Sony Ericsson T610 Feedback

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:43
Category: Hardware, Mobile Phone

RWong writes:

I’ve own a T610. They came out in Hong Kong about a week ago.
As per your previous user report, the sound quality does suck. A lot of hissing in the background and its picks up a lot of background noise (Similar to the Sony Z28 that I used before as well). Radiation seems to be an issue as well (My ears are sensitive that somehow – just don’t ask how). In terms of the basic phone functions, this phone does not stand up to my Nokia.
However, the design and GUI is nice. Buttons not as intuitive as a Nokia, but the interface is nice and pretty and the colors on the display are quite sharp for a cell phone. I have some issues with some missing basic functions (no real speed dialing i.e. Nokia one-touch speed dialing). Never owned an Ericsson phone before, but this was similar to the old Sony phone I had.
Camera is decent. Sharper than the Panasonic GD88, but probably nowhere close to the one megapixel camera phones that are coming out in Japan now. There is a low light mode as well, but doesn’t really improve pictures. Have not tried to flash accessory though.
Numeric buttons are nice with a blue glow, but the black buttons next to the joystick feel quite cheap (just the buttons, the black area next to the screen is quite nice) and are very stiff. The joystick works pretty decently too.

For more details on this cool new SE phone, check out Unofficial Club SE 610 and the official Sony Ericsson T610 page.

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iPod's Biggest Threat: The Music Phone

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Date: Tuesday, June 14th, 2005, 02:45
Category: Mobile Phone

Sony Ericsson W600 Walkman PhoneThe biggest threat to the iPod is a combined mobile phone/music player. Let’s face it, if you pretty much take your cell phone everywhere, why take along another piece of hardware to play music? Read more about why Cupertino is scared of the Sony Ericsson W600…

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Sony Ericsson and Nokia Unleash More Music Handsets

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Date: Tuesday, June 14th, 2005, 01:26
Category: Mobile Phone

Sony Ericsson J210, Z520, K680 and S600Mobile giants Sony Ericsson and Nokia today unleashed a bunch of new mobile phone handsets. Sony Ericsson announced five new mobile phones and Nokia introduced seven. More on a couple of potential iPod-killers after the jump…

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Nokia, Apple Building Mobile Web Browser

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Date: Tuesday, June 14th, 2005, 00:57
Category: Mobile Phone

China View: BEIJING, June 14 — Nokia announced on Monday a partnership with Apple Computer in developping an open-source web browser for its world leading smartphone software, the Series 60 Platform. The software uses the same open-source components, WebCore and JavaScriptCore, that are found in Apple’s Safari web browser… The two companies said the new mobile browser would be available starting early next year which will enable wireless carriers to offer more robust services to the consumer.

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Krusell's Top 10 PDAs/Smartphones in May 2005

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Date: Wednesday, June 8th, 2005, 00:12
Category: Mobile Phone

Swedish case manufacturer Krusell International AB has posted their list of the top 10 selling PDAs/Smartphones in May 2005…

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Krusell's Top 10 Selling Phones in May 2005

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Date: Wednesday, June 8th, 2005, 00:08
Category: Mobile Phone

Swedish case manufacturer Krusell International AB has posted their list of top 10-selling phone cases in May 2005…

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Mobile Phone Taxes are 22% in NY

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Date: Thursday, June 2nd, 2005, 08:58
Category: Mobile Phone

Is your mobile phone bill higher than you expect each month? Part of the sticker shock is undoubtedly taxes. Did you know that $9 on the average mobile phone bill goes to taxes? In fact, in New York city taxes amount to 22% of your cell phone bill. For more check out StopAddingToMyBill.com.

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Verizon Treo 650 With Bluetooth on OS X (Updated)

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Date: Tuesday, May 31st, 2005, 14:29
Category: Mobile Phone

palmOne Treo 650How-to connect the palmOne Treo 650 (on Verizon) to a PowerBook via Bluetooth. Read More…

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How-To: Treo 650 Mac OS X Connectivity (Updated)

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Date: Tuesday, May 31st, 2005, 08:17
Category: Mobile Phone

Sprint Treo 650Trevor Harmon has posted step-by-step instructions for setting up dial-up networking with the Sprint Treo 650 smartphone using Bluetooth and Mac OS X. Links after the jump…

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Why the iTunes Phone is Doomed Before Liftoff

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Date: Thursday, May 5th, 2005, 08:59
Category: Mobile Phone

iPodLounge: “BusinessWeek reports that Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and Cingular will introduce new services for downloading digital music directly to mobile phones later this year, and that the first two companies have already turned down carrying the Motorola iTunes phone because of their upcoming offerings.” Read More…

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