Sony Ericsson has announced the 5th generation P-series smart phone, based on Symbian v9.1 with the UIQ 3.0 interface. The Sony Ericsson P1 supports a wide range of push email solutions and Web browsing applications, plus connectivity via 3G (UMTS/WCDMA) and Wireless LAN (Wi-Fi).
One of the characteristics of this new handset is the dual function keyboard, including a full alphanumeric QWERTY keyboard combined with one hand phone usability. The system offers the choice of text input method including handwriting and word completion.
The Push email solution includes support for Exchange ActiveSync and BlackBerry Connect platform. The handset also includes a 3.2 megapixel camera with business card scanner and a 2.6” touchscreen with 240 x 320 pixels.
The Sony Ericsson P1 comes with Opera Web Browser pre-installed and ready to use, and serves as a multimedia companion including a music and video player and built-in FM radio.
Users can expand its memory beyond the 160MB standard with Memory Stick Micro cards. The device comes with a 512MB Memory Stick Micro out of the box.
This new device measures 106 x 55 x 17 mm and weighs only 124 grams. The battery can deliver up to ten hours talk time on GSM networks and three hours and 30 minutes on UMTS networks.