Mobile Phones: Sony Ericsson Satio Sales Suspended

Sony Ericsson’s Satio has had its sales suspended by major UK mobile phone dealers Carphone Warehouse & Phones4U due to a software glitch. The Satio is set to return to the shelves for Christmas.

Online PR News – 24-November-2009 – – Two of the UK’s major mobile phone dealers have suspended sales of Sony Ericsson’s latest Satio handset after abnormally high return numbers were recorded. A software glitch is rumoured to have been the cause of the problem, with Sony Ericsson confident that the problem will be resolved in time for the Christmas rush.

Richard Dorman, Senior Marketing Manager at Sony Ericsson ( said: “Sales of the product have been very strong and we expect them to remain strong once the problem has been fixed.”

Carphone Warehouse and Phones4U are the mobile phone dealers in question, and the duo have insisted that they are happy to work closely with Sony Ericsson to resolve the problem and get the Sony Ericsson Satio back on the shelves as soon as possible.

The Sony Ericsson Satio has the potential to be a very profitable product for its manufacturers, with the groundbreaking addition of a 12.0 megapixel digital camera integrated into the handset. Some mobile phone experts have even suggested that the Sony Ericsson Satio ( has the potential to challenge the iPhone as the most complete smartphone on the market.

Aside from its groundbreaking camera features, the Satio has the potential to hold greater memory storage of up to 32GB with the latest micro-SD cards. The latest Symbian operating system is straightforward and easily negotiable and may be favoured by those who wish to avoid the clutter of the iPhone’s applications on-screen.

The beautiful 3.5” widescreen is capable of presenting up to 16 million colours, ensuring the ideal viewing experience for both films and images.

The Sony Ericsson Satio ( has been billed as the saviour of Sony Ericsson in a bid to put the company back on the map after a sticky period in the market. This latest glitch will be a setback, but it will not be long before it returns to the shelves to wow consumers once more.