Sony Ericsson Yendo Walkman gets official; X10 mini without Android

by X10 on June 16, 2010

in News, X10 mini & X10 mini pro

Sony Ericsson Yendo Sony Ericsson has announced a new handset this morning. The Yendo is a Walkman phone and sports a hardware design and UI that looks very similar to the X10 mini. This includes the distinctive four corner shortcuts that the X10 mini has.

However, the interesting part is that this the Yendo does not run Android. It is a featurephone and not smartphone and hence pricing will be very competitive. It is set to launch in the middle of Q3 2010 for just €99.

Sony Ericsson Yendo

As you would expect for a Walkman phone, Sony Ericsson has thankfully included a 3.5mm headphone jack (not something that they’ve always done with their Walkman phone range). It will also come with the music recognition service ‘TrackID’, PlayNow and album art.

Sony Ericsson Yendo

The handset sports a microSd card which is needed as it only has 5MB of internal memory. You’ll probably need a sizeable memory card to get a decent collection, but the Yendo also comes with a FM radio. For photo duties a 2MP camera is included.

Sony Ericsson Yendo

The back cover of the phone can be changed too so, in theory, you should be able to change from a wide selection of colours (Black, Blue, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, Silver, White and Yellow). As with the X10 mini the display size is a tiny 2.55-inches with 240 x 320 pixel resolution.

Sony Ericsson Yendo

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

1 obasan June 17, 2010 at 1:10 AM

great sony ericsson is at it again.
when flip phones were in they made like 30 different flip phones
when candy bar was in they made another 30 different models
then with the slider craze they made another 30 models
now with the new touch screen craze they starting to make another 30 models

2 Kyliie :) February 14, 2011 at 6:02 PM

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