Xperia look-alike to be released by Sony Ericsson and China Mobile

sony ericsson A8i smartphone

In partnership with China Mobile, Sony Ericsson chief executive Bert Nordberg has announced that they will be releasing the A8i smartphone in the country, its first TD-SCDMA smartphone.

“China is a hugely important market for Sony Ericsson and we are committed to maintaining our strong position and driving growth by continually introducing new and exciting products into this market”

Looking a lot like an Xperia X8, the A8i will use the Android based China Mobile’s Open Mobile System 2.0 and has the following feature list:

3.5 inch (854×480) display

5MP camera (LED flash, auto focus)

WLAN, Bluetooth

200MB internal memory and supports Micro SD cards

3.5mm headphone socket

CNMB mobile TV, A-GPS, eCompass

Tha A8i will also feature TrackID which will be linked to the entertainment download service already provided by China Mobile.