Sony Mobile adds two new Xperia handsets


Manufacturer to add to its range in Q3 with the Xperia miro and tipo smartphones 

Sony Mobile Communications is to launch its Xperia miro and tipo smartphones globally in the third quarter of this year.

Both will launch on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and be powered by an 800MHz processor.

The Xperia miro (pictured left) is aimed at social networking fans and will have a 3.5-inch touchscreen with a rear five-megapixel auto focus camera and front-facing camera for video calling.

Contactless DLNA connectivity to view content such as photos and videos on a TV, tablet and PC is also included as are customisable illuminations for incoming messages and social updates.

The Xperia miro will have internal memory of 4G, which can be expanded by up to 32GB with a microSD card. It will be available in black, black/pink, white and white/gold.

The Xperia tipo (pictured right) is aimed at consumers purchasing their first smartphone. It will have a 3.2 scratch resistant mineral glass touchscreen with a 3.2-megapixel camera and built-in application enabling users to monitor their data usage.

It will have internal memory of 2.9GB, which can be extended by up to 32GB with a microSD card. The handset will be available in black, white, red and blue.

Both handsets will feature Sony’s ‘xLoud Experience’, which is aimed at improving audio quality, as well as the manufacturer’s TrackID and PlayNow services.

Sony Mobile Communications director of Xperia marketing Calum MacDougall said: “Xperia miro and tipo are for consumers looking for entertainment experiences and functionality traditionally associated with high-end Android phones.”