Sony's Xperia will be available unlocked through Sony Electronics and
its authorized retailers beginning on "Black Friday," November 28.
Pre-orders of the Xperia X1 will be available through the Sony Style Web
site at http://www.sonystyle.com beginning November 13.
This premium device will be sold unlocked for the MSRP of $799.99. Their press release states that it gives consumers the freedom to choose their own mobile operator and data plan.
The Xperia X1's unique panel user interface is at the heart of the
device's ability to create and adapt consumers' personal choices. With up
to 9 panels, it's easy to find and enjoy the information and entertainment
content they want. Sony Ericsson is busy working with third-party
developers to create a wealth of new applications and new panels that will
soon be available for download.
By incorporating the Windows Mobile(R) 6.1 Professional operating
system, the Xperia X1 frees consumers from their home and office, allowing
them connectivity to their content wherever they are.
As Sony Ericsson's most advanced phone to date, the Xperia X1 brings
together a large, 3-inch wide VGA display touchscreen and a full QWERTY
keyboard all wrapped into a sleek silver metal- finished arc slider
handset. The Xperia X1 supports fast 3G networks, enabling audio and video
streaming, high-speed internet surfing, multimedia messaging and email on
the go. In addition to delivering 3G mobile broadband speeds, the Xperia X1
supports WiFi to meet the needs of consumers' always connected lifestyles.
In the tradition of Sony Ericsson, the Xperia X1 offers consumers the
ultimate multimedia experience with a 3.2 megapixel camera, video
streaming, video playback and video recording, and the ability to enjoy all
their digital music.
Sony Xperia Spes:
3.2 megapixel camera, auto focus & video capture
Stereo Bluetooth (A2DP)
Optical joystick, slider QWERTY keyboard
Size: 110 x 53 x 16.7 mm (approx.) Weight: 145 grams (approx.)
Available colors: Silver
Main screen: 65,536 color TFT Resolution: 800 X 480 pixels Size: 3 inches (approx.)
Phone memory5: up to 400 MB
MicroSD(TM) memory card support
Networks: GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
Windows Mobile 6.1 Operating System with Xperia UI