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Duet of Sony and Ericsson in mobile phone company Sony Ericsson which has lasted for 10 years will soon be over. Sony made sure to buy 50% ownership of Ericsson, so Sony Ericsson is completely under the control of Sony.
Sony has agreed to buy Ericsson shares worth USD 1.5 billion. The transaction also includes a patent deal, in which Sony will get 5 sets of patents from Ericsson that is important in the manufacture of mobile phones.
The news that Sony will buy the full Sony Ericsson has been circulating fast some time ago. Some observers claim the deal makes sense because Sony wants to integrate the mobile phone division with mobile gaming devices and tablet computers.
“We will be able to more quickly offer a smartphone, laptop, tablet and television are connected to each other and open a new world of online entertainment. This acquisition makes sense for both Sony and Ericsson,” a statement from Chief Executive Sony, Howard Stringer.
Founded in 2001, Sony Ericsson at first made a promising start. Walkman phones and Cybershot series was warmly welcomed in many parts of the world. But lately, they are getting lag in the smartphone segment.
The full acquisition process of Sony on the Sony Ericsson expected to be completed in early 2012 after obtaining approval from the regulator. Ericsson will then be fully focused on the telecommunications business. The future handset of the company likely to be branded Sony.
Sony Ericsson officially announced the arrival of Sony Ericsson Live, smartphone walkman with Android Gingerbread based operating system. By wearing the label ‘Walkman’, the handset is claimed to be superior in the music sector.
Sony Ericsson Live has a 3.2 inch HVGA screen with a resolution of 480 x 320. Have 1 GHz processor and 5-megapixel camera resolution. Users also are able to record 720p high definition video.
The handset has a walkman special button for accessing the music player. Music sector is given special attention, for example by the presence of Sony xLOUD technology to add audio output clarity.
There’s also a TrackID feature to keep track of the song. Sony Ericsson Live also provides access to the music service and video content on Sony’s Qriocity. However, the service is not available in all areas.
Sony Ericsson Live will be available starting fourth quarter of 2011 in some markets. The price has not been announced, but obviously more expensive than the W8, the first Walkman phone from Sony Ericsson.
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Samsung seemed relentless to launches phone latest Galaxy. This time the new smartphone will they release is sufficiently different from other Galaxy generations, in the form of a tough and resilient mobile phone.
Samsung Galaxy Xcover is not usual smartphone. Armed with IP67 certification, it is designed resistant to the brunt of water, dust and dings. In water, the Galaxy Xcover can survive about 30 minutes.
Quoted from Pocket Link, Xcover series from Samsung previously only existed in the phone feature. But with the presence Galaxy Xcover, it transformed into an Android phone with a variety of advantages.
Galaxy Xcover already using the operating system Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The screen is 3.6 inch width and anti-scratch. The camera has 3.2 megapixel resolutions with LED Flash. Other features seem similar to other Gingerbread Android phones.
Galaxy Xcover expected to be available in markets in October 2011. Before the Galaxy Xcover presence, already available some resilient Android phones such as Motorola Defy or Sony Ericsson Xperia Active.
Exhibition of the world’s biggest mobile phone, Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2011, marked with the presence of various new smartphone, ready to greet the market. Here are the five hottest phones from the arena of MWC 2011:
1. Samsung Galaxy S II
Galaxy S first edition includes the most successful Android smartphone. Samsung wants to continue this sweet story with Galaxy S II. These features are pinned on the new generation is considered to give a high standard in the smartphone world. Call it Super Amoled plus screen with Gorilla Glass, dual-core processor until the super thin body. More >
For gamers who like devices that combine phone functionality with gadgets, like the existence of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play worth awaited its presence. Rumors also say that this device can be called a PlayStation Phone, as it combines the functions of Sony’s gaming as a maker of PlayStation and also functioning as a phone.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play by 4-inch screen has 854×480 which has multi-touch function. Rumors also informed about the possible use of Sony Bravia technology in the screen that can display an increase in terms of video.
On the front side, there are 4 main buttons that serve as access keys back (back), menu, home, and search. This device also supports microSD external memory use. For endurance power, this More >