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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
13 June, London, United Kingdom – 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
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*Sony Entertainment Network services are subject to availability by region, please see www.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com for more details. **The number of available songs varies by region.
All services mentioned may not be available in every market. Xperia miro Xperia tipo Colours Black Classic black Black pink Classic white White Deep red White gold Navy blue Facts Size: 113 x 59.4 x 9.9 mm Weight: 110 grams Operating system: Google Android™ 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Processor: 800 MHz Qualcomm MSM7225A Camera 5 megapixel camera 4x digital zoom Auto focus Flash/Photo flash Flash/Photo light Front-facing camera (VGA) Geotagging Self-timer Send to web Touch capture Video light Size: 103 x 57 x 13 mm Weight: 99.4 grams Operating system: Google Android™ 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Processor: 800 MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon™ MSM7225AA 3.2 megapixel camera 4x digital zoom Geotagging Self-timer Send to web Touch capture Video recording
Video recording Music Album art Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP) Manual equalizer Walkman™ player PlayNow™ service TrackID™ music recognition xLoud™ Experience Bookmarks Google Play™ Google™ search Google Voice™ Search Google Maps™ for Mobile with Street view and Latitude™ NeoReader™ barcode scanner Web browser (WebKit™) Call list Conference calls Facebook™ application Xperia™ with Facebook™ Friends application Google Talk™ application Google Talk™ video chat Multiple IM Speakerphone Twitter™ (Timescape™ integration) Video chat ready Xperia™ Timescape™ Conversations Email Gmail™ Handwriting recognition Instant messaging Multimedia messaging (MMS) Predictive text input Text messaging (SMS) Auto rotation Gesture input On-screen 12-key keyboard On-screen QWERTY keyboard Picture wallpaper Touch screen Wallpaper animation 3D games Media browser Album art Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP) PlayNow™ service Music Player TrackID™ music recognition application xLoud™ Experience Bookmarks Google Play™ Google™ search Google Voice™ Search Google Maps™ for mobile with Street View and Latitude™ NeoReader™ barcode scanner Pan & zoom Web browser (WebKit™) Call list Conference calls Facebook™ application Google Talk™ Speakerphone
Conversations Email Gmail™ Handwriting recognition Instant messaging Picture messaging (MMS) Predictive text input Text messaging (SMS) Auto rotate Keyboard (on-screen, 12 key) Keyboard (on-screen, QWERTY) Picture wallpaper Touch screen Wallpaper animation 3D games Media browser
Motion gaming Radio (FM radio with RDS) Sony Entertainment Network Video streaming YouTube™ Organiser Airplane mode Alarm clock Calculator Calendar Contacts Document readers eCompass™ E-Manual Infinite button Notes Tasks Setup Wizard 3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA) aGPS Bluetooth™ wireless technology DLNA Certified® Media Transfer Protocol support Micro USB support Native USB tethering Media Go™ PC Companion Synchronisation via Facebook™ Synchronisation via SyncML™ Synchronisation via Google™ Synchronisation with computer Synchronisation via Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync® USB High speed 2.0 support USB mass storage Wi-Fi® Wi-Fi® Hotspot functionality 3.5” 320 x 480 pixels 16,777,216 colour TFT Scratch-resistant glass Internal phone storage: 4 GB (up to 2.2 GB user-accessible memory)* Expansion slot: microSD™, up to 32 GB UMTS HSPA 900 (Band VIII), 2100 (Band I) GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800,
Motion gaming Radio (FM radio with RDS) Sony Entertainment Network Video streaming YouTube™ Alarm clock Airplane mode Calculator Calendar Contacts E-Manual Infinite button Setup Wizard
3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA) aGPS Bluetooth™ wireless technology Media Transfer Protocol support Micro USB support Native USB tethering Synchronisation via Facebook™ Synchronisation via Google™ Sync Synchronisation via Exchange ActiveSync® USB High speed 2.0 support USB mass storage Wi-Fi® Wi-Fi® Hotspot functionality
3.2” 320 x 480 pixels 262,000 colour TFT Scratch-resistant mineral glass Internal phone storage: 2.9 GB (up to 2.5 GB user-accessible memory)* Expansion slot: microSD™, up to 32 GB UMTS HSPA 900 (Band VIII), 2100 (Band I) GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800,
1900 UMTS HSPA 850 (Band V), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I) GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 1500 mAh typical, 1460 mAh minium
Talk time GSM: Up to 5 hrs** Standby time GSM: Up to 470 hrs** Talk time GSM: Up to 5 hrs** Standby time GSM: Up to 470 hrs** Talk time UMTS: Up to 6 hrs** Standby time UMTS: Up to 545 hrs** Talk time UMTS: Up to 4.5 hrs** Standby time UMTS: Up to 545 hrs** Music listening time: Up to 36 hrs 30 min Music listening time: Up to 30 hrs Video playback time: Up to 8 hrs Video playback time: Up to 3 hrs In the kit Xperia™ miro, battery, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation. Xperia™ tipo, battery, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation.
1900 UMTS HSPA 850 (Band V), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I) GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 Battery: 1500 mAh Typical, 1460 mAh Minium
* 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. Sony “make.believe”, Bravia and Exmor R are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. “xLOUD” is a registered trademark or a trademark of Sony Corporation. Xperia is a trademark or registered trademark of Sony Mobile Communications AB. Android™ is a trademark of Google Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are property of their respective owners. FOR MEDIA INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: For more information, images and videos please visit: www.sonymobile.com/pressreleases Sony Mobile Communications, Global Communications & PR department Mattias Holm +44 7961974048 General Press: +44 208 762 5858 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: www.sonymobile.com