LONDON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
- Xperia miro provides deep Facebook integration and Sony's xLOUD audio technology in a slim and stylish design
- Xperia tipo comes in both single and dual SIM version for consumers looking for value and functionality
- Both smartphones launch on latest Android™ platform - Ice Cream Sandwich
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
*Sony Entertainment Network services are subject to availabilityby region, please see http://www.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com for more details.
**The number of available songs varies by region.
All services mentioned may not be available in every market. Colours Xperia miro Xperia tipo Black Classic black Black pink Classic white White Deep red White gold Navy blue Facts Size: 113 x 59.4 x 9.9 mm Size: 103 x 57 x 13 mm Weight: 110 grams Weight: 99.4 grams Operating system: Google Operating system: Google Android(TM) 4.0 (Ice Cream Android(TM) 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Sandwich) Processor: 800 MHz Qualcomm Processor: 800 MHz Qualcomm MSM7225A Snapdragon(TM) MSM7225AA Camera 5 megapixel camera 3.2 megapixel camera 4x digital zoom 4x digital zoom Auto focus Geotagging Flash/Photo flash Self-timer Flash/Photo light Send to web Front-facing camera (VGA) Touch capture Geotagging Video recording Self-timer Send to web Touch capture Video light Video recording Music Album art Album art Bluetooth(TM) stereo (A2DP) Bluetooth(TM) stereo (A2DP) Manual equalizer PlayNow(TM) service Walkman(TM) player Music Player PlayNow(TM) service TrackID(TM) music TrackID(TM) music recognition recognition application xLoud(TM) Experience xLoud(TM) Experience Internet Bookmarks Bookmarks Google Play(TM) Google Play(TM) Google(TM) search Google(TM) search Google Voice(TM) Search Google Voice(TM) Search Google Maps(TM) for Mobile with Google Maps(TM) for mobile with with Street View and Latitude(TM) Street view and Latitude(TM) NeoReader(TM) barcode scanner NeoReader(TM) barcode scanner Web browser (WebKit(TM)) Pan & zoom Web browser (WebKit(TM)) Communication Call list Call list Conference calls Conference calls Facebook(TM) application Facebook(TM) application Xperia(TM) with Facebook(TM) Google Talk(TM) Friends application Speakerphone Google Talk(TM) application Google Talk(TM) video chat Multiple IM Speakerphone Twitter(TM) (Timescape(TM) integration) Video chat ready Xperia(TM) Timescape(TM) Messaging Conversations Conversations Email Email Gmail(TM) Gmail(TM) Handwriting recognition Handwriting recognition Instant messaging Instant messaging Multimedia messaging (MMS) Picture messaging (MMS) Predictive text input Predictive text input Text messaging (SMS) Text messaging (SMS) Design Auto rotation Auto rotate Gesture input Keyboard (on-screen, 12 key) On-screen 12-key keyboard Keyboard (on-screen, QWERTY) On-screen QWERTY keyboard Picture wallpaper Picture wallpaper Touch screen Touch screen Wallpaper animation Wallpaper animation Entertainment 3D games 3D games Media browser Media browser Motion gaming Motion gaming Radio (FM radio with RDS) Radio (FM radio with RDS) Sony Entertainment Network Sony Entertainment Network Video streaming Video streaming YouTube(TM) YouTube(TM) Organiser Airplane mode Alarm clock Alarm clock Airplane mode Calculator Calculator Calendar Calendar Contacts Contacts Document readers E-Manual eCompass(TM) Infinite button E-Manual Setup Wizard Infinite button Notes Tasks Setup Wizard Connectivity 3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA) 3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA) aGPS aGPS Bluetooth(TM) wireless technology Bluetooth(TM) wireless technology DLNA Certified(R) Media Transfer Protocol support Media Transfer Protocol support Micro USB support Micro USB support Native USB tethering Native USB tethering Synchronisation via Facebook(TM) Media Go(TM) Synchronisation via Google(TM) Sync PC Companion Synchronisation via Exchange Synchronisation via ActiveSync(R) Facebook(TM) USB High speed 2.0 support Synchronisation via SyncML(TM) USB mass storage Synchronisation via Google(TM) Wi-Fi(R) Synchronisation with computer Wi-Fi(R) Hotspot functionality Synchronisation via Microsoft(R) Exchange ActiveSync(R) USB High speed 2.0 support USB mass storage Wi-Fi(R) Wi-Fi(R) Hotspot functionality Display 3.5" 3.2" 320 x 480 pixels 320 x 480 pixels 16,777,216 colour TFT 262,000 colour TFT Scratch-resistant glass Scratch-resistant mineral glass Memory Internal phone storage: 4 GB Internal phone storage: 2.9 (up to 2.2 GB user-accessible GB (up to 2.5 GB memory)* user-accessible memory)* Expansion slot: microSD(TM), up Expansion slot: microSD(TM), to 32 GB up to 32 GB Networks UMTS HSPA 900 (Band VIII), 2100 UMTS HSPA 900 (Band VIII), (Band I) 2100 (Band I) GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1900 1800, 1900 UMTS HSPA 850 (Band V), 1900 UMTS HSPA 850 (Band V), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I) (Band II), 2100 (Band I) GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1900 1800, 1900 Battery life 1500 mAh typical, 1460 mAh Battery: 1500 mAh Typical, minium 1460 mAh Minium Talk time GSM: Up to 5 hrs** Talk time GSM: Up to 5 hrs** Standby time GSM: Up to 470 Standby time GSM: Up to 470 hrs** hrs** Talk time UMTS: Up to 6 hrs** Talk time UMTS: Up to 4.5 hrs** Standby time UMTS: Up to 545 hrs** Standby time UMTS: Up to 545 hrs** Music listening time: Up to 36 Music listening time: Up to hrs 30 min 30 hrs Video playback time: Up to 8 hrs Video playback time: Up to 3 hrs In the kit Xperia(TM) miro, battery, Xperia(TM) tipo, battery, charger, micro USB cable for charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and charging, synchronisation file transfer, and user and file transfer, and user documentation. 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.
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About Sony Mobile Communications
Sony Mobile Communications is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation, a leading global innovator of audio, video, game, communications, key device and information technology products for both the consumer and professional markets. With its music, pictures, computer entertainment and online businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be the leading electronics and entertainment company in the world. Through its Xperia™ smartphone portfolio, Sony Mobile Communications delivers the best of Sony technology, premium content and services, and easy connectivity to Sony's world of networked entertainment experiences. For more information: http://www.sonymobile.com
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