this is only a stylish phone intended,
not for competing in the market like nokia n95
i heard all this SE february relesed isnt the SE top phones of 2007... there are still 5 dat will come out.. dont stick yet to N95...
i heard the next w900i will come out this year...much deadly;) ...lets see.
Since the K750 model came out SE makes models more and more specialized to music, or photos etc ( W series for music, K for photos ). Well thats excactly why i dont see any reason to change my K750. Why? because, say, W880 has a better screen? It takes awful photos! And it has no radio! I will not buy a mobile only because its ... "trendy". People who do that are stupid in my opinion. When, and if, SE makes a truly better phone IN EVERY ASPECT, then i'll change my K750. Then i will stick to it, or buy a phone from another company.
I think I'll still buy this phone, I don't have problem with it having no radio, I have nokia 8310 as a back up that has a radio on it.. so works for me.. 2mp camera is OK for me, I believe sony ericsson phones has the best camera compared to other phones. I have k700i for more than 2 years and I just found out lately that it has only vga cam, I thought it was like 1.3 hehehe
okay if u wanna make a fair comparision,compare the motorola slvr (L7) and if u read both specs you'll see that the w880 is about 25 gms lighter (which may not seem that much lighter but trust me it makes a differance) this fone has 3g tht doesnt. w880 has a wayyy better camera and the demensions of the w880 are much smaller than the L7 and i could go on and on....
according to W880's firmware (found at mobile.review.com) this slim buddy can read up to8GB memory cards... nice.
It's not an upgrade to anything! The W880 is clearly a new class of phone for SE. It is directed at the same people who flocked to the Nokia 8210 all those years ago. No, it's not the most technologically advanced handset available in the SE range, but it is smallest and most lightweight and still manages to cram in a lot of very good features - even 3G!
Keep an eye out for announcements in the coming days for SE handsets that cater more for those who are considering the N95 - the W880 very clearly isn't intended to be competing for the same market!
i have two comments, both negative and positive..
positive: the design is nice because it is slim & light weigth..with a 1G memory..
negative: basically it looks like a w810 especially the keypads..but the design will be the achilles heel of this phone..the slimmer the design, the harder to text, and it might slip your hands if you don't grab it tightly..well, 1G memory is fine, w810 memory is also expandable til 1G, what makes it any difference then from other phones with expandable memory?..2mp camera?i think if they have upgraded the phone, they should have upgraded the MP of the phone also, like they should have made it to 3.2MP for better picture quality, with that they might have satisfied customers with that..the design could have been much better, i mean, the designers could have came up with a new look and not just base it on the old models..
"And who is going 2 buy dat 1.8 inch screensize phone."
the screen size is 1.8 but it is 320*240 so w880 will have the best quality!
the other thing is that it is just 72gr like a feather!
having just read the review on www.mobilereview.com this handset shows Ericsson as gone just to think about music mobiles instead of multi functions as there no a great camera an no radio an the buttons on this mobile will not impress people like me an the others so i will get the N95 for sure now,
its funny though you see nokia people posting and comparing this phone to their well loved nokia. i bet you if nokia made the same specs as this it would not be as thin and would have weighed 100 g.
If K series is all about camera & W series all about music thn whn will SE make a perfect cell wth xclnt music & camera. Nokia made N95 with 5mp & xclnt sounds. Y dont they start up a new series like A series or smthn lik dat. And who is going 2 buy dat 1.8 inch screensize phone.
It's like the shazam service (www.shazam.com) if you've ever used that, except TrackID is integrated into the phone's UI.
If you hear a song but you don't know what it is - you can use this service to record a brief snippit of the song and it then contacts a central server which can work out what it is and returns the details to your handset. Shazam costs something like 50p / ID I think - not sure what/if TrackID costs.