Today Sony Ericsson announced two new phones. The Z780 and the G502 both have HSDPA for high-speed data and support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync email. They share a bevy of entertainment features, including 2 megapixel cameras with video record, FM radios, stereo Bluetooth, 3D games and other web 2.0 tools. The also have the Access NetFront web browser, pre-loaded Google Maps, and a built-in RSS reader. Both support Memory Stick Micro expanded storage cards and will be available in select markets starting in the second quarter.
- Z780: This clamshell is similar to the Z770, but has tri-band 850/1900/2100 HSDPA and quad-band GSM/EDGE radios. It has built-in aGPS to use with the Google Maps application, and can make video calls (if supported by network operator). It is meant for markets outside of Europe, and is compatible with AT&T’s 3G network in the U.S.
- G502: This is a single-band 2100 MHz HSDPA and tri-band 900/1800/1900 GSM/EDGE bar-style phone. It shares most features with the Z780, but loses the aGPS and video calling.