Sony Ericsson and T-Mobile Drive 'Fast & Furious' Into Spring With Zeemote Phone.
Sony Ericsson announced a partnership with Zeemote, the recognized leader in wireless controller technology and products for mobile devices, to launch a console-style mobile gaming experience in the U.K. for the first time.
The Sony Ericsson W705 will be exclusively available on T-Mobile, bundled with a Zeemote JS1 Bluetooth Mobile Gaming Controller and preloaded with the “Fast & Furious” Zeemote Ready game. The compact and comfortable controller features a highly responsive thumbstick and four action buttons to provide users with a truly fun and immersive mobile gaming experience.
“Fast & Furious,” published by I-Play, boasts stunning graphics and addictive game play, bringing to life the sheer speed and intensity of real life street racing behind the wheel of more than 32 muscle, import tuner and exotic cars.
"Sony Ericsson prides itself on bringing intuitive and entertaining technologies to its consumers. We are delighted to be giving them the opportunity to experience the award winning Zeemote JS1 Bluetooth Mobile Gaming Controller in combination with our W705 state-of-the-art handset," said Dave Hilton, marketing director for Sony Ericsson U.K. and Ireland.
Ernie Cormier, CEO of Zeemote Inc., added, "We are pleased to partner with Sony Ericsson and T-Mobile to create the world's best mobile gaming experience for consumers in the U.K. through the feature rich W705 Walkman phone bundle featuring the Zeemote JS1."
Combining sleek design and best-in-class sound quality with super-fast HSDPA Internet access, the Sony Ericsson W705 Walkman phone is a fantastic all-rounder. The elegant and compact slider comes with a gorgeous 2.4-inch screen that is perfect for gaming, a 4 GB memory card (expandable to 16 GB), letting you store up to 3,900 songs and auto rotate (switches from portrait to landscape) functionality. The 3.2 megapixel camera allows users to capture photographs and video for easy upload via 3G or Wi-Fi to their favorite social networking sites.
The Zeemote JS1 Wireless Controller is compact, ergonomically designed to fit comfortably in the hand and easily connects to the Sony Ericsson W705 via Bluetooth for hours of mobile gaming fun with the Zeemote Ready version of the “Fast & Furious” from I-Play. In addition, the Zeemote JS1 is compatible with all genres of mobile gaming and the Sony Ericsson W705 comes pre-loaded with 5 additional Zeemote Ready Demo Games including “Powerboat Challenge,” “Rally Master Pro” and “Galaxy on Fire” from FishLabs, plus Tom Clancy's “H.A.W.X” and “Prince of Persia” from Gameloft.
For a limited time, T-Mobile is offering two additional free Zeemote Ready Games, Planet Riders and DEEP Submarine Odyssey, with purchase of the Sony Ericsson W705 Fast & Furious Bundle Featuring the Zeemote JS1. Additional Zeemote Ready Games will be available on the T-Mobile Web N' Walk Portal.