March 19, 2010 | by Andrew Kameka
Orange UK has secured the rights to sell the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 in the United Kingdom. Orange today announced that it would begin selling the XPERIA X10 in April for free, but only for select calling and data contracts. Orange’s announcement claims they have an exclusive, but Vodafone has also said it would carry the device.
The XPERIA X10 is Sony’s first Android-powered phone and includes the company’s exclusive User Experience (UX) interface. The phone includes a number of customizations, and communication and media content aggregators known as Timescape and Mediascape. The XPERIA X10 sports a 4-inch WVGA touchscreen, 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, 1 GB of internal memory, and an 8.1 megapixel, auto-focus camera.
The X10 comes in black or white and will be available in all Orange retail locations. Users will also be able to purchase an X10 at Orange.co.uk/shop or Phones4U.