There are thousands of Android applications for Sony Ericsson Xperia X8. There are free apps and then there are the paid ones. There are game apps and then there are business apps. Choosing the best Android apps is quite subjective as it depends on what type of Android application you want for your Xperia X8.
Here is a short list of 5 must-have free Android apps for the Xperia X8
AK Notepad is a great Android application for the Xperia X8 as it serves as a mini Notepad on-the-go. It’s a very practical application not only for students but for everyone who needs to organize notes and tag them for fast recall or write down schedules and appointments. The AK Notepad has the capability to import/export and obtain back-up notes. It enables you to share notes by way of emails and SMX. You can also set the note in your home screen should you wish to.
Handcent SMS is a great application that can be integrated with the Xperia’s phone messaging system as it has MMS/SMS utility. It is up to you, the user, to configure the application to suit your needs. You can even use the apps for instant messaging. It features full support for MMS and SMS so you can attach media files. Other features are:
- SMS and MMS group send that can be sync with the contacts in your mobile phone
- SMS Pop Up Windows, template, speech recognizing function and speak SMS
- Search SMS and MMS, Batch Mode for Message/Threads and Blacklist
- Support for 15 languages and more
Advanced Task Killer
Advanced Task Killer will track all the running applications that are draining your phone’s battery. You will be able to see all current applications and “kill” them at will. It actually helps serve battery life as all Android apps don’t have an off button. Apps are known to run on start-up without you even knowing it. It’s best to run the Advanced Task Killer at least twice a day. You’d be amazed at how much longer your phone’s battery will last.
Google Sky Map
Google Sky Map is a very informative and entertaining application. It changes Xperia X8 into a virtual window to “see” the sky at night. All you have to do is point your Smartphone to the nighttime sky for it to search and find stars, planets and constellations. A motion-detection sky map makes use of the Xperia X8’s compass, GPS and accelerometer to simulate a sky map that moves with your hands. You can switch to automatic mode to let the apps do the adjustments and more.
Google Maps Navigation
Google Maps Navigation is a must-have to do away with a fancy satellite navigation gadget. This Android application affords detailed voice navigation. You can readily set this apps to calculate the distance of your route, keep you on the right track even if the GPS signal is out, it suggests at least 2 different routes from your start to end points. This application is very useful, and it’s free!
Are you using one of these apps now? If so, we’d be happy to hear your experience with an application.