While Android 2.3 Gingerbread is just around the corner, the Sony Ericsson XPERIA family is finally getting to taste the Eclair (a.k.a. Android 2.1). The highly anticipated software update will start rolling this Sunday for the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10, X10 mini and X10 mini pro.
However, as the company points out, the Eclair update will roll out in stages in the different countries around the globe so don't panic if your XPERIA continues saying it's up to date even after this upcoming Sunday.
As you already know, there are plenty of improvements the Android 2.1 update is bringing along. The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 is finally getting to taste the Eclair and some more goodies including:
The tiny Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini and its QWERTY-fied sibling, the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini pro will not only get an upgrade to the Android 2.1 but also:
As for the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X8, there is no official info about its upgrade path, so we'll just have to wait to see about that.
Don't check it with PC Companion, but use the Update Service for the upgrade.
will we ever get the updates in south africa?
Set PC Companion in settings to check for update next time when U connect phone, it is been set to search for ewery two weeks. Unplug your phone, reconnect and try again.