Oct 212012

Sony Xperia Tipo Review , Feature and price in india

Sony one of the leading mobile company also want to gain success in low budget android phones. In a country like India low budget android phones has a huge market for mobile companies. Lets take a look over Sony’s new Android smartphone tipo.

Sony Xperia tipo is a very stylish and trendy look smartphones as like his elder Xperia siblings mobiles. It has two variant one is Single sim model and another is a dual sim model with a small difference in price. Dual sim is slightly costlier then single sim model.

If we look its specifications then it not impress us well as lots of low budget phone from Micromax, Samasung, Karbonn, Spice and HTC have much better hardware as compare to Sony Xperia Tipo. In this field tipo has failed to mark his presence between mobile users.

Sony Xperia Tipo has 800MHz Cortex A5 single core processor , 512MB of RAM, it has 2.5GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 32GB. The best part is only that is comes with Android 4.0 Icecream sandwich OS. It has 3.2 inch capacitive TFT screen with resolution of 320x480pixel. The quality of screen is not as good as other Xperia models are known for. Sony Xperia Tipo has only front camera of 3.2 MP fixed focus without flash, no front camera is available also it has only VGA video recording capable , HD recording is not available.

Key features

  • 3.2″ 256K-color capacitive TFT touchscreen of HVGA resolution (320 x 480)
  • Android OS v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 800 MHz Cortex-A5 CPU, Adreno 200 GPU, Qualcomm MSM7225AA chipset
  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 2.5GB of inbuilt storage
  • microSD slot (32GB supported)
  • 3.2 MP fixed-focus camera, geotagging
  • VGA video @ 25fps
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
  • GPS with A-GPS
  • Stereo FM radio with RDS
  • User-accessible battery, Li-Ion 1500 mAh

Main disadvantages

  • Fixed-focus camera, No LED flash
  • Average Camera Quality
  • Single core Processor
  • Average screen quality
  • No front camera
Price of Xperia Tipo at Flipkart.com
The review of sony xperio tipo can aslo be seen at NDTV Cell Guru Video here – Xperia Tipo

Technical Specifications of Sony Xperia Tipo from gsmarena.com

GENERAL2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G NetworkHSDPA 900 / 2100 – ST21i
 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 – ST21a
Announced2012, June
StatusAvailable. Released 2012, August
BODYDimensions103 x 57 x 13 mm (4.06 x 2.24 x 0.51 in)
Weight99.4 g (3.49 oz)
DISPLAYTypeTFT capacitive touchscreen, 256K colors
Size320 x 480 pixels, 3.2 inches (~180 ppi pixel density)
ProtectionScratch-resistant glass
SOUNDAlert typesVibration; MP3 ringtones
3.5mm jackYes
MEMORYCard slotmicroSD, up to 32 GB
Internal2.9 GB storage (2.5 GB user available), 512 MB RAM
DATAGPRSUp to 86 kbps
EDGEUp to 237 kbps
SpeedHSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
BluetoothYes, v2.1 with A2DP
USBYes, microUSB v2.0
CAMERAPrimary3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels
VideoYes, VGA
FEATURESOSAndroid OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM7225AA
CPU800 MHz Cortex-A5
GPUAdreno 200
SensorsAccelerometer, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
BrowserHTML, Adobe Flash
RadioStereo FM radio with RDS
GPSYes, with A-GPS support
JavaYes, via Java MIDP emulator
ColorsClassic Black, Classic White, Deep Red, Navy Blue
 Other Features– SNS integration
– MP4/H.264/WMV player
– MP3/WMA/WAV/eAAC+ player
– Organizer
– Document viewer
– Voice memo/dial
– Predictive text input
BATTERY Standard battery, Li-Ion 1500 mAh
Stand-byUp to 470 h (2G) / Up to 545 h (3G)
Talk timeUp to 5 h (2G) / Up to 4 h 30 min (3G)
Music playUp to 30 h