Symbian-smartphones by Sony Ericsson were a standard for the maximum set of functions, functionality and outstripped the time. Over the years, Sony Ericsson smartphones viz the P series has been successful in craving out a name for themselves. Their latest P series offering – the Sony Ericsson P990i lives up to the legacy created by earlier models like P800i, P900i and P910i. This new addition to business solution portfolio is aimed to counter the spat of Series 60 devices of Nokia. Fittingly, the Sony Ericsson P990i features Symbian operating system v9.1 with UIQ 3.0.
The handset’s designers have opted for a very classy and clean look. A modest yet stylish sliver casing is apt to appeal to the handset’s target audience. After all, the Sony Ericsson P990i is a 3G business solution. This smartphone is not among the slimmest with dimensions reading 114 x 57 x 26 mm. The device weighs a robust 150 grams, thus giving an impression of its durability. First thing one would notice in the Sony Ericsson P990i is its rich TFT based touchscreen. The handset features a smart flip which houses the numeric keys. But when you open it, a full set of QWERTY keypad is found underneath it. The device boasts of Handwriting Recognition so that you can instantly scribble minutes on the Sony Ericsson P990i just like that on your note pad.
This business solution offers full PIM functionality apart from various office application. Built in SyncML 1.2 is an easy way to synchronize your contacts with any external device in an instant. The Sony Ericsson P990ifeatures 3G functionality that includes high speed web surfing and video calling. In absence of 3G networks, your data needs are taken care of by the handset’s embedded GPRS and EDGE technology. The handset is armed with a Opera 8.0 browser along with RSS feed support. Other modes of connectivity includes WiFi, USB v2.0, Infrared and Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP profile.