Freitag, 7. März 2014

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Is Appealing On All Fronts

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 has caused a lot of media hype since its release in March 2010. This powerhouse of a smartphone boasts industry leading features such as the 4 inch touch screen and an impressive eight mega pixel digital camera.

Given the fact that this handset boasts a large touchscreen, this is reflected by its dimensions measuring 119x 63x 13 mm. This is sure to be seen as a bonus in the eyes of some users who prefer a larger phone, and it only weighs 135 g making it pocket friendly handset. The XPERIA X10 is available in both black and white colour variants so it offers appeal to fashion conscious users.

An impressive 1 GB of internal storage is provided as standard within the XPERIA X10; however an integrated micro SD card slot is also provided which comes with a pre-installed 8 GB memory card. Although this should suffice for the needs of most users, this can be upgraded with a card of up to 32 GB offering the potential to store an entire digital music collection or a large number of video files etc. The vast internal phonebook is capable of storing an impressive number of contacts and also includes the Photocall feature.

One of the flagship features of this model is the stunning 8 mega pixel digital camera. As well as its high pixel resolution, it boasts a host of features which aimed to include the quality of the photos as well as simplifying the task of taking them. These range from auto focus, touch focus, image stabilisation, face & smile detection and an LED flash, meaning low lighting conditions are no obstacle. The handy geo-tagging facility is also included which, based on GPS, records the location at which a photo was taken. Of course the camera can also shoot video footage and this is in WVGA quality at 30 frames per second.

The increasingly popular android operating system, in this case version 1.6 is the operating system of choice within the XPERIA X10. Alongside a powerful Qualcomm snap dragon 1 GHz processor, these to power houses offer higher performance and handle demanding applications with ease whilst providing lightning fast reactions of the user interface. In terms of entertainment features, there is a versatile internal media player along with a number of pre-installed games. Social networking fans are well catered for with dedicated Facebook and twitter applications which offer integration to these popular websites so users can stay up to date with friends and family with a single touch of the screen. GPS with A-GPS support provides the ability to supports applications such as geo-tagging and a digital compass as well as Google maps.

Thanks to the employment of a number of connectivity features, it is never been more convenient to surf the Internet is appears with the XPERIA X10. 3G coverage provides the primary method of Internet connectivity courtesy of an HSDPA connection at speeds of up to 7.2 mega bytes per second along with HSUPA at 2 MB per second. Wi-Fi provides the fastest Internet connection when available by utilising the signals provided by wireless Internet routers.

It is easy to see why the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 has proven to be such a popular handset. The versatility of the android OS combined with its aesthetic appeal and broad functionality means its future success looks assured.