Sony Ericsson set the stage for MWC by announcing three new handsets in a press event held on the day before the launch of the international mobile phone conference. Sony rolled out two new compact Android handsets based upon the design of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 and one Symbian-powered handset phone that is the big brother to the previously announced Vivaz. The X10 mini and X10 mini pro are similarly spec’d handsets with the X10 Mini Pro sporting a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The Vivaz Pro is a slightly modified version of the Vivaz and offers a QWERTY keyboard, a touchscreen interface and the Symbian S60th 5th edition operating system. All three handsets are expected to launch in Q2 2010 in select markets.

Both the mini X10 and mini X10 Pro include:

  • 600 MHz Qualcomm MSM7227 processor
  • 5 megapixel camera with autofocus and geotagging
  • 2.55 inch QVGA touchscreen display
  • aGPS
  • Google Maps
  • Wisepilot™ turn-by-turn navigation
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • Full suite of Google services
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • microSD expansion with 2GB card included in the retail package
  • Android 1.6 with Sony Ericsson Timescape
  • UMTS HSPA 900/2100, GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • UMTS HSPA :850/1900/2100, GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • X10 mini will be available in Pearl White, Black, Pink, Lime, Red and Silver
  • X10 mini pro will be available in Black and Red.

The Sony Vivaz Pro will feature

  • slide out QWERTY keyboard
  • 3.2 inch, 360 x 640 16:9 resolution touchscreen display
  • 720 MHz processor
  • 5.1 megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom, autofocus, face detection and geotagging
  • 720p HD recording
  • Video calling (main camera)
  • WebKit web browser
  • social networking support
  • A-GPS
  • Google Maps
  • Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Bluetooth technology
  • DLNA Certified (photos and audio)
  • TV out (VGA resolution)
  • Wi-Fi
  • microSD with 8GB microSD in the package
  • Symbian S60 5th edition
  • UMTS HSPA 900/2100, GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • UMTS HSPA 850/1900/2100, GSM GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • Available in Black and White

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  1. Android 1.6 isn’t so bad on the Sony Ericsson X10, but with Android 2.1 and Multtouch the phone would be a lot better. So I am really looking forward to the update.

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