Sony launched Xperia tipo and tipodual, entry level ICS smartphones

Earlier today we say Sony Mobile unveil its Xperia miro, a Facebook integrated fun and social smartphone and now the company has announced another addition to the Xperia Family. 


Sony has announced the launch of the Xperia Tipo, which we heard about and seen in many leaks as the ST21i codenamed Sony Tapioca. 

The Xperia Tipo is indeed a low-end budget smartphone which could be a great buy for first time smartphone users who need basic functionalities. The tipo arrives in four colours and single SIM and dual-SIM options for users to choose from. The dual SIM version is called Sony Xperia tipodual.

Specs of the Xperia tipo:




800 MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7225AA


3.2 inch
320 x 480 pixels
262,000 colour TFT
Scratch-resistant mineral glass


UMTS HSPA 900 (Band VIII), 2100 (Band I)
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS HSPA 850 (Band V), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I)
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900


Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich


3.2 MP
4x digital zoom
Video recording


Internal phone storage: 2.9 GB (up to 2.5 GB user-accessible memory)
Expansion slot: microSD™, up to 32 GB


3.5 mm audio jack
Micro USB support
Native USB tethering
USB High speed 2.0 support
Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality


Battery: 1500 mAh Typical, 1460 mAh Minium

Colour Options

Classic black
Classic white
Deep red
Navy blue

Sony plans to make both the devices available in Q3 2012 but the company has not revealed any details on the pricing of the smartphones.