nStarting this Sunday Sony Ericsson will begin rolling out the much anticipated Eclair update for the X10 family of handsets.
The update will begin in the evening (European time) and the SE Blog have confirmed generic firmware versions for the Nordic countries, which will get the update first. Other countries will follow suit on Monday and then throughout November.
The main features of the update:
• HD video recording with continuous auto-focus for high quality videos
• Upgrade of the Android platform to Android 2.1
• New back up and restore application, with extended content back up
• 5 homescreens for apps, widgets, shortcuts and folders
• Social phonebook which automatically syncs contact pictures from Facebook and shows when your friends are online
Xperia X10 mini and X10 mini pro:
• Improved Bluetooth functionality with support for sending and receiving pictures, contacts and more
• New backup and restore application with extended content back up
• Automatic synchronization of your contact pictures between Facebook and your phone book
• Improved ways of handling pictures, audio, text and numbers in your messages
• Upgrade of the Android platform to Android platform 2.1