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
UMTS HSPA 900 (Band VIII), 2100 (Band I)
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Internal phone storage: 2.9 GB (up to 2.5 GB user-accessible memory)
3.5 mm audio jack
Battery: 1500 mAh Typical, 1460 mAh Minium
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.