"Similar to the Nokia 7650
, the the P800 has a built-in digital camera for taking pictures, but where 7650 users will have to make do with a 176 x 208 pixel non touch-screen, the P800 has a 208 x 320 pixel touch-screen to allow users to control the interface - and, if they want, send pictures as an e-mail to a PC or as an message to another [create MMS
] capable phone. While on the topic of pictures, the P800 also has the capability of assigning color pictures to listings in its address book that can be shown to identify who's behind an incoming call.
The P800 will offer the possibility of downloading and viewing video clips such as a sequence from a sports event, music video or movie trailer, and Sony Ericsson said that the company had enetered into a series of global partnerships with Sony Group’s content companies concerning mobile multimedia content and applications. One of the more direct consequences of this is likely to be Sony's music divisions supplying new ringtones for the polyphonic ringtone-capable P800.
Also featured in the P800 are PIM applications such as a calendar, an e-mail client, an address book and a to-do-list - all of which can be synchronized with common PIM suites on the Windows platform. Additionally, the P800 can record voice notes, and view Powerpoint, Word and Excel files, and the phone has an integrated browser, which supports HTML, xHTML, i-Mode and WAP formats.
The P800 runs the latest version of Symbian
OS, v7.0, and incorporates the recently announced UIQ pen-based user interface. SonyEricsson
says the handset will be capable of running applications built with both C++ and Java, although did not delve into further details such as whether the handset natively supports J2ME." Also featuring Bluetooth