sony ericsson xperia x10

With the US release of Sony’s Xperia X10, we were given taglines such as “smarter is coming”, but with Android 1.6 running the show, smarter may be a little bit of a loose term for now. Those of us on the other side of the pond may be in luck pretty soon, however, as Sony Ericcson’s UK Twitter account posted a reply to a user stating that Android 2.1 is due for release in the UK “before the end of September this year.”

If this information is indeed accurate (and we sure hope that it is), then X10s all over the UK may finally get the upgrade to Android 2.1 from Android 1.6, which has plagued the device since its release.

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What isn’t quite as clear yet is if this is a UK only upgrade, or whether users outside of Britain will be able to upgrade too. Either way, we’re sure to find out in less than 30 days time, so we’ll keep you updated as more information finds its way on to the net!

Are you an X10 user wishing that your device was running Android 2.1, or are you quite content with your 1.6 device? As always, make your feelings / rants known in the comments!

Source: @SonyEricssonUK (Twitter) via Engadget

John Thompson
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  • anakin78z

    2.1? How is that even still relevant?

  • Lowkey

    So, how many people are working on SE's Android team?
    One, maybe two?
    I imagine this one guy has been working on 2.1 for the X10 since last December. He must have been so furious when 2.2 came out, that he outright refused to acknowledge its existence.
    Any day now somebody will unwarily mention, that 3.0 is due to come out in a couple of months and throw a fit, tender his resignation and go back to working in the warehouse... or at Dell where they also only use Android 1.5.

  • thegreattaurus

    lmao I am an X10 owner but I can't help but laugh at your comment and think about how true it is. Except they probably have 5 people working on the team, and the other four people are asking that one guy if he can try and finish 2.1 before the end of the year

  • badboy

    Please tell me what else one can do on this phone, email me dilmcalister1@gmail.com thanks

  • Duskull

    Please make it faster i neet this update.I will be great to have android 2.1 for Xperia X10!