Sony Ericsson launches $800 Xperia X1

The wait is over. The Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 is now officially available in the United States, with the phone shipping Nov. 28, or "Black Friday." The price tag: $799.99, unlocked. 

The UMTS/HSDPA phone, running on Windows Mobile 6.1 and the Opera 9.5 browser will be available through authorized retailers and is available for pre-orders on the Sony Style website. The blog Boy Genius Report states that the phone will also be available in Best Buy stores beginning Dec. 7.

The phone takes advantage of a touchscreen panel user interface that lets users look at multiple applications at the same time. The phone also has a 3.2 megapixel camera, video-calling capabilities and stereo Bluetooth.

For more:
- see this Xperia slideshow and review from FierceWireless' Mike Dolan
- see this article
- see the official press release with specs

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