ericsson z710 business phone

All work and no play makes Jack/Jill a dull boy/girl, so the phone comes with stereo playback over Bluetooth and a two-megapixel camera. It's got an FM radio and the usual media playback facilities.

The Z710's main display is a 176 x 220, 262,144-colour job, and there's 10MB of memory on board. The phone comes bundled with a 64MB MemoryStick Micro card too.

The Z550's a tri-band phone with a 1.3-megapixel camera. It has the same display as the Z710 and double that machine's on-board memory, but there's no memory card in the box. It has Bluetooth and and FM radio, but Sony Ericsson what makes it interesting is its brushed aluminium and high-gloss plastic casing.

sony ericsson z550 clamshell phone

The Z550 will be made available in black or "pearl copper" colours in Q3, the same timeframe for the Z710's launch in black and "metallic sand" hues. ®

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