Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Smartphone Review

Sony Ericsson put on the X10 to regain a foothold in the field of smartphones. The product was a success.

We could use for a few days a very successful prototype of the Xperia
X10 from Sony Ericsson, the first Android smartphone of Japan-Sweden
manufacturer's slowing. The Xperia X10 is one of the very large
families of smartphones, with a template similar to the HTC HD2 or
Toshiba TG01. In terms of screen size, it outclasses the iPhone, at
least in height, width are identical. Remaining is to be seen if this
advantage is enough to make a good smartphone.

Made more intelligent by the new overlay software Nexus (formerly
codenamed Rachael), the first Android smartphone from Sony Ericsson
incorporates a large capacitive display of 10.1 cm, a photo sensor of 8
MP and a Snapdragon processor clocked at 1 GHz.

The feeling of quality prevailing in the grip: the finish is excellent,
rubberized back slightly arched which helps in keeping a steady hand,
the burnished metal strapping way that emphasizes and sharpens the edge
through the display itself and also absolutely rigid. The large screen
size, the centerpiece of the device is capacitive type, like the iPhone
and other mobile premium.

This technology, which captures the touch and not the support, allows
the use of two fingers, if it is taken into account by the software.
Alas, this is not the case in Xperia, the version of Android chosen by
Sony Ericsson (1.6 Donut) does not support multicast. The manufacturer
might have added this feature in "above" operating system, as is
happily HTC (HD2, Hero), but it is unfortunately nothing. Any hope of
zoom to two fingers is not lost, as the Xperia will receive an update
to Android 2 as soon as the exclusivity granted by Google to Motorola
and its Milestone has ended.

The good catches in the right place

To continue in the physical description of Xperia, note that Sony
Ericsson did not resist - again - to implement thin buttons on his
phone, the kind that are activated more readily with the tip of the
nail with the finger. At least the buttons are good mechanical and not
sensitive, a major source of false manipulations on some phones.
Another small criticism: to replace the memory card micro-SD, remove
the battery. While the Xperia is running cold-start fast enough, we
could have done without this constraint.

The headphone jack, a 3.5mm jack, took over the tip of the device,
ideally positioned for use in portable mode. It is skirted by the
button on-off and sleeps on the one hand, through a trap door
concealing the micro-USB on the other. A hearing on the portion was
opened to let the sound of loud-speaker. By the way, its also subject
to noise rather than sound, so a default crying that we impute to the
Office that the Xperia we received was a preproduction sample,
operational 90% only. No problem for her to report on the headphone.

At the start, what is striking is the speed. The Qualcomm Snapdragon
processor clocked at 1 GHz purring under the hood there is certainly no
accident. Indeed, outside of the application Timescape, which we will
return the Xperia X10 does not make us wait forever. And yet it is not
the case in this

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