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Sony Ericsson XPERIA X8 caught on video, will cost under 200 euro

21 June, 2010 | Read the news | Post your comment
Sony Ericsson XPERIA X8 caught on video, will cost under 200 euro - read the full textFrom the roster of newly announced Sony Ericsson phones, the XPERIA X8 is the first to get a hands on video on the Sony Ericsson Product Blog. The video is short, but it's enough to show that the UI has elements from both the big XPERIA X10 and the X10 mini. Despite having a 3" HVGA screen,...

 

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does this phone have alphanumeric texting? yknow like ordinary plain phones? please reply i hate texting on a qwerty keyboard

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  • 2010-10-10 12:23
  • n{xy

No LED flash, no torchlight, no incall- recording

Yek. They can keep it. It looses more than it gains. It's just a fat X10-mini with normal android resolution so that more apps run as they should.

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  • 2010-10-01 12:47
  • mTnr

I love SE. Their phones are still d best. Apple or no Apple.

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  • 2010-06-24 17:30
  • kx2x

I was so excited to know that this phone will cost around 200 euros, but this excitement turned into disappointment when from another source I got to know it will cost about 250 euro's. But even then I'll buy this phone, if gsm-arena's review shows that it has more than decent audio quality.

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  • 2010-06-24 17:15
  • uWxC

mind blowing, excellence speaks.....
dont miss timescape & mediascape( which beats all features)

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  • 2010-06-23 17:38
  • vG6A

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-06-21 21:41 from psgV - click to readi think it has more of ram

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  • 2010-06-22 15:33
  • 39kN

It looks like the ol P800 to me.
The best SE phone ever made..

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  • 2010-06-22 10:20
  • SdrH

As for today 200 euro ~ 11,500 INR
http://coinmill.com/EUR_INR.html#EUR=200

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  • 2010-06-22 08:20
  • KFP2

Not bad at all!

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  • 2010-06-22 00:54
  • fuNg

> In reply to fu$1 @ 2010-06-21 17:40 from fu$1 - click to readits not trying to! Not every company want to compete with your favourite phone.

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  • 2010-06-21 22:32
  • 32xL

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-06-21 18:32 from 390j - click to readit's got 128M of RAM, and 128M of ROM.

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  • 2010-06-21 21:41
  • psgV

If this is priced below or around the Rs. 10,000/- mark in India, it will give a taste of the android and the freebies that comes with it to the middle class market.

Its lack of a complete camera package cud be a hindrance, as it cud have been more spicier with a 3.2 MP AF with Flash of a 5MP AF with Flash.

The phone do looks bulky.

Its main competitors are Samsung Monte with GPS and WiFi and 3MP Camera, the nokia 5530, but non offers android at this price range.

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  • 2010-06-21 20:29
  • u1Eh

I do not understand the commercial plan of sony ericsson, the x10 mini should be where the X8 is for the price placement !

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  • 2010-06-21 18:54
  • m8w8

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-06-21 14:57 from psgV - click to readits 128 rom not ram

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  • 2010-06-21 18:32
  • 390j

All I heard was yada yada yada 200 €uros and it Fails can't compete with samsung wave

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  • 2010-06-21 17:40
  • fu$1

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-06-21 14:57 from psgV - click to readWell, there is one point (or two). It is good (not the best) looking device and it is coming from Sony Ericsson.

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  • 2010-06-21 17:12
  • uCwx

Looks really thick, and the screen's not big enough for it's size. Not interested :(

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  • 2010-06-21 14:57
  • Sddd

btw it's going to have just 128Mb of RAM according to MForum. so it won't have any significant difference to samsung i7500, except for design. but i7500 has larger screen - 3,2''. so there is no point to wait for x8. anyone who needs x8 functionality simply can buy samsung i7500, which is here on the market for about a year already.

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  • 2010-06-21 14:57
  • psgV

Recommended price was officially set 'under 10000 rubles', so i suppose 9990. That's about 250 euro / $330 USD.

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  • 2010-06-21 14:52
  • psgV

> In reply to Niraj @ 2010-06-21 10:58 from YT8I - click to readI think it is to give taste of high-end experiences to mid-range market users. Neat idea for business because while X10 is sitting on top of being the sexiest (and expensive) many can only wish to buy but they can try out this one easily.

And yes flash would be an advantage but for the price, its not too bad.

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  • 2010-06-21 14:50
  • tPFY

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