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Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2 brings Win Mobile 6.5

updated 02:15 pm EDT, Wed September 2, 2009

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2

Sony Ericsson today launched its long-in-the-making sequel smartphone. The XPERIA X2 updates to Windows Mobile 6.5 and gets the more touch-friendly interface changes of the new OS. The company's own panel interface has an improved panel interface with a more natural, Cover Flow-like navigation in landscape mode and time-sensitive organization that can bring different panels to the front, such as games in the after hours. It can also bring up missed calls or messages quickly and has speedier access to media playback.

The slider itself has had a moderate upgrade with an 8.1-megapixel camera, an improved keyboard and a more straightforward directional pad. Sony Ericsson's handset still sits at the high end of the spectrum with a 3.2-inch 800x480 touchscreen, 7.2Mbps 3G, GPS and Wi-Fi carrying over from the X1.

Shipments of the X2 start in early fall and are certain to include a North American release as one version already includes 3G bands needed for AT&T and Rogers. The Canadian carrier is more likely as it already sells the X1 as a subsidized phone where the US can only obtain it as a full-price, unsubsidized device.





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