The Sony Ericsson Yari offers slider phone styling with internet access
and impressive media playing capability. With dimensions of only 100 mm x
48 mm wide, this handset offers a compact size combined with
comprehensive technology, which is one of the reasons for its
The handsets 2.4 inch TFT display screen offers excellent colour
reproduction and clarity of image. The display screen offers a pixel
screen size of 240 x 320 pixels and provides the means to display
256,000 colours effectively. In addition an accelerometer sensor is
provided, for auto rotation of image aspect.
The handset comes with class 10 versions of GPRS and EDGE, combined
with blue tooth and USB, which are both version 2.0. The HSDPA
connection offers effective web browsing access at speeds of up to 3.6
Mbps. The handset comes with an internal memory of 60 MB, although most
offers come with a 1 GB card. For further memory expansion the built-in
microSD slot can be utilised, to increase the memory capacity up to 16
Entertainment is provided by means of an MP4/MP3 player in
conjunction with a stereo FM radio with RDS capability. The media player
offers track ID music recognition, Sensme and shake control which
ensures ease of use. The radio provides an alternative to downloaded
music files, and offers a wide array of radio stations.
The handsets 5.0 mega pixel camera offers effective image taking
capability, and provides auto focus, geo-tagging, face detection and an
image stabiliser as standard. For illumination purposes, an LED flash is
included. Video capture at QVGA quality and at 30 frames per second is
provided as an alternative to static imagery, whilst a useful video
light offers illumination options. The secondary camera provided with
this unit offers video call functionality.
As well as the aforementioned functions and features, the handset
also provides an organiser, voice memo and picture editor/blogging
feature, whilst a variety of games are provided, with the option to
download further games if required.