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April 12, 2010

Sony-Ericsson Xperia X10 in the flesh!

[Updated: Read our full review of the SE Xperia X10 ] Finally gotten my hands on the new Sony-Ericsson Xperia X10 and this was after visiting at least four SE stores in the Metro. Either this handset is very in demand or Sony-Ericsson just didn’t ship in enough units to sell.

Perhaps they wanted to get rid of the remaining Xperia X2 inventories that they have.

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Another curious discovery is that despite the earlier announcement that the suggested retail price is Php32,500, all of the stores I asked (and even the one where I bought mine) were selling it for at least Php34,500.

Anyway, I got the white version and the unit reminded me of the time I got the white iPhone 3G (just plastic but has that ceramic-finish look). It’s a little thick but not that thick to be really chunky — just enough to hold with one hand despite that large 4-inch screen. This is my 3rd Android phone (HTC Hero and Google Nexus One) and I feel I am missing something — maybe I’m just so used to the Sense UI.

The unit came with an 8GB microSD (complete specs here) and Android 1.6 pre-installed. The people from the SE store told me that upgrade for Android 2.0 should be available by May and I can bring it back to them and they’ll do the upgrade for me. Watch out for the full review next week.

[Updated: Read our full review of the SE Xperia X10 ]

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30 Responses to “Sony-Ericsson Xperia X10 in the flesh!”

  1. totallyfreak says:

    @Ryan Ang

    Really ^_^ also X2? yehey! thanks for the reply! haha….

  2. Kian23 says:

    ei. i checked it yesterday at power plant. there’s a stall at the food court of power plant and they are selling if for just 31 500 for install via cc zero interest and 30k+ for cash.. FYI lang po

  3. racki says:

    guys question i have my x10 but hnd ko tlga mgmit ang timescpae even i have my smart buddy unlisurf bundle with me, lagi error ang lumalabas.. kindly help anyone tnx :)

  4. natalie1981 says:

    @racki. Did you try using WiFi? Maybe there’s something wrong with the APN. Try changing it in the settings.

  5. roy p. beltrano says:

    im planning to buy a sony ericson experia x 10 how much po ito here in pinas????

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