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Sony Ericsson Xperia X8

Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7.5
User Rating - 8.1

Posted: 16 Jun 2010
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSAndroid (2.1, 1.6)  
Dimensions3.90 x 2.13 x 0.59 inches (99 x 54 x 15 mm)  
Weight3.67 oz (104 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
  
Display
Physical size3.0 inches  
Resolution320 x 480 pixels  
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

192 ppi  
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

TFT  
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenYes  
FeaturesProximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass  
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels  
FeaturesDigital zoom, Geo tagging  
CamcorderYes  
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227  
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Single core, 600 MHz, ARM11  
Graphics processorAdreno 200  
Built-in storage0.128 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB  
Battery
Talk time4.75 hours
the average is 12 h (736 min)
  
Stand-by time18.6 days (446 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
  
Talk time (3G)5.66 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)19.8 days (476 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
  
Capacity1200 mAh  
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Multimedia
Music player   
FeaturesMusic recognition  
RadioFM  
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
BrowserWebKit browser  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, Twitter  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS900, 2100 MHz  
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, GPRS  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

A-GPS  
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR  
Wi-FiYes  
USBUSB 2.0  
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
OtherComputer sync, OTA sync  
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
SensorsAccelerometer  
OtherVoice recording  
Availability
Officially announced16 Jun 2010  

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