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Introduced at the Mobile World Congress in 2008, the Ericsson Xperia X1 is a high-end GSM Sony smartphone manufactured by HTC.

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Pros

Opera Browser 9.5

7 agree

Li-Po 1500 mAh battery

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3.5 mm audio jack

6 agree

Optic joystick (is getting used to)

6 agree

Indicator leds on the side

5 agree

Panel system

4 agree

aGPS

4 agree

Auto focus on camera

4 agree

QWERTY keyboard

2 agree

mini-usb cable

2 agree

3-inch wide-VGA (800 x 480 pixel) screen

2 agree

microSD expansion slot

2 agree

Free GPS software (Wayfinder)

2 agree

3G and HSDPA

2 agree

WiFi

1 agrees

Touchscreen

1 agrees
  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

Initial price can be too much for some

7 agree

Speaker sounds is not loud enough

4 agree

Change of panels can be slow for some

4 agree

Casing known to have cracks over time

3 agree

Longterm use of the camera led makes it overheat and melt the surroundings, sometimes even damaging the vibration function

3 agree

Windows Mobile

2 agree

Reception of signal can be weak if not using a provider with good to perfect reception

2 agree

agree. how to solve

1 agrees

Audio Quality: high pitch noise in sound output (3.5mm jack)

1 agrees

Online manual is pretty weak

1 agrees

No full manual on paper

1 agrees

No reset button

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No memory card included (un-branded)

1 agrees

Audio Quality: Noise in audio from 3.5mm jack with low impedance (16 Ohm) in-ear headphones.

0 agrees
  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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Introduced at the Mobile World Congress in 2008, the Ericsson Xperia X1 is a high-end GSM Sony smartphone manufactured by HTC. Featuring a 3" WVGA touchscreen, a slide out QWERTY keyboard, a 3.2MP camera, an FM radio, A-GPS capabilities, WiFi, Bluetooth, 512MB of internal storage and a micro SD storage expansion slot, the device is Sony's first phone to run Windows Mobile. It comes with Opera Mobile pre-installed, and includes advanced features such as push email, an RSS feed reader, and handwriting recognition. Initially released in October of the same year, the Xperia X1 was offered unlocked a month later for $799. It is available in black or silver.


Features
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
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