Sony Ericsson has announced Xperia X10 Mini Pro smartphone that is a credit-card size version of full size Xperia X10 phone and is powered by Google Android 1.6 OS and has slide-out QWERTY keypad.
Quadband GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz network and 3G UMTS 850/900/2100 MHz network ready Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro smartphone is powered by 600 MHz Qualcomm MSM7227 processor and it runs on Google Android 1.6 mobile operating system.
In addition, the credit-card side Xperia X10-Mini Pro smartphone comes equipped with Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate and scratch-resistant glass screen surface and offers full slidable QWERTY keyboard, like in original Xperia X10 phone.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10-Mini Pro smartphone features a 2.55-inch, 256K colors capable, 240 x 320 pixels TFT Capacitive full touchscreen display made of Scratch-resistant glass and is equipped with Timescape user interface which is Sony’s user interface that brings together all the various communication channels into a single unified application.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10-Mini Pro smartphone comes with 128-MB internal memory and offers support for microSD expandable memory card with upto 16-GB additional expandable memory and offers pretty comprehensive data connectivity options including GPRS class 10, EDGE Class 10, 3G HSDPA 384 kbps, and 3G HSUPA, in addition to built-in WiFi 802.11b/g/wireless network support along with Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, and hi-speed microUSB 2.0 port.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10-Mini Pro comes equipped with with strong Li-Po standard Li-ion battery that allows upto 285 hrs standby time and upto 4-hrs of talk time with 2G functioning and also features 3.5 mm audio port, and JAVA MIDP 2.0 support.
Google Android 1.6 powered Xperia X10-Mini Pro smartphone features 5.0 megapixel Autofocus camera with 2560 x 1920 pixels resolution which also allows true HD quality video recoding capability in 720p with multi-codec support. Besides offering Geo-tagging, smile and blink detection functionality, the camera is also equipped with integrated LED flash.
Available in only Black and Red colors, some of the other features of the new Xperia X10-Mini Pro handset includes FM Radio with RDS and recording, MP3 media player (MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+) , video player supporting MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264 3GP video files, JAVA MIDP 2.0, and it comes equipped with GPS receiver with A-GPS support offering Google Maps 3.0.
In addition, the phone also comes preloaded with many Android specific applications that includes Google Search, Google Maps, Google Talk, Google Docs, Document viewers and YouTube.
Only slightly bigger in size than Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini, Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini Pro sports tiny dimensions of 90 x 52 x 17 mm and it more heaver at 120 grams due to its QWERTY keyboard support.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10-Mini Pro smartphone is expected to be available in Q2, 2010 but in select markets.