The latest price of Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 was obtained on 17 Oct 2018.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 - Expert Reviews
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is a mid range Android smartphone in the Xperia series designed by Sony Ericsson and is the first smartphone by the company that is running on Android platform. With this smartphone the users can weave their social web, any time and at any place with the help of Sony Ericsson Timescape UI, that provides one separate window for Facebook, Twitter, messages and friends. This smartphone is better in every term, right from the hardware to the camera and is one of the best selling smartphones of the company. The handset comes with downright monstrous hardware features and as of today, there is no other cell phone based on the same platform to rival Xperia X10 and its 4 inch screen with 1 GHz Snapdragon processor and 8.1 megapixel camera, along with Timescape and Mediascape add a truly unique touch to the interface personalization. This device is well equipped with various applications related to travel, news, games, etc. that one can download from the Google Play store. This smartphone comes packed in a size of 119 mm x 63 mm x 13 mm and holds a weight of 135 grams. It is an elegant device that has an uncluttered symmetrical front, subtle chrome trim on the sides, and matt black plastic back. The left side of the device is a smooth finish with no button or ports. The right side contains a volume rocker that doubles as a magnification feature for use within the browser. A dedicated camera button is also located on the right side. Dedicated camera buttons are always a great addition to a phone because they make snapping a picture faster and much easier. Moving to the top of the device the users will find a power button, a microUSB port, and a 3.5 mm headphone jack, whereas the bottom has a lanyard eyelet. Users can use the supplied headphones here, or any of their favorite pair and rather than just leaving the port open for damage, the microUSB port features a pivoted cover design. The back of the smartphone is the house for an 8 MP camera with LED flash and the battery and memory card slot are placed under the back cover. This means that the microSD card is not hot swappable and the users have to take out the battery in order to insert or remove the memory card. Coming to the front part, it has a fully touchscreen display and there are three keys below this display that are nicely tactile with soft press and adequate feedback. These hardware buttons are for Menu, Home and Back. The front has hidden ambient light sensor on its left, a small status LED on the right. The overall build quality of Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is solid and the matt plastic on the back is quite fingerprint resistant and soft to touch. Although there are no metallic parts to strengthen the overall build quality, that helped a lot in keeping down the weight of the device. the chassis are made up of a good quality plastic that is very strong. There are no creaks at all, and every single part of the body fits perfectly in its place. The round edges of the phone helps a lot in holding the device comfortably in hands. The chrome bezel around the phone provides more durability to the device and lends color to the overall design. Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 recognizes up to five faces in any photo and automatically stores them under the friends folder in the phone, so the users can post them on their web page, or simply show them off. The users can enjoy numerous applications and features on the phone, such as Sony Ericsson Timescape and Sony Ericsson Mediascape, Sony Ericsson Home application, 8.1 megapixel camera with face recognition and contacts with dialer, Call log and favorites. Some of Sony Ericsson services, like PlayNow arena, TrackID and Sony Ericsson Sync, are also installed in the smartphone. The Timescape application manages all the communication of the users with one person in one place. It also browse through the conversations the bright way to check out one's Facebook, Twitter, photos, e-mails and texts. Mediascape is the smart way to get all the music, photos and videos the users want from their favorite friends and artists. It accesses content from everywhere to the phone, either from YouTube or PlayNow applications, and presents everything at the doorstep of the users. The infinite button in the Timescape application filters everything that is going on with each person in the friends list and show them in a flash.
Operating system and UI
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 has a 4-inches wide TFT display that is capacitive in touch and is made up of scratch resistant glass with Timescape and Mediascape UI on top of the Android platform that provides amazing features and functionalities to the users. The large screen provides a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels that helps in making the view more sharp and crisp and to make the display more clear and vibrant, color combinations made from 65K colors also played a key role. The pixel density of 245 ppi makes every pixel of the display comes alive and helps in providing unclouded vie from each angle of the display. The device is running on 2.3.3 Gingerbread operating system, that provides access to more than 1,50,000 applications, which can be downloaded from the Android market. The heart of this smartphone, that is, the Scorpion processor, is throbbed at a speed of 1 GHz and is embedded with Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon along with Adreno 200 GPU that helps in improving the graphics performance of the device. The HTML Adobe Flash browser make it easier for the users to load the web pages very fast and with ease and toggling between the pages has become more easier and quicker than ever before. The Timescape UI gives information about what is going on around the users and enable them to take a look at the last things they did using the device. It is a cross breed between a social networking client and personal diary. This UI allow the users to see latest information about their Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and VZnet buddies in the form of cards called Splines. Moreover, Timescape shows the latest conversations, messages, e-mails, pictures and audio tracks one has carried, received, viewed or listened to. The users can filter content and focus on a single element or remove some of them in overview mode and, for an instance, disable all of them but Facebook and Twitter. The application permit the users to simultaneously update their status in all available social networks, which is a nice feature. The concept behind Timescape is really nice and the application saves the trouble of handling multiple home screen widgets in order to keep in touch with the latest whereabouts of the online buddies. Moreover, the program is the actual point of access for many functions and provides a wealth of information. Another UI, Mediascape, allows access to all available multimedia files. A list of recently played files is visualized at the top of the Mediascape screen, while its counterpart at the bottom shows information about the particular media type, that is, audio, video, pictures, etc. and the PlayNow application gives more details on audio tracks. The picture gallery enable the users to browse their online albums on Facebook and Picasa integration. This is a user friendly interface that provides spectacular unification of the picture gallery, audio and video players.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 can be called as a multimedia device with its support to various multimedia functions. The Mediascape UI adds more fun to the multimedia part by providing amazing features to the video and audio players of the smartphone. The PlayNow gives information on various audio tracks and this UI also arranges the recently played multimedia files on top of the screen, so that the users can again access them from a single press. This smartphone supports various audio formats that help in the playback of an audio file or in the recording of any audio file. For recording an audio file, formats supported are MPEG-1/2/2.5, audio layer 3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, , WMA, version 2, 7, 8, WMA version 9, WMA Pro (profile M0a), General MIDI (GM), GML, SP-MIDI, DLS (Mobile DLS supported), Linear PCM, iMelody, RTTTL/RTX, OTA and Ogg vorbis and for audio playback supportable formats are MP3, 3GPP, MP4, AMR, AMRWB, WMA, SMF, XMF, WAV, iMelody, RTTTL/RTX, OTA and Ogg vorbis. Apart from a music player, the users can also enjoy video player that supports MPEG-4 Visual Simple Profile, H.264 Baseline Profile, H.263 Profile 0 and VC-1 (WMV9) formats for recording a video file and 3GPP, MP4 and WMV formats for video playback. The 3.5 mm headphone universal jack allow the users to attach speakers and woofers to the device. There is no FM radio support in this smartphone.
With the 8 MP auto focus camera of Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, photography is out of this world. The camera has LED flash support that enables the users to take snapshots in the dark ambiance even. Touch focus, image stabilization, geo-tagging, face and smile detection are some of the features that adds more fun and enjoyment to the photography experience. This camera can capture images with a resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels and can record full HD WVGA video with a size of 720p and can shoot 30 frames per second with continuous autofocus. There is no secondary camera in this device to enable the users to have live chats with family and friends. The users can have up to 16x of digital zoom of the image that helps them in taking out even the minute detail of the picture.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 provides Internet connectivity options such as GPRS of class 10 with a speed of 32-48 kbps, EDGE of class 10 with a speed of 236.8 kbps, 3G with an HSPA+ speed, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g and Wi-Fi Hotspot via WLAN network. The users can alos connect with the nearby devices through Bluetooth of v.2.1 with A2DP, DLNA via WLAN and USB via microUSB v.2.0.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 comes loaded with an internal storage space of 1 GB with 384 MB for RAM. The users can also expand the external storage capacity of the device with the help of microSD card slot up to 32 GB. The phone comes with an 8 GB memory card pre-installed that helps the users to store huge amount of data in the device.
In Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 the users can avail the facility of various phone applications, like Alarm clock, Browser, Calculator, Calendar, e-mail and Messaging, various Google applications, such as Android Market Client, Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Maps with Street View, Google Media Uploader, Google Phone-top Search, Google Search widget, Google Sync, Google Talk, Google Voice Search and YouTube. Apart from these applications the users can also access these applications also - Moxier Sync Application set, Microsoft Office Viewer, Quadrapop game, Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation (free trial version), Backup and Restore and PC Companion.
ony Ericsson Xperia X10 boasts to have a powerful battery that can keep the device alive up to a talktime of 10 hours in 2G and 8 hours in 3G network. The standby time in 2G network is up to 415 hours and in 3G network it is 425 hours. The users can also enjoy long hour of music playback on this smartphone. It comes with a standard Li-Po 1,500 mAh (BST-41) battery.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 offers connectivity to GSM network only at a bandwidth of 850/900/1800/1900 MHz for 2G and 900/1700/2100 MHz for 3G. The users can download data via 3G network at an HSDPA speed of 7.2 Mbps and can upload a file at an HSUPA speed of 2 Mbps.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is a nice smartphone that provide lots of applications and features to the users' end and make them feel delighted and happy on their smart choice, but with the growing market this smartphone will get a very tough competition with Samsung Galaxy Ace, HTC One V, Nokia 500, Nokia Lumia 710, Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy Y Pro, Sony Xperia Arc, Sony Xperia Neo V and many more to name that can easily grab the market of Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 on the basis of their latest technology and platform.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 was launched in the month of march in the year 2010 and at that time it was running on Android 1.6 Donut platform and in the same year in October, this phone was update to Android 2.1 Eclair OS. In the next year this update was again upgraded to Android v.2.3.3 Gingerbread platform that is now widely used and carries latest applications in its Android market. It is one of the well-doing smartphones in the market that carries the capacity to turn the heads of the customers.