Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Android 2.1 Eclair Update : 720p HD Video Out! How to Get The Update?

Sony Ericsson has just rolled out the 1.6 Eclair update kit for Xperia X10's Android OS.

sony ericsson xperia x10 android 2.1

Nordic countries will be the first to get it today while more kits will come tomorrow for other territories. The roll-out will continue throughout November.

Android 2.1 Eclair update kit for Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 will bring these key changes to the device:

• 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

How to get the Android 2.1 update on you SE Xperia X10?

1. Watch out for the notification
When the new software is available for your Xperia X10, a notification will appear in your phone's status bar. You also get the software availability notification when connecting to PC Companion.
2. Connect to PC Companion
3. Connect your phone to your PC.
4. Start PC Companion
5. Follow the instructions.

Need PC Companion? Get it from this link.


  1. hi, were u able to try installing the 2.1 OS? with that steps? last time i checked, we can't still upgrade the x10 in asia and phils

  2. I tried the update thru my X10 and it said that I have the latest update. However, you can use the PC Companion software to update the X10 through your computer but unfortunately that software doesn't work for mac OS.

  3. I just did a software update check via my X10 here in the philippines and it says eclair update is already available, it listed the benefits of updating to eclair & advised me to get the update but can only be done via computer.

  4. SE says “Regarding your Ticket ID 88760012, We are happy to inform you that software update for Philippine kits will be released on Week 46 or of Nov 15, 2010.All existing Xperia customers will receive a notification on their phone (on the notification bar at the top of the screen), that a software upgrade is available“Update your Xperia X10 for improved performance and new features including”

  5. try installing a newer version of the pc companion...

  6. just got my update now. try it again. what I did is. install a new pc companion and after that a prompt appered saying I new updates blah blah hd blah.and I have my eclair now. Just did it here in the office. just try it again

  7. SE is really gettingt on my nerves!!! If i have the money ill be switching to Galaxy S. GRRRR!!!

  8. cant update, i followed each and evry step bt it ddnt work out.


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