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Sony Ericsson’s Android-Based Xperia X3 May Launch Early Next Month

Sony Ericsson has put a “teaser” page on its website promising a big announcement on November 3. This could be the day it’s going to formally unveil the Xperia X3, this company’s first smartphone running Google’s Android OS.

The teaser is, of course, very vague:

We’re looking forward to November 3rd.
We think you should be too.

Still, the biggest announcement Sony Ericsson could be planning for that day is the unveiling of the X3. This very high-end model has appeared in numerous rumors going back to this summer, so the launch could finally be getting close.

An Overview of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X3
The name “X3” hasn’t been 100% confirmed. Some reports say it may have been changed to “X10″ or the ” Infinity”. In any case, the code-name is definitely “Rachael”.

According to unconfirmed reports, this smartphone will have a tablet shape dominated by a 4-inch, 800-by-400-pixel touchscreen.

It will reportedly run the Android OS on a 1 GHz processor Snapdragon processor. Rather than use Google’s standard user interface, Sony Ericsson has created a proprietary one for this device that emphasizes social networking.

One of the highlights of the X3 will apparently be its 8 MPx camera with flash and support for VGA (640 x 480 pixels) video recording at 30 fps. This will offer face and smile detection, as well as image stabilization.

It will allegedly be a quad-band (850/900/1800/1900) GSM phone with dual-band (900/2100) 3G: 10 Mbps HSDPA and 2 Mbps HSUPA. Bluetooth 2.1 and Wi-Fi g will also be included.

In addition, it will have a GPS receiver and a microSDHC memory card slot.

Pricing for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X3 is not yet known.

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A host of other rumored devices that may become realities soon. They include an as-of-yet unnamed Dell Android phone for AT&T, a slew of Android-based smartphones by Sony Ericsson, and one or more new Android-driven devices by LG. Verizon is also expected to release more Android options as part of its phone development pact with Google.

  • Ericsson labs tweeted that we can expect an official announcement Android-powered Sonny Ericsson Experia X3 in November. We don’t know much about the device for now except that it will offer a Snapdragon QSD8250 chipset, a 1GHz CPU and the new Sony Ericsson Rachel user interface.
  • As for new Android players, Engadget and DigiTimes reported that Asus will have an Android handset this year. Asus Chairman Jonney Shih dropped the news at a Taiwan press conference, but didn’t offer any details.

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