Atlanta - SonyEricsson
will launch its first U.S. smartphone with HD video capture on Sept. 5 through
The Symbian-based Vivaz, unveiled earlier
, will be available for $79.99
with two-year agreement after $50.00 mail-in rebate through AT&T-owned
stores and AT&T's website
is SonyEricsson's second smartphone for AT&T following the Aug. 15
of the Xperia X10 Android
smartphone through the carrier.
is a 3G HSPA-equipped touchscreen phone that operates on the Symbian S50 fifth-edition
OS, lacks hard QWERTY keyboard, and features 720p video recording through its
8.1-megapixel camera/camcorder. It operates in AT&T's 850/1900MHz network
and foreign 2.1GHz 3G networks.
the second phone in the company's U.S. portfolio, following the Xperia X10, to
adopt a new design called "human curvature," which mirrors the shape of the
features include multitasking, Wi-Fi, VGA-resolution TV output, ability to
upload HD video via Wi-Fi through preloaded YouTube and Picasa apps, DLNA
certification for audio and photo sharing in a home network, face and smile
detection, media player, assisted GPS, geo-tagging, stereo Bluetooth, Microsoft
Exchance ActivSync, FM radio, and 3.2-inch wide color LCD display with 640 by 360
resolution. A single application lets users connect to Facebook, MySpace and
Twitter. Vlingo voice-recognition interface web searches and composing notes,
and separate quick camera keys are available for shooting video and photos
qualifying AT&T data plan, the device provides unlimited access to
AT&T's hot spot network.
is the second SonyEricsson smartphone to make it to AT&T in recent weeks. The
full-touchscreen Xperia X10
, which is also
SonyEricsson's first Android-based smartphone for the U.S. market, became available
through AT&T Aug. 15 at AT&T retail stores, authorized retailers and www.wireless.att.com
Information on Vivaz availability through
third-party retailers was unavailable.
Atlanta - SonyEricsson will launch its first U.S. smartphone with HD video capture on Sept. 5 through AT&T.