Rogers to launch Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 in Q2 2010

Rogers will be the first in North America to release the highly anticipated Android-powered Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10. This will be available sometime in the 2nd quarter of 2010, so April, May or June. Quick specs on the beast are:

– Overall dimensions are 119 × 63 x 13 mm and weighs 135 grams
– 4-inch WVGA (480×854 pixels) capacitive touchscreen that’s scratch-resistant
– GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, 3.5mm audio jack
– 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 CPU
– 8GB microSD card included, 1GB of internal memory
– Android 1.6 (probably by release it’ll be upgradable to 2.0)
– signature applications pre-loaded such as Mediascape and Timescape
– 8.1-megapixel camera with 16x digital zoom, auto-focus, touch focus, face recognition, smile detection, geo-tagging image & video stabilizer

2010 is already shaping up to be a good year. This is the first major announcement and you can bet eager people who want to jump on the TELUS Motorola Milestone… might possibly hold out until the X10 is released. No word on pricing but it should coming in around the $199.99 – $249.99 mark on a 3-year.

John Boynton, Executive Vice President, Marketing said “At Rogers, we have built our legacy on innovation, bringing the most exciting and exclusive handsets first to customers in Canada…We are thrilled to be the exclusive Canadian carrier to offer this phenomenal mobile entertainment device.”

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