Sony Xperia Tipo Budget Smartphone

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Sony Xperia Tipo is a budget Smartphone from the makers of Sony also known as Sony Tapioca, Sony ST21i, Sony ST21a with some exciting new features. They launch this right at the first anniversary of Sony Xperia Sola smartphone which is already gaining some popularity in the market. The biggest update we see in Sony smartphones is the Android addition which can also be upgraded to the latest version. Although its a entry-level phone but still it has very beautiful and shinny look. The model is little bit heavier and thicker according to our likings but this is what Sony best produce in this price range.

Sony Xperia Tipo Features

Design wise its not the prettiest phone we have like other Sony smartphone Sony Xperia T with more thickness and round edges. It has 3.2 inches HVGA Multi-touch 256K color capacitive TFT screen of (320 x 480) pixels resolution. Main screen has three touch sensitive buttons with home button in between them. Device dimensions are 103 x 57 x 13 mm and weights only 99.4 grams. Comes with the latest version of Android OS v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to enjoy all the features and new apps.

When it comes to processor it has not the fastest in the world with 800 MHz Cortex-A5 Central processing unit, Adreno 200 GPU and Qualcomm MSM7225AA chipset its may be enough to play basic games, watching movies and browsing internet without any problem. Along with mid range processor Sony has shipped 512 MB of RAM in order to process applications fast. It comes with a built-in storage of 2.5GB to store your personal information. But if you want to expand your phone memory than microSD card option is also available.

If you like to capture the beautiful moments of your life than their is a good news for you that Sony Xperia Tipo has 3.15 Mega Pixel fixed-focus camera which can also capture VGA video at 25 frames per seconds.

NFC is not available in the phone which is some disappointment but Wi-Fi b/g/n is available to you with Wi-Fi hotspot option. Other features include GPS with A-GPS, Accelerometer and proximity sensor, Standard 3.5 mm audio jack, Stereo FM radio with RDS, microUSB port (charging), User-accessible battery, Li-Ion 1500 mAh and stereo Bluetooth version 2.1.

Sony Xperia Tipo price in Pakistan is Rupees 23,000/- and international you can buy it in only 250 dollars.

Sony Xperia Tipo Specs

Main disadvantages

  • Fixed-focus camera
  • No LED flash
  • Thick in size
  • Mediocre screen quality
  • No Dual SIM option
  • No front facing camera for video chat
  • Non hot swappable microSD card slot
  • Low Quality Loudspeaker
  • No DivX/XviD support

Demo Video

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  1. Hello MOHSIN
    This is a Smartphone which is in the budget (under 10K) that’s why it is heavier. But its look is cool. it is android 4.0 so cool phone in affordable price. :)
    MOHSIN you have to put more advantage of this phone BTW nice post :)
    Thanks for sharing mate :)

    • Mohsin Ali Waheed says:

      Praveen you are absolutely right, in this price design is not that bad and features are also good.

  2. erda says:

    they are supposed to be sold in europe and asia only! these are not for america!

  3. huma khan says:

    what is its xact new price these days in lhr???

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