Sony Ericsson Vivaz pro gets QWERTY keyboard

Sony Ericsson has announced upgraded version of its Vivaz Symbian smartphone – Vivaz pro. The tweaked phone come with slide-out QWERTY keyboard for more quickly and efficiently typing.

“Having announced Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ in January we are now adding a sister phone that includes a QWERTY keyboard along with the touch screen for a superior messaging and entertainment experience,” said Daniel Sandblom Marketing Business Manager, Sony Ericsson. “Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ pro meets the increased consumer demand for QWERTY devices without compromising on any entertainment features.”

Sony Ericsson Vivaz pro

As Sony Ericsson says – “designed to mirror the shape of the human body, and at the same time delivering a precise and compelling way of interacting with the phone, Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ pro is instantly recognisable.”

Vivaz Pro

Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ pro

  • Full slide-out keyboard for faster typing
  • Stay in touch through email, Twitter™, Facebook™, blogging and chat
  • View everything on the 3.2” 16:9 wide touchscreen
  • Capture the action in HD resolution – upload to YouTube via Wi-Fi™
  • PlayNow – immediate online access to applications, games and music.

Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ pro supports UMTS HSPA 900/2100 and GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS HSPA 850/1900/2100 and GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900.

Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ pro will be available in selected markets from Q2 in the colours Black and White.

Sony Ericsson is also unveiling the Hi-Fi Stereo Headset MH710. Enjoy best-in-class clear audio while on the move and handle music and calls with just one touch.

Sony Ericsson Vivazpro


  • 5.1 megapixel camera
  • 4x digital zoom
  • Auto focus (photos)
  • Continuous auto focus (video)
  • Face detection (photos)
  • Geo tagging
  • Image stabiliser
  • Photo light
  • Send to web
  • Smile detection
  • Touch capture
  • Video light
  • Video recording (720p HD recording)


  • Album art
  • Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
  • Media player
  • Music player
  • Music tones (MP3/AAC)
  • PlayNow™
  • TrackID™


  • Bookmarks
  • Google™ search (from standby)
  • Web feeds
  • WebKit web browser


  • Speakerphone
  • Vibrating alert
  • Video calling (main camera)


  • Conversations
  • Email
  • Handwriting recognition
  • Instant messaging
  • Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync®
  • Picture messaging (MMS)
  • Predictive text input
  • Sound recorder
  • Text messaging (SMS)


  • Auto rotate
  • Full slide-out keyboard
  • Picture wallpaper
  • Symbian OS™
  • Touchscreen


  • 3D games
  • Facebook™ application
  • FM radio
  • Java
  • Twitter™ application
  • Video streaming
  • Video viewing
  • YouTube™


  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Document readers
  • Flight mode
  • Notes
  • Phone book

Location-based services

  • A-GPS
  • Google Maps™
  • Wisepilot™ turn-by-turn navigation


  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Bluetooth™ technology
  • DLNA Certified™ (photos and audio)
  • Micro USB connector
  • Modem
  • PictBridge printing
  • Synchronisation
  • TV out (VGA resolution)
  • USB mass storage
  • USB support
  • Wi-Fi™

Preloaded applications

  • Facebook™ – social networking
  • Google Maps™ – navigation
  • QuickOffice – Microsoft® Office viewer (trial version)
  • PDF Viewer (trial version)
  • Road Sync – synchronisation
  • SMS Preview – messaging app
  • Twitter – social networking
  • YouTube™ – video sharing
  • Wisepilot™ – navigation
  • World Mate – clock and weather app
  • Quadrapop
  • Rally Master Pro


  • 16:9 nHD touchscreen (TFT)
  • 16,777,216 colour
  • 3.2 inches
  • 360 x 640 pixels
  • Scratch-resistant


  • In-Box:
  • Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ pro
  • Battery
  • stereo portable handsfree
  • 8 GB microSD™ card
  • micro USB cable for charging and file transfer
  • Optional:
  • Hi-Fi Wireless Headset with FM Radio MW600
  • Hi-Fi Stereo Headset MH710

Facts 1)2)

  • Size: 109 x 52 x 15 mm
  • Weight: 117 grams
  • Phone memory: Up to 75 MB
  • Memory card support: SanDisk microSD™, up to 16 GB
  • Memory card included: 8 GB microSD™ card
  • Operating system: Symbian™ S60 5th edition
    Processor: 720 MHz
  • Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 12 hrs 30 min
  • Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 430 hrs
  • Talk time UMTS: Up to 5 hrs 10 min
  • Standby time UMTS: Up to 440 hrs
  • Video call time: Up to 2 hrs 30 min

Availability and versions

  • Networks
  • UMTS HSPA 900/2100
  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • UMTS HSPA 850/1900/2100
  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • Available in selected markets from Q2 2010


  • Black
  • White

Source: Sony Ericsson

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