Mobile Phones

Inside Sony Ericsson Hazel

It’s been quite a time since we last saw a Sony Ericsson review and last model, Xperia X10 was a name that took us by surprise.

The name of today’s model is Hazel, has been announced in December 2009 and will contain some interesting features.

As you probably observe in the left picture, the display screen is quite bit having 2.6-inches and supports 16M colors. The surface is scratch resistant and supports accelerometer sensor for UI rotate.

Under the display are the navigation keys which are centered by a D-pad and above is the earpiece and a secondary camera.Sliding the phone down will unveil it’s alphanumeric keypad with very solid and ergonomic buttons.

On the left side of the phone we find the standard Sony Ericsson connecting port which is the same thing with a microUSB and 3.5mm jack ones we find on other phones. The other side features the volume rockers and the camera shutter key.

At the back of the phone is the camera, a 5 megapixel device equipped with autofocus, LED flash and even 4x digital zoom. Video recording is available @30 fps as well as Geo-tagging and Smile detection.

Sony Ericsson Hazel Back

If you remove the back cover you will find the microSD(supports up to 16GB memory)card slot and the 1000 mAh Li-Polymer battery which can last up to 450 hours in stand by mode.

Hazel offers decent connectivity features such as: GPRS, EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP. Gps is available through A-Gps and supports Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation.

The phone comes with plenty applications that will fill your time and make your life easier. Google Maps, Social Networks apps(Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Youtube), AccuWeather, SensMe, Track ID, Media Player or a lot of 3D games are some of them. The installed web browser is NetFront 3.5 and comes with full support for standard protocols, images and video.

So whether you will choose it Superior Black or Passionate Rouge color versions, Sony Ericsson Hazel will be released in Q2 of 2010, but a price has not been announced yet.


One Comment

  1. roberto mendoza

    It’s a neat phone in that no phones these days that are not touch-screen phones or gigantic Blackberry-style smartphones offer more than the most basic functionality. Here, then, is a phone for those of us who touch-text, so to speak, but still want mobile email and browsing options. I intend to purchase one.

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