The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 smartphone has received favorable reviews from various experts and critics. The device is expected to hold strong event against the newly launched iPhone 4.
The sleek Xperia X10 beats the iPhone in screen dimensions and display. The view remains clear when under direct sunlight. The company claims the screen to be scratch-resistant.
The users have the option of Android keyboard and the standard keyboard to choose from. The SMS or IM typing on the device is easy and convenient. It features three sleek buttons below the screen performing various functions.
The Return/Back button takes the users to home screen easily. Another button pops up app-specific menus while other application or feature is running on the phone. The Power button on the top panel helps in locking and unlocking of the phone with a swipe of a finger.
It features a 3.5mm audio jack, as well as a micro USB connector to connect the device to the PC for data transfer and charging at the same time. It also features a LED indicator with different colors.
The Timescape feature on the phone displays updates from Facebook and Twitter after these accounts are logged in. It also shows recent message history, call log, emails, photos, and music. Another feature, Mediascape combines the multimedia like music and videos along with photos.
The touch screen of the phone works well and it comes with pre-installed features such as calendar and alarm and users can also place any of their favorite apps on the home screen.
It runs on the 1GHz Snapdragon processor giving a fast and efficient performance. The phone is also convenient in browsing as it can open multiple windows and with greater speeds. The responsive accelerometer on the phones makes messaging easy.
The powerful 8.1-megapixel camera offers a 16x zoom. The camera allows geo-tagging, face and smile detection and users can directly upload the pictures to Facebook, Gmail, Picasa or Moxier mail.
The X10 comes preloaded with Gmail, Google Talk, YouTube, Facebook and the Moxier suite of applications that include Calendar, Contacts, Mail, Tasks, and Sync.
The 1500 mAh battery in the phone extends for a time of a day and it lasts full three days with apps running on the phone. Users can also carry an extra battery to enhance the talk time. Experts have called it one of the best phones from Sony Ericsson yet.