Sony Ericsson WT18i budget Walkman phone leaks in China

It looks like the Sony Ericsson Walkman line of phones is coming back to life. A new popped up out shortly after the official announcement of Sony Ericsson W8. This time, it is labeled (at least for the time being) WT18i.

Much like the W8, the specs of the device suggest that it will be a youth-oriented, budget priced handset. The processor of the device is Marvell PXA 920, clocked at 806 MHz and the HVGA screen measures 3.2". The device will have 150MB of internal memory and a microSD card slot (up to 32GB cards will be supported.

A 3 MP camera with 480p video recording will have to do for the user's photography needs, while the front-facing camera enables video-calls. This functionality will come in a compact package weighing only 110 grams.

Interestingly enough, the OS is listed as "OMS 2.5", which should be based on Android 2.2 Froyo. The OS of choice and the TD-SCDMA network support show that this particular version is China bound, but a worldwide version seems quite possible too.

There is no info on a release date or pricing yet. The homescreen on the phone in the picture shows 09-24-2011, which might be a hint by the company. We will surely let you know as soon as we find out.

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Sony Ericsson WT18i budget Walkman phone leaks in China - reader comments

  • mayur

provide update of 2.3 on w8...for better working.....

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  • 2012-08-24 13:18
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  • hurex

please whats the price thats in naira currency thats Nigeria money. its a nice phone but it looks like Samson touch me.

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  • 2011-08-14 05:13
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  • mr.a-z

why people are so opinionated???!!

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  • 2011-05-10 03:36
  • vxt3