Countdown over, AT&T and Sony Ericsson introduce the Xperia X10 to the U.S.

Countdown over, AT&T and Sony Ericsson introduce the Xperia X10 to the U.S.
After having been launched overseas several months ago, the Xperia X10 has finally been introduced in the U.S. Sony Ericsson and AT&T have announced that the joint venture's first Android handset will be available from the carrier starting August 15th at a price of $149.99. with a signed 2 year contract and a minimum smartphone data plan. Paul Hamnett, Senior VP at Sony Ericsson North America said, "Sony Ericsson is raising the bar for entertainment-rich phones with the launch of the Xperia ™ X10. With the convergence of our user experience platform and the Android OS, we are bringing consumers a smartphone experience that is not only exciting, but also very refined. Following the successful global launch of the Xperia X10, we are pleased to partner with AT&T to launch this phone in the U.S. market."

The X10 offers a 4 inch display and is powered with a 1GHz Snapdragon processor under the hood.  The 8.1 MP camera is equipped with both face recognition and smile detection, and offers AF and a LED flash. 1GB of internal memory is boosted with a 2GB card in the box, and can be expanded up to 32GB. Of course, the Xperia X10 has the Timescape and Mediascape applications. The former will focus on your social networks while the latter will integrate your music and videos to one place. The press release fails to mention which build of the Android OS the X10 will carry, but earlier speculation was that the phone would launch with Android 1.6 and receive an upgrade to 2.1 by the end of the year. Unfortunately for all of you pinch-to-zoom fans out there, the handset does not support multi-touch.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10a Specifications | Review (European version)

source: SonyEricsson
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