snowboy: what specs are you talking about? maybe you've read the specs of w850.... w830 does'nt support video calling 'coz it's not 3G capable...
@ali - That's too far fetched don't you think, but not impossible in the far future. just hope you'll won't be carrying a brick *giggles*
To the comment above me... if you want a 5 or 10 megapixels cam, then go look for a digicam then. The technology, no doubt will be in the near future, but resolution for digicam pic are far more superior than pics taken by handphones. Cheers!
this phone doesn't have secondary VGA cam? look at the pics it doesn't but in the Specifications it said it has!
ok,, u guys talked about the w1000i.. now where u guys got this infomation and are there any pic available to see.. plz informe.. thnx
2 megapixels camera,ha ha ha ha ha???????????is old,mater, or backword? i want,5 .to. 10.megapixels.ccd.camera.and.large touchscreen.and.10,to.30,gb hdd,touchpanel,microsoft.windowmobile,vaio.system,wifi........full digital,walk man.pure,sound...chang.the way youre entertained..i love sonyericsson.i love w ,walk man,series.thanks
So you really think that features don't make up the difference against w810?
I ask you this because i am thinking about saving money for this model instead of buying w810. Is the Walkman 2.0 version just makeup or it has some new features?
Like someone said EDGE is basically a different TECHNOLOGY ..
slightly older than 3G
you can only use one of the two ..
PAKISTAN has EDGE providers and NO 3G
so it would only be practical to buy the 830.
untill it was announced i was sad as i couldnt believe how this phone would manage OTA music withut EDGE ... needless to say now i am relieved. but at the same time it means i have to wait even more before i can get my hands on one ... maybe ill buy the D900 meanwhile ..
i love,black hawk,w850. w830.but,i want,w1000i,black cobra,series,the,next,way,of the,music,life,walkman phone.
Just picked up the white model of this phone. It is still labeled a W850 here in Hong Kong and is selling at the insane price of ~500USD. (no tax, thank God)
So far, I love almost every aspect of the phone save for 3:
-A2DP controls are somewhat overrated. My plantronics 590 won't start music back up once I manually stop it.
-Custom ringtones don't get piped through to the A2DP headphones and there is no option to enable it.
-Sliding the phone closed does not end a call, nor is there an option to enable it.
It would be nice to search tracks by genre, but as it stands, you can use the keypad to jump around, which beats the iPod, if you hate scrolling all day long.
Not sure that the premium over the 810 is justified with just A2DP, a bigger screen, and Walkman 2.0. I wonder if I could have gotten stereo music anyway, just without track skip controls? Seems to be the only advantage.
the phone u have chosen it will come nearly in 30--40 years so wait for it
i will have 2 say that this phone has memory more than w850 but it lacks 3g capabilities
like.no.other.we like sonyericsson,only w85o its good, but,i want hometheatre system in mobile phone w1000i,tft touchscreen,8mp ccd,camera,dts.sound, s.master technologies,64mb ram ,wifi 802.11b, 20gb hdd,walkman
i love this phone & obviously i would like to have this one but waiting to be released so lets see when it comes in our hands then we can say more about it
i want this one, thought i would have to buy a 3g phone, now they have non-3g, great, but 3g version is out now
3G stands for third generation. A 3G device means it is compatible with 3G networks and 3G does not mean secondary video call camera. The reason 3G phones have secondary video call cameras is to enable video conferencing, which requires high rate of data transfer capability, which a 3G network and device can provide. But that is not the only function of a 3G phone. 3G provides high data transfer rates and that can be used for any application where high speed is required like surfing the net or downloading to your computer using the phone as a modem, downloading music and videos from websites/wapsites and these functions do not require secondary video call camera, leave alone main camera. An example of such a device is M600.
Wake up and smell the coffee
How funny? SE known for AF don't have it on their expensive phones, inspite camera being a 2M pix.!!
how come is it says NO 3G but it has secondary video call camera?
Typo i suppose
meh.. same thing. why don't they include both technologies in the same phone! like nokia do?
UMTS (3G) and EDGE are rival technologies just like CDMA and GSM respectively. By launching pairs like W850/W830 and K800/K790, what SE is doing is offering you a choice of which data technology you want to use instead of trying to cram more technologies into the same phone. When you are with a service provide, you are going to get either 3G or EDGE, not both at the same time.
SE gives us technology which works flawlessly, unlike the leading Finnish manufacturer who tries to give you the impression that it is giving you a feature-rich handset but fails miserably in everyday use in terms of implementation of the technology. It tries to give you impression of being Master of all Trades but actually is Jack of None.
So I hope this stops the endless ranting about no 3G/no EDGE and let us applaud SE for being practical in their application of technology.