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Eclair-running Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 goes on video again

20 October, 2010 | Read the news | Post your comment
Eclair-running Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 goes on video again - read the full textThe Android 2.1 Eclair update for the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 is still cooking, but their product blog is letting us have another taste with another video of the new firmware running on an X10 and all the goodies that it brings. The first videos, showed off camera update - 720p video with...

 

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Wow! Eclair? Really?

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  • 2010-10-21 10:56
  • P$w0

a SE rep told me the release date is oct 25th

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  • 2010-10-21 09:48
  • 9xMY

I will say one thing, Ive had Xperia X10 for 6 months, 2 months black one and 4 months white one and 2 weeks ago I have sold it and bought myself Galaxy S. WOW ! What a difference ! Screen, speed, HD video, 9,9mm thickness, Android 2.1, fron camera !! Only thing that is better on X10 is the white unit which is beautiful and LED light and NOTHING more ! If you can, swap for Galaxy S and again you will have smile on your face. Then try Tango app for videocall from the market and make use of the Galaxys front camera and you will laugh to yourself for buying X10, I have. NEVER SE again !

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  • 2010-10-21 09:30
  • prMp

Who cares anymore? X10 had such potential and SE failed it with no multi-touch and even worse the real killer, the slowest released and latest update possible...It is the best looking smartphone on the market IMO but, c'mon SE! 2.1 still not out and not enough foresight to make sure your touchscreen, flagship phone has multi-touch.....

I'll wait for their next offering, returned my x10 and got an Samsung Epic 4g.
Haven't experienced any of the known issues and will be getting 2.2 this month.......

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  • 2010-10-21 09:24
  • ImUC

16m colors aren't coming with this update. And I'm getting a feeling it never will

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  • 2010-10-21 09:21
  • vu@N

...I'm just happy I stuck with a time-proven Docomo SO905iCS (which was released around abouts half a decade ago now), ironically running an extremely modified (and tested) S60 OS.

The thing is, you're hearing all these complaints because the early-birds who bought the X10 EXPECTING an update didn't get one. Unfortunately, that's a gamble: being an early bird adopter.

Manufacturer's come up with all these prettied-up ads to get the less informed (with usually deeper pockets) into buying their latest and greatest, usually heavily under-tested in regards to reliability so that they can 'beat-the-competition-to-it', rolling out so-called updates as the time rolls on, by then coming up with another so-called latest and greatest. And alas, the cycle continues, and those who persistantly don't get the message... The manufacturers are laughing their way straight to the bank.

I learnt my lesson from buying a Samsung SGH-D600 back in 2006. Never bought anything that's the 'best' since. I tell my peers today to stick with time-proven gadgets, cause you just can't go wrong with them. Though with the trends today, with manufacturers releasing so many devices over a short period of time, it's harder to find more reliable gadgets that manufacturers are willing to support for more than 2 years. So yeah, you need to be in the know to dish up for gadgets on the magnitude of the X10 (or the N8, whathaveyou).

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  • 2010-10-21 09:19
  • uBTV

!!!!Nash and other x10 users!)Watch videos x10 with 2.1 and you will see,that the screen has definitely more colours then before update!)

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  • 2010-10-21 08:44
  • YgxG

> In reply to Ravi @ 2010-10-21 06:53 from Q6xI - click to readBecause you have this two particular model in mind, it will boil down to the OS choice you have to make, Symbian or Android. Personally, I prefer Android OS. I have two other smartphone with Symbian and I got bored with it in a week...

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  • 2010-10-21 08:43
  • i8wS

will x10 get 16million screen after the upgrade to 2.1eclair

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  • 2010-10-21 08:15
  • YTKe

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-10-21 07:08 from UijP - click to read
Who cares about you or what you think? Do you really think you will be missed or make a difference if you don't buy a se phone :)

It's better to go with buggy froyo samsung and moto since you are in loved with froyo. Froyo still has a lot of problems! At least problems with companies since it's not working smooth.

So we are happy with 2.1 since it's smooth and fast :)

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  • 2010-10-21 07:30
  • 38ng

> In reply to Ravi @ 2010-10-21 06:53 from Q6xI - click to readi guess the n8 since it got multitouch

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  • 2010-10-21 07:12
  • t7JG

LAMO this is a joke on so many Levels which ever way you look at it

Lets get this straight, how freakin Long does it take SE to put that garbage timecrap into Android?

ok a year?, 8 months?, 6 months?

Android 2.2 came out what at the start of the year, March? its been 7 MONTHS, and this is 2.2 we're talking about

LAMO they are bringing 2.1 after over a year!!!!!! HAHAHAHAHA Not even out

why not just go with Froyo

WAIT thats rite, SE thinks its being Smart like HTC and purposely didn't bring 2.2 cause it will release a Flagship with 2.2

but wait a minute.. SE dont have another Android Flagship LMAO so all this for nothing!!!

Great work SE you useless tards

this is the last time i'm getting a SE, its also the first but after the X10, a phone that could have been amazing they do all this..

too bad

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  • 2010-10-21 07:08
  • UijP

Hi....
I m looking for a new mobile but im confused between Nokia N8 and Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10, which one is better Nokia N8 Or Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10?

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  • 2010-10-21 06:53
  • Q6xI

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-10-21 05:14 from t7UI - click to readsony ericsson will going to have a froyo this coming november the xperia x12 and the x11 is windows phone 7

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  • 2010-10-21 06:43
  • t7$d

With the rather slow pacing of SE's software updates, it would seem that the company has a very small number of software engineers. For convenience purposes, the company could have at least released a stock android 2.1 and later on their customized version of the OS.

It would also been better if the company directly skipped to Android 2.2 (Froyo) instead of having to go through the Android 2.1 version.

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  • 2010-10-21 06:25
  • t7T%

> In reply to ian @ 2010-10-21 05:45 from j012 - click to readclearly you didn't read the news article but anyways, no it doesn't...the phone has hardware limitation, so the software update won't enable multi-touch, unfortunately.

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  • 2010-10-21 05:54
  • q{KH

hey guys, does this update to eclair allows multitouch??

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  • 2010-10-21 05:45
  • j012

SE, welcome to february 2010.

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  • 2010-10-21 05:28
  • 8Ug1

oh really? se x10 will have eclair on feb 2011? wow. how about froyo?

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  • 2010-10-21 05:14
  • t7UI

im really pissed with SE. still 1.6 :(

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  • 2010-10-21 05:13
  • t7UI

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