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Jun 16, 2010

Sony Ericsson Announces The Xperia X8

The Sony Ericsson Xperia™ X8 is a great entertainment smartphone that extends the appeal of the Xperia™ collection to new market segments. The user interface is similar to that of the Xperia™ X10 mini, with the four-corners that give easy one hand use and can be customised for one touch access to your favourite applications.

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X8

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X8

The Xperia™ X8 also includes Timescape™ for easy access to all your social networking and the infinite button for one click access to a world of content. The open Android operating system delivers great smartphone functionality and access to thousands of applications on Android Market™.

Timo Maassmann, Product Marketing Manager for XperiaTM X8, said, “We are delighted to be able to bring the full experience of our XperiaTM smartphones to new consumers by delivering a fully featured device at a more accessible price point.”

The Sony Ericsson Xperia™ X8 is perfect for enjoying multimedia entertainment. Whether it’s a game from the Android Market™, the latest funny clips on YouTube™ or browsing the web, the 3-inch screen means you won’t miss a thing. Discover and download songs from PlayNow™, then listen to all your music using the 3.5mm headphone jack. If you are feeling more creative, there’s a 3.2 MP camera and video recording functionality.

The Sony Ericsson Xperia™ X8 is a great entertainment smartphone that extends the appeal of the Xperia™ collection to new market segments.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X8  Key features

  • Four corners for easy one hand use and one touch access to applications
  • Customise the four corners with your favourite apps and add widgets to your homescreens
  • Enjoy games, video, internet and more on the 3-inch screen
  • Timescape™ shows all your communication in one place for ultimate simplicity
  • Android Market™ – thousands of applications to keep you entertained
  • 3.2 MP camera – snap away and upload instantly to Facebook™

The XPERIA™ X8 supports GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS HSPA 900/2100 and UMTS HSPA 800/850/1900/2100

The XPERIA™ X8 will be available in selected markets from Q3 in the colours White, Dark Blue/ White, Aqua Blue/ White, Pink/ White, Silver/ White.

The Sony Ericsson Xperia™ X8 At A Glance

  • Camera
    • 3,2 megapixel camera
    • Direct picture upload to Facebook™
    • Geo tagging
    • Sony Ericsson Album application
    • Video recording
  • Music
    • Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
    • PlayNow™
    • Sony Ericsson Music Player
    • TrackID™
  • Web
    • Bookmarks
    • Pan and zoom
    • WebKit web browser
  • Communication
    • Facebook™ application
    • Sony Ericsson Timescape™
  • Messaging
    • Push email
    • Instant messaging
    • Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync® support with Dataviz™ RoadSync™
    • Picture messaging (MMS)
    • Predictive text input
    • Text messaging (SMS)
  • Design
    • Auto rotate
    • Picture wallpaper
    • Capacitive touchscreen
  • Entertainment
    • Infinite button
    • Sony Ericsson FM radio
    • Video streaming
    • Video viewing
  • Organiser
    • Calendar
    • Flight mode
    • Phone book with dialer
    • Sony Ericsson Home with Widget
    • Notes
  • Location-based services
    • A-GPS
    • Google Maps™
    • Wisepilot™ turn-by-turn navigation (free trial version)
  • Connectivity
    • 3.5 mm audio jack
    • Bluetooth™ technology
    • Micro USB connector
    • NeoReader® barcode scanning app
    • Sony Ericsson Sync
    • USB mass storage
    • USB support
    • Wi-Fi™
  • Google™ services
    • Android Market™ Client
    • Gmail™
    • Google Calendar™
    • Google LatitudeTM
    • Google Maps™ with Street View
    • Google search widget
    • Google Talk™
    • YouTube™
  • Screen
    • 16,777,216 colour TFT touchscreen
    • Capacitive touchscreen
    • 3.0 inches
    • 320 x 480 pixels (HVGA)
    • Scratch-resistant (min. pencil hardness 6H)
  • Accessories
    • In-Box:
    • XPERIA™ X8
    • Battery 1200mAh
    • Stereo portable handsfree
    • 2 GB microSD™ card
    • Micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer
    • User documentation
    • Optional:
    • Hi-Fi Wireless Headset with FM Radio MW600
    • Portable Stereo Speakers MS450
    • Hi-Fi Headset with Remote MH810
  • Facts
    • Size: 99 x 54 x 15 mm
    • Weight: 104g
    • Phone memory: Up to 128 MB
    • Memory card support: microSD™ up to 16GB
    • Memory card included: 2 GB
    • Operating system: Google™ Android Donut, version 1.6
    • Processor: 600MHz
  • Availability and versions
    • Networks
    • UMTS HSPA 900/2100
    • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
    • UMTS HSPA 800/1900/2100
    • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
    • Available in selected markets from Q3 2010
  • Colour
    • White
    • Dark Blue/White
    • Aqua Blue/White
    • Pink/White
    • Silver/White

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