Sony has shaken up the way phones are controlled with the W508 Walkmanphone. The smartphone has Shake and Gesture control,
SenseMe and TrackID as well as one extra Style-Up cover to add a hip design.
Shake control and Gesture control
allows users to become a DJ with just a flick of a wrist. The volume can be raised or music shuffled by giving the phone a
quick shake. The alarm can be switched to snooze or mute e with a sweep of a palm without having to fumble for the
The W508 also includes popular Walkman features
such as SensMe, for matching your mood to the music and touch keys
on top to play, stop and skip tracks. A 3.2 megapixel camera, HSDPA and
1GB M2 card completes the W508 offering for any trend setter. The
The W508 will be available in the second quarter of this year.
The new W508 Walkman specs:
* One extra Style-Up(TM) cover in the box - change your mobile phone with your mood
* Walkman(TM) player
* HSDPA - download content quickly with a faster web experience
* Touch music keys on top - switch tracks the easy way
* TrackID(TM) with text search - find your favourite songs in seconds
* PlayNow(TM) arena - customise your mobile phone with unique ringtones and wallpapers
* Shake control- skip through your tracks with a flick of the hand
* Gesture control - Move your hand above the W508 to mute an incoming
call or put the alarm clock on snooze without touching it.
The W508 Walkman(TM) supports HSDPA 2100 and EDGE 850/900/1800/1900.
The W508a supports HSDPA 850/1900/2100 and EDGE 850/900/1800/1900.