Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 ‘Infinity’ Inches Closer to Real World [UPDATED – Could Be Next Week]

sony_ericsson_x3_004If the printing of brochures is any indication, the Sony Ericsson “Rachael” has moved one step closer to release.  Known as the XPERIA X10 Infinity (Skip to bottom), the will be the first Android-based offering from SE camp.  While the video doesn’t amount to much more than a 1-minute pan and scan YouTube walkthrough of the sheet, the specs confirm that the first Android-based handset from SE looks to be a real knockout.

  • 1GHz processor
  • 4.1″ OLED capacitive touch screen
  • 8.1MP camera w/ touch focus, smile shutter, face detection, ISO settings, and more
  • 32GB internal storage
  • Specially made apps for twitter, Facebook, and MySpace

It should be noted that while the brochure indicates 1080 Full HD, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it will record video in high definition.  As pointed out on GSM Arena, it could be a “cheesy marketing statement” by Sony, similar to how they advertise their digicams.  The reality ends up being that the camera can be set to capture 1920 x 1080 pixel images (2 MP).  However, the 8MP camera has us hoping for the best.

UPDATE:  We had no sooner published our post when we visited a couple of our favorite Android sites (androidandme & phandroid) and found that a mini-site has gone live for Sony Ericsson’s “What’s Next” campaign.  Poke around the html source code and you’ll see references to the “Rachael” code name and mentions of “infinity”.  In fact, the logo sitting at the top of the page is called infinity.png, which leads us to believe that the handset will be called Infinity.

Foe those who prefer the picture over the words, we put together a little composite to help tell it.

sony_ericsson_infinity

Hang in there – We’ll find out what’s next come November 3rd!

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31 Comments

  1. dnalkrik
    October 26, 23:06 Reply

    would this have any chance of coming to verizon or sprint?

    • peeetee
      November 04, 17:02 Reply

      We agree, that Xperia has a bitter history on older models. Hopefully, this X10 release will turned out to be a happy-ending.

  2. Michael_Martin
    October 26, 23:37 Reply

    Most likely going to T-Mobile.

    ,Michael Martin
    GoogleAndBlog

    • Brent
      October 27, 13:33 Reply

      Has T-Mobile ever had a phone this powerful (for its time)? I would love to see it on T-Mobile, but they don't seem to go for powerhouse phones like this.

    • pinoytutorial
      November 07, 17:34 Reply

      First time to see Sony-ericcson all "balls-deep" on a new smartphone in particular an android phone. We agree, that Xperia has a bitter history on older models. Hopefully, this X10 release will turned out to be a happy-ending. But still, this phone has a far way to go on competing the iPhone kind or the Killer-Droid

      detailed preview + official vid from Head of Xperia X10: http://bit.ly/xperia-x10-best-or-worst-android-ph

      Kudus, to the "classy" promotional vid

  3. Jesse
    October 26, 23:44 Reply

    Maybe 1080p output? That would be pretty cool.

  4. eYe
    October 26, 20:02 Reply

    This too nice to go to T-mobile….but if it is then I’ll be picking it up in a heartbit.

  5. Jeremy
    October 27, 01:10 Reply

    Id rather that phone than the Verizon Droid!

    • robbo
      November 02, 17:16 Reply

      T-Mobile won't get it. Not in UK anyway. T-mobile always get the crap phones but decent tariffs. Orange will have the exclusively probably.

  6. Raphaels
    October 27, 09:08 Reply

    I think we'll have to get in touch with the bank to get a loan… with these specs, coming from SONY Ericsson, I'll bet you it is going to be the most expensive Android device in the market.
    I want one anyway :-)

    Please make it capture 1080 Full HD Video… that would be a killer device!

  7. Kunal
    October 30, 19:46 Reply

    Looks like the best Android phone till now

  8. just some dude
    October 31, 14:02 Reply

    it would sure steal the thunder away from verizon's droid real quick.

  9. Greg
    November 06, 13:00 Reply

    I'd rather have a Droid. This thing is waaay too big and unwieldy and it has no physical keyboard. Not to mention that it has all that power but doesn't come with Android 2.0. Fail.

  10. pinoytutorial
    November 07, 17:35 Reply

    First time to see Sony-ericcson all "balls-deep" on a new smartphone in particular an android phone. We agree, that Xperia has a bitter history on older models. Hopefully, this X10 release will turned out to be a happy-ending. But still, this phone has a far way to go on competing the iPhone kind or the Killer-Droid

    detailed preview + official vid from Head of Xperia X10: http://bit.ly/xperia-x10-best-or-worst-android-ph

    Kudus, to the "classy" promotional vid

  11. phonewala
    January 20, 06:48 Reply

    I would suggest you to go for Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 because it is wide 4-inch capacitive touch display, 8.1 megapixel camera with LED flash, and a thoroughly tricked out Android skin. Moreover the finish is excellent, rubberized back slightly arched which helps in keeping a steady hand, the burnished metal strapping way that emphasizes and sharpens the edge through the display itself and also absolutely rigid. For more information see http://www.techarena.in/review/22318-sony-ericsso

  12. jfseostudio.com
    February 26, 16:10 Reply

    Good to see that they are moving close with brochures Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 looks promising.

    • nining
      July 20, 15:28 Reply

      yup.. it's a nice phone i think,,

  13. zul
    July 20, 08:27 Reply

    it’s very cool..

  14. the logo sitting at the top of the page is called infinity.png, which leads us to believe that the handset will be called Infinity.

  15. Cara Menginstal Laptop
    July 03, 13:16 Reply

    Poke around the html source code and you’ll see references to the “Rachael” code name and mentions of “infinity”.Â

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