Sony New Walkman Phone the W705 and MBS-900 Speakers

Sony has released a new Walkman phone the W705, with HSPA, full web browser, auto-rotation of landscape/portrait, stero Bluetooh and 3.2 megapixel camera along with a new compatible Blutetooh home audio system the MBS-900.

The W705 can use Wi-Fi  to get songs or most popular YouTube video clips or stream tunes wirelessly to the  MBS-900 speaker via Bluetooth. The W705 delivers crystal clear clarity and is dynamic, rich and natural sound.

It has popular Walkman features such as the music recognition application TrackID, SensMe, for matching your mood to the music and Shake control to change tracks with the flick of your hand.

Also available on the W705 is PlayNow
arena which provides a full range of mobile entertainment - unique
themes and wallpapers, ring tones, a wealth of free content and of
course DRM-free music tracks and TrackID charts from around the world.

sony_ericsson_w705.jpgThe new W705

  • Award-winning clear audio experience - listen to music as it was meant to be heard
  • Desktop direct search to online music - Go online for the best songs and most popular videos on YouTube
  • Wi-Fi and DLNA certified - connect the way you want
  • PlayNow arena - a complete range of mobile entertainment
  • Shake control - switch tracks and control the volume with the flick of a wrist
  • SensMe - create playlists based on mood rather than artists or genres
  • Large 2.4" screen - view websites and emails with high clarity
  • Automatic rotation - switch from portrait to landscape with just a tilt of the phone
  • Google Maps for Mobile - never get lost again
  • 3.2 megapixel camera - snap and share your favourite images via Bluetooth
  • FM radio with TrackID - listen to the radio while on the move
  • 4GB memory card - store up to 3900 songs

To compliment the W705 is the Wireless Home Audio System MBS-900. Perfect for those who want to be first with all the gadgets, the unique innovative design of the Wireless Home Audio System MBS-900 makes a real stylish statement in a home. The MBS-900 connects wirelessly to your mobile phone through BluetoothTM giving crystal-clear sound through the high quality, dual speaker and sub-woofer system.

The Wireless Home Audio System MBS-900 is a
complete speaker system to be proud of. Make the most of a wireless
world and adjust the music settings from the other side of the room
with your phone, or use the touch controls on the speaker for smooth
control of the music. Users can even listen to the built-in radio and
make a phone call at the same time, or if the phone rings the speakers
will cleverly automatically mute. Just plug the Wireless Home Audio
System MBS-900 into a power socket, sit back and enjoy!

The new Wireless Home Audio System MBS-900
Let your music take shape

  • Unique and innovative design - make a statement in your home
  • 2.1 audio for a complete audio experience
  • Stream music wirelessly - supports BluetoothTM A2DP and AVRCP profile
  • Transfer music from PC and MP3 using the 3.5 line-in function
  • Built-in FM receiver - listen to the radio independently of the phone
  • Control music settings with your mobile phone or speaker touch keys
  • Monochrome OLED display - view track names in all their glory as well as music settings such as bass and treble.
  • Call coming in? - Music mutes

Also announced today is the W705u WalkmanTM. UMA enables users to seamlessly roam between the mobile network and local area networks thanks to GSM/Wi-FiTM dual capabilities. The W705u is exclusive to the operator Orange in markets where Orange is present.

The W705 and W705u (exclusive to Orange) support GSM/GPRS/EDGE
850/900/1800/1900 and UMTS/HSPA 900/2100. W705 will be available in
selected markets from Q1 2009 in the colours Luxury Silver and
Passionate Red. W705u (exclusive to Orange) will be available from Q1
2009 in the colour

The Wireless Home Audio System MBS-900 will be available from Q1 2009

The Sony Ericsson W705 WalkmanTM phone at a glance


  • 3.2 megapixel camera
  • Up to 3.2x digital zoom
  • Photo fix
  • Photo light
  • Video light
  • Video recording
  • Picture blogging
  • PictBridge printing
  • Video blogging


  • Walkman player
  • Clear Stereo
  • Clear Bass
  • Album art
  • PlayNow
  • TrackID
  • BluetoothT stereo (A2DP)
  • Music tones (MP3/AAC)
  • Shake control
  • SensMeT


  • Access NetFront Web browser
  • Web feeds
  • Photo feeds


  • Speakerphone
  • Polyphonic ringtones
  • Vibrating alert
  • Video calling


  • Email
  • Picture messaging (MMS)
  • Predictive text input
  • Sound recorder
  • Text messaging (SMS)
  • Instant messaging
  • Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
  • Chat view


  • Navigation key
  • Auto rotate
  • Picture wallpaper
  • Wallpaper animation


  • Media
  • YouTubeTM
  • 3D games
  • Motion gaming
  • Java
  • FM radio with RDS
  • Video streaming
  • Video viewing


  • BluetoothTM technology
  • Modem
  • Synchronisation
  • USB mass storage
  • USB support
  • Wi-FiTM
  • DLNA CertifiedTM


  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Flight mode
  • Notes
  • Phone book
  • Stopwatch
  • Tasks
  • Timer

Location-based service

  • Geo tagging of photos
  • Google MapsTM


  • W705
  • Battery
  • Battery charger
  • 4GB Memory Stick MicroTM (M2TM)
  • USB cable
  • Stereo PHF
  • Sony Ericsson PC Suite
  • Media Manager
  • User guide


  • Wireless Home Audio System MBS-900
  • Stereo BluetoothTM Headset HBH-DS205
  • Noise Cancelling Headphones HPM-88

Facts and Figures

  • Size: 95 x 47.5 x 14.3 mm
  • Weight: 98 grams
  • Colours:
  • Luxury Silver
  • Passionate Red
  • Screen: 262,144 colour TFT
  • Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
  • Size: 2.4 inches
  • Phone memory: Up to 120MB
  • Memory Stick MicroTM (M2TM) support
  • Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 10 hrs
  • Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 400 hrs
  • Talk time UMTS: Up to 4 hours
  • Standby time UMTS: Up to 350 hours
  • Video talk time: Up to 3 hours
  • Music listening time: Up to 20 hours

Availability and versions

  • W705 and W705u:
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • UMTS/HSPA 900/2100  
  • Available in selected markets from early Q1 2009.

The Sony Ericsson Wireless Home Audio System MBS-900 at a glance


  • 2.1 audio (left, right and subwoofer)
  • Built-in FM radio
  • Monochrome OLED display
  • Touch control and music settings for bas and treble
  • 3.5mm line-in
  • BluetoothTM A2DP and AVRCP


  • Wireless Home Audio System MBS-900
  • Power cable
  • External antenna connector
  • FM antenna cord
  • User guide
  • One year warranty

Facts and Figures

  • Size: 200 mm (diameter)
  • Weight: 2.3 kg
  • Colour: White
  • Compatibility: Phones with A2DP and AVRCP profiles

Availability and versions

  • Available in selected markets from Q1 2009