2/15/2010 9:56:00 AM
MWC: Sony Ericsson reveals X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro
Sony Ericsson has announced two new additions to its Xperia
series - the X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro.
The 1.6 Android-based devices will be available in the first half
of this year
Both devices made their debut on the eve of the Mobile World
Congress yesterday. They feature a UX skin, in addition to Sony
Ericsson's social networking Timescape technology.
Rikko Sakaguchi, Sony Ericcson's executive vice president and
chief creation officer said: 'There has been an enormous buzz
around Xperia X10 so it is really exciting to be already
unveiling compact versions of this powerful proposition.'
He added that the X10 Mini and X10 Mini pro 'pushed the
boundaries of what is possible with smaller devices.'
Both phones feature Google Android OS, a 2.55 inch touchscreen
and include 3G with HSDPA. The devices also incorporate
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS, a 5 megapixel auto focus camera and a
3.5mm jack socket.
The X10 Mini Pro also contains a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
Sony Ericsson has also developed an innovative 'four corner
control', where each corner of the screen contains a customisable
icon to launch popular applications.