Sony Ericsson today announced that the Gingerbread update that they were making on Xperia™ X10 is working well, and is in the testing phase. They also said that the probably time for roll out will be the beginning of August.

The company has used user feedback to fix issues that currently exist. One of the issues that were fixed with user feedback, are issues related on the camera features not working efficiently. The blog confirmed that the company has fixed the Gingerbread version of the X10 software to retain the original camera UI in its Éclair version. Additionally, the new Facebook inside Xperia functionality will be part of the Xperia X10. They have also said, in their blog, that ‘the UI with the desktop layout and pinch-to-overview gesture will be similar’.

Some of the updates it has made to the latest version include:

  • Inclusion of Xperia arc
  • Inclusion of some Gingerbread features like Wi-Fi & USB tethering, App storage on SD-card
  • Inclusion of customizable horizontal app tray
  • Inclusion of the media experience widgets
  • Inclusion of integrated equalizer in the music player

Apps, like Adobe Flash, that require Android versions 2.2 or 2.3 will be downloadable from the Android Market.

However, DLNA will not be included as part of the August release. Also, the blog announced that XperiaTM X10 mini, mini pro and X8 will not be updated beyond the current Éclair version.

via – [Sony Ericsson Product Blog]