Tag: Battery

  • Sony Ericsson gets knuckles rapped over Xperia X8 battery claims

    The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint regarding the standby battery life of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X8. The website product page for the Xperia X8 claims that the handset has a standby battery time of 446 hours. The person who made the complaint felt this claim was a bit fishy, despite […]

  • Sony Ericsson’s tips to extend Xperia X10 battery life [Video]

    Sony Ericsson released an Xperia X10 support video earlier this week to give some tips to extend battery performance. The timing of the video is somewhat curious, being released 18 months into the phone’s cycle. Most people reading this will already know about most of the tips and we covered much of this and more […]

  • Winner Announcement: Mugen Power 3600mAh Battery for Xperia X10

    We had around 650 entries to win a 3,600mAh Mugen Power battery for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. However, in the end there could be only one winner. We used ramdom.org to pick us a winner, so many congratulations to Florian (number 286) who will hopefully have this battery heading his way before Christmas. Thanks […]

  • Competition: Win a 3600mAh Xperia X10 Mugen Power Battery

    Disappointed that you didn’t win one of the MW600 Bluetooth headsets we had up for grabs recently? Well we’ve got another compo you can try your luck at. We are giving away one 3600mAh Mugen Power battery for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 that retails for $96.95. If you’re interested to know a bit more […]

  • Mugen Power extended batteries now available for the Xperia X8

    If there are any Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 owners out there that are bemoaning the lack of run time on their handsets, then you’ll be glad to know that Mugen Power has released a couple of extended batteries that should keep your X8 running a little longer. Mugen Power are stocking two batteries, one has […]

  • Mugen Power Xperia X10 Battery Review – Part 2

    We finally can deliver you part two of our Mugen Power Xperia X10 battery review. We want to apologise for the long delay in getting our results to you, but we wanted to make sure each battery had been properly run in before revealing our findings. In part one, we went through the ergonomics of […]

  • Mugen Power Xperia X10 Battery Review – Part 1

    One of the biggest issues that people seem to have with the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is battery performance. Yes, the Xperia X10 ships with a reasonably meaty 1500mAh battery, but the demands of that 4-inch screen and 1GHz Snapdragon processor means that most people have to charge their handsets every night. We’ve previously outlined […]

  • Mugen Power Xperia X10 batteries arrive for testing

    Mugen Power has been kind enough to send over two of its Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 extended batteries for testing. The Xperia X10 comes with a 1500mAh battery out of the box, however despite this being one of the largest normally seen in a smartphone, many still complain about the handset’s battery life. Mugen Power […]

  • R2BA020 Xperia X10 firmware rolling out, our first impressions

    The much awaited firmware update for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 looks like it is slowly starting to roll out. After rumours of hearing about the ‘R2BA013’ and ‘R2BA016’ firmware updates, the one actually being released is ‘R2BA020’. The most up to date Xperia X10 firmware prior to this release was R1FB001. This update has […]

  • Helix Launcher brings significant battery boost to Xperia X10

    The great thing about Android is that you can pretty much customise any aspect of your phone. One such feature is the Sony Ericsson home screen (i.e. the desktop) that can be replaced by third-party solutions such as HelixLauncher and Zeam. As will as the benefit of additional home screens, these third-party solutions are optimised […]

  • Mugen Power releases 1800mAh, 3600mAh batteries for Xperia X10

    Given the power issues many X10 owners are suffering from, it may be a good time to look at some extended batteries from trusted third-party battery manufacturer, Mugen Power. They have two extended batteries on sale for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, one with 1800mAh capacity and another with a whopping 3600mAh capacity. As the […]

  • Improving your Xperia X10 battery life

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 handset has now been released in a number of markets and one of the biggest negative points I’m hearing on the handset (apart from the keyboard) is its battery life. There’s no denying that the Xperia X10 does drain its battery quickly, even compared to some other Android handsets, however […]

  • Xperia X10 battery life revealed

    Up until now, the battery life of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 smartphone has been kept under wraps. The official product page is just left blank under the battery performance section. However, with the news of the handset launching in Japan, the official SE Japan site does reveal this juicy information. Given its 1GHz Snapdragon […]