Handango to provide exclusive on-device access to mobile apps on all Sony Ericsson Convergence phones

July 10, 2008

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HURST, Texas and STOCKHOLM -- Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (Sony Ericsson) and Handango, Inc. (Handango), the global leader and retailer of choice for smartphone applications, announced today a worldwide partnership to bring content direct to consumers on all Sony Ericsson convergence phones, including the Sony Ericsson XPERIA™ X1, its first product using the Windows Mobile multimedia OS, and Sony Ericsson’s UIQ handsets.

High-end phone sales are growing exponentially, and more consumers are turning to their handsets for both every-day personal and business efficiency as well as multimedia and entertainment. Handango offers the widest array of mobile applications across all genres including mobile productivity, games, imaging, music and more. From students to moms to the business road warrior, Handango has applications that fit every lifestyle.

Handango’s InHand clients will offer Sony Ericsson customers a vast and easy-to-navigate array of best-in-class smartphone applications. All applications have been designed for optimal performance on Sony Ericsson’s XPERIA™ and UIQ devices.

“We look forward to our partnership with Handango which has the global reach, the market share, the merchandising know-how and the technical prowess to provide the best service for Sony Ericsson’s users to optimize their device experience,” states Mikael Nerde, Director of Application Acquisitions & Content Planning, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications. “This partnership further enhances Sony Ericsson’s position at the forefront of mobile convergence by providing our users access to a wide range of applications on the market both for work and recreation.”

Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications

Handango Inc.

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