Xperia Play becomes a Verizon connected phone

Android 2.3, Gingerbread, powered Xperia™ PLAY is Sony Ericsson’s first PlayStation® Certified smartphone. It sports 1 GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon® processor with Adreno 205 GPU, a 4-inch multi-touch display and 5 Megapixel rear facing camera. But what makes it stand out is the slide out game pad revealing a directional keypad, dual analog touch joystick, two shoulder buttons and the four iconic PlayStation® symbol keys: circle, X, square and triangle.

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Sony Xperia X10 announced, can only display 16000 colors

Sony Ericsson has finally announced the Android based Xperia X10 mobile phone. The Xperia X10 boasts of an 854 x 480 pixel display, a phone memory of 1GB and supports up to 16GB external storage with an 8GB microSD included in the package. What’s alarming to me is that from the official Sony Ericsson page, it says that the screeen is only capable of displaying 16,536 colors — IS THIS REALLY TRUE, I hope its an error ‘coz I can just imagine trying to watch movies using a screen that can only display 16000 colors. Checkout the screen capture from the Sony Ericsson web page below: Continue reading Sony Xperia X10 announced, can only display 16000 colors

Sony Ericsson Satio / Aino prototype gets videod

I’ve been reading a lot about Sony Ericsson lately regarding some of their really gorgeous upcoming mobile phones. Recently, there’s the video and screenshots of the upcoming Android based Xperia X3 and it’s cool UI. Now Youserblog has a review in video of prototypes of the hopefully soon to be released Sony Ericsson Satio and Aino.

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Very cool Android User Interfaces coming soon

sony-ericsson-android-ui-05-homescreen-splashOne great thing about open source is that creativity of people are unhindered. A lot of upcoming Android based mobile phones will be available in the market pretty soon. Some of these well connected phones will sport a user interface that has been enhanced to provide a better user experience. Of the several planned UI enhancements I’ve seen on the web so far, one of them is really sleek and stands out. Continue reading Very cool Android User Interfaces coming soon

Sony Ericsson Xperia X3: Android phone with WVGA

It seems like I’ve been waiting forever for an Android (or Nokia) mobile phone that has a display screen with a landscape width of at least 800 pixels. Well it seems I’m not going to wait a lot longer if the rumored Sony Xperia X3 mobile phone is going to be released soon. Looks like the Xperia X3 is going to be an Android OS based mobile phone.

From the photos of expansys, the Xperia X3 has a sleek contour and looks very gorgeous. Some of the other features include an 8 megapixel camera and HSDPA up to 10Mbps.

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New Aino and Yari entertainment phones introduce Sony Ericsson’s Java Platform 8.5 (JP-8.5)

Aino focuses on sound & vision and Yari is the first phone outside the Japanese market to have gesture gaming. Both phones are Java Platform 8 (JP-8), making it 30 phone series that support MSA, and introduce the new JP-8.5 sub-category with extended functionality of the Java Platform including Sony Ericsson APIs made publicly available for the first time and new liberalized permission settings.

[via: News from Sony Ericsson Developer World]

Idou is now Sony Ericsson Satio

The Sony Ericsson Idou Satio is one of those mouth watering connected phones that everyone seems to be talking about. The specs alone of this mobile phone is by far a computer on its own. Well All About Symbian is writing about the formal launch of the Sony Ericsson Satio in London. At last we have some hard specs of the mobile phone and this device can do a lot of things.

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Eclipse Mobile Tools for Java 0.9 gets released

The MTJ project of the Eclipse Foundation has released version 0.9 of the Mobile Tools for Java. Mobile Java developer support under Eclipse gets better and better thanks to the Guys at Motorola. And of course lets not forget the initial work done by Craig of EclipseME fame.

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