Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 gets some Honeycomb love thanks to XDA-Developers

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 gets some Honeycomb love thanks to XDA-Developers
The guys at XDA-Developers are constantly pushing themselves to new heights, so here comes another great feat - Honeycomb has been ported to the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10.

Take into account this ROM is only at a pre-alpha stage, which means it's far from a stable build. Regardless, here's a list of a few features that work to one degree or another:

  • Wi-Fi (needs testing);
  • Honeycomb's GUI;
  • Touchscreen;
  • GPS;
  • The phone's keys;
  • microSD card (not working properly yet);
  • ADB connection;
  • Charging.

Don't get us wrong - unofficial ROMs are awesome - but it's even better that there is a great (and official) turnaround from the days when Sony Ericsson unequivocally ruled out updating its Xperia X10 phone beyond Android 2.1. Truth is, a lot of water has passed under the bridge since then, and a new Sony Ericsson has emerged - one that's stating over and over again it has learned from its mistakes.

That translates into the joint-venture promising timely updates for its Android phones. Even better, now it's backing its words with actions, so it's officially announced it's only a matter of time before we see some Gingerbread love for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10.

As for this phone's Honeycomb ROM, it's already available for download on XDA-Developers' forum.

source: XDA-Developers via Ubergizmo

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Xperia X10
  • Display 4.0 inches 854 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 8.1 MP (Single camera)
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 0.25GB RAM
  • Storage 1GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 1500 mAh
  • OS Android 2.3.3


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