Sony Ericsson K530i: a full-featured mid-range phone
The Sony Ericsson K530i is a thin and light phone with a classic design. Shaped like a chocolate bar with smoothed edges and available in Thunder Black or Warm Silver, the phone gives it a stylish look. It is Sony Ericsson’s most affordable 3G phone ever. Made of plastic, it adapts well to the palm.
It is an attractive full-featured mid-range 3G phone. It is the first phone to support Sony Ericsson’s new GPS accessory, the HGE-100. The HGE-100 looks like a wired stereo headset, but it also incorporates a GPS receiver. This allows you to find your current location, control your speed, distance, route, and calorie burn, and also control the music player on your phone.
The Sony Ericsson K530i is a slim 3G phone that provides fast and full access to the Web. It comes preloaded with a version of Weather Access, a weather forecast app that gives you a three-day outlook for free, with unlimited access time.
The plastic screen has a resolution of 176 x 220. Below the screen are the navigation tools and the keyboard. The keys are large and easy to use.
The phone has a built-in 2 megapixel camera. Camera options include: shooting mode, image size, night mode, self-timer, effects, white balance, shutter sound, image quality, saving settings, and a few more.
The music player supports MP3, WMA, AAC, AAC + and eAAC file formats. Artists, tracks, playlists, sort by, rename, play mode, equalizer, stereo widening, loop and shuffle. The headphones are fine. It supports track identification and PlayNow functions. The phone comes with the FM radio pre-installed. The phone supports stereo Bluetooth® (A2DP) which allows the user to enjoy a wireless listening experience with a compatible Bluetooth® headset, the user can listen to their music without having a wired connection between their phone and the stereo headset.
The Sony Ericsson K530i is a tri-band network phone. The phone comes with 16 Mbytes of internal memory that can be expanded up to 1 Gbyte of memory using a Micro (TM) M2 (TM) memory card which is available as an additional extra.