XPERIA™ X1 : The First Sony Ericsson Windows-Mobile Powered Phone

Posted: 12 February 2008 in News, Sony Ericsson
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Tanggal 10 Februari 2008 di Barcelona menandai dimulainya generasi baru pada portfolio produk handphone dari Sony Ericsson dengan diperkenalkannya XPERIA™ X1, smartphone pertama dari Sony Ericsson yang menggunakan operating system (OS) Windows Mobile. Generasi pertama dari X-Series ini akan menggunakan Windows Mobile versi 6.1 dengan berbagai macam kelebihan yang dimilikinya.

Keterangan lebih lengkap mengenai XPERIA™ X1 ini diambil dari berbagai macam sumber seperti disebutkan pada bagian awal masing-masing artikel.

Sony Ericsson Press Release :
Sony Ericsson marks the launch of its new brand XPERIA™ with the unveiling of the XPERIA™ X1

10 February 2008

The world of our consumers and customers is changing. To meet the growing need for mobile Web communication and multimedia entertainment, Sony Ericsson introduces XPERIA™. With this new brand Sony Ericsson will position itself at the forefront of mobile convergence.

Barcelona, Spain – 10th February 2008 –Today marked the launch of XPERIA™ and a new era in mobile communications with the announcement of the XPERIA™ X1, a stand-out, arc slider phone from Sony Ericsson designed to address the growing need for a premium, converged mobile experience.

The XPERIA™ X1 combines a 3-inch clear wide VGA display and a full QWERTY keyboard within a quality metal-finish body. With Windows Mobile® inside, the XPERIA™ X1 lets you choose from a dynamic range of activities at anytime and anywhere; from enjoying your favourite entertainment content to working efficiently on-the-move. Access a world of experiences simply by touching the XPERIA™ panel on the screen.

“XPERIA™ represents the first brand that is truly borne from within Sony Ericsson. It represents our vision for a premium, energised communication experience,” said Dee Dutta, Head of Marketing, Sony Ericsson. “This launch, and the announcement of the X1, further strengthens the overall Sony Ericsson brand and places us at the forefront of mobile convergence.”

“Our vision for the XPERIA™ X1 is to deliver a seamless blend of mobile Web communication and multimedia entertainment within a distinctive design,” said Rikko Sakaguchi, Head of Portfolio and Propositions, Sony Ericsson. “XPERIA™ is our promise to think foremost of user experience and to deliver the premium experience – anytime, anywhere, anything, with anyone.”

Sony Ericsson XPERIA™ X1 – energised communication, the premium experience.

  • Convergence of multimedia entertainment and mobile Web communication
  • Unique arc slider with wide pitch easy-to-use QWERTY keyboard
  • XPERIA™ panels – arrange as you want for easy access
  • Enjoy multimedia entertainment on bright wide VGA display
  • Windows Mobile® capabilities

XPERIA™ panel interface – experiences just the way you want them

Enjoy access to different experiences – Web, multimedia, applications – from your desktop. Navigate with the tip of your finger. Configure and have your XPERIA™ panels just the way you want them.

Multiple navigation – the choice is yours

XPERIA™ X1 lets you interact with yourphone in different ways. Touch, full QWERTY keyboard, 4-way key and optical joystick navigation. Switch seamlessly between operation modes.

Arc slider design – makes it stand out

The arc design gives a distinct and unique feel. Slide the screen upwards to reveal the wide pitch QWERTY keyboard. Ample distance between keys makes writing fast and easy.

Ultimate mobile experience – performance on the move

With Windows Mobile®, the highest data transfer rate (HSDPA/HSUPA) and WiFi™ support, you can enjoy your favourite entertainment and work efficiently on the move. Mobile access to everything that is important to you. aGPS gives you the freedom to explore the world. XPERIA™ X1 is a premium mobile experience.
The Sony Ericsson XPERIA™ X1 will be available in selected markets from the second half of 2008.

Sony Ericsson XPERIA™ X1 – At a Glance

Camera

  • Auto focus
  • 3.2 megapixel camera
  • Photo light
  • Video recording

Music

  • Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
  • Media player
  • Music tones
  • PlayNow™
  • Windows Media Player Mobile
  • 3D games
  • FM radio
  • Java
  • Video streaming
  • Video viewing

Internet

  • Internet Explorer® Mobile
  • RSS feeds

Communication and Messaging

  • Polyphonic ringtones
  • Speakerphone
  • Vibrating alert
  • Video calling
  • Email
  • Picture messaging (MMS)
  • Predictive text input
  • Text messaging (SMS)

Design

  • XPERIA™ panels
  • Optical joystick navigation
  • Navigation key
  • Picture wallpaper
  • Touch navigation

Organiser

  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Document editors
  • Document readers
  • Flight mode
  • Handwriting recognition
  • Notes
  • Phone book
  • Tasks
  • Touchscreen

Connectivity

  • aGPS
  • Bluetooth™ technology
  • Modem
  • Synchronization
  • USB support
  • WLAN

Windows® Mobile® Operating System

  • Microsoft® Outlook Mobile: email, contacts, calendar, tasks
  • Microsoft® Office Mobile: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Internet Explorer® Mobile
  • Windows Media™ Player Mobile
  • Windows Live™
  • Exchange ActiveSync®
  • Voice control
  • Utility Applications: file explorer, calculator, pictures & video, notes

Facts and Figures

  • Size: 110 x 53 x 16.7 mm
  • Weight: 145 grams

Available colours

  • Black
  • Silver
  • Main screen: 65,536 color TFT
  • Resolution: 800 X 480 pixels
  • Size: 3 inches

Memory

  • Phone memory: up to 400 MB
  • microSD™ memory card support

Availability and versions
Networks

  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA 900/1700/1900/2100 MHz
  • UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA 850/1700/1900/2100 MHz

Sony Ericsson XPERIA™ X1 Product Page :


Convergence communication and entertainment

XPERIA™ X1 lets you enjoy the convergence of communication and entertainment. Choose an experience by simply touching the XPERIA™ panel interface. The QWERTY keyboard makes writing fast and easy.


On the inside

With Windows Mobile® inside, you can enjoy your favorite entertainment and work efficiently on the move. XPERIA™ X1 is a premium mobile experience.

Distinctive design

Arc slider design, 3 inch Wide VGA display and premium metal body: with its sophisticated and distinctive design, XPERIA™ X1 redefines premiumness.

What’s in it?

XPERIA™ panel interface
XPERIA™ panel interface

Enjoy access to different experiences – Web, multimedia, applications – from your desktop. Navigate with the tip of your finger. Configure and have your XPERIA™ panels just the way you want them.

Arc slider design
Arc slider design

The arc design gives XPERIA™ X1 a distinctive and unique feel. Slide the screen upwards to reveal the wide-pitch QWERTY keyboard.

Video call
Video call

See who’s talking with your 3G phone. During a video call, you see a live video stream of the person you’re talking to – and they can see you.

Integrated camera
Integrated camera

Built-in digital camera with screen viewfinder, dedicated menus and direct interaction with in-phone imaging and messaging features.

RSS feeds
RSS feeds

Use your phone to view up-to-the-minute news and other content from selected websites and blogs. Just subscribe to the feed and let it come to you.

Web wherever
Web wherever

Truly mobile Internet lets you enjoy browsing the Web and manage your email effectively with the convenience of your phone, wherever you are.

Links you like
Links you like

Forget cables – wireless is the way forward. Connect to other devices with Bluetooth™ to sync, share and send.

Multiple navigation
Multiple navigation

XPERIA™ X1 lets you interact via numerous intuitive ways. Touch, full QWERTY, 4-way key and optical joystick – you switch seamlessly between operation modes.

3G
3G

Quick and easy access to broadband Internet. Say hello to video calls, audio and video streaming, Internet surfing, multimedia messaging and email on the go.

Push email
Push email

Instant email on your mobile phone, just like on your home computer. Messages are sent directly to your phone as soon as they arrive.

Capture the action
Capture the action

Video clips are ideal for those unexpected great moments that happen when you’re out there, enjoying life.

Handwriting Recognition
Handwriting Recognition

Text input using stylus on touchscreen: write a character as you would with a pen, and it transforms it into the corresponding letter on a keyboard.

Blog your life
Blog your life

The easy way to share your life in pictures. Take or choose a photo, add a little text and publish it for friends and family to enjoy.

The Wi-Fi alternative
The Wi-Fi alternative

For a fast Internet connection in hotspots, your phone has Wi-Fi support.


Specifications:

Size

  • 110 x 17 x 53 mm
  • 4.3 x 0.7 x 2.1 inches

Weight

  • 145 g
  • 5.1 oz

Available colours

  • Solid Black

Screen

  • 800 X 480
  • 65,536-colour TFT

Memory

  • Up to 400 MB Phone Memory
  • Memory Stick SanDisk Micro™ support

Networks

  • GSM 850
  • GSM 900
  • GSM 1800
  • GSM 1900
  • EDGE
  • HSDPA
  • HSUPA
  • UMTS 850
  • UMTS 900
  • UMTS 1700
  • UMTS 1900
  • UMTS 2100

Camera

  • Auto focus
  • Camera – 3.2 megapixel
  • Digital zoom – 3x
  • Photo light
  • Video record

Music

  • Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
  • Media Player
  • Music tones
  • PlayNow™
  • Windows Media® Player Mobile

Internet

  • Internet Explorer® Mobile
  • RSS feeds

Entertainment

  • 3D games
  • Java
  • Radio – FM radio RDS
  • Video Clip
  • Video streaming

Connectivity

  • aGPS
  • Bluetooth™ technology
  • Modem
  • Synchronisation PC
  • USB mass storage
  • USB support
  • WLAN

Messaging

  • Email
  • Exchange ActiveSync®
  • MMS (Multimedia Messaging)
  • Predictive text input
  • SMS long (Text Messaging)

Communication

  • Polyphonic ringtones
  • Speakerphone
  • Vibrating Alert
  • Video call

Design

  • Navigation key
  • Optical joystick navigation
  • Picture wallpaper
  • XPERIA™ panels

Organiser

  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Document editors
  • Document readers
  • Flight mode
  • Handwriting recognition
  • Notes
  • Phone book
  • Tasks
  • Touch-screen
Comments
  1. Xperia says:

    I’m so excited about this mobile, I feel like a kid waiting for Christmas.

    I’ve already joined XperiaX1.net and a few other fan sites and the phones not even been released. Oh dear.

    This is going to be a massive hit and hopefully redefine WM, giving competition to the iPhone.

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