Get your own personal assistant with the new Sony Ericsson G705 mobile phone. The 2.4” screen enhances the premium web experience, whether you are searching Google™ direct from your idle screen, checking emails through the phone’s Exchange ActiveSync™ capabilities or using Wi-Fi™ to access the latest news. The G705 lets you juggle your day the easy way.

London, UK – September 9, 2008 – This elegant slider phone, complete with large 2.4” screen, allows users to surf the internet at high speed with turbo 3G and its full HTML browser – just use the shortcut key and you’re straight through to Google™ search from the idle screen. Page a bit too small? Use the illuminated zoom web shortcut key or just tilt the phone and it automatically switches to landscape view.

Sony Ericsson G705
Sony Ericsson G705

“The G705 is ideal for those who need a bit of help organising their busy life.” said Catherine Cherry, Global product marketing manager at Sony Ericsson. “This life-enhancing phone has everything you need to keep track of your daily activities and is perfect for keeping in touch with friends. It also allows you to stay fully up-to-date thanks to the full HTML browser, email support, and desktop RSS feeds – all delivered at turbo 3G speeds.”

The G705 keeps you updated with the information most important to you via RSS feeds that are delivered straight to your phone’s desktop. Whether its sport scores or news from around the world, be the first to break that story to friends or work colleagues. Complete with 3.2 megapixel camera and video capabilities, upload your favourite and funny moments straight to the web for friends all over the world to see. Time to relax? Use the phone’s Wi-Fi™ connection to upload pictures, create a picture blog or download music and videos from your favourite web sites. Entertain your friends and family with all your great images on the 1GB memory card, or relax with the sounds you want through the built-in FM radio.

On your way to an important meeting but can’t find your way? The inbuilt aGPS combined with Google Maps™ for Mobile and Wayfinder™ navigation means that you will never have to ask for directions again – and it will even help you find a restaurant or bar to relax with friends and family.


Also announced today is the G705u, the first UMA enabled phone from Sony Ericsson. UMA enables users to seamlessly roam between the mobile network and local area networks thanks to GSM/Wi-Fiâ„¢ dual capabilities. The G705u is exclusive to the operator Orange in its territories.

In addition, Sony Ericsson is pleased to today announce a partnership with Googleâ„¢ meaning that YouTubeâ„¢ will be integrated into selected upcoming models from Sony Ericsson. This capability will allow users to instantly download and upload video directly from their phone to YouTubeâ„¢. The G705 will be YouTubeâ„¢ compatible and further models will be announced at a later stage.

The new G705
Stay one step ahead of the rest

  • Large 2.4” screen – view websites and emails with high clarity
  • HTML browser – surf the net how it was meant to be
  • Automatic rotation – switch from portrait to landscape with just a tilt of the phone
  • Googleâ„¢ shortcut key – Go to Googleâ„¢ from the idle screen with one key press
  • Inbuilt aGPS combined with Google Mapsâ„¢ for Mobile and Wayfinderâ„¢ – never get lost again
  • Wi-Fiâ„¢ and DLNA certifiedâ„¢ – connect the way you want
  • 3.2 megapixel camera – snap and share your favourite images via Bluetoothâ„¢
  • YouTubeâ„¢ compatible – upload videos or download favourite clips

Ditch the filofax and stay organised the stylish way with the G705.

The G705 and G705u (exclusive to Orange) support GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 and UMTS/HSDPA 2100. G705 will be available in selected markets from early Q4 in the colours Silky Gold or Majestic Black. G705u (exclusive to Orange) will be available from early Q4 in the colour Luminous Black. The G705 will also be available in a version for American markets supporting networks GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 and UMTS/HSUPA 850/1900/2100. G705 for American markets will be available early Q1 2009.

The Sony Ericsson G705 at a glance


  • 3.2 megapixel camera
  • Up to 3.2x digital zoom
  • Photo fix
  • Photo light
  • Video light
  • Video recording
  • Picture blogging
  • PictBridge printing
  • Video blogging
  • x-Pict Storyâ„¢


  • Bluetoothâ„¢ stereo (A2DP)
  • Media player
  • Mega Bassâ„¢
  • TrackIDâ„¢
  • PlayNowâ„¢
  • Album Art
  • Music tones (MP3/AAC)
  • 3D games
  • Javaâ„¢
  • FM Radio
  • Video streaming
  • Video viewing


  • Full HTML browser with auto rotate
  • RSS feeds on desktop
  • Photo feeds
  • Web shortcut keys

Communication & Messaging

  • Speakerphone
  • Polyphonic ringtones
  • Vibrating alert
  • Video calling
  • Email
  • Picture messaging (MMS)
  • Predictive text input
  • Sound recorder
  • Text messaging (SMS)
  • Instant messaging
  • Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSyncâ„¢


  • Navigation key
  • Auto rotate
  • Picture wallpaper
  • Wallpaper animation


  • Bluetoothâ„¢ technology
  • Modem
  • Synchronisation
  • USB mass storage
  • USB support
  • Wi-Fiâ„¢
  • DLNA Certifiedâ„¢


  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Flight mode
  • Notes
  • Phone book
  • Stopwatch
  • Tasks
  • Timer

Location-based service

  • aGPS
  • Geo tagging of photos
  • Inbuilt aGPS
  • Google Mapsâ„¢
  • Wayfinderâ„¢ navigation (three month trial version)


  • Battery
  • Battery Charger
  • 1GB Memory Stick Microâ„¢ (M2â„¢)
  • USB cable
  • Stereo PHF
  • Sony Ericsson PC Suite
  • Media manager
  • User guide

Bluetoothâ„¢ Headset HBH-PV720

Stereo Bluetooth Headsetâ„¢ HBH-DS205

Desk Stand CDS-75
Facts and Figures 1)2)

  • Size: 95 x 47 x 14.3 mm
  • Weight: 98 grams
  • Colours:
  • Silky Gold
  • Majestic Black
  • Luminous Black (G705u only)
  • Screen: 262,144 colour TFT
  • Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
  • Size: 2.4 inches
  • Phone memory: Up to 120MB
  • Memory Stick Microâ„¢ (M2â„¢) support
  • Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 10 hrs
  • Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 400 hrs
  • Talk time UMTS: Up to 4 hours
  • Standby time UMTS: Up to 350 hours
  • Video talk time: Up to 3 hours

Availability and versions

  • G705 and G705u:
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • UMTS/HSDPA 2100
  • G705 (American version)
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • UMTS/HSUPA 850/1900/2100
  • Available in selected markets from early Q4 2008.

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