Looking for a budgeted smartphone with an upgraded Android version…!!! Here is a smartphone by Sony, Sony XPERIA Tipo which is built on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and just for Rs 9999/-.
Sony XPERIA tipo is termed as a baby smartphone in comparison to other Sony XPERIA smartphones.
Sony XPERIA tipo comes with a scratch resistance TFT screen of 3.2 inches (320*480 pixels) and with capacitive touch screen, for some the screen size is a drawback because as so many other smartphone in the market most of them have a screen size of 4 or more inches.
The quality on which Sony XPERIA tipo is built is very good. Inspite of plastic it is has rubber coating at the back cover which gives a grip to hold the phone and a good feel. The rubber back is easily cleanable.
Hardware, the hardware of Sony XPERIA tipo can be easily compared to other high priced smartphone. Sony XPERIA tipo is built on ICS (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android 4.0 as its operating system, 800MHz single core processor and RAM of 512 MB.
It has an internal memory of 2.9 GB which is expandable upto 32 GB using a micro SD card which is placed below the battery it cannot be placed sideways.
Sony XPERIA tipo has a camera of 3.2 mega pixels at its rear with a 4* digital zoom and no front facing camera. The camera of Sony XPERIA tipo is of average quality but very good for a budgeted smartphone.
For connectivity Sony XPERIA tipo has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 2.0 USB port, accelerometer, proximity sensors, GPS and synchronization function. Sony XPERIA tipo is very good for browsing. XPERIA tipo has a battery of 1500 mAh (Li-Ion).
Sony XPERIA tipo is a good smartphone if you want to experience Android 4.0 ICS. It has a good battery life, fast browser and good for music smartphone. Sony XPERIA tipo lacks in some aspects also such as small size screen which is not fit for QWERTY keypad making it incompatible for typing messages, not good for watching videos as it has VGA video recording.