The "1-Minute" Review
The Sony Ericsson Z550a is a wonderful looking quad band clamshell phone, which supports GPRS for accessing the net. It also features a 1.3 megapixel camera combined with 4x digital zoom and at 262k colour display. Previously available worldwide as the Z550i, the Z550a has been optimized for the North American audience. It comes with 25 MB of onboard memory, but is expandable up to 1GB so it is possible to store a large amount of pictures, e-mail, or music in AAC and MP3 format. To make organizing your pictures easier, it has a thumbnail gallery, which allows you to search them both visually or according to when they were taken. It also has full HTML internet browsing and an FM radio and Bluetooth are also included.
The integrated VGA camera lets users save colour pictures of their most frequent callers along with any relevant contact information. Users can also share photos with picture and video messaging capabilities. Sony has incorporated the latest messaging standards in this model reacting to the huge popularity of text messaging. It also supports EMS and MMS standards making it popular for sending multimedia messages. By combining text with photos, sounds, and video, users can create an infinite number of exciting personalized messages.
The Sony Ericsson Z550a clearly mixes the familiar features of previously successful models to attract the demands of a North American market. With its stylish exterior appearance and an unprecedented level of customizability, people can use the phone to reflect a little bit of their own personality making it a well-rounded multi-functional phone that can serve a diverse audience.
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Sony released the Ericsson Z550a on February 25, 2007.
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Sony backs up the Ericsson Z550a with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.
If your Ericsson Z550a has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Sony support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Sony's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.
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