Sony Ericsson Shows Off First Android Device


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*Sony Ericsson* unveiled the Xperia X10 today, the handset-makers’ first device running Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Android. The phone is part of the company’s smartphone family of devices, which originally ran Windows Mobile and had a slide-out physical keyboard. While the X10 will have neither of those attributes, it has two new additional software overlays called “Timescape” and “Mediascape.” Release.

Although struggling handset maker announced the phone’s specifications today, the phone won’t be released until sometime much later in the first half of 2010. Much like Motorola’s Blur technology, Sony (NYSE: SNE) Ericsson (NSDQ: ERIC) said Timescape will manage all your conversations from Facebook, Twitter, emails and texts in the same place. In addition, Mediascape helps you get music, photos and videos from your phone, YouTube and PlayNow, its own storefront. In practice, this means users can press the new

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