June 21, 2010

Press Release: Sony Ericsson Xperia X8

Introducing the Sony Ericsson Xperia™ X8

The Sony Ericsson Xperia™ X8 is a great entertainment smartphone that extends the appeal of the Xperia™ collection to new market segments. The user interface is similar to that of the Xperia™ X10 mini, with the four-corners that give easy one hand use and can be customised for one touch access to your favourite applications. The Xperia™ X8 also includes Timescape™ for easy access to all your social networking and the infinite button for one click access to a world of content. The open Android operating system delivers great smartphone functionality and access to thousands of applications on Android Market™. Timo Maassmann, Product Marketing Manager for XperiaTM X8, said, “We are delighted to be able to bring the full experience of our XperiaTM smartphones to new consumers by delivering a fully featured device at a more accessible price point.”
The Sony Ericsson Xperia™ X8 is perfect for enjoying multimedia entertainment. Whether it’s a game from the Android Market™, the latest funny clips on YouTube™ or browsing the web, the 3-inch screen means you won’t miss a thing. Discover and download songs from PlayNow™, then listen to all your music using the 3.5mm headphone jack. If you are feeling more creative, there’s a 3.2 MP camera and video recording functionality.
Sony Ericsson Xperia™ X8 – Key features
· Four corners for easy one hand use and one touch access to applications
· Customise the four corners with your favourite apps and add widgets to your homescreens
· Enjoy games, video, internet and more on the 3-inch screen
· Timescape™ shows all your communication in one place for ultimate simplicity
· Android Market™ – thousands of applications to keep you entertained
· 3.2 MP camera – snap away and upload instantly to Facebook™
The XPERIA™ X8 supports GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS HSPA 900/2100 and UMTS HSPA 800/850/1900/2100
The XPERIA™ X8 will be available in selected markets from Q3 in the colours White, Dark Blue/ White, Aqua Blue/ White, Pink/ White, Silver/ White.
Log on to The Sony Ericsson Product Blog for more information: http://blogs.sonyericsson.com/products
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The Sony Ericsson XPERIA™ X8 at a glance
Camera 3.2 MP camera
Direct picture upload to Facebook™
Geo tagging
Sony Ericsson Album application
Video recording
Music Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
Sony Ericsson Music Player
Pan and zoom
WebKit web browser
Facebook™ application
Sony Ericsson Timescape™
Push email
Instant messaging
Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync® support with Dataviz™ RoadSync™
Picture messaging (MMS)
Predictive text input
Text messaging (SMS)
Auto rotate
Picture wallpaper
Capacitive touchscreen
Infinite button
Sony Ericsson FM radio
Video streaming
Video viewing
Flight mode
Phone book with dialer
Sony Ericsson Home with Widget
Location-based services
Google Maps™
Wisepilot™ turn-by-turn navigation* (free trial version)
*The service may not be available in every market. For more information, go to www.sonyericsson.wisepilot.com
3.5 mm audio jack
Bluetooth™ technology
Micro USB connector
NeoReader® barcode scanning app
Sony Ericsson Sync
USB mass storage
USB support
Google™ services
Android Market™ Client
Google Calendar™
Google LatitudeTM
Google Maps™ with Street View
Google search widget
Google Talk™
16,777,216 colour TFT touchscreen
Capacitive touchscreen
3- inches
320 x 480 pixels (HVGA)
Scratch-resistant (min. pencil hardness 6H)
Accessories In-Box:
· Battery 1200mAh
· Stereo portable handsfree
· 2 GB microSD™ card
· Micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer
· User documentation
· Hi-Fi Wireless Headset with FM Radio MW600
· Portable Stereo Speakers MS450
· Hi-Fi Headset with Remote MH810
Facts 1)2) Size: 99 x 54 x 15 mm
Weight: 104g
Phone memory: Up to 128 MB
Memory card support: microSD™ up to 16GB
Memory card included: 2 GB
Operating system: Google™ Android Donut, version 1.6
Processor: 600MHz
Availability and versions Networks
UMTS HSPA 900/2100
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
UMTS HSPA 800/1900/2100
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
Available in selected markets from Q3 2010
Colour White
Dark Blue/White
Aqua Blue/White

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