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Sony Ericsson announces two new Greenheart models

14 December 2009 by
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• Sony Ericsson Elm J10i2
• Sony Ericsson Hazel J20i

From the forum:
The Elm and Hazel are two new models in the eco friendly Sony Ericsson model range called Greenheart

The two new models are following Naite and C901 which are the current available eco friendly models from Sony Ericssons. Sony Ericsson have ambition to making all its accessories 100% GreenHeart compliant by 2011. We have written a review of the Naite (sorry, it is currently only Google translate to English from Norwegian) and found that the eco friendly phones could very well be a strong marketing point in the future. GreenHeart collective term for products having e-manual, reduced packaging, using recycled plastic, using waterborne paint and a low power consuming charger.

The new Elm and Hazel are expanding the GreenHeart product range. The two phones are having almost the same specifications. Hazel is a slider model while Elm has a bar/classic form factor. Both models are splash resistant against water. The few things differentiate the two are: size, weight and display. Elm and Hazel share most features.

Sony Ericsson Elm and Hazel specifications

Specific for Elm

  • Weight: 90 gram
  • Size: 110 x 45 x 14 mm
  • Display: 240 x 320 pixel resolution, 262144 colours, 2.2 inches
  • Form factor: Classic

Specific for Hazel

  • Weight:120 gram
  • Size: 102 x 49.5 x 16 mm
  • Display: 240x 320 pixels resolution, 16777216 colour TFT, 2.6 inches
  • Form factor: Slider

 

Common features
Splash resistant

Camera

  • 5 megapixel camera, 4x digital zoom, auto focus, face detection, geo tagging, smile detection
  • Video recording, video light

Network and Connectivity

  • Networks: GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS/HSPA 900/2100
  • Bluetooth stereo (A2DP)
  • WiFi
  • DLNA Certified
  • USB mass storage
  • SMS, MMS, Email (Exchange ActiveSync), IM

Music

  • SensMe, TrackID, PlayNow
  • FM radio

Memory

  • Up to 280 MB. SanDisk microSD card used for expanded storage. Max 16GB


The official Sony Ericsson specification page says both models have touchscreen, but that is most likely not true. This same specification page earlier staited that the Elm had a 16M colour dispaly as well, which was later corrected.

Today the new Bluetooth Noise Shield Handsfree VH700 was announced as the first accessory wearing the GreenHeart label. VH700 has a talktime of 5 hours and a standby time of 250 hours. The weight is 16.74 gram and connects to the phone with a micro USB connector.

Sony Ericsson Elm

Sony Ericsson Elm

Sony Ericsson Elm

Sony Ericsson Hazel

Sony Ericsson Hazel

Sony Ericsson VH700 Bluetooth headset





Comments
On 11 Jan 11:23 mohdyousif wrote
new models but it dont reach the market it sounds great....
On 3 Jan 19:41 Pranav wrote
Price it near 15k (310-320$ american) INR and it would still sell...nothing above that
but as design is not that good i suggest 14k or so
On 31 Dec 14:13 zol wrote
feature is good, design is a BIG NO!
On 29 Dec 19:23 Gopal wrote
Hi can you please relaunch the old model sony eris P 910 i as dats the best pdas introduced in sony
On 28 Dec 07:58 lin wrote
no
On 18 Dec 20:31 Mohammedalshakar wrote
its cagual and smart ,small phone
On 17 Dec 12:52 GammaSharma wrote
Good phones, not outstanding, but good. Hoping for more touchscreen with improved UI from SE house.

And do they have Accelerometers? Elm looks boring old nothing new. Guess feature are not environmentally friendly to be included.

Personally I hike a lot and would appreciate (in addition to the splash resistance) shock resistance, solar chargers, GPS, Compass and Altimeter to make me wanna take it to my next outing.
On 17 Dec 08:22 KMichael wrote
Good! Good! Good!
On 17 Dec 00:11 Alex wrote
Elm's desing is very ugly
On 15 Dec 15:37 Dale09 wrote
looks good.....
On 15 Dec 09:52 bishshoy007 wrote
Hope it reduces Global Warming!

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