Sony Ericsson announces XPERIA X10 Google Android device

Summary:Sony Ericsson has been known to make some compelling smartphones that had sleek, solid designs at high prices, like the XPERIA X1 I purchased and then returned earlier this year. Today we see the announcement of their first Google Android device, the XPERIA X10 and I have to say this device is lustworthy with its 8 megapixel camera, custom Mediascape interface that is highly focused on media (a weakness in all other Google Android devices), Timescape technology that recognizes connections between contacts, content, and media, and much more.

Sony Ericsson has been known to make some compelling smartphones that had sleek, solid designs at high prices, like the XPERIA X1 I purchased and then returned earlier this year. Today we see the announcement of their first Google Android device, the XPERIA X10 and I have to say this device is lustworthy with its 8 megapixel camera, custom Mediascape interface that is highly focused on media (a weakness in all other Google Android devices), Timescape technology that recognizes connections between contacts, content, and media, and much more.

The SE XPERIA X10 won't be available until the first half of 2010, but it shows how awesome Google Android devices can be and I think 2010 will be the year of the Android revolution and I can't wait. I loved seeing that the X10 will have a model supporting T-Mobile USA's 1700 MHz frequency and I hope to see it released sooner rather than later.

Specifications of the XPERIA X10 include:

  • 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250
  • Up to 1GB integrated memory
  • 4 inch 480x854 pixel resolution touchscreen display
  • 8.1 megapixel camera with face recognition and stabilization
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth
  • A-GPS
  • 3.5mm headset jack
  • microSD card slot with 8GB card included
  • microUSB for syncing and charging
  • Support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync

Engadgets has a full hands-on look at the XPERIA X10 and this will definitely be one that I will find hard to resist. It has no hardware keyboard so it will have to be priced right for me to go for it though.

Topics: Android, Google, Hardware, Mobile OS, Mobility, Smartphones

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Matthew Miller started using a mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host with GigaOM's Kevin Tofel on the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned over 200 d... Full Bio

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