The Sony Ericsson X10 Is A Comprehensively Functional Handset

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There has certainly been a lot of hype surrounding the Sony Ericsson the XPERIA X10. Released in March 2010, this is the manufacturer's first Android handset, featuring version 1.6 of the renowned operating system. Boasting excellent all round functionality is controlled by a large 4 inch touch screen, this is a handset that ticks all the boxes.

The 4 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen displays up to 65K colours within a pixel layout of 480x854, offering great quality display of on screen imagery. The screen itself is manufactured from scratch-resistant materials protecting it from everyday wear and tear. An accelerometer sensor is built in to the handset which allows the onscreen content to be viewed in both portrait and landscape forms dependent upon the orientation of the phone.

1 GB of internal storage is provided as standard which can store a good number of files such as music tracks. An 8 GB memory card is included in the micro SD slot allowing further storage. On the rare occasions that user may require even more storage, this can be replaced with a memory card of up to 16 GB.

Vibration and ringing alert users to incoming calls and text messages along with the option to utilise MP3 files as ringtones or even take advantage of the composer to create custom ringtones from scratch. Both a speakerphone system and a 3.5 mm audio Jack offer no fuss handsfree communication.

The XPERIA X10 handset measures 119x 63x 13 mm. Its slimline profile and light weight of 135 g make it a pocket friendly handset which is also a pleasure to hold and use on the move. Its appearance is modern and uncluttered with just three tasteful silver buttons located beneath the touch screen. Available in both sensuous black and luster white, it is an aesthetically pleasing handset which is sure to appeal to style conscious users who also view their phone as a fashion statement.

One of the most impressive features on the XPERIA X10 is its eight mega pixel digital camera. With Autofocus and an LED flash (along with a number of other image enhancing features), the task of taking great quality pictures is made simple. As you may expect this camera can also shoot video and this is in WVGA quality at a rate of 30 frames per second so video footage is of similarly high quality to that of still images.

Dependent upon location and network coverage, optimum connectivity is achieved thanks to a number of different connectivity features which are utilised by the XPERIA X10. In order to connect to cellular networks, class 10 versions of both EDGE & GPRS are utilised. In areas covered by 3G, access to the Internet is provided thanks to an HSDPA connection at speeds of up to 7.2 mega bytes per second. A faster Internet connection can however, be attained thanks to Wi-Fi Technology. This senses the presence of wireless Internet routers and utilises their signals allowing users to surf the web at broadband speeds.

Boasting the Android operating system, exceptional digital camera and impressive everyday functionality, the Sony Ericsson the XPERIA X10 offers a complete package and appeal for all manner of mobile phone users.

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