We’re kinda-sorta expecting Sony Ericsson to launch the Hallon, Anzu, and Play at CES next week, but what about their Mobile World Congress plans? Well, that time last year they launched the X10 Mini Pro, an adorably tiny device with a surprisingly good keyboard, and based on a few pictures, it looks like they’re ready to refresh the form factor with some much beefier specs.
The processor has been cranked up to 1 GHz with an Adreno 205 GPU to provide some pretty impressive 3D graphics rendering. The screen resolution is estimated to be HVGA and Bravia-quality, not unlike the PlayStation phone, and measure 3 inches along the diagonal. The source mentions something about Android 2.4 running on the device, though Android 2.3 Gingerbread is all we can really recognize for now. There’s also a camera on the front and back, though there’s no word on the quality of either.
The original Xperia X10 Mini Pro was definitely entry-level grade, but if Sony Ericsson could follow up on that with something that packs a sharp display and the processing power to make use of it, the miniature slider may still have a future yet.