Sony Ericsson P990i Review

The Sony Ericsson P990i takes effective communications to new heights.

Ever wish you could leave your PC at the office while travelling? Now you can. The Sony Ericsson P990i has what you need to do business and communicate with friends and colleagues wherever you are.

You have access to the internet everywhere, push email to get your email straight to your phone, and video conferencing for effective communications.

Sony Ericsson P990i

2 Megapixel imaging and video
Take pictures to be proud of. The Sony Ericsson P990i has a 2-megapixel digital camera with autofocus and video. Catch the moment, then save it or send it. Show what your camera can do.

Effective mobile office
With the features and applications inside the Sony Ericsson P990i, you have what you need to keep in touch and organize your business activities efficiently. Calendars can be synchronised over the air, keeping your mobile office up-to-date.

3G – speed is the issue
The Sony Ericsson P990i is a smartphone for the future. You can use the fastest wireless networks and the most advanced network operator services. And enjoy real mobile internet in your phone at the speed you like.

Versatile communicator
Use the Sony Ericsson P990i as a high-speed modem to connect your PC to the internet. Bluetooth? makes it wireless. In WLAN hot spots at airports and others centres of activity, connect your phone to your company intranet and enjoy the speed you’re used to.

Symbian OS 9.1 – new and powerful
The latest version of the most-used open smartphone operating system is now launched ? and the Sony Ericsson P990i has it. Add innovative applications to your phone and make it a powerful and effective business tool.

3G video phone

Video call – 3G
See who you’re talking to. A video call brings you closer to your caller. You can see them and they can see you in live streaming video as you talk.

Conference calling
When you’re in a call and want another person to join the conversation, you can call them and join the two calls making it a conference call.

Email – straight to your phone
Between meetings, waiting at airports or wherever you are, you can read and send e-mail. The Sony Ericsson P990i also has a wide range of document readers so you can open, edit and re-send attached documents. Use the onscreen keyboard, handwriting recognition or the Sony Ericsson P990i backlit thumb keyboard. SMS, MMS and e-mail messages. Fast and easy.

Symbian OS 9.1 – every possibility
Whatever you want to do, your Sony Ericsson P990i can do it. A wide range of applications is available for download. From useful business tools to entertaining games. The Sony Ericsson P990i is multi-tasking in one device.

Synchronise and stay on top

Whatever your business, the Sony Ericsson P990i will make it grow. You have your calendar and contacts with you wherever you go, and you can keep them up-to-date on the move. The Sony Ericsson P990i supports over-the-air synchronisation and is time-zone sensitive.

Everywhere access
The Sony Ericsson P990i is a true mobile internet device. You can view entire websites and enjoy the speed you’re used to. At any location, access the company intranet or the public internet to get what you need. And if you’re close to an airport or other WLAN hotspot, you can enjoy full-speed data as if you were in the office.

Work at 30,000 feet – flight mode
Even in-flight, you can enjoy the multi-feature Sony Ericsson P990i. In flight mode, you can’t send or receive radio signals, but you can still read and edit documents, look through your video and image gallery, prepare messages and enjoy your favourite music. The Sony Ericsson P990i never stops.

Images that tell the whole story
Easy image organiser
The Sony Ericsson P990i kit includes popular Adobe® Photo Shop® 2.0 Starter Edition imaging software to help you organise and manage your images. Drag and drop images from the P990i to a PC and back. It also makes it easy for you to send, print or share images online.

Take them, share them, use them
Images taken with Sony Ericsson P990i can be used in messages, as wallpapers and as contact information. You can assign a different picture to each of your contacts, and when a call comes in you see who’s calling.

Video – shoot and share
The Sony Ericsson P990i video camera takes high-quality video, and clips shot with your Sony Ericsson P990i video camera can be sent as email attachments and in MMS multimedia messages.

Text input any way you want
You can write and send messages using the Sony Ericsson P990i in a variety of ways. One way is to use handwriting recognition. The Sony Ericsson P990i recognises each letter and transforms it into digital text. This smartphone also has an easy-to-use keyboard just under the screen, and you can always type your message with the stylus on the onscreen keyboard. Both keyboards can be used simultaneously. When the flip is closed, you can enter text easily using the Sony Ericsson P990i’s phone keypad and predictive text input.

Send anything. Anywhere.
Sony Ericsson P990i users can send any type of media they have in their phone. Images, video, music, documents. Send pictures and video taken with your Sony Ericsson P990i’s 2-megapixel camera. Read, edit and forward email attachments. Capture live video and send it via MMS. Send a text message in seconds.

Email straight to your phone
Push email enables secure access to your corporate or private inbox wherever you are. Instead of having to log on using your PC, you can have your email sent to your phone as soon as it’s sent. And you can manage your inbox anytime.

Hours of enjoyment – music inside
Have your favourite music with you wherever you go. The Sony Ericsson P990i has an easy-to-use digital music player designed for optimal audio quality. Enjoy your music and audio books wherever you are.

Getting music to your phone
The Sony Ericsson P990i comes with ready-to-run music transfer software. With it, you can copy music from an audio CD or other digital music on your PC to your phone. Quick and easy.

RDS FM Radio – news and entertainment
Stay updated with the latest news ? current affairs, business news, discussions, entertainment and reviews round the clock. With the Sony Ericsson P990i’s RDS FM Radio, you can have up to eight preset radio stations and switch easily from one station to the next. You can also set the Sony Ericsson P990i’s RDS FM Radio to play at any time and use it as an alarm clock.

Internet on the go

The Sony Ericsson P990i’s full internet browser (Opera? 8) gives you complete web pages in horizontal screen mode, and the large screen makes your internet experience a pleasure. Enjoy high-speed surfing and always-on access.

WLAN – wireless networking
A growing number of hotels, airports and other centres of communication provide WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) for public use. You don’t have to unpack your PC to use these facilities. You can use your Sony Ericsson P990i and enjoy nearly instant data transfer and internet access.

3G modem – broadband on the go
At the airport, in the park, anywhere you are, connect your PC to the web using your P990i as a high-speed modem. Send and receive email. Enjoy secure high-speed access.