The Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 is Sony Ericsson’s Xperia expansion to the successful line of mobile phones. Currently the series from the very large Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 and X10 and X10 Mini compact Mini Pro. In order to address the intermediate segment with beautiful Android smartphone, Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 now, this unit will be particularly striking because of its beautiful design will attract attention.
In terms of looks, the Xperia X8 a cheerful appearance. With a white front and a series of rounded corners, makes the device youthful and playful. The frame of the Xperia X8 is interchangeable, so you can thanks to the different color options (even white, white, pink, white, blue, white and black and white silver) do you set your own style. This makes the X8 particularly suitable for young people, especially the pink for the ladies back panel. For people who have their phones more than once dropped, this option is very useful. A new front is indeed a lot cheaper than a new device!
The front of this phone is most obviously dominated by the screen. Below we find the three familiar buttons for menu buttons, and back home. The search button you see on other Android phones will have been replaced for a search widget on the homescreen. On the right side of the device will find the buttons for volume and for the camera. The left side is, as the Xperia’s are used, free of buttons.
In terms of size, the Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 is a step between the X10 and the X10 Mini. The device is 99mm long, 54mm wide and 15mm thick. Weighing 104 grams, the Xperia X8 on the light side, which is very pleasant when you phone in your pocket. The rounded back fits the phone despite its thickness effortlessly with one hand, the ease of which greatly benefit.
As you can see some pictures, the Xperia X8 features a very bright display, which as many as 16 million colors can be displayed. With a screen diagonal of 3 inches and a screen resolution of 320 by 480 pixels ( HVGA ) there is enough room for a comfortable touch experience. Sony Ericsson has also opted for the X8 a capacitive touch technology. This means that you, like the iPhone, not hard on your screen, you have to press the unit to operate properly and accurately. Also you do not need a stylus, so just use your fingers!The screen has a tilt sensor, which means that it rotates automatically when the user holds the phone on its side. Ideal if you watch movies or if you want to use the horizontal slightly larger on-screen keyboard.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 is just like the X10 series features Google’s Android open source operating system. This offers many advantages, the large collection of freely available applications without doubt the largest. Android Market to the now famous, you can choose from a huge selection of free and paid applications to the capabilities of your device to expand. Although the launch Xperia X8 comes with a slightly outdated version of Android 1.6, Sony Ericsson has announced to work hard on an update to a newer version of the OS.
For the Xperia series a unique look and feel to give Sony Ericsson a shell around the standard Android experience built. This interface is reminiscent of that of the X10 Mini and is therefore targeted at single-handed as easy as possible. The home screen has shortcuts in every corner of the screen. These shortcuts can be customized at will to refer to the programs you use most often. Useful Android features like the pull-down notification bar are just intact. The task switcher is still present, hold the home button and you can switch to a new program without your current program to close. Sending messages is via an onscreen virtual keyboard, thanks to very good touch screen is responsive.
What is nice is that Sony Ericsson has again attached the Timescape application. This app allows you all of your communication to lump. This is very useful, since you now that you (missed) calls, SMS messages, e-mail updates and social media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) under one roof can manage. You can sort different messages in many ways, a sort of contact, date and type are all possible. The complex and diverse forms of modern communication Timescape thanks so very manageable!
Camera and Extras -
The Xperia X8 has a relatively simple 3-megapixel camera, which is really aimed at the fast point-and-shoot work. Its simple interface makes taking a photo or video easier than ever.No complicated settings, just point and shoot! Besides this camera can be found on the Xperia X8 a decent media player (MP3, WMA and other video formats) and, if your music collection as not satisfactory, a complete FM tuner with RDS support. Like any modern smartphone is the Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 features a GPS receiver. This location sensor example, you can geotag your photos, or your phone using an application to transform into a real navigation system.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 Characteristic Features & Specifications
|Dimensions (LxWxD)||99 × 54 × 15|
|Screen||TFT capacitive touch, 16 million colors|
|Screen Size||3 inch, 320 × 480 ( HVGA )|
|CPU||600 MHz Qualcomm|
|Internal memory||128 MB RAM|
|Storage||Up to 16Gb|
|GPRS / EDGE||Yes, both|
|UMTS / HSDPA||900, 1900, 2100|
|Posts||SMS , MMS , Email|
|Camera||3 Mpixel fixed-focus|
|Video||Yes, 30 fps|
|Browser||XHTML , WAP 2.0|
|Audio||MP3, WAV , WMA , eAAC +|
|Video||H.263, H.264, WMV , MP4, XviD, DivX|
|Battery||Li-Po 1200 mAh|
|FM radio||Yes, with RDS|
|Sensors||Tilt, proximity, light|
The price of Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 in India is Rs.11500/- approx.