Sony Ericsson txt QWERTY Phone with SMS Shortcut Key Unveiled

Sony Ericsson LogoSony Ericsson unveils Sony Ericsson txt, an entertaining messaging phone. A sister phone to Sony Ericsson’s recently announced Sony Ericsson txt pro, Sony Ericsson txt has a full view QWERTY keyboard and a SMS shortcut key.

The phone also features a “friends” application that enables users to see Facebook and Twitter updates at a glance from their top five friends. Sony Ericsson txt is Wi-Fi enabled and comes equipped with a 3.2mp camera with video recording. The phone feels comfortable in the hand with a rounded back.

Sony Ericsson txt will be available globally in selected markets from Q3 2011 in White, Black, Pink and Blue colors.

sony ericsson txt

Features and Specifications


  • Size:  106 × 60 × 14.5 mm
  • Weight: 95 grams


  • [advt]3.2mp camera
  • Send to web
  • Video recording
  • Audio recording
  • File container


  • Bluetooth stereo (A2DP)
  • Media player
  • Music tones (MP3/AAC)
  • PlayNow service
  • TrackID music recognition


  • Web browser (Obigo Q7)


  • Call list
  • Conference calls
  • Facebook application
  • Friends application
  • Polyphonic ringtones
  • Speakerphone
  • Twitter application
  • Google Talk
  • Vibrating alert


  • Text messaging (SMS)
  • Multimedia messaging (MMS)
  • Instant messaging
  • E-mail
  • Conversations
  • Google Mail
  • Predictive text input
  • Sound recorder


  • Keyboard (QWERTY)
  • Picture wallpaper


  • Java
  • Radio (FM radio with RDS)
  • Video viewing
  • YouTube


  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Flight mode
  • Notes
  • Stopwatch
  • Timer
  • E-Manual
  • Phonebook
  • Setup guide


  • Bluetooth technology
  • Micro USB support
  • WLAN (Wi-Fi)
  • MediaGo
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • USB mass storage
  • USB High speed 2.0 support
  • USB support


  • 2.6 inches
  • 262,144 colour TFT
  • 240 x 320 pixels
  • Scratch-resistant


  • Phone memory (user-free): Up to 100MB
  • Memory card support: microSD, up to 32GB

Battery life

  • Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 3 hrs 12 min*
  • Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 416 hrs*
  • Music listening time: Up to 23 hrs
  • Video playback time: Up to 5 hrs 15 min
  • *According to GSM Association Battery Life Measurement Technique. Battery performance may vary depending on network conditions and configurations, and phone usage.


  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900

In the kit

  • Battery (1000 mAh)
  • Charger
  • Micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation.

*Please note that all services mentioned below may not be available in every market. Quentin Cordier, Global Product Marketing Manager, Sony Ericsson said:

“Sony Ericsson txt is the perfect phone for easy and fast messaging on the move. We wanted to give consumers that prefer a full view QWERTY keyboard an entry point into the world of Sony Ericsson.”

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