The Sony Ericsson Spiro is a compact slider handset thatís part of the Walkman music phone range. It features the standard Sony Ericsson physical music playback controls plus a 2.2 inch 240x320 pixel screen with the keypad sliding out from beneath when needed.
The Spiro is a very affordable handset, and keeps the specification basic, with GPRS, Edge and Bluetooth connectivity plus a 2 Megapixel camera with video mode. Importantly for a music phone, the Sony Ericsson Spiro features a regular 3.5mm headphone jack, plus a microSD slot for expanding the memory up to 16GB. The Spiro also includes a stereo FM radio with RDS.
The Sony Ericsson Spiro features the latest version 4 of the walkman music player software, which is very good, and provides access to Sonyís Play Now music store, where you can also download ringtones and games. In addition, the Spiro also comes with basic social networking apps for Facebook and Twitter, as well as supporting push email and instant messaging.