Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman and Arc S, coming soon to Three.

Sylvia Chind, head of handsets at Three commented “Sony Ericsson have a great track record in delivering phones with great features and hardware. These two new smartphones are no exception, with advanced audio features on the Live with Walkman and superior photography features on the Xperia Arc S. Paired with Three’s award-winning network*, people can enjoy all the online capabilities of these phones with fast internet speeds.”

Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman

This ultimate music smartphone features a dedicated Walkman key, giving direct access to music; xLoud speaker technology to minimize distortion when turning up the volume; and Facebook Inside integration features that allow people to ‘like’ their favourite tracks on Facebook.

The Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman runs on the latest Android Gingerbread 2.3 software, has a 3.2” screen, 1 GHz processor and a 5MP camera with HD video recording capability, perfect for capturing those unmissable moments on the move. Plus with a free month’s trial of Sony’s music streaming service ‘Entertainment Music Unlimited’, music fans will never be short of a tune to hum along to.

Preloaded with clever cloud-based technology from Dropbox, people can also take pictures, documents and music with them where ever they go, edit files in their Dropbox on their phone and share them freely with family and friends.

Key features include:

  • Available in white exclusively on Three
  • 1GHz processor
  • 3.2” screen
  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • 5MP camera
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • xLoud speaker technology

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S follows in the footsteps of its fashionable predecessor, the Xperia Arc, by combining luxurious design with a feature-packed smartphone experience. The handset is super-slim (8.7mm thick) and comes with a high clarity 4.2” Bravia touchscreen.

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S runs Android Gingerbread 2.3 with a speedy 1.4GHz processor so people can switch quickly between emails, texts and the web. There’s also access to over 250,000 apps on the Android Market meaning that owners of the Arc S will have a wealth of games and tools at their fingertips.

People can create stunning photos with the handset’s impressive 8.1MP camera, with built in Exmor R sensor producing high quality photos in a range of light and brightness conditions. Plus, HD video recording with Face Tracking lets people record video in 720p quality which can then be viewed on an HD display using the phone’s HDMI connectivity.

Key features include:

  • Available in gloss black exclusively on Three
  • 1.4GHz processor
  • 4.2” FWVGA Bravia screen#
  • Slim 8.7mm design
  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • 8.1MP camera with Exmor R
  • HDMI connectivity

*Three is rated as the best network for speed, overall quality, ease of use and customer satisfaction by UK Smartphone customers (YouGov).

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