Sony Ericsson have made public their plans for their new Xperia brand of mobile phones that run on the Windows Mobile operating system.
The XPERIA X1, is their first windows mobile device (as opposed to the sybian smartphone os) and is a slider phone with the following features:
- 3-inch clear wide VGA (800 x 480 pixels) touchscreen display
- Full QWERTY keyboard
- Metal-finish body
- 3.2 megapixel camera
- High Speed dat via HSDPA/HSUPA
- Up to 400 mb inbuilt memory
- 110 x 53 x 16.7 mm
- Weight145 grams
Dee Dutta, Head of Marketing at Sony Ericsson said
“XPERIA represents the first brand that is truly borne from within Sony Ericsson. It represents our vision for a premium, energised communication experience. This launch, and the announcement of the X1, further strengthens the overall Sony Ericsson brand and places us at the forefront of mobile convergence.”
The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 should be available from the second half of 2008.
EDIT: We have added the Xperia x1 details to the main Mobile Checker web site here:
For now the following video cliip of the user interface and the Sony Ericsson Xperia x1 mini site are as close as we will get to this very appealing Sony Ericsson handset.