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The Sony Ericsson W595 has been around for a while now, but is one of the mainstay handsets available from Sony Ericsson. Offering an impressive level of technology which is based on Walkman technology, the handsets popularity has been down to ease-of-use and outstanding sound technology.

Many Sony Ericsson handsets have Walkman player capabilities and this phone is no different. Utilising track ID music recognition as well as Sensme and shake control the phone offers a typically Sony experience when it comes to listening to music. Coupled with the 40 MB internal memory, as well as the 2 GB card which is usually included in most packages, the handset provides the means to retain a large number of downloaded music files. For further expansion up to 8 GB, the memory stick micro card slot can be utilised. A variety of connection options are included within the package such as GPRS and EDGE both of which are class 10, whilst blue tooth and USB options are also available. Internet access is provided by the HSDPA connection and operates at speeds of up to 3.6 Mbps.

One of the key elements of this handset is its colourful display screen, which is 2.2 inches in size and is TFT in nature. Its ability to display up to 256,000 colours ensures that images displayed on the display screen are colourful and vibrant as well as having a clarity that is endearing. In addition an accelerometer sensor is provided which automatically rotates imagery dependent upon the aspect of the image and the orientation of the handset. A stereo speakerphone is included within the package as well as ring and vibration alerts, with the additional benefit of being able to download polyphonic, MP3 and AAC ringtones.

Entertainment is provided by the obvious Walkman player, as well as a stereo FM radio with RDS and a variety of games included within the package. Additional games can be downloaded if required or desired. A 3.15 mega pixel camera is included within the package and operates at a pixel resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels and also provides the means to record QVGA quality video at 15 frames per second. Video calling which is an increasingly popular option for many is also available on this handset.

The Sony Ericsson W595 Gold is one of the colour variants available with this handset, whilst the Sony W595 Silver has proven to be one of the most popular. Other colours available include jungle Grey, lava black, ruby black as well as peachy pink. The phone has become popular for a variety of reasons, the main one being its ease-of-use and its entertainment value.

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