Sony Ericsson has announced that 30 September 2008 is the official launch date for the highly anticipated Xperia X1, which will initially be made available to consumers in the UK, Germany and Sweden. The handset will be available in other markets across Europe, Asia and Latin America throughout Q4 2008.
Rikko Sakaguchi CVP and head of creation and development at Sony Ericsson, said: “We are extremely pleased with the innovation and new user experience we have created for consumers on the Xperia X1. The indepth demonstration on the web cast will showcase how this handset is truly unique. The nine panel eco system puts the user in total control of the primary experiences available on the phone and allows consumers to personalise the panel interface to suit their needs and lifestyle. The Xperia X1 has the highest quality screen on the market, four-way navigation keys and optical joy stick to give a stressless browsing experience and, with its super fast processor and network speed the Xperia X1 really bridges the gap between personal, entertainment and work mobile needs.”
The Xperia X1 is the first product under Sony Ericsson’s new premium sub-brand Xperia. Designed to meet consumers’ needs for a converged entertainment and mobile web communication experience, the Xperia X1 is an extremely stylish handset encased in a real stainless steel body, with a striking arc-slider design, supported by a powerful multimedia ecosystem.