Sony Ericsson has released a minor update for Xperia X10. This update from Sony has reportedly improved performance, especially in Timescape and Mediascape.
The update is R1FB001 and baseband version 1.0.21. As of now, the update is only available for phones running the Nordic and American firmware.
The update will soon be released for the rest of the world.
Japanese-Swedish handset maker Sony Ericsson’s Xperia X10, is reportedly the best selling handset at DoCoMo. The X10, which is the first mobile phone from Sony Ericsson with Google’s Android operating system on board was made available several weeks ago, and reports state that more than 120,000 units have been sold already
A series of figures show that the Xperia X10 was sold in more than 120,000 units in about three weeks, which is much more than HTC’s Android devices, which reached 80,000 units sold in 10 months.
Sony Ericsson have officially confirmed that the Xperia X10 along with the X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro will become more powerful with an introduction of top notch software features. These devices will be upgraded with UX platform. Other improvements include development to Android OS version 2.1, DLNA supported wireless home connectivity, high definition video recording like the Sony Ericsson Vivaz and an update to the X10 signature applications, Mediascape and Timescape which will provide enriched functionality.
- UX platform upgrade
- Android OS version 2.1 upgrade
- High definition video recording similar to Vivaz
Sony are holding a competition where the prize, will not only be a chance to blog for Sony but, to also win the highly anticipated Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 handset. The winner will also receive a PSP GO, Sony Reader Pocket Edition, α330 DSLR Camera and a trip to see the FIFA 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa, covering the event.
UK carrier Vodafone have announced on their website that the newest Sony Ericsson smartphone – the Xperia X10 – is now available to order from them. The Vodafone press release states the phone will be available on the 2nd of April however, their website states an expected release date of the 6th of April.