So far we have seen 12 mega pixel camera phones like Samsung Pixon12 and LG GC990 Louvre. Satio ( code named Idou) is the upcoming high end 12 mega pixel camera mobile from Sony Ericsson . Satio was initially introduced a MWC in 2009. The code name Idou lasted only for weeks before it was officially renamed to Satio. The major specifications of Sony Ericsson Satio specification includes 12 mega pixel autofocus camera with xenon flash, 3.5 inch massive touch screen,WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP, USB v2.0, GPS,256 MB ARM,100 MB integrated memory and memory card slot for expansion upto 16 GB. Satio will be using Symbian OS S60 V5 touch operating system found in Nokia N97,Nokia 5800 Xpress Music, and Nokia 5530 Xpress music.The price of the phone will be around 700 $ considering its capabilities and competition.
Sony Ericsson Satio
Sony Ericsson Satio uses Symbian OS S60 V5. This is one of the plus point of the phone when it comes to softwares applications, themes are other goodies. Music and video quality will be awesome just like in any Sony Ericsson phone. Sony Ericsson Satio will be using Walkman player, and there will be a Satio media center for managing music and videos. DivX and Xvid support in Samsung Pixon12 is not available on Sony Ericsson Satio. However, you can use DivX converter and DivX mobile player to play those formats .
Sony Ericsson Satio specification :
Camera :12 Mega pixel autofocus, camera with xenon flash, LED flash for video recording ,smile recognition geo tagging etc can capture images upto HD quality . But HD video recording is not possible as it supports only VGA at 30fps .
Sony Ericsson Satio uses ARM 600 MHz processor with 3D Graphics HW Accelerator .So the multimedia and graphics quality will be superb .
Large 3.5 inches TFT touch screen with accelerometer support .
Data connectivity and navigation :WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0 with A2DP, USB v2.0, assisted GPS.
Will work on 2G GSM /3G HSDPA networks .
Sony Ericsson Satio , weighing 126 grams uses a Li-Po 1000 mAh battery .
Sony Ericsson Satio specification Indian price and launch date:
Considering the pricing scheme of other phones with same facilities, Sony Ericsson Satio will cost around 40000 (800$) in Indian market. The phone is expected to be launched in September 2009 .
Update: Sony Ericsson Satio is now available in India and other countries.
Price updated: Current market price of Sony Ericsson Satio in India: 32400 INR (694 USD).
Sony Ericsson Satio price updated : 28,500 in India and 618 USD in US