x10 2.1 update confirmed or is it??General


Last Updated:

  1. dibberly

    dibberly Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2010
    Messages:
    299
    Likes Received:
    15
    dunno how true it is:

    Week 38 (19.-25. sep.) for Android 2.1 Eclair on Xperia X10!!!

    source: Sony Ericsson Espa
     

    Advertisement
  2. tinkk

    tinkk Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2010
    Messages:
    59
    Likes Received:
    1
    Awesome sounds about right! By end of quarter 3 I'm sure we all expected late september, probably can add another week or so onto that while the networks do their bit of time wasting!

    Glad to have a less vague time scale though I for one will happily accept this and put my mind at rest that it's coming soon but not to hold my breath, good find!
     
  3. Hunted

    Hunted Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2010
    Messages:
    164
    Likes Received:
    6
  4. KingDong

    KingDong Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 15, 2010
    Messages:
    476
    Likes Received:
    35
    I'm still running 024 :( God knows when Vodafone release 2.1 for us.
     
  5. wapiang

    wapiang New Member

    Joined:
    May 16, 2010
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    can't wait to receive the update!!
     
  6. BingoRingo

    BingoRingo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2010
    Messages:
    399
    Likes Received:
    54
    If you're game you can debrand it and, hopefully, get the update when SE releases it.
     
  7. Hunted

    Hunted Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2010
    Messages:
    164
    Likes Received:
    6
    init.. i know i now hate vodafone and branding with a passion..
    if they slow 2.1 down i will go mental..
    have you seen the debacle that is 360? do you have the annoying 360 updates icon? try updating lol it says to do it then says it can't, dumb b*****ds at voda put that junk on the phone and it doesn't work properly....
    i know when my contract is up with them i will be going to another network!!
    its a long story lol
     
  8. tinkk

    tinkk Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2010
    Messages:
    59
    Likes Received:
    1
    Orange uk here and I'm still on 020 firmware, I'm going this is because if the wifi bug though and not laziness cause I shan't be best pleased if I have to waitt till halloween!
     
  9. KingDong

    KingDong Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 15, 2010
    Messages:
    476
    Likes Received:
    35
    If i'm game?
     
  10. Merolas

    Merolas Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2010
    Messages:
    413
    Likes Received:
    29

    *nods* X10a's are still stuck on 020...:(
     
  11. 17mayis

    17mayis New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2010
    Messages:
    4
    Likes Received:
    0
    i'm on o2 uk and got 026 :D
     
  12. crossy

    crossy Member

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    6
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ditto with Three - that said wasn't one of the later f/w stuffed with that WiFi bug. :eek:

    Still no update on the "official" SE forums though. :(
     
  13. LordTakyon

    LordTakyon Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2010
    Messages:
    32
    Likes Received:
    4
    On 24 here, seems to be best for me, just waiting now.
     
  14. BingoRingo

    BingoRingo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2010
    Messages:
    399
    Likes Received:
    54
    So it seems you don't use that expression in the UK...!

    In this context it would mean "if you're willing to go through the process", i.e. if you've read the instructions and you're comfortable with them, go for it!
     
  15. OmniCoRp

    OmniCoRp Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2010
    Messages:
    71
    Likes Received:
    4
    Well...

    The version is confirmed for sure, but the release date ain't actually confirmed quite yet.

    But they are doing all they can to release this month, that's for sure
     
  16. sharkhark

    sharkhark Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2010
    Messages:
    205
    Likes Received:
    13
    i still don't get why i read ages ago..in march...a reply that a guy got from sony saying it would indeed get multi touch. i am about to bail on my sony as i got a lemon and am scared to get another...mine crashes all the time...but if i knew it would someday get MT i would exchange it rather than bail on it.

    here is a copy of that post in another forum back in march that a reader got from a sony rep.

    Yesterday I sent an email to Sony Ericsson asking them to confirm specs features of their X10 handset. This is what I received.


    Dear ******,

    Thank you for contacting the Sony Ericsson support centre.

    I have complied some answers to the questions that you have raised, please see below:

    #1 Does the device itself support multi touch? I am aware that the the
    current OS Android 1.6 does not.

    The handset has a capacitive screen that is capable of multi touch for features such as pinch zooming. This feature will be implemented by the upgrade to 2.1

    #2 Does the device have an internal digital compass which would show
    direction in google maps?

    The X10 does have a magnetometer that acts as a digital compass.

    #3 Will android 2.1+ be coming to the Xperia x10 in 2010?

    The handset has been confirmed to be upgraded to 2.1, however there are no time scales for this, developement is currently working on implementing the Timescape/Mediascape to 2.1.

    Should you have any further questions do not hesitate to ask.



    Kind Regards,

    Paul Conlan
    Sony Ericsson Technical Support
     
    ankh likes this.
  17. ankh

    ankh Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2010
    Messages:
    110
    Likes Received:
    8
    LOL
    please post this on this thread http://androidforums.com/sony-ericsson-xperia-x10/154995-multi-touch-typo-error.html cause that means I was correct, well not me personnaly just the person I know.

    Im on Orange and Im still on 020. I hope that they release a bundle update with 026 and 2.1 otherwise I will kick rite off
     
  18. wynney666

    wynney666 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2010
    Messages:
    343
    Likes Received:
    34
    Ohh i Hope thats true.. :) roll on 2.1
     
  19. Wisenos

    Wisenos Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2010
    Messages:
    519
    Likes Received:
    23
    so if this email is true, and the phone really isn't capable of "multi-touch"(as they claim now to be)... then we ask for a refund?
    --------
    everyone i know that knows something about cellphone claims that the x10 capacitive screen IS capable of multi-touch
     
  20. NaplesBill

    NaplesBill Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2010
    Messages:
    142
    Likes Received:
    19
    Actually there have been a couple confirmed dates of specific weeks. Week 38 to be exact.
     
  21. biker74

    biker74 Well-Known Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2010
    Messages:
    209
    Likes Received:
    29
    What an absolute farce.

    Thats the Dell Streak got its 2.1 and 2.2 update now - lucky them.
     
  22. gunny5821

    gunny5821 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2010
    Messages:
    501
    Likes Received:
    29
    The Streak in Europe has 2.1, link:
    Dell Streak In The UK Gets The 2.1 Update | TheUnlockr

    So when did Europe get the streak? Early part of this year like they did with the X10i? Stateside is still with 1.6. If stateside had gotten it, I would be a tad upset. As it stands, I'm banking on us getting it by the end of this month, or some folks may be a tad P.O'd!
     
  23. gunny5821

    gunny5821 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2010
    Messages:
    501
    Likes Received:
    29
    Folks, Multi-Touch is NOT, say again, is NOT coming to the X10. As much as I wish it was, it simply is NOT.

    link:Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 will never get multitouch | Android Community

    “I don’t have any technical details around the screen to share, sorry! – However I have now gotten confirmation on the question of multi touch. As said earlier there’s no multitouch in X10 – and I also can confirm that it’s not only related to SW but also to HW. Despite this, for future updates of X10 we are of course working on other solutions for e.g. zooming, which has been requested frequently on this blog, such has the solution demoed on X10 mini” Rikard Skogberg, Sony Ericsson

    Further proof that we are NOT getting multitouch, read the Sony Blog:
    One hand touch operation – we just love it! | Product Launch Blog

    It just keeps on coming................
     

Share This Page

Loading...