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Updated on:Jul 02, 2016

Release Date: Aug 27, 2012 (Official)

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Key Features

  • Android v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Performance

  • Display

  • Camera

  • Battery

  • 2.9 GB + 32 GB Expandable
  • Available
  • FM Radio
  • Lightweight (99 g)

What makes Sony Xperia tipo unique?

  • The Sony phone priced around Rs. 6,000 with the highest camera resolution

Buy For

  • Android 4.0 in a budget (under Rs. 10,000)
  • Large inbuilt memory
  • Excellent battery backup
  • Great value for money package

Beware Of

  • No front camera
  • No LED flash, No Autofocus

Your hassle-free Android smartphone

Sony Xperia Tipo can be touted as the successor of Xperia mini. Sony has made this mobile smarter and simpler by customizing the preloaded Android 4.0 with the Sony Live UI. The combination of preloaded apps, customized Android and powerful battery makes it one of the best Android 4.0 loaded mobile below 10k price bracket.

Sony Xperia Tipo houses a 3.2-inches, 320x480 pixels, 256k colors capacitive touch screen protected with Scratch-resistant glass. The bigger screen resolution is a great advantage against the Indian Android mobiles, most of which comes with a mere resolution of 240x320 pixels. It has been powered by 800 MHz Qualcomm processor and Adreno 200 GPU to ensure the smooth operation of Android ICS.

Sony Xperia Tipo features a 3.15 Mega Pixel camera with fixed focus, Geo tagging and video recording capabilities. To store the photos and other media contents it has 2.9GB (2.5GB user available) inbuilt memory.


What an Android lover wants… the latest version of Android, long battery life and ample storage to install apps break-free. Sony Xperia Tipo has it all. If you don’t expect much from camera, buy this device. This will keep you happy.

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Sony Xperia tipo Specifications


Launch Date August 27, 2012 (Official)
Brand Sony
Model Xperia tipo
Also Known As Sony Tapioca, Sony ST21i, Sony ST21a
Operating System Android v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM, GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Mini
Network 3G: Available, 2G: Available


Size Compare
Dimensions 103 (H) x 57 (W) x 13 (T) mm
Weight 99.4 grams


Screen Size
3.2 inches
Screen Resolution
320 x 480 pixels
Pixel Density
180 ppi
Display Type
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7225A
Single core, 800 MHz, Cortex A5
Adreno 200
512 MB


Internal Memory
2.9 GB
Expandable Memory
Up to 32 GB
User Available Storage Up to 2.5 GB


Main Camera

3.2 MP
Image Resolution 2048 x 1536 Pixels
Camera Features
4 x Digital Zoom
Video Recording
640x480 fps


1500 mAh
Type Li-ion
Up to 4.5 Hours(3G) / Up to 5 Hours(2G)
Standby Time
Up to 545 Hours(3G) / Up to 470 Hours(2G)

Network & Connectivity

SIM Size SIM1: Mini
Network Support
3G, 2G
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 900 MHz

2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

3G Speed:
HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑

86 kbps

236.8 kbps

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
with A-GPS
USB Connectivity
microUSB 2.0


FM Radio
RDS, Stereo FM
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

Special Features

Other Sensors Proximity sensor, Accelerometer

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16 Expert Reviews for Sony Xperia tipo

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  • Sony Xperia tipo review: Mini just got bigger
    GSMArena team
    21 Sep 2012 | gsmarena

    The NXT line gave Sony the strong start they needed after returning to the smartphone game on their own. The Japanese then focused on filling the lower ranks and, yet again, we see them look for inspiration in the old Sony Ericsson scrapbook. Sony Xperia tipo official pictures The Sony Xperia tipo is right on time for the anniversary of the Xperia mini`s launch. The little droid by Sony Ericsson is still a reasonably popular choice for bargain-hu...

    Verdict: The Xperia line can be tracked down to the days when Ericsson was in the mix and some may go as far as calling the Sony Xperia tipo a snapshot of that time. The tipo is based on a certain model in the Sony Ericsson lineup and there`s no denying that ...

  • The baby of the Xperia range offers up ICS at a low price
    James Rogerson
    07 Sep 2012 | techradar

    The Sony Xperia Tipo is the latest addition to the Xperia smartphone range, and it`s undoubtedly the baby of the family. It comes in at around £100 (around $160), with an 800MHz single-core processor, 512MB of RAM, 2.5GB of internal storage, a 3.2MP camera and a 3.2-inch 320 x 480 display. It runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, which in terms of its specifications is definitely the standout feature. The Sony Xperia Tipo (also known as the ...

    Pros: Android 4.0, Smooth and responsive, Solid battery life, Fast browser, Good for music,

    Cons: Low res screen, Cramped keyboard, Bad for watching video, Mediocre camera, Contacts and messaging,

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481 User Reviews for Sony Xperia tipo

Overall User Rating (4 Out of 5 based on 856 ratings)


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  • very good phone
    very good phone
    21 Oct 2014
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    Pros: everything but the camera and the browsing speed

    Cons: the browsing speed and camera

    Overall: ive had this phone for 2 years and nothing has gone wrong

  • Sony Xperia Tipo Mobile Phone Black
    Raevant Gupta
    Sony Xperia Tipo Mobile Phone Black
    27 Nov 2012
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    Pros: 3D and motion gaming

    Cons: Small display screen (3.2")

    Overall: Aptly called the hassle-free smartphone, Sony Xperia Tipo is designed to make your communication easier. Its 3.2 inch scratch-resistant touchscreen responds intuitively to your touch. You can use this phone longer without charging as it has a strong 1500 mAh battery. It runs on Android 4.0 (ICS) to give you the best of the apps world. An 800 MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor ensures smooth multitasking. Its 3.2MP camera with 4x digital zoom and video recorder make capturing special moments fun. Xperia Tipo loves to entertain you - it features the x LOUD experience from Sony that ensures you hear music with amazing clarity. It also has TrackID music recognition that tells you all about any song when you keep your phone close to the source of music. Tune in to the FM radio on-the-go. With 3D and motion gaming, it makes every moment exciting. Email from anywhere and keep in touch with your friends and colleagues on its pre-loaded WhatsApp.

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