Category: Video

  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread preview ROM on the Xperia X10 [Video]

    Many have been asking the question about whether the Xperia X10 will receive the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) update at some point in the future, either through official or custom means. Well those chances have been boosted as one of the xda wizards has released an Android 2.3 preview ROM for the Xperia X10, which runs […]

  • Sony Ericsson Z1 (Playstation Phone) gets fondled in close-up detail

    The last video we saw of the Playstation Phone (or Sony Ericsson Z1) was a blurry mess. However, we’ve now come across a much clearer video giving a detailed look at the new gaming handset from Sony Ericsson. The phone is the same that we’ve seen pictures of previously. It has four hardware buttons on […]

  • Sony Ericsson LiveView gets video unboxing, plus SDK now available

    Sony Ericsson’s remote micro-display device, LiveView, should now be available in most regions. JKK from JKKMobile recently took delivery of one and has shot a 14-minute unboxing and first hands-on. He gives a quick tour, showing the USB port under a hidden flap, a red/green LED indicator on the corner as well as showing us […]

  • Official: Xperia X10 will get multi-touch in Q1 2011

    Sony Ericsson has officially confirmed that the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 will get some form of multi-touch during an OTA firmware update in Q1 2011. Rikard Skoberg from the SE Product Blog has said that there will be pinch-to-zoom (dual-touch) functionality on the web browser and Google Maps. So what’s changed you might be asking? […]

  • The Black Xperia X8 gets handled in the wild [Video]

    It looks like those rumours of a black Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 are true. The team over at mobile-review have managed to get hold of one and promptly shot a quick 1-minute video. The X8 looks better in black (to our eyes) with the front exterior clad in a matte plastic, whilst the sides and […]

  • Xperia X10 Android 2.1 update benchmarked

    We’ve heard all kinds of news surrounding the Xperia X10 Éclair update, but what we haven’t seen was a definitive list of benchmarks versus Android 1.6. Swedroid do the honours here after they managed to get hold of some pre-release Android 2.1 firmware directly from Sony Ericsson. You can check out the charts below, but […]

  • Official Xperia X10 Android 2.1 promo video released

    We’ve already seen a number of videos showing us what to expect from the upcoming Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 update. Well as a sign that we must be coming close to release, SE support have released a fancy looking promo video on the benefits of updating to Android 2.1. It looks like video was released […]

  • Sony Ericsson LiveView gets hands-on video impressions

    Sony Ericsson appears to be onto a winner with the upcoming LiveView Bluetooth mini-display. Overall, it has received positive comments from the wider technology community and also is something genuinely different to anything else on the market right now. The 1.3-inch OLED device is able to show incoming calls, calendar events as well as facebook […]

  • Multitouch Xperia X10 debate surfaces again following convincing videos

    The multi-touch issue surrounding the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 has been one of the key talking points since launch. Sony Ericsson continues to confirm that the handset does not support multi-touch in hardware or software, whilst there are a number of others who refuse to believe them. A number of videos have appeared over the […]

  • Timescape and social phonebook from Android 2.1 update demoed

    Following on from last week’s video demo’s of some of the new found functionality in the Android 2.1 Xperia X10 update, Rikard Skogberg from the SE Product Blog has released another video highlighting the changes made in Timescape and the (social) phonebook. Timescape, on the face of it, looks largely unchanged, however there are some […]

  • Xperia X10 Android 2.1 update and continuous focus officially demoed [Video]

    Rikard Skogberg over at the SE Product Blog has released some new videos that show us exactly what we can look forward to from the Android 2.1 update on the Xperia X10. The software is still in a pre-release state but he goes on to say that SE are close to “releasing the final candidates […]

  • New Xperia X10 HD video sample shows improvements

    A new Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 720p video sample has leaked onto YouTube from a Japanese owner. YouTube member tenchansan10 was at the Motorsport Japan 2010 event and shot some impressive footage of an x-treme trial rider. The first sample we saw suffered from noticeable frame rate issues. These haven’t disappeared entirely, but the new […]

  • Ingenious marketing campaign for X10 mini [Video]

    We’re not sure how this slipped through our net, but around three months ago Sony Ericsson France launched an ingenious viral marketing campaign for the X10 mini on the streets of Paris. It involved a fleet of small radio-controlled vehicles including cars, trucks, buses and even boats with an obligatory X10 mini mounted on top. […]

  • Sony Ericsson intros LiveView Bluetooth mini-display for Android

    Sony Ericsson has announced a new Bluetooth accessory for Android smartphones called LiveView. To understand what LiveView is, think of it as a small remote display that mirrors the activity of your phone. It connects via Bluetooth with your phone to control it without taking it out of your pocket or bag. This means keeping […]

  • Xperia X8 photo and video samples

    Those guys over at SE-First have been hard at work, following on from their unboxing video, they are first on the scene with some photo and video samples. As a quick reminder, the handset comes with a 3.2MP camera sensor (lower than the X10 mini series) and has no flash and no autofocus. The latter […]