Sony Ericsson has announced the forthcoming launch of the Xperia X10 Android smart device, which will be the first Android device from the manufacturer.
The X10 will feature a new user interface that features custom applications developed by Sony Ericsson such as Timescape and Mediascape, Timescape being a converged messaging application which includes social network access while Mediascape is a media management application that includes YouTube support and access to Sony Ericsson’s PlayNow app store.
The X10 technical specifications consist of a 4 inch widescreen WVGA resolution touch display that is scratch resistant thanks to its glass front capacitive display, Android 1.6, a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, quad-band GSM/EDGE radios and 850/1900/2100MHz UMTS/HSPA support for the US market.
It also features an 8.1 megapixel camera that supports geo-tagging, face and smile detection, image stabilization, auto-focus and flash, Bluetooth with stereo audio support, GPS/Wi-Fi radios and integration with Google services such as Maps, Gmail, Calendar and Talk.
It will be available in the first quarter of 2010 in black or white with no pricing information at this time.