Tag: Sony Ericsson

  • Xperia X10 Gingerbread update finally rolling out!

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Android 2.3 Gingerbread update is finally rolling out to users bang on schedule. It seems to be out in only a few select countries right now but will no doubt be available to most countries over the coming days. The software will update your X10 to Android 2.3.3 (firmware 3.0.1.G.0.75) […]

  • Sony Ericsson reveals what to expect with X10 Gingerbread update

    The Sony Ericsson support pages around the globe are being updated as we speak to give Xperia X10 users an idea of what to expect with the forthcoming Android 2.3 Gingerbread update. This does not mean that the update has begun rolling out as reported by a number of sites, but it does mean that […]

  • Sony Ericsson releases Panorama App for Xperia X10

    Sony Ericsson has released a brand new app for the Xperia X10 called ‘Panorama beta’. The app allows you to create an easy panoramic picture by selecting a direction, pressing the capture button and then panning the camera to shoot the photo. This is a ‘Sony Ericsson Beta’ app so it is still work in […]

  • Who has upgraded to a new Xperia handset? [Poll]

    Today’s poll is a simple one – we want to get an idea of how many of you X10/X10 mini/X10 mini pro owners have bought one of the new Xperia handsets? The Xperia arc and Xperia PLAY have been out for around seven weeks now and whilst we believe some have upgraded, we suspect more […]

  • Xperia X10’s still sold in selected Best Buy stores for $1 (with 2-yr contract)

    As far as we were aware the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 went EOL in the US in February. Well it appears that selected Best Buy stores in the country are still stocking the handset, where it is being sold for $1 upfront on a two-year contract. It’s worth noting though that this is via AT&T, […]

  • Further detail on why SE is not unlocking the Xperia X10 bootloader

    Karl-Johan Dahlstrom from the SE Developer Blog has given some extra clarity on why the Xperia X10 will not see its bootloader unlocked, unlike the new Xperia range. The main reason he points to is that the X10 bootloader does not support being “unlocked in a secure way”. When a bootloader is unlocked it wipes […]

  • SE opens bootloader for new Xperia range – X10 not included

    In case you haven’t heard the news, Sony Ericsson is officially unlocking the bootloader for its new range of Xperia smartphones. Click here to read the full post over at Xperia Blog. However, the disappointing point for X10 owners is that the handset will remain locked due to “technical and legal reasons”. Maybe SE will […]

  • Sony Ericsson confirms DLNA not coming to Xperia X10 family

    Sony Ericsson has confirmed that it has dropped DLNA, one of the features it promised for the Xperia X10 last May. The feature had to be “de-scoped” due to a number of changes since the original announcement including adding pinch-to-zoom as well as splitting the Android 2.1 update into two parts. All is not lost […]

  • AT&T Xperia X10 reaches EOL; hopes vanishing for Android 2.1 update?

    Whilst most of us around the world are now running the Android 2.1 update on our Sony Ericsson Xperia X10s, spare a thought for those in the United States, where users are still stuck on Android 1.6. Back in late November, Sony Ericsson USA said that the update will take longer to hit the States, […]

  • Hang on. SE Brazil says Gingerbread coming to Xperia X10 in October

    Okay take this with a huge pinch of salt, but Brazilian consumer complaint site Reclame Aqui, has seen Sony Ericsson Brazil respond to one person’s complaints on the Xperia X10 with a startling revelation. The official response to the person’s complaints on the lack of updates goes on to say that whilst Android 2.2 (Froyo) […]

  • Sony Ericsson ships 9 million Xperia handsets in 2010

    Sony Ericsson released full-year results for 2010 and within all the financial blurb, the company revealed that it had sold 9 million Android Xperia handsets during the year. Considering that the Xperia X10 only launched in early April with the X10 mini, X10 mini pro and X8 following thereafter it seems like a pretty good […]

  • Sony Ericsson admits Xperia X10 mistakes; says 2011 will be better

    Sony Ericsson has openly admitted that their first foray into Android was not up to scratch. Steve Walker, global head of marketing for Sony Ericsson, said that “the first generation of handsets in our portfolio was about getting the capability out there,” whilst speaking to Pocket-Lint. He went on to say that when they started […]

  • Fun promo videos from Sony Ericsson show usefulness of Android

    Sony Ericsson has released three new videos that highlight its current Xperia range of smartphones and the usefulness of Android. The videos follow the challenges placed on two people, Kate & Gary, as they are asked to complete various tasks using Google Places, Android Market and Google Maps Navigation. Most of you won’t learn anything, […]

  • Our new sister site has launched today!

    Just a quick heads-up to let you know that we have launched our new sister site (XperiaBlog.net) this morning. We know some of you have been frustrated by the non-Xperia X10 news, so this new site will allow us to cover the new family of Xperia smartphones. Don’t worry though, this site will be staying […]

  • X10 mini successor snapped with Gingerbread and benchmarked

    The leaks just keep on coming. This time we have what looks like the successor to the X10 mini or X10 mini pro according to the guy that leaked them on IT168. The images clearly show the unnamed device running Android Gingerbread and will apparently come with a 3-inch (320 x 480) multi-touch display, 1GHz […]