The most anticipated Sony Ericsson smartphone for 2010, the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is now available. Equipped with a 1GHZ processor and running the Google Android OS, Sony Ericsson Xperia holds great promise as a mobile communications, entertainment, and computing platform. Sony Ericsson believes so much in this platform that they have gone ahead to announce two new downsized Xperia X10 version: Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini and Xperia X10 pro. Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini and Xperia X10 pro are smaller and cheaper, and will appeal to consumers who find the full-sized Xperia X10 too bulky, too large, or too pricey. Unlocked Xperia X10 are now available at Amazon.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 comes with a lot of power, spotting a Qualcomm 1GHz processor. Xperia X10 promises super-fast performance and a superior mobile communications and entertainment experience. Xperia X10 runs the Google Andriod OS, the first Sony Ericsson phone to run Andriod. Surprisingly, with all the power potential of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, it is not loaded with the latest version of the Andriod OS (version 2.1), instead it comes with Andriod older 1.6 OS. However, Sony Ericsson promises that upgrades will be possible in future. Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 will start shipping with Andriod 2.1 in the third quarter of 2010.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 features a 4.0-inch capacitive WVGA touchscreen offering a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels and a colour depth of 65,000. The large screen means more room for your contents as well as a larger space for the onscreen QWERTY keyboard, which will make typing easier and more comfortable.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 uses its unique Android overlay user interface (Timescape) to bring all your communication in one place making them easily accessible. Sony Ericsson Timescape places all your communications in one place, your text/MMS messages, Twitter updates, Facebook updates, missed calls all appear together on your Timescape for your response. No need to login to Facebook or Twitter each time you want to access your update. Sony Ericsson Mediascape is the equivalent of the Timescape for your media. It brings all your media files together.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 comes with a quality camera offering 8.0 megapixels photos and WVGA video quality. Other features of the camera include Touch focus, autofocus, LED flash, image stabilization, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, and so on. Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 comes with a face recognition software, tag a face in a photo, and the software will attempt to find other photos in the memory of your Xperia X10 with the same face in it.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 features state of the art 3.5G HSDPA and UMTS 3G (WCDMA) as well as quad-band GSM. High-speed internet is supported via HSDPA on 3G/3.5G. When on GSM networks, data services are available via GPRS and EDGE. Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, enabling you to access wireless LAN networks.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 features a GPS receiver with A-GPS support and is preloaded with Google Maps with Street View. With a large screen, maps will look great on the Xperia X10.
Being an Andriod phones, the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 comes with a number of useful Google services preloaded. The list include Gmail, Google Search, Google Talk, YouTube, Google Maps with Street View, and Google Voice Search. At the Android market, you will find more Android apps from Google and other vendors to spice up your experience on the Sony Ericssson Xperia X10.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 has a built-in media player for your entertainment. Most popular audio and video formats are supported. Enjoy your music and video from anywhere. The media player links to YouTube and music stores giving you access to lots of music videos for your entertainment. Stream movies and videos right from your Xperia X10. Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 has a 1GB internal memory and an 8GB memory card, which can be further extended to 16GB with microSD memory card.
Short-range wireless connectivity is enabled on Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 via Bluetooth 2.1 while USB 2.0 provides wired short-range connectivity. You can transfer files from/to your computer via Bluetooth or USB as well as share content with other Bluetooth/USB enabled devices. With Bluetooth, you can connect your computer to the internet using Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 as a wireless modem.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 allows you download contents like games, music, ringtones, videos, movies, TV programmes, and pictures to your mobile phone. With a super fast processor, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 holds lots of potential in media streaming, enabling you to stream videos, movies, and live broadcasts.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 has join the growing list of potential Apple iPhone killers.
More features & specification of Sony Ericsson Xperia X10:
- Operating System: Android 1.6
- Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon 1 GHz processor
- Java enabled games
- Quad-band GSM: 1900/1800/900/850 MHz
- Mp3 & polyphonic ringtones
- MicroSD memory slot
- Java MIDP 2.0
- Timescape/Mediascape UI
- Predictive texting T9
- Voice memo
- practically unlimited entries phonebook
- email, push e-mail, & instant messaging
- Document viewer
- Google Services (YouTube, Gmail, Maps, etc)
- Scratch-resistant Touchscreen
Sony Ericsson will be launching downsized versions of Xperia X10 in the second quarter of 2010 namely the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini and Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 pro. Both will be offering a smaller touchscreen, a less powerful processor, and a 5 megapixels camera, but most of the key Xperia X10 features will be retained at a cheaper price. Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is now available. The Older Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 and Xperia X2 are available at all Sony Ericsson accredited dealers in Nigeria like i-Cell.
Mobile phones bought from Sony Ericsson accredited dealer/distributor shops in Nigeria come with 12 months manufacturer warranty. i-Cell and other authorised Sony Ericsson dealers offer excellent after sales services for Sony Ericsson mobile phones. For more information on Sony Ericsson dealers, stores, sales outlets and shops in Nigeria, visit our Sony Ericsson mobile phone dealer page.
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