Hey-O! A Sony marketing countdown clock begins counting down...and the speculation ends before it begins: The site's "x10"-laden source code has revealed this to be, most likely, the upcoming Xperia x10, running Android.
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You've probably seen some reviews of Sony Ericsson's first Android phone, the Xperia X10, which tries to do something a little different with its custom interface. We've got one, but the software is riddled with strange issues, and Sony Ericsson confirmed to us that when the phone's actually released in "Q2,"…
Anyone hoping to see the Sony Ericsson X10 on T-Mobile, look away now or you'll be sorely disappointed. Phandroid noticed that the American version of the X10 won't support the necessary frequencies to connect to T-Mobile's network.
Yesterday we lamented that the Android-powered X10 lacks a certain je ne sais quoi, despite its beautiful 4-inch display, Nexus UI, and 1GHz Snapdragon processor. Now more bad news: The WSJ reports it'll cost about 6000 Swedish kronor ($880) off-contract.
I've been wondering why there hasn't been drooling, crazy-eyed hype for Sony Ericsson's Xperia X10, which sounds like a wet dream on paper: Android, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, awesome 8MP camera, massive 800x480 display and a very pretty interface. I know now.
In case you missed it, the XPERIA X10 got official overnight. Besides the 1GHz Snapdragon processor and big 4-inch capacitive touch display, it's Sony Ericsson's beautiful Rachael interface sitting on top of Android that impresses. Take a look:
With a 1GHz Snapdragon chip from Qualcomm, 4-inch capacitive touch display, an 8.1 megapixel camera, and the lovely Rachael Android UI, the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 will be a great 2010 entry into the Android market for Sony Ericsson.