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Sing along with Sony Ericsson's Mix Walkman mobile

Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman

Fancy indulging in a bit of karaoke while listening to music on your mobile? Sony Ericsson's new Mix Walkman will duly oblige.

It sports a karaoke function that lowers the vocal track on any song you're listening too, so you can sing along with your favourite tune.

It also comes with a 'Zappin' key to aid searching for your favourite music: press the button and you'll hear a preview of the chorus of the next track, so you can decide if that's the one you want.

More conventional features include wi-fi, a 3.2MP camera, video recording, A2DP Bluetooth, web browser, Twitter app, FM radio, micro USB – oh, and it makes phone calls too.

The Mix Walkman can be personalised with four colour bands that come with the phone. It will be available in the third quarter of this year.

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.