Sony Ericsson's Xperia mini series handsets has been a success story and sony wants to push the benchmark even higher with the all new Xperia Mini and Xperia Mini Pro. The new Xperia Mini handsets look and feel exactly the same way as Xperia X10 mini and Xperia X10 mini pro did.
So, what's new in the Xperia Mini handsets? Well, we have provided a small comparison chart below which will make it easier for you to comprehend what’s new in the Xperia mini handsets. Between pro and non-pro versions, you get a slide-out FULL QWERTY keypad. Apart from that the specifications remain the same. The new xperia mini handsets are superior in hardware, and therefore can afford to be powered/graced by Android gingerbread operating system. Also, Xperia mini handsets becomes the world’s smallest HD video recording and photo capturing smartphone. Interesting :)
|Features||Xperia X10 mini||New Xperia Mini|
|RAM||128 MB||512 MB|
|Display Size||2.55 inches||3.0 inches|
|Display screen||Scratch resistant||Scratch resistant mineral glass|
|Expandable upto||16GB||32 GB|
|Operating System||Android 2.1 (Eclair)||Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)|
|High Defintion Video capture||No||Yes (@720p)|
|Colours||Black, Red, Silver, Lime, Pearl White||Black, White, Blue, Dark Pink, Turquoise.|
|Deep Facebook Integration||No||Yes|
Sony has not announced details about the availability and the pricing. But expect these devices to reach the market by beginning of Q3 2011.
You might be wondering what’s the third handset that Sony Ericsson announced. Well, it’s Xperia Acro – a smartphone launched exclusively for Japan. Xperia Acro is based on Xperia Arc handset and you can think of this as a fine-tuned Arc (Arc is not a unsophisticated handset by the mile!). The handset is powered by 1Ghz processor, 512MB RAM and Android gingerbread operating system. Has a very slim form factor; Got ExMor powered 8.1 mega pixels high quality camera; brilliant display engined powered by BRAVIA. It has got some new features such as infrared port, mobile wallet that was not originally found in Arc. Apart from very minor differences, it’s very hard understand how Arc is different from Acro.
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