The xda-developer ninjas recently brought us the first Android 2.1 custom ROM for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. They’ve since been beavering away and are now close to making the stock Android 2.2 (Froyo) firmware available for download next week. This will include Flash support and even faster performance (Quadrant score of 2,588). A dual-boot feature is also planned allowing you to boot into either Android 2.1 or 2.2.
As before, the firmware is only likely to be at a beta stage and will likely have a reasonable amount of bugs. However, it will undoubtedly by polished over time and bring considerable benefits, especially considering that Sony Ericsson hasn’t made it clear whether the X10 will officially see the Froyo update or not. Click through for the quadrant benchmark and proof of Flash performance.