The Sony Ericsson W705 has been on the market for a while now. It first hit store shelves in March of 2009. Since then it has been discontinued. Despite this, it is popular in secondary markets while also offering users some unique features, not only for the time but currently. It does not run on Android or iOS, but it does have the ability to run WhatsApp.
The Sony Ericsson W705 has a 2.4 inch color display screen at 240 by 320 pixels. It uses the GSM wireless network, although it also connects to HSPA in other areas of the world. The phone does include an internal 120 MB of storage, although it features a memory card slot, allowing users to insert a microSD memory card of up to 8 GB.
The camera is a 3.15 MP camera that takes advantage of an LED flash (ahead of its time when it came out). It also supported video call features with a front camera and geo-tagging. The phone did not come with built in GPS, but it could connect to the Internet over a Wi-Fi signal. It also can receive stereo FM radio signals.
It charges through a USB 2.0 port. The touchscreen on the Sony Ericsson W705 uses an accelerometer to detect device movement. It also uses SMS, MMS, email, IM and push emails for text communication services. it runs Java MIDP 2.0.
While Sony Ericsson W705 runs an older Java MIDP 2.0, it is an improved version over what most other model phones run. It has access to an extensive application download service as well. This includes WhatsApp. To download and install the application, users need to open up the JAVA Download application on the Sony Ericsson W705.
Here, they can search for the app. It is important to connect to Wi-Fi before attempting to do this, otherwise there is no Internet connection. Once the application has been identified, the user can download it free of charge. Upon downloading and installing, the individual can access the application. WhatsApp runs the user through some basic activation steps.
This includes typing in some user information and the telephone number associated with the Sony Ericsson W705. Once complete, WhatsApp will scan through the phonebook on the Sony Ericsson W705 to see if other users currently have WhatsApp. When this has finished, individuals can proceed with using WhatsApp on their Sony Ericsson W705.