Sony Xperia Miro

Thursday, December 20, 2012

/ by Aman Banka

Sony Xperia Miro - Price: Rs.12990 [ Indian Market Price ]

Key Features

  1. Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS
  2. 800 MHz Scorpion Processor
  3. Wi-Fi Enabled
  4. 5 MP Primary Camera
  5. 0.3 MP Secondary Camera
  6. 3.5-inch TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
  7. Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
The Sony Xperia series phones have made a name for themselves as reliable and sturdy devices. The latest offering from this flagship brand is the Sony Xperia Miro, a device which promises to pack a lot of punch in the features that it offers. The device comes in a bar form and is run on the trusted Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS. The operating system is backed up by a powerful 800 MHz processor as well as 512 MB RAM to ensure the smooth functioning of the multiple applications that can be run on the device.

The Sony Xperia Miro comes with a 3.5-inch TFT Capacitive Touchscreen which provides a HVGA resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. The phone uses the Timescape user interface which makes the interactivity between user and device simple and easy.

This Sony Xperia comes with a powerful 5 megapixel camera which doubles up as a video recorder too. The camera is backed up by an LED flash for clicking pictures at night as well as a 4x zoom function. The camera comes with additional features like geo-tagging, auto focus, video stabilizer and touch capture which contribute to enhance the usability of the device. A 0.3 megapixel secondary camera allows the user to conduct video calling easily.


The phone is a stylish device and comes in large rectangular frame. The phone weighs in at a lithe 110 g and comes in dimensions of 59.4 x 113 x 9.9 mm which makes the device quite slim as well. The Sony Xperia Miro comes with a magnetometer, an accelerometer as well as a proximity sensor.

Storage and Battery

This Sony mobile comes with a 4 GB internal memory, 2.2 GB of which can be used by the user. The memory on the phone can be increased via the expandable memory card slot which can boost the memory by up to 32 GB using a micro SD card. The device is run on a 1500 mAh Li-Ion battery which promises the user a talktime of 5 hours when used on the 2G network.

Connectivity and Features

The phone is highly capable of keeping the user connected to the internet. The device comes with a pre-installed Android browser which can be used to browse the internet via the GPRS and EDGE platforms present in the device. For a faster browsing experience, the phone can also access the 3G network. The WiFi capability of the phone allows the user to access a wireless network in their immediate vicinity. The phone can be tethered to another device using the micro USB port or WiFi hotspot functionality. Files can also be exchanged using theBluetooth function which is present in the device. This Sony Xperia can also be tethered to another device using the WiFi hotspot functionality or the USB port. Additionally, the device acts as a navigation aid in the form of Google Maps which uses assisted-GPS technology.

The phone is an ideal entertainment aid as it comes with a music player and video player to keep you busy on the move. The device features xLOUD audio filter technology as well as TrackID Music recognition to enhance the audio experience for the user.

Social networking Apps such as Facebook, Twitter and Google Talk come pre-loaded into the device to keep you connected to friends and family from anywhere, thus making the phone a worthy buy.

Specifications of Sony Xperia Miro

In Sales PackageHandset, Battery, Charger, Headset, Data Cable,
SIM Card Adaptor
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive
Business FeaturesDocument Viewer, Pushmail (Exchange ActiveSync),
NeoReader Barcode Scanner
Call FeaturesConference Call, Loudspeaker
Handset ColorsWhite, Black, Pink & Golden
Operating FreqGSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
OSAndroid v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
User InterfaceTimescape
Processor800 MHz Qualcomm Scorpion
GraphicsAdreno 200
Size3.5 Inches
ResolutionHVGA, 320 x 480 Pixels
Color16 M
Other Display FeaturesScratch-resistant, Handwriting Recognition, Gesture Support,
Primary CameraYes, 5 Megapixel
Secondary CameraYes, 0.3 Megapixel
Video RecordingYes, 640 x 480, 30 fps
ZoomDigital Zoom - 4x
Other Camera FeaturesAuto Focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Send to Web,
Face and Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Photo Light,
Video Light, Video Stabilizer, Self Timer, Touch Capture,
Photo Flash
Size59.4x113x9.9 mm
Weight110 g
TypeLi-Ion, 1500 mAh
Talk Time5 hrs (2G), 6 hrs (3G)
Standby Time470 hrs (2G), 545 hrs (3G)
Internal4 GB (2.2 GB User Memory)
Expandable MemorymicroSD, upto 32 GB
Memory512 MB RAM
Internet FeaturesEmail
Pre-installed BrowserAndroid
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, v2.1, Supported Profiles (A2DP 1.2, EDR, AVRCP 1.0,
HFP 1.5, HSP 1.1, OPP 1.1, PAP 1.0)
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Music PlayerYes, Supports eAAC, WAV, MP3, MIDI
Video PlayerYes, Supports MP4, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, 3GPP
Sound EnhancementxLOUD Audio Filter Technology, TrackID Music Recognition
SAR Value0.87 W/Kg
Call MemoryYes
SMS MemoryYes
Phone Book MemoryYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer
Additional FeaturesPredictive Text Input, MMS Enabled, Google Sync, 3D Gaming,
Audio Recording, Street View and Latitude, Pan and Zoom,
Alarm Clock, Airplane Mode, Calculator, Calendar, Setup Wizard,
Wallpaper Animation, Sony Entertainment Network, Voice Input,
Manual Equaliser, 50 GB Free Cloud Storage, Auto Rotation,
eCompass, Album Art, Voice Input, Voice Input
Important AppsFacebook, Google, Google Voice Search, Google Talk,
Google Mail, Multiple Instant Messaging, YouTube, Twitter,
Google Play
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone &
6 months warranty for in the box accessories

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