Bottomline, the XPERIA X1 is being positioned -- not just as a consumer or a productivity device, but one that offers you the best of both worlds -- a "wicked" entertainment appliance, yet loaded with productivity features that the most fastidious mobile professional could use very effectively in an enterprise context. There's already a fans website for the phone http://www.Xperia-X1.org LOL
Must have for your X1 Please check out this site http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=441439
alot free stuff for your X1 . work great for me
Anonymous, 25 Nov 2008X1 sold out world again people talk bad about this phone but why X1 sold out in UK and Ger , US will delay to late DEC and Asia very limited qty in store . Ebay X1 price around $850 to $950
X1 must have something in people mind that really make people like it
I have this phone and people this is the best of the best even apple of nokia is nothing like this. i had prada and you can compare prada with is phone, but again nothing like this ever made so far. price but you are getting a great value for your dollar. very fast. just think this is SONY. :)
xperia negatives-crap battery 65k colour price crap windows freezes rebots lags drops calls crap wifi crap touchscreen very expensiv wobbly keboard wiv rubbish keys pathetic speaker total crap still camera
positives-got high res screen
verdict very dear fone n 4 what a high res screen wiv very limited colour
be wise n look at otha models
Waiting for HTC Max 4G... It comes tomorrow ^^ We, Russians, are lucky ^^
no google maps on the x1 02 phone cant even download, battery was charged saturday night, woke up sunday morning and battery was drained and phonehad switched off!! earpiece was very unclear... my old w880i was much clearer....sent my X1 back...going for blackberry bold now... touchscreen phones got toomany problems!!
of course it still "in stock" at those places that sell over 800buk! cus only dumb people buy it from there!
the price is selling 799$ at sonystyle.com! y would you want to pay 849$!
brynn, 24 Nov 2008Lousy signal goes hand in hand with lousy battery..I getting full strength no problem,,WI-FI d... moreOMG! i just watched the Gadget Show ..
and X1 lost becuase it failed in a simple task of dialling 999 !!!!
The new Google Phone G1 won....
We shall be seeing new Android OS phones coming soon
Anonymous, 24 Nov 2008May be ti is a hard concept to understand - but some of us who are disappointed with the phone... moreLousy signal goes hand in hand with lousy battery..I getting full strength no problem,,WI-FI does dis-connect when not using it but re-connects as you select a new command BUT thats happens with my n82..My router is not that good cause sometimes my laptop disconnects,,i do hate wi-fi and on my mobiles never use it just use gprs or for big loads 3g/hsdpa where their is signal..I mainly use gprs with images off and thats fine for most searches or wiki search answers..
The gadget show just tested this plus other fones and first test was to dial 999 in emergency,,,,ITS dead easy,,press green button dial999 press green button,,tut t
jmposvip, 24 Nov 2008about the camera:
The hardware platform used in the XPERIA X1 is dependent on the region. The... moreThanx for that..
The annonymous chap is now just talking junk as you can see but cannot understand battery waffle i find it good..As yet i have to test photos and videos and wifi before commenting
May be ti is a hard concept to understand - but some of us who are disappointed with the phone:
unlike it was said we do not just play music, make pictures, etc.
But we would like to make calls with a phone, with the X1.
Bad reception and lousy battery performance just prevented us to do so.
And all the features etc. we supposedly unable to appreciate, well lets start with the WIFI drops, weak flash, poor speaker .....
about the camera:
The hardware platform used in the XPERIA X1 is dependent on the region. The European / world variant - X1i - makes use of the Qualcomm MSM7200A chipset (made in 2007), while the American variant - X1a - will make use of the Qualcomm MSM7201A chipset (made in 2008). The MSM7201A chipset is theoretically speaking the successor of the MSM7200A chipset, although the differences are almost non-existent.
The reason for the different chipsets is said to be a Broadcom patent infringement by Qualcomm back in June 2007. The suit is said to have something to do with video compression in the MSM7200A chipsets. Because the lawsuit is about an American patent, the MSM7200A chipset is used in all non-American variants, and the newer MSM7201A chipset is only used in the American variants.
As you can probably imagine, the real difference in the chipsets is about video compression. The MSM7201A chipset limits video recordings to QVGA resolution (320 x 240 pixels) and up to 24 frames per second video, whereas the MSM7200A chipset supports VGA resolution (640 x 480 pixels) video recording at up to 30 frames per second.
Anonymous, 24 Nov 2008˝- as far as the video recording capabilities are concerned, the video size (resolution) ... moreITS nowt to do with s/e its U.S. law that forbids that video recording,,their was a lot of discussion over this in earlier windows mobile FORUMS and tHats the answer that was given????
Anyway my first battery indications could be an underestimate because altho i dis-abled hsdpa/hsupa it also has a gsm/3g bands setting automatic or gsm only so i have been on 3g since day one..I dont get 3g at my house its 100 yards up the road but when using 3g on my n82 it did affect battery a lot..Also have switched from three quarters backlight just down from full blast back light to auto sensor so battery life will be even better,,plus on third charge now..
PEOPle who dont like the fone probably just play some music,,take a few fotos do a bit of video,,send some txts get bored and send it back..This fone is stuffed with features,,custmisation,entertainment the lot..I have now dowloaded battery indicater,,tcpmp player,,ibe player,,pocket player trial and kimono player,,thruout week going to see which player is best..Kimono looks best but is not yet tested on xperia but downloaded it anyway..Got you tube app,,stopwatch currency converter from free sites..Some will not go onto xperia via windows manager(vista) so i copied the directly onto memory card and executed the cab file that way..Tonight gadget show but most get pics and videos ive taken today onto laptop and test.Brilliant device so far and that screen oh its gorgeous..bye
I have seen ´In stock´ several website - now!
I was able to ADD TO CART without any problem (shipped less than 24H) for 849 USD!
I guess SonyStyle just does not want to deal with the returns - and the complaints.
Again, try the unit and if you like it - buy it!
enjoy it if you can.
Initial price only a couple of weeks ago was 1200 USD.
Seeing the quality and reliability I expected that the price will drop but even I am supriced to see 850 USD today.
I guess HTC HD, and Pro ,and Omnia really compete with the X1.
X1ś reliability is another factor - unfortunately.
˝- as far as the video recording capabilities are concerned, the video size (resolution) and frame rate are VGA and 30 fps, respectively for the non-US model; for the US model, this is QVGA and 24 fps only. Frankly, I just don’t get the point in so severely a dumbed down US model... Did the Sony people go crazy?! Not that I would except Nokia quality shots from the camera (no lens protector and the lens itself seems to be pretty weak), but 30 fps VGA is, today, a MUST in any decent smartphone; therefore, I just don’t understand why they plan to release a device for the US market with such specs.˝
to those that complains Sony X1 cost 800buk and nobody going to buy it.
if u have to complains, u cant afford it!
clove.co.uk sold out 1st and 2nd shipment! their next shipment is december!
sonystyle.com selling USA version X1a is currently “temporary out of stock”!
i just got tracking number for X1a today! i should get X1 silver USA version tommorrow!
deepenigma, 24 Nov 2008>>>>>>>>I did regret it. So you are wrong! Many people have regret it. The sales are slow. The... moreFirst of all it's not slow at all,most of the time it's almost as fast as my lap-top...
Second: i didn't see anything wrong with reception,no differences between X1 and my previous phone...
Third: volume can be low if you cover it with your finger,but leave the phone on,go to sleep,and if they call u in the morning,it's gonna wake u up just like alarm clock...
So yeah every phone has some cons,but think about style,quality,features,and battery that lasts more then I phone's,Omnia's,HTC..etc..
The only problem i see here is unit price,so people complain,if it was around 500 or 600 $$ nobody would say a thing...