Sony Ericsson announced the K608, a 1.3 megapixel camphone with video recording, 4x digital zoom, video call, MP3/AAC media player, FM radio, 32MB memory, support for Macromedia Flash light and other mobile technologies. The K608 is a sleek, durable device that weighs the same as existing 2G phones, putting an end to the age of bulky 3G handsets. International 3G operator 3 (Hutchison 3G) has been confirmed as one of the first customers for the K608.

The K608 has sleek good looks and an aluminium feel and is easy to use and navigate around. Sony Ericssonís latest intuitive dual front camera/phone design makes the handset vertical when itís a phone, and horizontal when itís a camera, and the fully featured 1.3 MegaPixel camera includes an active lens cover for swift activation and extra protection. For consumers getting used to the gripping idea of video telephony, handling video calls is done in just a few clicks with the use of the direct video telephony button. The world of applications the phone delivers, from exciting mobile content to video calling and personal creativity, are always crisp and clear with the large - 1.8 inch Ė 262.000 colour TFT screen

The K608 is fully featured with a suite of business applications that handle personal information management and PC-synchronisation via USB or Bluetooth, making it the ideal executive work tool, providing business efficiency with high speed access.

As more content is delivered at faster delivery rates on the 3G UMTS network, the K608 effortlessly handles the latest 3D games and colour animations. To give consumers a taste of the level of quality entertainment delivered, Vijay Singh Pro Golf 2005 in 3D from Gameloft is preloaded in the phone. In the true to life golf game, players take on the role of a famous golfer, and play on the most spectacular 18-hole golf courses around the world. Further levels of this game and a host of others are available for download from operator portals or Sony Ericssonís Fun & Downloads portal directly to the 32MB memory on the phone.

High quality audio coupled with an FM radio and the ability to import full track music downloads direct to the phone make the K600 a quality music player and ideal companion for travelling, the gym or simply relaxing. For consumers keen to exercise their creative muscle, a host of personal creativity tools allows them to personalise ringtones, wallpapers, still shots and video footage in new, inspiring ways.


  • General
    • Network UMTS / GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900
    • Announced 2005, June
    • Status Coming 2005, Q3
  • Size
    • Dimensions 105 x 45.5 x 19.5 mm
    • Weight 105 g
  • Display
    • Type TFT, 256K colors
    • Size 176 x 220 pixels
    • Wallpapers, screensavers
  • Ringtones
    • Type Polyphonic (72 channels), MP3, AAC
    • Customization Composer, download
    • Vibration Yes
  • Memory
    • Phonebook 500 x 15 fields, Photo call
    • Call records 30 received, dialed and missed calls
    • Card slot No
    • 32 MB shared memory
  • Features
    • GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots)
    • Data speed 384 kbps (UMTS)
    • Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging
    • Clock Yes
    • Alarm Yes
    • Infrared port Yes
    • Games Yes + downloadable
    • Colors Aluminium Silver
    • Camera 1.3 MP, 1280x1024 pixels, video (QCIF), flash
    • Bluetooth
    • Java MIDP 2.0
    • MP3/MPEG4 player
    • Video telephony
    • WAP 2.0
    • T9
    • FM radio with RDS
    • Image viewer
    • Picture editor
    • Organiser
    • USB port
  • Battery
    • Standard, Li-Ion 900 mAh (BST-37)
    • Stand-by Up to 370 h
    • Talk time Up to 8 h

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