Research Triangle Park, NC ? May 8, 2007 ? Sony Ericsson today announced a new phone born out of our design teams? love for the materials and colors found in the natural world.
The Sony Ericsson S500 is a 14mm slim slider offering color accents and changing desktop themes. You set the in-phone themes and external light effects to change when you want - with the seasons, as day turns to night or when the weekend begins.
?It's the small details that set these phones apart,? explains Najmi Jarwala, president, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (USA) Inc. ?Our designers have taken inspiration from nature to produce phones that are beautiful and alive with energy. They appeal to those that want to celebrate their individuality and express themselves through their choice of phone.?
Sony Ericsson S500
themes and illuminations that
change as day turns to night
• Hidden illumination
• Style with substance
2.0 megapixel camera revealed when
the slider opens
• Individual colors
Mysterious Green and Spring Yellow
Intelligent design Beyond the Mysterious Green and Spring Yellow exteriors, effort has been made to bring design alive with the Sony Ericsson S500. The visuals on the desktop or phone menu can change automatically as the seasons pass or as day turns to night. Hidden illumination appears to highlight a certain event and the keypad glows when the slim slider is opened.
Vibrant images Have fun taking shots with the 2.0 megapixel camera and share moments of your life as they happen. Take a picture and blog it straight away. You can also send pictures or video to any mobile phone or email address.
Style with substance The S500 offers more than stunning aesthetics. Add color to your free time with a media player and expandable Memory StickSM slot. So you choose what size of music library is right for you. You can even add a music accessory such as the Music Bluetooth™ Receiver MBR-100 and play your phone music direct through your home stereo. Play 3D games or access the Web browser for easy surfing on the move.
Joined up thinking The S500 arrives with everything you need to connect your phone to your computer. Transfer your favorite music from PC to phone using Sony Ericsson Disc2Phone music management software. Or move images from your phone to your computer without the need for any software. When the S500 is connected, it appears as a drive on your computer. It also features Bluetooth™ 2.0, giving you same fast, robust connection to other Bluetooth™ devices.
The Sony Ericsson S500 is a 14mm slim 2.5G slider phone (GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900).
It will be in North America from Q3 2007.