As long as we knew, Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 is the first serie of XPeria X-Series. Yup, in comparison to XPeria X2, Xperia X8, Xperia X10, Xperia X10 mini, and Xperia X10 mini Pro, the Xperia X1 is the first Xperia X Series. The big difference between X1 and other X series (despite the Hardware Specs) is the Operating System runs inside the Smartphone. If X10, X8, and most of Xseries use Android Operating System by Google, the Xperia X1 on the contrary, uses Mobile OS by Microsoft: The Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional. It might be because, at the day this Phone was released, on October 2008, the Android OS wasn’t popular yet as today. Indeed, the first Android Phone, the HTC Dream, was being released at the same month, on 22 October 2008.
Brought out to the Market with Touch Bar (Candy Bar) with Sliding Qwerty Keyboard form factor in landscape mode which been usually just named as Side Slider form factor or just Slider. The Display is equipped with 3.0 inches Display Diagonal Diameter that manufactured with Thin Film Transistor TFT Resistive Touchscreen (capacitive not ye to be used at that time, at least still in “development” mode). For the Resolution and deep colors size, the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 Display uses 480 x 800 pixels Resolution and has 65K Colors. For Navigator in Closed Mode, it uses Optical Trackpad. See the image above for the details about this.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 Manual User Guide Resume
The Picture that you can see at the image below represent the XPERIA X1 Overview about Keys and Part of the Phone. You can learn to understand the Phone in quick ways just by looking at them. The Detail can be found under the User Guide PDF of this Gadget on page 3. For example you can learn where is the Power key button, the ear speaker, the End, OK, or Call Keys, the Keyboard or the USB cable connector.
The Phone User Guide / User Manual only consist in 40 pages but the detail on the tutorial it quite clear and complete. This due to the font, the spacing letter and paragraph is quite thin or small that make in one page of the PDF Manual can store a lot of elaboration and explanation.
We could find the step by step instruction of how we could perform factory data reset or hard reset aka master reset, but we would like to offer you the tutorial how to do this in Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 (according to program menu on page 7 help / guideline): Here the step that you had to do: Tab Start Menu (windows Logo) > Settings > System > Clear Storage. By following this action, it been said that you can remove all data and file from memory and reset your phone to factory default settings.
By Downloading the PDF Manual you can also use it as you future reference regarding of you Xperia X1 trouble or help. Of course most of features that available in the X1 was covered up the tutorial in the Manual. From how you can use the Messaging features such as to use the Email, SMS or MMS, learning to use the Camera to take a picture or video recording or make a video call, using the GPS to determine you current location using QuickGPS or Google Maps, using the Wi-Fi to connect to the Internet Hotspot access point area, how to set the Alarm Clock or change it ring alarm, Changing the settings: Date Time, Language, Theme, etc and else.
It also including how you can connect X1’s bluetooth to other bluetooth device after you pairing it, learning to browse the world wide web site, how to Download and Install applications, Playing the Game, using the Panels: 3D Fish Panel, XPERIA Radio Panel, Google Panel, Microsoft Today Panel, Sony Ericsson Panel, Media Xperience Panel, or downloading new panel (available at page 8 to page 12), and more.
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Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 Specifications
Along with Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional, Xperia X1 works by using 528MHz Processor Speed ARM 11 with Qualcomm MSM7200 chipset, altogether with 526MB RAM and also 512MB ROM (really good Tech Specs at that time, might be the best Phone Gadget by SE ever released). It even has 3D Graphics Hardware Accelerator. For Internal storage memory attached in this XPeria X1, it been said that has 400MB, though it also mentioned that it capable to be expanded by using microSD Card (has microSD Card slot), though we couldn’t find any information regarding the limit (maximum) of the size (at least we guessed it supposed to be 8GB in max).
The Phone works under GSM Networks Technology and supports for both GPRS, EDGE or 3G. We would not talk about the GPRS or EDGE at this time, but for the 3G UMTS the phone supports for HSDPA up to 7.2 Mbps and also HSUPA up to 2Mbps. For others Connectivity Data, the phone installed with Wi-Fi WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth for wireless Data Sharing / Connection for version 2.0 with Wireless Stereo Headsets support (A2DP) and also has miniUSB version 2.0.
Especially for the Camera, the Phone “only” embedded with 3.2 MP Camera eventhough it has a great Camera supports tools such as Touch Focus Features, LED Flash for poor light condition, Autofocus, Digital Zoom and of course Video Recording (VGA at 30 frame per second). The Phone has secondary camera VGA for Video Call usage. We can also said it has Dual Camera.
On the year of 2008, Microsoft did yet launch the Bing Maps, that why even it uses Windows Mobile Professional by Microsoft, the Xperia X1 by Sony Ericsson still uses Google Maps as it Maps and navigation Phone along with GPS (A-GPS support). Thus, it also only uses Windows Media Player for Mobile as Music and Audio Player (we knew that Zune Player by Microsoft is a lot better than WMP) that capable to plays MP3, AAC, MP4, WMA, WMV, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, and AAC+ (both Audio and Video Formats).
Another Info: It has Stereo FM Radio with RDS, Microsoft Office Mobile (Word Excel Power Point), has PDF Reader, Picture Editor, Java MIDP 2.0 supports, and available in two Colors body: the Solid Black and Steel Silver (see the image)
Table of Contents of Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 Manual User Guide
Setting Up Your Phone
Entering and Searching Information
Company e-mails and Appointments
Browsing the Web;
Connecting to the Internet
Managing Internet Explorer
Calling when Browsing
Connecting Bluetooth to Handsfree or Stereo Headset
Wi-Fi Wireless LAN
Windows Live Messenger
Windows Media Player Mobiel
Synchronizing Music and Video
GPS Location Base Service;
Google Maps for Mobile,
Managing Your Phone;
Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 Manual User Guide PDF Download
Opening the package of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X1, you will face that the parts of the Phone is not assembled (separated). This means you need to assemble and construct all the parts before you start going to use it.
The Picture below shown you how to construct each parts of the Phone. From opening the back cover casing as the beginning step, then learn to know how you can insert the SIM card, install the microSD Card and also how to remove and assemble the battery in proper position. And finally you can turning on the phone for the first time. Go to page 3 and page 3 to read the detail elaboration about this.
There is no Quick Start Guide of Sony Ericsson Xperia X1. We could only found the User Guide / User Manual version. Though we could also found the UM / UG in English, Spanish espanol, Germany and also Italian Language Version. Sorry, for French version, unfortunately we could find yet.
- Download User Guide of Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 | Page: 40 | PDF Size: 1.19MB | Language: English
- Download User Guide of Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 | Page: 44 | PDF Size: 1.21MB | Language: Spanish Espanol
- Download User Guide of Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 | Page: 44 | PDF Size: 1.21MB | Language: German
- Download User Guide of Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 | Page: 44 | PDF Size: 1.2MB | Language: Italy