Sony Mobile Unveils Xperia Miro And Xperia Tipo
Sony Mobile Unveils Xperia Miro And Xperia Tipo

June 13, 2012 – London, UK (Techreleased)-Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”) today announced two new Xperia™ smartphones, Xperia miro and Xperia tipo. Xperia miro is a slim and stylish smartphone available in a fun range of colours with deep integration of Facebook™ throughout contacts, photo gallery and the music player, plus Sony’s xLOUD™ audio technology for crisp and loud sound. Xperia tipo is designed to be easy to use enabling consumers to get the most from their smartphones – whether browsing the web, sharing pictures or downloading apps. Xperia tipo will also be available in a dual SIM version – Xperia tipodual – so that consumers can switch between tariffs with just one touch to stay on the most cost effective plan. Both smartphones will launch globally in calendar Q3 2012.

“Xperia miro and Xperia tipo are for consumers looking for entertainment experiences and functionality traditionally associated with high-end Android smartphones”, said Calum MacDougall, Director Xperia Marketing at Sony Mobile Communications.” “Xperia miro is for those who want an integrated social media and a great music experience while Xperia tipo is for consumers who want to realise the benefits of a smartphone for the first time as they migrate from a feature phone.”

Xperia miro – the fun social smartphone from Sony 
Xperia miro is a slim, stylish smartphone with Facebook social experiences integrated throughout. Users are alerted to new incoming messages and social updates with colourful illuminations, and can easily video chat with friends using the front facing camera. To provide great music entertainment it integrates Sony’s xLOUD audio technology, giving crisp and loud sound. Xperia miro comes pre-installed with Music Unlimited* from Sony Entertainment Network, providing instant access to millions** of music tracks on the move.

Key features for Xperia miro

  • 3.5” display for great browsing and entertainment experiences
  • Launching on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • 5MP camera and brilliant quality video recording at 30fps
  • Sony’s xLOUD audio technology gives crisp and loud sound
  • Deep Facebook integration with contacts, gallery and the music player for sharing and discovery
  • Customisable illuminations for incoming messages and social updates
  • Front-facing camera for video chat between smartphones, tablets and PCs
  • Contactless DLNA connectivity to easily view content like photos and videos on a TV, tablet and PC
  • Powerful battery with >24hrs usage time
  • Available in black, black/pink, white and white/gold colours

Xperia tipo – the affordable and easy to use smartphone 
Xperia tipo offers a simple and easy to use smartphone experience targeting consumers who may be purchasing their first smartphone. With a dedicated set-up guide, a built-in application enabling users to monitor their data usage, excellent battery life and the latest Android platform – Ice Cream Sandwich – consumers can make the most of their smartphone experience.

Key features for Xperia tipo

  • 3.2” scratch-resistant mineral glass display
  • Launching on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • 3.2MP camera
  • Dedicated set-up guide
  • Data management solution to identify data usage
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi™ for easy content sharing and web access
  • Powerful battery, 1500 maH, with >24hrs usage time
  • Available in red, white, blue and black

 

All services mentioned may not be available in every market.
  Xperia miro Xperia tipo
Colours Black
Black pink
White
White gold
Classic black
Classic white
Deep red
Navy blue
Facts Size: 113 x 59.4 x 9.9 mm
Weight: 110 grams

Operating system: Google Android™ 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor: 800 MHz Qualcomm MSM7225A

Size: 103 x 57 x 13 mm
Weight: 99.4 grams

Operating system: Google Android™ 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor: 800 MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon™ MSM7225AA

Camera 5 megapixel camera
4x digital zoom
Auto focus
Flash/Photo flash
Flash/Photo light
Front-facing camera (VGA)
Geotagging
Self-timer
Send to web
Touch capture
Video light
Video recording
3.2 megapixel camera
4x digital zoom
Geotagging
Self-timer
Send to web
Touch capture
Video recording
Music Album art
Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
Manual equalizer
Walkman™ player
PlayNow™ service
TrackID™ music recognition
xLoud™ Experience
Album art
Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
PlayNow™ service
Music Player
TrackID™ music recognition application
xLoud™ Experience
Internet Bookmarks
Google Play™
Google™ search
Google Voice™ Search
Google Maps™ for Mobile with Street view and Latitude™
NeoReader™ barcode scanner
Web browser (WebKit™)
Bookmarks
Google Play™
Google™ search
Google Voice™ Search
Google Maps™ for mobile with Street View and Latitude™
NeoReader™ barcode scanner
Pan & zoom
Web browser (WebKit™)
Communication Call list
Conference calls
Facebook™ application
Xperia™ with Facebook™
Friends application
Google Talk™ application
Google Talk™ video chat
Multiple IM
Speakerphone
Twitter™ (Timescape™ integration)
Video chat ready
Xperia™ Timescape™
Call list
Conference calls
Facebook™ application
Google Talk™
Speakerphone
Messaging Conversations
Email
Gmail™
Handwriting recognition
Instant messaging
Multimedia messaging (MMS)
Predictive text input
Text messaging (SMS)
Conversations
Email
Gmail™
Handwriting recognition
Instant messaging
Picture messaging (MMS)
Predictive text input
Text messaging (SMS)
Design Auto rotation
Gesture input
On-screen 12-key keyboard
On-screen QWERTY keyboard
Picture wallpaper
Touch screen
Wallpaper animation
Auto rotate
Keyboard (on-screen, 12 key)
Keyboard (on-screen, QWERTY)
Picture wallpaper
Touch screen
Wallpaper animation
Entertainment

 

 

3D games
Media browser
Motion gaming
Radio (FM radio with RDS)
Sony Entertainment Network
Video streaming
YouTube™
3D games
Media browser
Motion gaming
Radio (FM radio with RDS)
Sony Entertainment Network
Video streaming
YouTube™
Organiser Airplane mode
Alarm clock
Calculator
Calendar
Contacts
Document readers
eCompass™
E-Manual
Infinite button
Notes
Tasks
Setup Wizard
Alarm clock
Airplane mode
Calculator
Calendar
Contacts
E-Manual
Infinite button
Setup Wizard
Connectivity 3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
aGPS
Bluetooth™ wireless technology
DLNA Certified®
Media Transfer Protocol support
Micro USB support
Native USB tethering
Media Go™
PC Companion
Synchronisation via Facebook™
Synchronisation via SyncML™
Synchronisation via Google™
Synchronisation with computer
Synchronisation via Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync®
USB High speed 2.0 support
USB mass storage
Wi-Fi®
Wi-Fi® Hotspot functionality
3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)
aGPS
Bluetooth™ wireless technology
Media Transfer Protocol support
Micro USB support
Native USB tethering
Synchronisation via Facebook™
Synchronisation via Google™ Sync
Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync®
USB High speed 2.0 support
USB mass storage
Wi-Fi®
Wi-Fi® Hotspot functionality
Display 3.5”
320 x 480 pixels
16,777,216 colour TFT
Scratch-resistant glass
3.2”
320 x 480 pixels
262,000 colour TFT
Scratch-resistant mineral glass
Memory Internal phone storage: 4 GB (up to 2.2 GB user-accessible memory)*
Expansion slot: microSD™, up to 32 GB
Internal phone storage: 2.9 GB (up to 2.5 GB user-accessible memory)*
Expansion slot: microSD™, up to 32 GB
Networks 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
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
Battery life 1500 mAh typical, 1460 mAh minium

Talk time GSM: Up to 5 hrs**
Standby time GSM: Up to 470 hrs**

Talk time UMTS: Up to 6 hrs**
Standby time UMTS: Up to 545 hrs**

Music listening time: Up to 36 hrs 30 min
Video playback time: Up to 8 hrs

Battery: 1500 mAh Typical, 1460 mAh Minium

Talk time GSM: Up to 5 hrs**
Standby time GSM: Up to 470 hrs**

Talk time UMTS: Up to 4.5 hrs**
Standby time UMTS: Up to 545 hrs**

Music listening time: Up to 30 hrs
Video playback time: Up to 3 hrs

In the kit Xperia™ miro, battery, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation. Xperia™ tipo, battery, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation.

* Internal phone storage comprising 1GB System memory used for firmware, 766MB Phone memory for downloaded applications, and 2.2 GB Internal storage used for music, pictures, movies, and some application data

**Values are according to GSM Association Battery Life Measurement Technique. Battery performance may vary depending on network conditions and configurations, and phone usage.

Sony “make.believe”, Bravia and Exmor R are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. “xLOUD” is a registered trademark or a trademark of Sony Corporation. Xperia is a trademark or registered trademark of Sony Mobile Communications AB. Android™ is a trademark of Google Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.