The Sony Ericsson C510 is another new category of phone. While preceding devices have the K-prefix as the product name, the C510 is the first of Sony Ericsson imaging devices with the C5-prefix in front.
The Sony Ericsson C510 is an imaging phone with a 3.2 megapixel camera built into it. From the outside, one could easily mistake it for the Nokia 6300, which recently ended up in the top three of the most-sold handsets for 2008. Obviously, the form factor of the C510 and 6300 is a key factor in marketing this phone.
The Sony Ericsson C510 is precisely what its name means. Sony Ericsson had earlier announced new naming conventions at the 2008 Mobile World Congress event. In this case, the C denotes a camera phone. With regard to the 510, the 5 indicates a mid-range device, 1 means the first of its kind, and the 0 indicates a candybar device.
Sony Ericsson announced the C510 on 08 January 2009, which is the eve of the landmark Consumer Electronics Show 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. More…