Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Will NOT Get Android 2.2 Update

Sony Ericsson UK has confirmed that the Xperia X10, X10 Mini, X10 Mini Pro and the X8 won’t be getting the Android 2.2 update after all. This news is definitely not going to please all the Xperia owners out there.

However, Sony Ericsson says that the Xperia X10 and its other siblings will get many other enhancements via software update.

image

Sony Ericsson has already stated that they will release a software update for the X10 in Q1 of 2011 which will bring multi-touch support to the handset. Apparently, Sony Ericsson will also release another update which will add new functionalities to the MediaScape and TimeScape UI of the handset.

However, X10, X10 Mini Pro, X10 Mini and X8 users now need to look at the Custom ROM scene for their handset to get Android 2.2 or Android 2.3 running on their handset.

3 Adds Xperia X10 Mini Pro and HTC Wildfire Phones

The 3 Network in UK has added the Xperia X10 Mini Pro and HTC Wildfire phones to its catalog of available phones. HTC Wildfire runs on whereas Xperia Mini Pro runs on a customized version of 1.6.

500x_wildfire2_thumb[1]

Xperia X10 Mini Pro will be available in two colors: black and white starting 9 July, 2010. The HTC Wildfire has already started selling since July 2 and is available in the Metal Mocha color. Both Xperia X10 Mini and HTC Wildfire are available for £30 a month on 3’s One plan with 2,000 any network minutes, 5,000 3 network minutes, 5,000 texts, 1GB of data and a six month free subscription to Spotify Premium.

Also See: Top 10 Android Based Phones in The Market

Xperia X10 Mini Pro has some impressive specifications and is one of the smallest Android based phones. HTC Wildfire on the other hand is a smaller version of Desire and is expected to get an update in the next few months. 3 is also offering both Xperia X10 Mini Pro and HTC Wildfire on pay as you go, where you have to pay £199 for the HTC Wildfire and £249 for the Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Now Available In India For Rs.35,795

Sony Ericsson recently launched the most awaited smartphone Xperia X10 and announced two powerful handsets, the X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro in India. All the handsets are powered by the Android 1.6 operating system and they include some powerful specs. All the devices are reasonably priced to attract and increase smartphone users in India.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10:

sony ericsson xperia x10

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is powered by the Android 1.6 OS and it runs on 1 GHz Snapdragon processor. It comes with 8 megapixel camera, 4 inch capacitive touchscreen display, Bluetooth, 1GB internal memory, 16GB expandable memory, Wi-Fi, 3G connectivity, A-GPS, 3.5 mm audio jack, 1500 mAh battery and so on. This handset comes with a price tag of Rs. 35,795.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini:

sony ericsson x10 mini

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini is powered by the Android 1.6 OS and it runs on a 600MHz Qualcomm processor. It comes with a 5 megapixel camera, 2.55 inch capacitive touchscreen display, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G connectivity, A-GPS, 128 MB internal memory, 16GB expandable memory, 3.5 mm audio jack, Stereo FM radio with RDS and so on. This device will be available in India within 3 months. The price of this handset is not announced yet.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro:

sony ericsson x10 mini pro

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro is powered by the Android 1.6 OS and it runs on a 600MHz Qualcomm processor. It comes with 5 megapixel camera, 2.55 inch capacitive touchscreen display, 3G connectivity, A-GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 128 MB internal memory, 16GB expandable memory, 3.5 mm audio jack, Stereo FM radio with RDS and much more. This device will be available in India within 6 months. The price of this handset is not announced yet, but we guess it will come with a price tag of around Rs. 27000.