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Sony Ericsson Yendo priced at 169 euro, to be called Yizo in the US

Sony Ericsson Yendo priced at 169 euro, to be called Yizo in the US

8 September, 2010 | comments (30)

The full touch Walkman phone Sony Ericsson W150i Yendo was announced back in June and now it's almost ready to start selling. For 169 euro. Meanwhile, the device paid the FCC a short visit and as it turns out, it will be called Yizo in the...


EISA Awards 2010: which are the best of the best phones in Europe

EISA Awards 2010: which are the best of the best phones in Europe

16 August, 2010 | comments (202)

The EISA awards are out and the winners are not that unexpected. Apple, Samsung and even Sony Ericsson snatched awards in the Mobile Devices panel. There's also the traditional green award. The European Smartphone 2010-2011 award goes to the...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini and X10 mini pro go pink and gold

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini and X10 mini pro go pink and gold

10 August, 2010 | comments (36)

Every now and then a golden version of some phone comes out. Then there are the pink versions just in time for Valentine's day. Sony Ericsson does both and offers new paint jobs for the XPERIA X10 mini and the XPERIA X10 mini pro. We know, it's...


Sony Ericsson teases with countdown and an XPERIA device

Sony Ericsson teases with countdown and an XPERIA device

09 August, 2010 | comments (80)

Sony Ericsson is trying their hand at the whole countdown teasing, but they haven't got it right quite yet. The mysterious device hiding in the dark is quickly revealed to be an XEPRIA, maybe an XPERIA X10. Update: It looks like that 13 hour...


O2 UK lands the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X8 in September

O2 UK lands the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X8 in September

01 August, 2010 | comments (25)

O2 has just confirmed that starting next month it will be offering its customers the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X8. That means the mid-ranger will make it for a market release only in the last month of the promised Q3. O2 are still hesitant to...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 gets a firmware update

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 gets a firmware update

30 June, 2010 | comments (100)

Hold your horses - the XPERIA X10 migration to Eclair 2.1 hasn't begun yet. However Sony Ericsson released a major firmware update for their Android flagship improving its performance and stability. So while you won't be getting much in terms of...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini pro starts shipping

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini pro starts shipping

28 June, 2010 | comments (53)

Today Sony Ericsson announced that another member of their XPERIA family of Android-running smartphones has started shipping. The compact Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini pro should be available in your nearby stores in the following days. Bringing...


Sony Ericsson Shakira becomes XPERIA X8, tons of images inside

Sony Ericsson Shakira becomes XPERIA X8, tons of images inside

15 June, 2010 | comments (67)

After the blurry, noisy image of the rumored Sony Ericsson Shakira we finally get to see it on a bunch of pretty nice looking shots. Apparently, the Android-running smartphone will actually be named XPERIA X8 but we'll have to wait for its official...


Sony Ericsson Shakira makes a debut, a new XPERIA X10 offshoot

Sony Ericsson Shakira makes a debut, a new XPERIA X10 offshoot

6 June, 2010 | comments (85)

It's been a while since we've seen interesting Sony Ericsson leaks and we thought they don't have any upcoming phones worth leaking. But we were wrong. Meet Shakira, a phone reusing XPERIA X10 design all over again. If we assume the original...


Sony Ericsson working on a 5-inch QWERTY-packing Android tablet?

Sony Ericsson working on a 5-inch QWERTY-packing Android tablet?

4 June, 2010 | comments (75)

Are Android-powered 5-inch phone tablets on the rise? Seems so, especially after the Dell Streak just launched in the UK. Sony Ericsson is also (rumored to be) getting into that game with a 5-inch Android tablet with QWERTY, which also has phone...


Samsung C3300K Champ beats Corby at its own game

Samsung C3300K Champ beats Corby at its own game

19 May, 2010 | comments (70)

Samsung isn't letting high end gadgets like the Galaxy S to go to their heads. The newly announced Samsung C3300K Champ will bring affordable touchscreen experience to developing markets and Samsung hopes it will become as popular as one of their...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S brings us some new HD video samples

Samsung Galaxy S brings us some new HD video samples

15 May, 2010 | comments (87)

The Samsung Galaxy S is among the best equipped smartphones and it should hit the market pretty soon. A 1GHz CPU, a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen and a 5 megapixel camera with HD video recording are enough to make the Galaxy S a prime target for those...


Vodafone getting Samsung Wave and Galaxy S soon, others too

Vodafone getting Samsung Wave and Galaxy S soon, others too

13 May, 2010 | comments (22)

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini and the SuperAMOLED touting Samsung S8500 Wave and I9000 Galaxy S smartphones, as well as a few others will be available on Vodafone in the near future. The SuperAMOLED duo runs two of the newest touch OSes -...


Sony Ericsson Aino gets a shiny second firmware update

Sony Ericsson Aino gets a shiny second firmware update

07 May, 2010 | comments (49)

Sony Ericsson released the second firmware update for their touch-driven Aino. It reduces the power usage, improves the overall stability and adds a bunch of themes. Besides the longer battery life, the new Aino firmware also brings new video...


Google Maps now with Navigation on every Android across UK

Google Maps now with Navigation on every Android across UK

21 April, 2010 | comments (43)

If you own an Android handset and live in UK, then your Google Maps app has been extended with the free navigation services. The only thing you must do is restart your smartphone. Last night all the Androids across the United Kingdom and Ireland...


This April: black HTC Desire for Orange, HTC HD mini for O2 in UK

This April: black HTC Desire for Orange, HTC HD mini for O2 in UK

30 March, 2010 | comments (47)

April is shaping up as quite a month for the industry - we just overheard that Orange UK will be the only carrier to sell the HTC Desire in black, while O2 UK is expecting the HTC HD mini (besides the Desire again). Anyway, here's the situation...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 finally hits the stores, the wait is over

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 finally hits the stores, the wait is over

25 March, 2010 | comments (360)

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 launch detected! That's right, the long awaited company's first Android handset is now available. The smartphone previously known as Rachael can be yours for some good 770 US dollars. The long wait for Sony Ericsson...


HTC Desire now on sale at T-Mobile UK (plus XPERIA X10)

HTC Desire now on sale at T-Mobile UK (plus XPERIA X10)

22 March, 2010 | comments (42)

Eager to get your hands on a shiny new HTC Desire, are you? If T-Mobile UK is your carrier of choice or you are willing to switch for the sake of owning the latest and greatest of the Android herd right now, you are in for treat. The company is...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Prices and release dates for SE X10, X10 mini and X10 mini pro

Prices and release dates for SE X10, X10 mini and X10 mini pro

19 March, 2010 | comments (83)

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 triplets got another round of "guess the price". Also target availability dates were mentioned, but they've been pushed back from previous estimates. It looks like we’ve still got a couple of months to wait. The...


Vodafone landing HTC Desire and Legend coming in April

Vodafone landing HTC Desire and Legend coming in April

15 March, 2010 | comments (12)

With Google Nexus One and Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 deals already in the bag there was no doubt that Vodafone put most of their eggs in the Android basket. As it turns out this was only the beginning as the carrier now announced its plans to add two...