Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 to get an Android Gingerbread update, after all, but not for all carrier versions

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 to get an Android Gingerbread update, after all, but not for all carrier versions
Sony Ericsson announced that it changed its mind, and is working on bringing Gingerbread to the Xperia X10 in June or July. The update will be available through the PC sync software, not OTA, for the unlocked version.

The carrier-specific versions of the Xperia X10 might be considered on a case-by-case basis. Sony Ericsson confirmed that the sudden change of heart was due to the overwhelming demand for this update, and the work the company already did to install Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread on its upcoming Sony Ericsson Xperia arc, Xperia Play and Xperia neo phones.

Good news for the Sony Ericsson Xperia 10 owners, but some functionality, like face recognition for the camera, might be lost in the process. Mediscape will also be replaced by the new media and music player widgets (check them in our preview here). The Xperia X10 will be the only one receiving the Gingerbread update from SE's 2010 crop of Android handsets, and this will be the last update for it, whereas this year's phones will continue getting whatever Google has in store for the next Android versions.

source: SonyEricsson

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Xperia X10
  • Display 4.0" 480 x 854 pixels
  • Camera 8.1 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S1, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 1 GB
  • Battery 1500 mAh(8.00h 3G talk time)

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11 Comments

1. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Thats why SE is my favorite company

2. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

why the hell only a part of my comment appears -_-"

3. ribbonsalmark

Posts: 84; Member since: Jan 06, 2011

GO SE! GO SE! LISTEN TO YOUR DEVELOPER! ITS YOUR PRODUCT RIGHT! GO SE! GO SE! So we went from 1.6 to 2.1 and now 2.3. So those of us on global generic version of X10A are good?

5. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

SE seems to like odd numbers

4. tom866

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

SE is a tricky and listen to its own customers. Sweden and Japan winning combination.

6. SamsungUser1

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 25, 2010

im still stuck on 1.6 and i just got the phone yesterday. I hope they release it to at&t but i think that will not happen cuz they havent realeased the 2.1 yet :/

7. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

I think this time the one to blame is AT&T for some reason an update everyone got already has not become available by the carrier so far everyone in know has 2.1 and that include may from Latin america (they are usually left to be the last) otherwise i recommend you check XDA they have the official ROM ported to AT&T if I'm not wrong, you can get your rightful update with no so many worries

8. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I returned my X10 cause it couldn't play FLASH videos at all. Good thing I returned it in 30 days and got my ATRIX 4G. will never buy another Ericsson phone. And plus if it were to update NO CARRIERS WOULDN'T RECEIVE 2.2 OR GINGERBREAD LIES.

9. Ranadheer REDDY unregistered

is x10 have front camera

11. malindalk

Posts: 10; Member since: Jan 03, 2011

No, It doesn't have front Facing camera.....

10. malindalk

Posts: 10; Member since: Jan 03, 2011

WOW!! Finally something BIG is coming!!!

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