The new Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro is a small version of Xperia X10. X10 mini pro is almost the same as its brother Xperia X10 mini. The difference between them is that the X10 Mini Pro comes with a full QWERTY keyboard, features are basically the same as its predecessor Xperia X10. The mobile offers features of a 2.55” touch screen with different connectivity options. The Sony Xperia X10 will be available in two colors, red and black.
X10 mini pro comes in a design very similar to X10. The only difference is its compactness and small size. It comes in dimensions of 90x52x17 mm weighing about 120 grams. Below the screen are the Call, Select and End/Power buttons. On the right is a volume adjuster and secondary camera. The primary camera is on the rear with a LED flash. The bottom of mobile is crowded with a 3.5mm standard audio jack, a microUSB port and a microSD card slot.
The phone comes with TFT touch screen 2.55” in diagonal size. The mobile supports 16M colors with a screen resolution of 240×320 pixels. The mobile has a sliding QWERTY keyboard offering a great messaging experience to heavy texters. Keys are good in size and are well spaced. In addition to the QWERTY keyboard, the mobile offers onscreen keyboard in landscape mode and an alphanumeric keyboard in portrait mode.
The phone comes with Android 1.6 operating system with a number of in-built apps, widgets and software. Sony Ericsson has integrated its own platform into Android to give a perfect experience to users. User interface is very good and users have access to Android market for downloading themes, apps and wallpapers. One touch access to different applications is provided by widgets that can be configured and are available on home screen. The mobile comes with many Google apps and connectivity to world famous social networks as well.
The phone is powered by a lithium ion battery that can provide 4 hours talk time on a 2G network and a talk time of 3.5 hours on a 3G network. Xperia X10 Mini Pro gives a standby time of 285 hours on a 2G network and 360 hours on a 3G network.
The phone comes with the choice to store practically unlimited phonebook entries with the storage of practically unlimited call records as well. The mobile comes with an impressive internal memory of 128 GB and has a microSD card of 2GB storage. The memory can be extended up to 16GB with a microSD memory card.
The X10 Mini Pro provides a great multimedia player. Most of Sony Ericsson Mobiles have The phone can play a number of audio and video formats. The phone can support audio formats such as AAC, MP3, AAC+, WAV and WMA. The phone can support video formats such as MPEG-4, H.263, H.264 and WMV. The handset also includes the feature of FM radio with RDS feature. The mobile comes with optional Hi-Fi headset and portable stereo speakers MS450 which add a lot to audio experience.
Images and Camera:
The phone does not sound much interesting to this point but camera is a feature that will really change the opinion of many users. The phone comes with an excellent 5MP camera with the resolution of 2560×1920 pixels. The camera includes advanced features like LED flash, auto focus and digital zoom. The phone also has Sony Ericsson Album application, Geotagging feature and is equipped with an editor with basic picture editing features.
The camera also supports video recording and a positive point about video camera is the availability of video light. The phone records videos at a rate of 30 frames per second.
This is an Android phone, which is equipped with IM and social network integration along with a HTML browser. Browser is another good feature of this phone; the browser offers a quick response and an easy to use interface. The browser shows different buttons on screen when the screen is tapped once. The phone cannot support flash video but will be supporting it in the new version of Android 2.1.
Some of the important features are reviewed here:
- A touch screen with good resolution that can support 16M colors.
- 3G network support.
- A fast processor adding to good telephone experience.
- An excellent camera with LED flash and good image results.