In an age when the industry seems to think that phones aren’t for speaking anymore, I wanted to focus on the idea of voice, clarity and simplicity. The central tenet behind the Æ+Y is to literally craft the visual details, craft the functional tactility, and craft the user interface. The Æ+Y champions the idea of craftsmanship in an age that’s obsessed with more and making last year’s products obsolete. Instead we propose better and long-lasting as our starting criteria.


– Gold version: 18 carat solid yellow gold 3N keypad, rear plate, end cap and knurled side plates
– Stainless steel version: 316L stainless steel keypad, rear plate, end cap and knurled side plates
– Ceramic upper with highest grade of ultra-glossy finish
– Sapphire crystal lens with ARdur™ coating
– Hand-polished keypad, rear plate and end cap, by trained specialists. Brushed finish may have a fine variance between each phone, due to handmade element of the process


– Length: 114mm
– Width: 49.8mm
– Depth: 11.9mm
– Volume: 69cm3
– Weight: 18 carat yellow gold 3N: 250g, Stainless steel 316L: 210g


– Edge-to-edge key design, a first in mobile handset manufacture
– Wraparound ceramic upper, with two pieces of ceramic that wrap around the phone’s exterior and meet seamlessly, a first in mobile handset manufacture
– Seamless lines where different parts and materials meet; this required engineers and craftsmen to work to very precise, industry surpassing tolerances on the wraparound ceramic


– Bespoke icons and typeface (English and Cyrillic), designed by the acclaimed Tom Hingston Studio
– 2” TFT screen
– Laser-micro-engraved, and lacquered, keypad characters with advanced LED backlighting


– Call functions include speed dial, call screening, forwarding and waiting, and conference calls*
– Up to 1000 names in Contacts
– Up to 200 Calendar entries
– Up to 200 Notes entries
– Text functions include quick text and multiple language input
– Applications include World clock, Alarm, Notes, To-do list, Calendar, Calculator and Converter
– Bluetooth® headset profile


Bespoke ringtones and sounds composed by Vietnamese-Danish ‘master of the upright bass’, Chris Minh Doky


– GSM 850/900/1800/1900 networks
– SIM not locked
– Sony battery cell provides up to 5.2 hours talk time, up to 220 hours standby**
– Sound chamber carefully engineered for superior voice and acoustic performance


Latin keypad
– English
– French
– German
– Italian
– Spanish
Cyrillic keypad
– English
– Russian
Chinese keypad
– English
– Simplified Chinese
– Traditional Chinese

*Some functions subject to network service provider’s SIM settings
**The talk and standby times depend on usage and actual transmission
conditions from network service provider