Sony Xperia Mini

Thursday, December 20, 2012

/ by Aman Banka

Sony Xperia Mini - Price: Rs.10650 [ Indian Market Price ]

Key Features

  1. Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
  2. 5 MP Primary Camera
  3. 3-inch TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
  4. 1 GHz Scorpion Processor
  5. HD Recording
  6. 2G and 3G Network Support
  7. FM Radio
  8. Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB

The Sony Xperia Mini is a compact and powerful touchscreen smartphone. The Sony smartphone works on Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system and is home to a 1 GHz Qualcomm Scorpion processor. The Xperia Mini is loaded with 512 MB RAM.

The Xperia Mini has a 3-inch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. This display has ascratch-resistant surface that protects the screen of your phone. The Sony smartphone supports a multi-touch input method feature that lets you work faster.

The Sony Xperia Mini has a 5 megapixel camera that can take pictures with a maximum resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. The camera has autofocus, image stabilization, smile and face detection, touch focus and a LED flash to help you take pictures of high quality. The Sony Xperia Mini can record HD videos at 720fps. Geo-tagging and Send to web applications have been enabled on your Sony smartphone.


Small yet powerful, the Xperia Mini weighs only 99 grams. The power button sits on the top edge of the phone. The left side has a stylish silver strip, while the other edge has the volume rocker and a soft-touch camera button. The bottom of this Sony smartphone houses 3.5 mm headphone jack, which is also where the USB connector sits. The phone has an accelerometer for auto-rotate and proximity sensor for auto turn-off.

Storage and Battery

The Xperia Mini from Sony has an in-built memory of 320 MB. The memory of this Sony device is expandable up to 32 GB with the use of microSD cards. This Sony smartphone is powered by a Li-Ion 1200 mAh battery that gives you talk time of 4 hours both on 2G and 3G. This phone will give you a standby time of 340 hours on 2G and 320 hours on 3G.

Connectivity and features

The Xperia Mini allows you to access the Internet through GPRS, EDGE, 3G and Wi-Fi platforms. You could use Bluetooth and a microUSB port provided on this handset to connect to other devices and share files. The Sony Xperia Mini phone is well equipped to take care of all your business needs. This Sony handset supports Email and Push email along with Document viewer and Document Editor so you can work from any place you may be. AGPS enabled on this phone lets you trace your path and find your way to any place you want to go.

Facebook and NeoReader applications supported on the phone keep you entertained and connected all through the day with friends. Sony Timescape UI lets all your communication with a person come together in one place so you can get Facebook and Twitter updates, Emails and share photos without having to open multiple applications.

Specifications of Sony Xperia Mini

In Sales PackageHandset, Battery, Charger, Headset, 2 GB microSD Card,
Data Cable, Exchangeable Cover, User Manual
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive
Business FeaturesDocument Viewer, Document Editor,
Pushmail (Exchange Active Sync)
Call FeaturesConference Call, Hands Free, Loudspeaker
Handset ColorsBlack & White
Operating FreqGSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
OSAndroid v2.3 (Gingerbread)
User InterfaceTimescape
Processor1 GHz Qualcomm Scorpion
GraphicsAdreno 205
Size3 Inches
ResolutionHVGA, 480 x 320 Pixels
Color16 M
Other Display FeaturesBravia Engine
Primary CameraYes, 5 Megapixel
Secondary CameraNo
Video RecordingYes, 1280 x 720
HD RecordingHD
ZoomDigital Zoom - 8x
Other Camera FeaturesGeo-tagging, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Image Stabilizer,
Video Stabilizer, Face Detection, Smile Detection,
Red-eye Reduction, 3D Sweep Panorama, Send to Web,
White Balance, Scene, Self-timer, Image Editor
Size52x88x16 mm
Weight99 g
TypeLi-Ion, 1200 mAh
Talk Time4 hrs (2G), 4 hrs (3G)
Standby Time340 hrs (2G), 340 hrs (3G)
Internal320 MB
Included Memory Card2 GB
Expandable MemorymicroSD, upto 32 GB
Memory512 MB RAM
Internet FeaturesEmail
GPRSYes, 86 kbps
EDGEYes, 237 kbps
3GYes, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA; 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
WifiYes, 802.11 b/g/n
USB ConnectivityYes, micro USB, v2
TetheringUSB, Wi-fi Hotspot
GPS SupportYes, A-GPS with Google Maps
BluetoothYes, Supported Profiles (A2DP)
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Music PlayerYes, Supports MP3, eAAC, WAV
Video PlayerYes, Supports MP4, H.263, H.264, WMV, HD Video Playback
Sound EnhancementxLOUD Engine Audio Filter Technology
Call MemoryYes
SMS MemoryYes
Phone Book MemoryYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass
Additional FeaturesNeoReader Barcode Scanner, Calculator, Alarm Clock,
Animated Wallpaper, Flight Mode, Calendar, Auto Rotate,
Gesture Input, Noise Shield, Vibrating Alert, Sound Recorder,
Predictive Text Input, MMS Enabled, 3D Games,
Video Streaming, Video Light, Album Art, PlayNow,
TrackID Technology, Widgets, Voicemail, VPNs, Media Browser,
Important AppsFacebook, Twitter, Instant Messaging, YouTube, Google Search,
Gmail, Google Talk, Google Calendar, Android Market,
Google Sync
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone &
6 months warranty for in the box accessories

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