sony-ericsson-smartbookSmartphone meets netbook with the Smartbook from Sony Ericsson. The company is said to be working on a device which is larger than their current smartphones, such as the Xperia X1 and upcoming Xperia handsets, which will also allow the machine to function more like a laptop. The smartbook won’t actually feature laptop like features and is will contain less specs than a standard netbook, which many consumers use on the go. Size wise, it’s likely to be around the same size as the Sony Vaio P.


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sony-ericsson-xperia-x1During the research for the GreenHeart line of phones, which are eco friendly and made from recycled materials, Sony Ericsson made some discovers on touch screen handsets. Phones, such as the Xperia X1 which feature a touch screen are not as good for the environment. The screen on the Xperia is 3 inches, which is about the average for touchscreen handsets, can not be made as easily from recycled materials. Handsets with a touch screen rely heavily on glass for the screen compared to smaller handsets, which can use recycled plastic.


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Earlier we showed you some pictures of the upcoming Xperia X2 from Sony Ericsson. Today we’ve gotten hold of the specifications of the handset. The specs, were leaked on Mobile-Review forum, so how accurate they are isn’t known, but it’s very likely these will be the specs of the handset.

The handset as we already know includes an 8.1 megapixel camera, which will also feature auto focus, high quality video and VGA at 30 fps. The screen is also an extra 0.5 inches bigger than the X1 at 3.5 inches. The Xperia X2 will run on Windows Mobile 6.5, with support for upgrading to Windows Mobile 7. The processor is unknown, but touted faster than that used in the X1. Also included is GPS, accelerometer and 3.5mm headphone jack.


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Following on from the flagship Windows Mobile handset, the Xperia X1, the successor has been spotted. The Xperia X2, codenamed Vulcan, has been snapped by FanKlub.se both from the front and the back. From the front you can see the qwerty keyboard has the Windows button in the top right, while also looking easier to type on than the keyboard found on the X1. Also on the front of the X2 is the panels button and the Xperia wording.


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Wow, this is really something. An application has been released for Windows Mobile phones, including the Xperia X1 from Sony Ericsson. The appplication, MobileRemote, allows you to connect your Windows Mobile phone via bluetooth to another bluetooth enabled device. In the video below, we see Youtube user bear807 connect his Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 to the PS3 using MobileRemote. The app will allow you to control about 85% of the functions on the PS3. The keyboard chat was tested out on Little Big Planet and worked fine. Browsing the internet also worked well for using the Xperia as a mouse and keyboard.


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