The Android-powered X10 mini’s sales started in various markets worldwide. In select markets, Sony Ericsson has carrier partners, whereas in some other places users can only get the unlocked device.
As for the Symbian S60-based Vivaz Pro, the company has started to ship out the smartphone to selected markets around the world. There might be slight differences in when it will be available for your market, so Sony Ericsson suggests checking with your local operators and retailers for more detailed information.
Both the Sony Ericsson X10 mini and Vivaz Pro have been announced during this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Personally I find Vivaz Pro to be more interesting of the two models as it’s one of the few side-sliding QWERTY keyboard equipped Symbian smartphones. On the other hand, there are quite a few all-touchscreen Android devices like the X10 mini…