The Canadian wireless provider, Rogers will soon offer Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1a smartphone to its customer. Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1a is the quad-band 3G smartphone which has been released in the US last fall as a carrier-independent unlocked model. The slide out QWERTY phone has been designed by Sony Ericsson and the phone is made by HTC.


Along with a 3-inch display with 800 x 480 pixels, Samsung Ericsson XPERIA X1a is also equipped with a 3.2-megapixel camera with auto-focus function, supports high speed HSPDA, integrated a GPS, supports full web browsing and has built-in FM radio. Besides, it is Bluetooth 2.0 enabled, supports Wi-Fi and microSD memory card.

The XPERIA X1a is expected to start shipment by 9th June at selected Rogers retail locations and, is priced at $250 with a three-year voice and data plan. For contract free, the phone is expected to cost between $649 and $749.