Editors Liked

  • Camera functionality good, large screen
  • Nice camera, even including face recognition and a variety of camera modes. Impressive audio quality and loudness, if you’re one of those people that still talks on his phone
  • Large 4-inch display, Sharp 8.1-MP camera, Fun Timescape app aggregates social updates, Mediascape app organizes music, photos, and videos
  • Great camera for the price. Excellent video playback. Good battery life
  • Camera, large screen
  • Nice user interface; great camera; cool app
  • Large screen, fast processor
  • Big 4-inch display, slim and lightweight (despite the brick-like appearance), easy to use media application (MediaScape), unique timescape application, turn by turn navigation app included, decent battery life, swift running UI
  • Superb Looks & Design, Great Large Display, Very Good for Web Browsing, Camera Shoots Very Good Still Images, Fun to Watch Videos On
  • It has a stylish design that looks and feels good, It’s packed with highend features like an 8megapixel camera, Solid battery life for a device with this screen size, The custom UI is very visually appealing and the multimedia and camera tweaks rock
  • Elegant design; large display, Fast, Good photo and video quality, Solid call quality, Ample amount of builtin storage
  • Display, Timescape, mediascape, looks, 1GHz processor, 8MP camera
  • Sleek looking handset, comfortable to use, Camera quality is quite good, Audio player is loud and clear, Mediascape and Timescape UI's are well designed and user friendly, Good battery life
  • Attractive design, Large 4inch screen, Consolidated timeline for social networks
  • The large four-inch touch-display makes for improved video viewing and web surfing
  • Gorgeous 4inch display, Excellent 8megapixel camera
  • Large 4-inch touchscreen display; 3.5mm audio jack; 8.1-megapixel camera; bundled apps for Exchange support; Android 2.x upgrade announced
  • The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 has a user-friendly design with a brilliant display. The feature set is generous, the internal performance is fast, and call quality is satisfactory
  • Infinity button aids navigation. Effortless Timescape app. Responsive Dolphin browser
  • Excellent hardware, great screen, fast processor
  • Beautiful device, with the new Android skin Rachel, 4” touchscreen with true 16:9 aspect ratio, 8.1 megapixel camera with LED flash, 1 GHz snapdragon chip, Special applications: Timescape, Mediascape and face recognition technology, Comes packa

Editors Didn't Like

  • Sharpness and dynamic range issues
  • Troubling data entry problems. Sony skin can get overwhelmed for heavy Facebookers and Twitter friends. Ancient Android version (1.6) installed. Still suffers from a few performance stutters here and there
  • Lacks multitouch, Noticeable lag, Outdated Android 1.6 OS, No HD video capture
  • Slow. Old version of Android. Clumsy Exchange and social-networking integration. Bloatware
  • Poor battery life, Mediascape and Timescape, Keyboard takes some getting used to, Freezes occasionally, slow touchscreen response
  • Poor virtual keypad, no FM radio; short battery life
  • No multi touch, no offline charging possible
  • LED flash could have been more powerful, DivX/XviD support removed despite big screen and powerful hardware, average quality earphones bundled, currently runs on older Android 1.6
  • Sluggish UI, Mediascape Interface Doesn't Do Much, Call Quality & Battery Life Issues
  • It’s only running Android 1.6, which is a nonstarter for me, The custom UI software makes it extremely sluggish, Unlocked pricing only at this point, which is way too expensive considering the competition, I hate removing battery to change microSD c
  • Custom UI hurts much more than it helps, Initially stuck on Android 1.6, Rivals in a similar price range sometimes more compelling, Typical smartphone battery performance
  • Android V1.6, Average camera output, No FM radio
  • New UI's tend to make the handset sluggish, No FM radio, Camera supports up to VGA resolution
  • Timescape slows down if overloaded with feeds, Lack of physical search button, Bulky
  • Despite the inclusion of a 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, the X10 can at times prove rather sluggish especially when auto-rotating.Look and Feel
  • No multitouch support, Android 1.6 is outdated
  • Lagging software, Android 1.6, Very weak camera flash (practically useless), Integration of social services that is not good enough, Interface elements that need finishing touches, Lack of DivX and Xvid support
  • May be a bit big for some users; Timescape interface nice but limited in function; expensive compared with similar models from other brands
  • The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10's data performance was spotty. The Timescape application has its faults, you must use a third-party app for Outlook calendar syncing, and the landscape keyboard doesn't work in the messaging app
  • Problematic flash. Face Recognition failures. Runs old version of Android
  • Android 1.6, AT&T’s Orwellian Walled Garden, Rating: Do Not Buy
  • No multitouch capabilities, Battery performance exceedingly poor