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Telstra to launch its second Android: Sony Ericsson Xperia™ X10


Posted on April 12, 2010

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Today we’re letting everyone know that Telstra will launch the Sony Ericsson Xperia™ X10 on 4 May. It’s our second Android-powered smartphone.

It’s certainly one of the more distinctive looking smartphones we’ve seen. The Next G model comes in piano black with metal highlights. It also sports a massive 4-inch screen.
Xperia X10 from Telstra
The Android underpinnings mean Xperia X10 comes with popular Google applications like Gmail and Google search and access to thousands of apps on the Android Market. It will also feature made-for-Android apps from Telstra including Mobile FOXTEL, Whereis® Navigator and Yellow Pages® Mobile.

Like the HTC Desire, it packs a fast 1GHz Snapdragon processor – good for multitasking and rendering web pages quickly.

It also comes with two apps that are unique to the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. The first is ‘Timescape™’ which displays all of a customer’s communication in one view including SMS, email, Facebook posts and tweets making it easier to keep up to date.

The second is ‘Mediascape’, which allows customers to browse and access media content saved on their phone or available online – for instance on YouTube. Unique integration with the BigPond® Music service lets customers view and purchase associated songs from inside the app.

To see the X10 in action, have a look at the short video with Telstra mobile phone product manager Ben Bevins talking about the X10’s features.

If you’re interested in purchasing the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 on Next G Network you can register your interest from today.

Availability and Pricing
It can also be purchased outright for a RRP of $1099.

It’s available from [T]life, Telstra stores and dealers from 4 May.

Sony Ericsson Xperia™ X10 at a glance

Dimensions: 119 x 63 x 13mm
Weight: 135g
Display: 4-inch full touch screen, 480 x 854 pixels, scratch-resistant screen
Imaging: 8.1 megapixel auto focus camera with 16x digital zoom, smile detection, face recognition, geo tagging, image and video stabiliser, photo/video light, video recording
Music: Album art, Bluetooth® A2DP, media player, music tones (MP3/AAC), TrackID™,
Platform: Android 1.6, upgradable to Android 2.1 in the future
Memory: Comes bundled with an 8GB microSD™ memory card.
Connectivity: Assisted-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, micro USB port, Wi-Fi™, Bluetooth® A2DP, USB mass storage
Messaging: Microsoft Exchange Active Sync®, Instant messaging, MMS, SMS, predictive text input

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