Image Gallery: First thoughts on the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1a

Image Gallery: First thoughts on the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1a

Summary: The news of Sony Ericsson's entry into the Windows Mobile space was talked about quite a bit at Mobile World Congress 2008. Almost a year later this high end device is now available for purchase at a premium price. There are a couple unique features of the XPERIA, but you will have to be a serious Windows Mobile fan to pay the $800 selling price for such a solid product.

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  • The X Panel button cannot be changed, but the left soft key can be customized to your liking.

  • The center pad is unique in that it has the capability for optical usage where you simply slide your finger across the directional pad. You can also simply press on the top, bottom, left, and right like a standard directional pad with the center serving to select items.

  • The OK button can also not be changed, but the right soft key can.

Topics: Operating Systems, Hardware, Mobile OS, Mobility, Smartphones, Software, Wi-Fi, Windows

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