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I just received this in my inbox from the Sony Ericsson guys. They’ve just announced the new Bluetooth Car Speakerphone HCB-108 that comes with an insane amount of stand-by time. How much? A whole whopping month of stand-by time and upto 25 hours of talk time. 

Use it on your visor or keep it on your dashboard, it’s a great device for the big/small family car.


Here’s what the sent in:



With the longest talk and standby time on the market, the Bluetoothâ„¢ Car Speakerphone makes staying in touch with friends, colleagues and family on the move even easier.  With superior audio quality and stylish design, this latest car accessory gives you a premium handsfree experience at an affordable price. 
London, UK Ã¢â‚¬â€œ September 16, 2008 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Unveiled today, the Bluetoothâ„¢ Car Speakerphone HCB-108 has a sleek Nordic design and lets you talk conveniently when you are on the move – attach easily to a car visor with no wires, no fuss and no hassle. The speakerphone offers market-leading talk time and can be easily switched between vehicles, if you’re used to jumping between a company and family car, or simply use it in the office as a conference speakerphone. Just unclip the speakerphone, swap it over and off you go.

“The new Bluetoothâ„¢ Car Speakerphone HCB-108 is ideal for those who need to keep in touch on the move, and we are thrilled to be able to offer consumers a product with such unrivalled talk time.” said Jacob Sten, Head of the accessories division at Sony Ericsson. “The new Bluetoothâ„¢ Speakerphone HCB-108 is our most affordable car speakerphone in the range, but without compromising on the premium feel and stylish design that you can expect from Sony Ericsson.”

With the impressive 25 hours talk time and a standby time of up to one month, theBluetoothâ„¢ Car Speakerphone HCB-108 lets you enjoy crystal clear conversations and superior true duplex audio quality with echo reduction, noise cancellation and Digital Signal Processing (DSP) for longer than ever.

The Bluetoothâ„¢ Car Speakerphone HCB-108 will be available in selected markets from early Q4 in the colours Black and Silver. It will be showcased at the Paris Car Show, in conjunction with Saab, from October 4, 2008.

Read more about other car accessories at

The Bluetoothâ„¢ Car Speakerphone HCB-108 at a glance


  • Bluetoothâ„¢ car speakerphone HCB-108
  • Visor clip
  • Cigarette lighter adapter CLA-61
  • User guide/Bluetoothâ„¢ warranty leaflet

Facts and Figures 1)2)

  • Size: 119 x 61 x 14 mm
  • Digital Signal Processing DSP
  • Noise cancellation
  • Echo reduction
  • Bluetoothâ„¢ 2,0
  • Weight: 93 grams (inc clip)
  • Colours:
  • Black
  • Silver
  • Talk time: Up to 25 hrs
  • Standby time GSM/GPRS:
  • Up to 700 hrs

Availability and versions

  • Available in selected markets from early Q4 2008.
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