Optus has begun selling the newon its Social Cap, offering free Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and YouTube access on top of standard cap inclusions.
Customers signing up to a two-year Social Cap can choose an X10 Mini for $0 upfront on an AU$49 per month plan, or add AU$8 per month on handset repayments to an AU$19 Social Cap offer. The AU$49 per month option includes AU$370 worth of calls and messages plus 500MB of data to use outside of the unmetered social networking sites listed above.
The X10 mini runs on the Google Android system at version 1.6, like the previously released BackFlip and ), which feature the MotoBlur social networking software.. It also employs a similar user experience as the Xperia X10, but modified for its smaller 2.5-inch touchscreen display. The Optus Social Cap had previously been restricted to Motorola handsets ( ,