In a joint press release, Sony Ericsson and AT&T have announced the forthcoming launch of both the C905a Cybershot high-end cameraphone and the W518a Walkman music phone.
The W518a features Sony Ericsson’s signature Walkman features, including shake control for shuffling playlists via accelerometer, gesture control for silencing incoming calls, QVGA internal display, exterior media player controls, microSDHC expansion slot, 3.2 megapixel camera with video recorder and speakerphone alongside the full suite of AT&T services.
The W518a will be available on July 19 for $99.99 after $50 mail-in rebate with new agreement.
The phone features a class leading 8.1 megapixel CMOS camera featuring autofocus and face detection as well as a Xenon flash which PhoneNews.com confirmed in July 2008.
The remainder of the specifications consists of a QVGA display, quadband GSM/EDGE, triband HSDPA access, Wi-Fi radio for wireless media access via DLNA and data access, Bluetooth, GPS support via an internal transceiver with A-GPS support, FM radio with RDS, speakerphone, media player, Bluetooth, and MemoryStick M2 expansion slot.
The C905aa will be available on July 19 for $179.99 after $50 mail-in rebate with new agreement