Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 [Preview]

Sony Ericsson has recently announced Xperia X8 smartphone based on android operating system Donut (1.6) for the mid-range market. Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 is quite lower in size as compared to Sony Xperia X10 with Timescape User Interface designed for Sony Ericsson smartphones.

Hardware:

Processor & Memory:

It is loaded with 600 MHz processor with only 128 MB internal storage available for the handset and up to 16GB expandable memory. Its processor is quite well, and speed is almost equals to android Google G1.

Internal storage is somewhat low as compared to other phones available in the market with the same range, but 2GB expandable memory card is included in package for extensive memory usages (depends on seller offer).

Display:

Its display is ready with TFT capacitive touch screen which is geared with 16M vivid colors in the size of 320×480 almost (3.0 inches) in all, Though its display is bit lower as compared to Xperia X10 but it has good vivid depth of colors. It is also ready with basic sensors like Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate.

Connectivity& Location Based details:

Like many other smartphones, it supports different mediums to get connected with friends and family:

  • GPRS/EDGE/3G
  • WI-FI 802.11 b/g
  • Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP
  • Micro USB
  • A-GPS
  • Digital Compass

Multimedia:

It is capable of standard multimedia functions like:

  • Quite low camera of 3.15MP 2048×1536 with geo tagging feature and without flash LED.
  • It is ready to play – MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV playerand MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player.
  • Speaker Phone.
  • 3.5 mm Stereo Jack
  • Stereo FM Radio with RDS.

Applications:

  • Timescape UI 3.0
  • Documents to go for as Office application.
  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Book Market shortcut
  • Road Sync Mail.
  • Social Networks integrations.
  • Voice Memo.
  • Google Maps.
  • Google Talk
  • Track ID music recognition.
  • Bookmarks
  • Instant Messaging.
  • Video Streaming Applications.

Colors Availability:

  • White,
  • Dark Blue/ White,
  • Aqua Blue/ White, Pink/ White,
  • Silver/ White Red

Bonus Features:

  • Stereo FM Radio with RDS
  • Timescape UI
  • Scratch less resistant surface

Nutshell:

As per its specifications, it seems like; Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 is designed for the mid-range purchasing segment of the market. It may not be as much expensive as other new android based smartphones. It may intense the competition especially, if it will compete Samsung Corby and other mid-range touch screen smartphones as an edge of Android OS.

Availability in Pakistan:

We cannot confirm officially on its availability in Pakistan, but you may estimate its price on the basis of its specifications, it price may range from PKR 18,000/- to PKR 30,000.

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  • fakhre alam

    Not impressive. Far far away from nokia n series and x series

    • M.Fahad

      Nokia Is Nokia no excepetion

  • Baig bahi

    23500 ……exact price tag

    • Mustafa

      Where can i purchase it from @ that price?

  • Naeem

    Shame shame shame.!
    Pure copy paste by GSMARENA web.

    • Salim

      i have exactly compared it with GSM Arena by opening in other browser tab….it is not copy pasted…..

      common sense, you cannot change specifications whether its on GSM arena or Mobile Burn or whatever…phone spex will remain same…

      I don’t know when our certain part of society will shift from criticism for the sake of criticism mode to criticism for the sake of betterment.

      thumbs up to Aamir Atta for posting such comments on his website..this shows how transparent process they respect for public opinions..

      i am also observing on lot of articles in Pro-Pakistani, certain activity of bad word of mouth is “ON” for Pro-Pakistani…but he might be ignoring this…

  • fakhre alam

    Agree with u salim.

  • sheharyar

    i wanna sell this set at a price of 21000..my num iz 923445929370..only serious buyers call me or msg me plz..