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Sony Ericsson XPERIA X8 and Eco-Friendly Cedar Shipping Now!

Sony Ericsson has just announced two new products that will be shipping in the next days: the XPERIA X8 and eco-friendly Cedar model. The XPERIA X8 is somewhere in between the X10 mini and the X10 as far as size is concerned. The screen on it is bigger than the one on the X10 mini, but the camera is dumbed down a bit.

This is possibly the most affordable Android phone ever and if you’re wondering about the specs, here they are:

Dimensions: 99 x 54 x 15mm
Display: 3 inch, 320 x 480 pixels
Memory: 128MB storage, 168MB RAM, microSD card slot (2GB card included)
Connectivity: GPRS/EDGE/3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP
Camera: 3.15MP, geotagging, VGA capture @30 fps
OS: Android 1.6 (2.1 coming soon)
CPU: Qualcomm MSM7227 600 MHz

Cedar is an eco-friendly handset, part of the GreenHeart family and we learn that it’s built on top of its very own OS, like the W995, Elm and Hazel models. It supports social networking features and it provides the following “green” features: high efficiency charger, phone made out of recycles plastics, e-manual to get rid of paper usage, eco-friendly apps.

Here are the hardware specs for Cedar:

Dimensions: 111 x 49 x 15.5mm
Weight: 84 grams
Display: 2.2 inches, 240 x 320 pixels
Memory: 280MB internal memory, microSD card slot (up to 16GB)
Connectivity: GPRS/EDGE/3G, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP
Camera: 2MP, geotagging, VGA 30 fps video capture