Sony Ericsson enters Kenya; launches Xperia series of Android phones

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

Sony Ericsson has announced its entry into the Kenya. With the entry, Sony Ericsson launched Xperia X10, Xperia X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro smart phones in the market.

Company has appointed Krishna International to be its distributor in the region while mobile operator Safaricom will serve as its retailer.

Sony Ericsson General Manager for Central Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa Jorgen Berg said the company aims to capitalise on the mobile phone boom in the country as well as introduce internet-enabled phones that will enhance internet penetration.

Talking about the smartphones, Xperia X10 comes with :

* Android OS v1.6
* 4.0? capacitive touchscreen
* 8.1MP Camera / autofocus / LED Flash
* 1 GB storage, 384 MB RAM
* MicroSD expansion slot
* HSDPA, 7.2
* AGPS
* WiFi, Bluetooth AD2P
* 3.5mm audio jack
* weight: 135 gms

Coming to X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro, Both devices are similar in the design of the Xperia X10 but are smaller and more pocketable. X10 Mini is being touchscreen only similar to Xperia X10 while X10 Mini Pro comes with a slideout QWERTY Keyboard. They also sport 600MHz processor, a QVGA screen and a 5 megapixel camera with Android 1.6 on-board.