3 and Sony Ericsson today unveiled the sleek Vivaz™, the latest must have mobile, available in black exclusively on 3, Ireland’s largest high speed network. 

Well accustomed to starring in front of the camera in her current role on ‘Angela and Friends’, as a former host of ‘Blue Peter’ and star of ‘Dancing on Ice’, Irish lass Zoe Salmon was in Dublin to launch the stylish Sony Ericsson Vivaz™. The mobile makes communication entertaining and will thrill social networkers with HD video capabilities allowing users to produce and broadcast their experiences with the latest video capture and sharing features.

The mobile features an 8.1 megapixel camera with face and smile detection, image stabilizer and geo tagging as well as the capacity to record videos in 720p HD resolution. Users can capture experiences in HD quality and share them with friends by uploading onto YouTube and Picasa.

Sony Ericsson Vivaz™ features the new design philosophy ’human curvature’, designed to mirror the shape of the human body and at the same time delivering a precise and compelling phone interaction.

Commenting on the launch, Eoin Mac Manus, Commercial Director of 3 said: “As Ireland’s largest high speed network, 3 is constantly expanding its range of 3G mobiles, chosen to meet the needs of our customers. The Sony Ericsson Vivaz mobile is a great addition to the popular touch screen high end mobile currently available on 3. We are delighted to partner with Sony Ericsson to bring the mobile to Ireland, available exclusively in black on 3, delivering High Definition video capabilities at an affordable price.”

Russell Keating, Marketing Manager, Sony Ericsson Ireland said, “The reaction to our new Vivaz™ handset to date has been exceptional.  With its sleek design, HD video recording capabilities as well as GPS and Wi-Fi, it ticks all the boxes for mobile users.  These key features combined with the exclusive black offering presents a very special package for 3 customers nationwide,” he concluded.


The Sony Ericsson Vivaz is available from 3Stores nationwide, online at www.three.ie or by calling 1800 944 793.  It is available from €399 on 3Pay, from €129 on Pay Monthly and from €369 on 3’s Best of Both price plan.