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Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications has unveiled the P800, an advanced, open, pen-based smartphone that is positioned as the ultimate mobile multimedia experience. The P800, a feature rich Symbian OS v7.0 phone, features a large color touch-screen, a built in camera and a multimode browser.

The P800 imaging and messaging capabilities makes it ideal to capture, show and send images. It features a large color screen: 208 x 320 pixels flip open (and 208 x 144 pixels flip closed) in 4096 colors, a fully integrated camera and storage space. Katsumi Ihara, president of Sony Ericsson considers color a key driver for handset replacement in 2002. Once captured images can be sent via all the standard protocols supported by Symbian OS such as MMS, email and Bluetooth. With support for GSM 900, 1800 and 1900, GPRS and HSCSD, the P800 works across the five continents.

Sony Ericsson has adopted the pen-based UIQ user interface for the P800. UIQ, which was developed by Symbian AB in Ronneby, Sweden was announced at 3GSM World Congress. A key benefit of UIQ is its highly customizable user interface, enabling mobile phone manufacturers to rapidly bring new products to market.

The P800 is open to the large community of Symbian OS developers. Development options include J2ME MIDP, PersonalJava and C++. For content, the P800 sports a multimode browser featuring WAP 2.0, HTML, xHTML and i-mode. In addition to all the embedded applications such as full PIM functionality and some games, expect to find a multitude of third party applications and services to download over-the-air when the P800 is available in the third quarter of 2002. This openness will make the P800 attractive to both the corporate market and for entertainment experiences.

To get started developing applications and services do not miss Symbian Developer Expo 2002 where Sony Ericsson will preview the P800 and Symbian AB will demonstrate UIQ. Beta SDKs will also be available there.

The launch of this advanced, open mobile phone shows the strong commitment of Sony Ericsson to building next generation mobile phones using Symbian OS. Katsumi Ihara said ‘the P800 symbolizes what we mean by mobile multimedia products, a phone that will change the way people communicate and that will help people create new ways of expression and interaction’.

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