Sony Ericsson launches its first Windows Mobile smartphone, the XPERIA X1, at GSMA 2008.
As CNET News.com's Ina Fried reported earlier this week, Sony Ericsson has teamed up with Microsoft to release
It has a cool arc slider design (think
The X1 is a quad-band, HSDPA/HUSPA, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi-enabled smartphone running Windows Mobile 6 Professional Edition. It comes with a 3.2-megapixel camera, assisted GPS, a multimedia player, 400MB of internal memory, and microSD expansion slot.
The X1 has certainly been one of the hot products of GSMA, as evidenced by the number of people swarming around the phone at the Sony Ericsson booth. I'm hoping to shove my way in there today to get some hands-on time and photos of the device, so hold tight. The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 is scheduled to ship during the second half of 2008. Not to sound like a broken record, but there is still no word on pricing or U.S. availability.