Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro’s successor shows up in leaked images
While it looks like its software will never be up-to-date with current Android versions, the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro is apparently going to get a hardware refresh by way of a successor device.
A couple of pictures of this smartphone have popped up over on a Chinese forum, and they show some nice-looking hardware.
The X10 Mini Pro’s successor will be powered by a Qualcomm MSM7230 CPU, which will be clocked either at 800 MHz or 1 GHz (this is the newer generation single-core Snapdragon that can also be found in the HTC Desire HD and Desire Z). The CPU will come with an Adreno 205 dedicated graphics chip, which, while not quite in Samsung Hummingbird performance territory, is the next best thing in terms of mobile graphics on the market right now.
The Xperia X10 Mini Pro’s successor will run Android 2.3 Gingerbread, and it will have a 3-inch 320×480 touchscreen, and (obviously) a side-sliding full QWERTY physical keyboard. Also, looking at the back of the device, it seems like a pretty good bet that this device’s camera will shoot video in 720p HD (hence the branding).
The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini is not going to get a successor, reportedly. Of course we’ll have to wait and see, but it’s very nice to see Sony Ericsson pump out devices that don’t run outdated versions of a mobile operating system.