Look out Apple iPhone. The two biggest electronic and software corporations in the world have inked a mobile deal that is sure to make digital waves across the geekosphere.
Microsoft and Sony Ericsson have announced plans to launch a Windows Mobile phone, the XPERIA X1. The mobile device is the first phone under Sony Ericsson’s new sub-brand XPERIA. In addition to using a Windows Mobile platform, the XPERIA X1 also features a QWERTY keyboard and 3-inch clear wide VGA display screen. The device, which was announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, is expected to become available in the second half of 2008.