Sony Ericsson previews the Xperia X10 with Gingerbread, update coming August
0. phoneArena 20 Jun 2011, 08:29 posted on
Sony Ericsson demonstrates the performance of Android 2.3 on the X10, and even though it uses a prototype phone with near-final beta software, it should be representative for the experience you'd get...
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1. august-really? (unregistered)
August, are they kidding?
2. PhoneLuver (Posts: 474; Member since: 05 Jul 2010)
Too little too late? This phone is pretty old.. Who would wait a year and a half for an update? It's merely a way of upsetting owners and reminding them not to trust your brand and not upgrade to a newer version of the device when their contract is up in 6 months.
Say what you will about Apple, but their devices get their yearly updates/upgrades.
On Android seems to be such hassle to get updates with some suppliers and models receiving preferential treatment.. (Can anyone say Nexus..?)
4. Got2seeit (unregistered)
iphones get updates quarterly. From the time Android was on 2.1 official iphones went to 4 from 3.2 then 4.1, 4.2, and now 4.3 this is all since the release of iphone 4 that Apple has made 3 quarterly updates 4.0 - 4.3
5.0 will be out in September while most Android phones are stuck on 2.2 for over a year.
8. Sniggly (Posts: 7291; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
At least with Android the updates are coded responsibly enough that they won't brick half of the older devices that actually get them. Furthermore, Froyo was released just over a year ago, but the major phones didn't get it until later. Now they're already getting Gingerbread in less than a year.
3. malindalk (Posts: 10; Member since: 03 Jan 2011)
WOW......Awesome…… I waited long time to get this….. Finally it’s coming on August… I think most Xperia X10 uses waited this moment…. finally its coming true…. :D :D :D
5. deilnei (unregistered)
Yes, iPhone update super fast but what the heck...they are still missing some of the feature compare to Android 2.1....What is so f**king proud about those achievement lol
6. Sniggly (Posts: 7291; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
Because the alternative was leaving the phone on 1.6, which pissed a lot of owners off because they had been promised an update when they bought the phone. Several months later AT&T came out and said "actually, the X10 is staying on 1.6 after all. SUCK IT, LOSERS!" before throwing a beer can at customers' heads and driving away laughing.
7. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)
I guess sony is the most trustworthy when it comes to updates(Excluding nexus series). HTC you lost your thrown.
9. OMBananas (unregistered)
I am happy that I am getting a cool update but I will miss mediascape, I am soo happy with my phone as it is atm that I probably wont upgrade or update for a while!! All you haters are wrong about this phone!! It is OMBananas AMAZING!! x
10. eddy (unregistered)
i update my x10 last nite with gingerbread and its amazing :)) btw am from malaysia thx sony for the update release coz i thot it was end of this august but neway am happy for my phone now^^