Sony Ericsson North America today announced the Xperia X1 is ready for pre-order. The Xperia X1 will be available unlocked through Sony Electronics and its authorized retailers beginning on "Black Friday," November 28. Pre-orders of the Xperia X1 will be available through the Sony Style Web site at www.sonystyle.com beginning November 13. This device will be sold unlocked for the MSRP of $799.99. Here is more info from today's announcement:
The Xperia X1's unique panel user interface is at the heart of the device?s ability to create and adapt consumers? personal choices. With up to 9 panels, it?s easy to find and enjoy the information and entertainment content they want. Sony Ericsson is busy working with third-party developers to create a wealth of new applications and new panels that will soon be available for download.
By incorporating the Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional operating system, the Xperia X1 frees consumers from their home and office, allowing them connectivity to their content wherever they are.
As Sony Ericsson?s most advanced phone to date, the Xperia X1 brings together a large, 3-inch wide VGA display touchscreen and a full QWERTY keyboard all wrapped into a sleek silver metal- finished arc slider handset. The Xperia X1 supports fast 3G networks, enabling audio and video streaming, high-speed internet surfing, multimedia messaging and email on the go. In addition to delivering 3G mobile broadband speeds, the Xperia X1 supports WiFi to meet the needs of consumers? always connected lifestyles.
In the tradition of Sony Ericsson, the Xperia X1 offers consumers the ultimate multimedia experience with a 3.2 megapixel camera, video streaming, video playback and video recording, and the ability to enjoy all their digital music.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 ? At a Glance:
Camera ? Auto focus ? 3.2 megapixel camera ? Photo light ? Video recording
Multimedia ? Bluetooth stereo (A2DP) ? Media player ? Music tones ? Windows Media Player Mobile ? 3D games ? FM radio ? Java ? Video streaming ? Video viewing
Internet ? Internet Explorer Mobile ? RSS feeds ? Opera 9.5
Communication and Messaging ? Polyphonic ringtones ? Speakerphone ? Vibrating alert ? Video calling ? Email ? Picture messaging (MMS) ? Predictive text input ? Text messaging (SMS)
Connectivity ? aGPS ? Bluetooth technology ? Modem ? Synchronization ? USB support ? WLAN
Windows Mobile Operating System ? Microsoft Outlook Mobile: email, contacts, calendar, tasks ? Microsoft Office Mobile: Word Mobile, Excel Mobile, PowerPoint Mobile ? Windows Live ? Microsoft ActiveSync ? Voice control ? Utility Applications: file explorer, calculator, pictures & video, notes
Facts and Figures:
Size: 110 x 53 x 16.7 mm (approx.) Weight: 145 grams (approx.) Available colors: Silver Main screen: 65,536 color TFT Resolution: 800 X 480 pixels Size: 3 inches (approx.) Phone memory5: up to 400 MB microSD memory card support