Sony Ericsson has recently released a video that shows more details about the upcoming Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. The X10 was originally known by its prototype name of Rachel or the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X3. The smartphone supports a 4-inch touchscreen capacitive display with WVGA (800×480) resolution, an 8-megapixel camera with Autofocus, LED flash, image stabilizers, smile and face detection, Bluetooth 2.1 and WiFi b/g. Other features include aGPS, Android 2.0 with Custom user interface, and a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor. The Sony Ericsson X10 smartphone will be launched on November 3rd, 2009. More
The iNo CP09 is a new GSM cell phone for kids and elderly that features only a basic calculator-like screen with a large font display, large buttons, an FM radio, a torch light, a headphone jack, and a text messaging. There is also a SOS button that is useful in an emergency situation. The phone can send a text alarm to a configured number and calls that number. The iNo Mobile is available exclusively in Singapore at $78 each. [ePrice]
Here’s a look at another upcoming Windows XP phone from a Chinese handset maker iTG. Dubbed as the xpPhone, this smartphone boasts a 4.8-inch 800 x 480 touchscreen display, an AMD Super Mobile CPU, a 512MB/1GB RAM, an optional 8GB SSD or 120GB HDD, a 1.3MP camera, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, Windows XP OS and supports both GSM and CDMA connectivity. Sadly, there’s no word on pricing and availability yet. [MobileWhack]
Tele Atlas and Samsung have announced an agreement under which Samsung will use Tele Atlas maps for its GPS-enabled devices. Samsung will be able to bundle Tele Atlas’ product with its smartphone with more than 24 million points of interest (POIs), Voice Maps, and visual enhancements such as 3D Landmarks, 2D City Maps and Digital Elevation Models.
The two companies will continue to collaborate to deliver rich navigation and location solutions, covering a wide range of products and regions. [Slashphone]
Here’s the latest firmware update ‘version 31.0.101’ for your Nokia 5800. This new update provides the following improvements: an advanced e-mail application, a better version of Ovi Maps 3.0, an easier navigation experience and a lot of bugs disappeared. You’ll be able to download the update directly from Nokia’s Software Update website starting today. Sadly, it’s only available in Asia and Europe at the moment. [Nokia]
After releasing the Galaxy Spica in Russia, Samsung will release this handset in Finland. The Samsung Galaxy Spica is actually the smaller version of the Samsung I7500. The phone features an 800MHz CPU, a 3.2-inch touchscreen display, a 3.2MP camera, Android 1.5 OS, a 128MB RAM, a 100MB of internal memory, a microSD card slot (up to 32GB), GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth and support HSDPA connectivity. [SamsungHub]