The Sony Ericsson W580i mobile phone shakes things up


Your music says a lot about who you are, the same goes for your mobile. Not only is the W580i fashionable, it makes having your favourite tunes with you when you?re out and about simple and convenient. No matter where you are and what you?re up to, with the Sony Ericsson W580i you?re never without a soundtrack for your life.

Want to browse and manage your music easily and create a buzz with your friends? You can forget ?shaking it like a Polaroid picture? and start shaking the W580i. The handset has the revolutionary ShakeIt functionality, which means you can shuffle your playlists by simply holding down the Walkman® key and giving the W580i a shake!

W580i is designed to match your lifestyle on the move. At only 14 mm thin, the W580i is a deceptively small music handset but its lithe frame speaks volumes, delivering a full-on Walkman® phone experience. So whether you like to shake your booty to Beyoncé or prefer running to the sounds of Sneaky Sound System, the W580i Walkman® phone is the handset to ensure you can listen to your music, whenever you want, wherever you are, whatever your lifestyle.

Supercharged, the W580i stores up to 4701 full length songs using the 512Mb Memory Stick Micro? (M2?) and gives you the flexibility to expand your memory to up to 2GB. Plus it is incredibly easy to get music from your computer into the phone, since the Disc2Phone music management software and USB cable all come in the box.

Whether you?re on you?re way to work, walking the streets or working up a sweat at the gym, the Sony Ericsson W580i Walkman® phone is the latest street accessory that lets you exercise to your own beat. With a built-in fitness menu including a personal pedometer that counts your steps, the W580i calculates your calories and monitors your running speed, distance and workout duration while you listen to your favourite pumping tracks.

If you love the tune but don?t know the song name or artist, the W580i offers an intuitive music feature that lets you identify those must-have tracks. TrackID?, a music recognition service, lets you record a snippet of a music track regardless of whether it?s playing out loud or via the phone?s FM Radio and notifies you of the track name, artist and album. Now when it comes to music you can always be in the know!


With a 2.0 megapixel camera and picture blogging, you can keep your mates up to date with where you are and what your doing, plus you can download and play all your favourite videos or even record your own. Plus you?ll never be bored with great 3D gaming, with hit titles preloaded including the Sims and Lumines. The slider action also allows for a large 2.0? colour screen, ideal not just for gaming but also web browsing and viewing your photos.

Price and availability

With an RRP of $549, the Sony Ericsson W580i will be available through all major mobile phone retailers from August 2007.

Source: Sony Australia