Sony Xperia tipo and tipo dual launched in India

Sony has officially launched the Xperia tipo and Xperia tipo dual smartphones in India. The smartphones run Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and are powered by an 800MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor coupled with an Adreno 200 GPU.

The phones feature xLOUD & TrackID for music. The display of the phones is made of mineral glass and is scratch resistant. The Xperia tipo will be available in red, white, blue and black colours, while the tipo dual is available only in black.

The tipo is directed at the youth segment in the country and hence, is media and social networking friendly. The Xperia tipo dual is the first Dual-SIM Xperia device. The Sony Xperia tipo is priced at Rs 9,999, while its dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) cousin Xperia tipo dual comes with a Rs 10,499 price tag.

 

The tipo is directed at the youth segment in the country and hence, is media and social networking friendly. The Xperia tipo dual is the first Dual-SIM Xperia device. The Sony Xperia tipo is priced at Rs 9,999, while its dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) cousin Xperia tipo dual comes with a Rs 10,499 price tag.

Here’s a quick look at the specifications of the Xperia tipo:

– 3.2-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels

– 3G, EDGE/GPRS, HSDPA, HSUPA, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hotspot

– GPS with A-GPS

– Bluetooth version 2.1 with A2DP

– 3.15 megapixel camera

– 2.9GB internal storage expandable up to 32GB via microSD

Sony had officially announced the Xperia tipo and its dual-SIM cousin Xperia tipo dual in June this year. The only difference between the Xperia tipo dual and the tipo is that the former is a dual-SIM smartphone.

The tipo dual allows you to switch between two SIM cards using a dedicated hardware key. You can set the SIM card to use at specific times of the day and also customise each SIM card separately with different ringtones and notifications.

The Xperia tipo and tipo dual both have a 1500mAh battery that promises stand-by time of up to 470 hours and talk time of approximately five hours.

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