10/9/2006 3:33:00 PM
Sony Ericsson is set to release a clamshell handset with handwriting recognition. The Z558i will come with a touch-screen and pen, allowing customers to write directly onto the screen.
The pen can be used when writing text messages and editing the phone book and calender.
Other features include a one megapixel camera, Bluetooth, FM radio and a media player to view videos and listen to music.
The Z558i has a late 2006 launch date and The Carphone Warehouse has confirmed it will be taking the handset . It is unknown which other retailers will be selling the phone.