The Sony Ericsson Equinox has a wide range of features which most users will enjoy. The phone book can hold up to 1,000 contacts. Each entry can contain up to 7 phone numbers, 2 street addresses, an email address, URL, birthday and a note. Each contact can be saved to a group of contacts and assigned a video or photo, a light effect and one ringtone from a choice of more than 20. Users can also assign a music file from their personal collection to each contact as well. Other essential features include speakerphone, notepad, stopwatch, alarm clock, calculator, calendar, notepad, time and SMS and MMS messaging. The Sony Ericsson Equinox also features Wi-Fi connectivity, USB storage, instant messaging, PC syncing, voice recorder and a file manager.
The Equinox's camera supports 3.2 megapixels and takes pictures in four different sizes. Editing photographs is simple by choosing one of the several photo options available: night mode, brightness adjustment and white balance. The camera also has a self timer, multishot and panoramic modes as well as four different shutter sounds. The Sony Ericsson Equinox can also shoot videos although they are limited to one minute and fifteen seconds.
The Sony Ericsson Equinox also offers a digital player which features shuffle, playlist and repeat options. Music can be transferred from a PC to the phone via Bluetooth, USB cable or memory card. Google maps and GPS are also available thanks to TeleNav. The Sony Ericsson Equinox also supports several social networking apps such as Facebook, Myspace, YouTube and Twitter.