SE Xperia Panel Interface Modded to Work on HTC Touch HD

Not sure why anybody would take on this project, but several modders at the xda-developers forum have gotten Sony Ericsson's Xperia X1 » 11/26/08 3:45am 11/26/08 3:45am panel interface to work on . From the look of it, X1 installs, launches and works without much of a speed difference, and the panel interface actually seems nicer on the Touch HD's…

Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 To Drop Black Friday For $800

Sony's Win-Mo 6.1 Xperia X1 finally has a firm U.S. release date set: November 28, better known as Black Friday. Although unlike most things on sale on that fateful day of darkness, the Xperia will not be a particularly awesome deal at $800 for an unsubsidized, unlocked X1. It'll work on AT&T's 3G network here in the… » 11/12/08 9:05am 11/12/08 9:05am

Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 Cleared by FCC

The highly-anticipated Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 smartphone has been approved by the FCC and helpfully posted on their website » 10/04/08 11:00am 10/04/08 11:00am so I can spend my Saturday mornings combing through confusingly bureaucratic PDF files looking for announcements like this. The specific model vetted by the fatcats in Washington probably isn't…

Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 to Hit Streets First in Europe, September 30

Sony Ericsson's upcoming Xperia X1 smartphone is due to go on sale at first in Europe in just 20 days. It'll hit the streets in the UK, Germany and Sweden then, followed by many other countries throughout the remainder of 2008. To "start the countdown" SE will be launching a live global webcast on September 15 at 1PM… » 9/10/08 4:59am 9/10/08 4:59am

SDK for Sony xPeria X1 Phone Launched, Doesn't Cost a Penny

Sony's just come up with the software development kit for the xPeria X1, designed to let programmers create new "panel" apps for the phone's funky one-touch panel interface that sits on top of its Windows Mobile 6.1 OS. The idea is to create stuff that will "meet the consumer’s demand for a rich, individualized… » 9/03/08 5:36am 9/03/08 5:36am

Video Could be Glimpse of Future Sony Ericsson Xperia Cellphones

We've been following the off-again, on-again news about Sony Ericsson's upcoming Xperia X1 smartphone for a while: Blam even managed to get his mits on one. But now there's this video doing the intertube rounds that may be showing the next phones that'll carry the Xperia brand. Look past the CGI and notice that the… » 5/18/08 8:30pm 5/18/08 8:30pm

Rumor Smashed: Xperia X1 Still Coming in 2008

While this weekend we reported on a rumor that Sony Ericsson's upcoming Xperia X1 was delayed until late 2009, it turns out that isn't the case. Sony came out and confirmed that they're still on for a late 2008 release. Now you can sleep easier, I'm sure. You're welcome. [Unofficial Sony Ericsson Blog via Mobility… » 3/03/08 12:10pm 3/03/08 12:10pm

Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 Runs Windows Mobile 6.1

The chaps over at Terminal.hu have just managed to get hold of some exclusive Xperia X1 images. The new pictures show the device will be running the yet-to-be-announced Windows Mobile 6.1 OS, and that explains why we weren't allowed a thorough hands-on at Mobile World Congress 2008. That may not be a shocker, but the… » 2/17/08 9:00am 2/17/08 9:00am

XPERIA X1 Hiptop Killer: Sony Ericsson's First Video Plus Gallery

Sony's XPERIA X1 is a hiptop killer that has a touch UI, but a Hiptop-esque slide keyboard. A Windows Mobile device, the X1 features full QWERTY, a 3.2MP camera, 3-inch touchscreen at 800 X 480 resolution, Wi-Fi, 400 MB of internal storage and microSD support. Plus it's ready for every frequency under the sun for… » 2/10/08 4:41pm 2/10/08 4:41pm