Tag: Display

  • SE Brazil says Xperia X10 getting 4-point multitouch in next update

    Sony Ericsson Brazil has said that the Xperia X10 will receive four-finger multitouch in the upcoming Android 2.3 Gingerbread update. This was refuted by Sony Ericsson’s Rikard Skoberg a few weeks back, but SE Brazil seem insistent that the display’s drivers will be updated to allow 4-point multitouch from the current dual touch display. SE […]

  • Multi-touch coming to the Xperia X10 in Gingerbread update?

    There has been a lot of speculation over the last few days over whether the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 will get multi-touch support (don’t confuse this with the current dual-touch functionality) once the Android Gingerbread update lands. This started when the official Sony Ericsson Brazil blog published a post saying that multitouch was coming. The […]

  • Xperia X10 Gingerbread update to bring new kernel, 16M colours and unlocked bootloader?

    Whilst us Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 owners await the official Android Gingerbread 2.3 update to appear (hopefully next month), speculation is building on what the update may bring. Interestingly, there are rumours abound in a number of forums that suggest the X10 bootloader will be unlocked. We’ve got no hard evidence on this, just some […]

  • Dual-touch fix for all ROMS now available

    Are you running a custom ROM? Can’t wait for the official dual-touch update to hit your handset? Well you’re in luck as the whiz-kids over at xda-developers have released a dual-touch hotfix that will work on all ROMs. All credit goes to Bin4ry from xda-developers, you can find the downloads needed and instructions here.

  • Official: Dual-touch Xperia X10 update hits Japan on 19 Jan

    Just yesterday we saw a video demonstrating the new pinch-to-zoom update for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. Well now Sony Ericsson Japan has officially notified users that this update will hit NTT DoCoMo on 19th January through PC Companion and 20th January OTA. They have also confirmed that the new dual-touch features will work in […]

  • Dual-touch and one-finger zoom shown off on Xperia X10 [Video]

    Hopefully, it shouldn’t be too long before we see the dual-touch firmware update for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. While we wait, a video has surfaced that shows dual-touch working on the X10 as well as the one-finger zoom. It seems like a worthy addition to the handset, but the timing of the update is […]

  • Xperia X10 goes up against 8 other smartphones in display shootout

    One of the biggest considerations when buying a new smartphone has to be the display used. This not only includes factors such as the size of display used, resolution, and whether multi-touch support is included (us X10 owners know this point all too well!) But you also need to factor the display technology used – […]

  • 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? […]

  • 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 […]

  • SE white paper suggests no 16m colours for Xperia X10 Éclair update

    Sony Ericsson has released a new white paper for the Xperia X10 that gives some more details on what to expect from the forthcoming Android 2.1 (Éclair) update. The paper (dated 16 September 2010) highlights that the TFT display will remain at 65,536 colours after the update. This will be a big disappointment for those […]

  • Sony US misleading customers about multitouch on Xperia X10?

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 launched in the United States last week at a very reasonable $129.99 with a two-year contract. However, one of the phone’s biggest talking points – the lack of multitouch – has come back in the frame after the Sony Style website claims that the Xperia X10 comes with a multitouch […]

  • Xperia X10’s LCD versus AMOLED and Super AMOLED in direct sunlight

    One of the biggest differentiators between touchscreen smartphones is the display used. Considerations include the type of touchscreen layer (resistive, capacitive), resolution as well as the technology implemented (TFT, OLED). The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 uses a TFT LCD display, whilst many of the newer Android flagships from other manufacturers use AMOLED. The benefits of […]

  • Sony Ericsson confirms no multitouch for X10 mini

    Sony Ericsson has confirmed that it has no intentions to implement multitouch gestures on either the X10 mini or X10 mini pro. This is despite the fact that the X10 mini may have the hardware capable of at least dualtouch gestures such as pinch-and-zoom. Timo Maassmann from the SE Product Blog says that enabling multitouch […]

  • X10 mini has a multitouch display

    Just as we are learning that the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 handset is not multitouch capable, Michell Bak from the SE-Blog is reporting that its little brother, the X10 mini will support multitouch. He contacted Synaptics (a manufacturer of touchscreens) directly who told him that the X10 mini uses the ClearPad 2000 display (with dualtouch […]

  • SE ends Xperia X10 multitouch speculation once and for all

    Despite the efforts of brave modders trying to determine whether the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10’s display is capable of multitouch, SE has moved to end speculation on this for good. They have released a statement that says the X10 will never have multitouch capabilities. The statement says that a combination of hardware and software configurations […]