The Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 features a Music Player app in addition to both a music download, and a track recognition application allowing you to constantly enjoy and add more music to your handset as you go. The phone also features an impressive 3 inch touch display with simple touch parameters for control.
The device has a 3.2 megapixel camera which allows you to chapter special moments as photos, or by recording videos, which can both then be shared with friends via the integrated social networks Facebook or Twitter. You can also take advantage of the handsets Send To Web option, which enables you to send photos and videos direct to a personal blog or website too. Photos and videos can also be enjoyed on the handset 3 inch capacitive touch screen with HVGA resolution, and you have microSD card expandable memory, meaning there is always room for endless multimedia to be made.
The Xperia X8 has an Assisted GPS receiver, which allows it to provide useful location based services, such as Geotagging for photos and videos. When you create a photo or video image, the location from which you took it is recorded as file data, which can be helpful, particularly when uploading to certain sharing websites or desktop applications. Additionally, the GPS provisions allow for maps and directions to be provided by the preinstalled Google Maps; while the WisePilot application (also preloaded), offers full turn by turn navigation by foot or car.
The phone has great connectivity with a USB connector offering USB support and syncing, along with USB mass storage which allows you to upload multiple files instantly to a PC, allowing you to then reuse the freed memory on the handset itself. There is also Bluetooth for close range wireless file sharing, as well as audio sharing with the A2DP profile which allows you to connect the phone to a stereo headset, or stereo system for wireless audio. Alternatively, there is also a standard 3.5mm AV connector for headphones present. This is all needed for the Music Player app which offers playlists and other easy features to help you find and enjoy your music, in addition to the integrated FM radio with RDS support.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 has a compact design featuring a small, yet highly capable 3 inch touch screen with touch control and onscreen keyboards for text input. The phone features an impressive array of entertainment features, alongside useful GPS services and a 3.2 megapixel camera afro video recording and photo capture.