Sony Ericsson launches the Z780 flip phone

Sony Ericsson has launched the new mid-range handset called the Z780 – a tri-band 3G and HSDPA that lets you receive email, surf the web or download content. This flip phone comes loaded with Google Maps for Mobile and aGPS navigation a 128 x 160 pixel display and a 2 mega pixel camera.

It also features M2 memory expansion, Bluetooth. It will be available in Grand Onyx and Amethyst Silver in “selected markets” Q2 2008 and will keep you updated on when Rogers Wireless will launch this devise.

“The Z780 has been developed to expand the use of Sony Ericsson’s web-enriched phones into more markets worldwide,” said Martin Winkler, Director of global marketing and head of multimedia web at Sony Ericsson. “This latest clamshell phone is what we describe as ‘Web 2.0 Ready’, meaning that it provides a fast, easy, safe and rich web experience that’s incredibly intuitive. The addition of aGPS makes the Z780 an even more exciting prospect, as you can pinpoint your location in seconds and find your way with the help of Google™ Maps for Mobile.”