The Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 is a stylish Android smartphone with a large 3 inch 320x480 capacitive touchscreen. It fit comfortably between the X10 and X10 Mini in terms of size and comes with all the features you’d expect from a top of the range handset while still remaining very affordable.
The Xperia X8 includes all the standard smartphone connectivity options, including Wi-Fi, 3G HSDPA and Bluetooth with A2DP. Storage is 2GB as standard, but expandable up to 16GB with a larger microSD card. The phone screen uses scratch resistant materials, and an accelerometer allows for automatic rotation of the user interface, plus a proximity sensor to prevent accidental inputs when holding the phone to your ear. The Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 also features a regular 3.5m audio jack plus Stereo FM radio with RDS, and the built in GPS allows for automatic geo-tagging of photo’s and other location-aware functionality.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 run the Google Android operating system and comes pre-loaded with apps for Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube and Google Talk. In addition, a huge range of extra apps and games can be downloaded and installed from the Android App Store, including apps for most social networking sites and Microsoft Outlook integration. The Xperia X8 also comes with Sony Ericsson’s Timescape software that allows you to see a timeline of all missed calls, texts, tweets and Facebook messages in a single list that can be easily navigated through.