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Sony Ericsson Unveils Next Gen Xperia Minis

Sony Ericsson Unveils Next Gen Xperia Minis

SINGAPORE - Sony Ericsson launches the new Xperia mini and Xperia mini pro, the latest additions to its Xperia family. Building on the success of the original mini series, these innovative smartphones come packed full of features, powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, and run on the latest platform of Google’s Android –Gingerbread 2.3. Beautifully designed, the Xperia mini and Xperia mini pro both integrate best-in-class imaging and display technology from Sony, including Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine and HD video recording (720p).

The products offer a full multimedia entertainment experience. The Xperia mini and Xperia mini proenables access to over 200,000 apps on the Android Market and has a 3? scratch-resistant, multi-touch glass screen. The improved user interface allows up to 16 apps displayed on the home screen. Facebook inside Xperia, a feature just announced for the Xperia family, provides a unique social media integration.

The Xperia mini pro brings the optimised slide-out keyboard with smart functionality first seen on the Xperia pro to a compact smartphone. A subtle but fast Type & Send functionality eliminates the need to open a dedicated app for each type of message, and Smart Keyboard triggers predictive messaging actions automatically when the user slides out the keyboard. The Xperia mini pro also comes preloaded with Office Suite and McAfee antivirus software, letting consumers manage documents and e-mails instantly and securely while on the move.

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini – Key features

  • World’s smallest Android smartphone with HD video recording
  • Powerful and fast 1GHz processor for an uncompromised experience
  • Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine
  • Place up to 16 apps in the corners of your home screen
  • Over 200,000 apps on Android Market
  • Facebook inside. Keeping your friends close


Sony Ericsson Xperia™ mini pro – Key features

  • Ergonomic keyboard and smart functions for fast messaging
  • Powerful and fast 1GHz processor for an uncompromised experience
  • HD video and Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine
  • Synch your email and view office documents safely on the go
  • Place up to 16 apps in the corners of your home screen
  • Over 200,000 apps on Android Market

 

At a Glance
  Sony Ericsson Xperia mini Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro
Colours Black, white, dark pink
Black and white with additional dark pink cover
Black, white, pink, turquoise
Black with additional turquoise cover
White with additional pink cover
Facts Operating system: Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Processor: 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon
Size: 88 x 52 x 16mm
Weight: 94
Operating system: Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Processor: 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon
Size: 92 x 53 x 18mm
Weight: 136
Camera 5 megapixel camera
8x digital zoom
Auto focus
Face detection
Face recognition
Flash / LED
Geo tagging
HD video recording (720p)
Image stabiliser
5 megapixel camera
8x digital zoom
Auto focus
Face detection
Face recognition
Flash / LED
Front-facing camera (VGA)
Geo tagging
HD video recording (720p
Design Auto rotate
Four corner home screen
Keyboard (onscreen, 12 key)
Keyboard (onscreen, QWERTY)
Picture wallpaper
Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine
Touchscreen
Live wallpaper
Auto rotate
Four corner home screen
Keyboard (onscreen, 12 key)
Keyboard (QWERTY)
Keyboard (onscreen, QWERTY)
Picture wallpaper
Reality Display with Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
Smart Keyboard
Touchscreen
Live wallpaper
Connectivity 3.5 mm audio jack
aGPS
Bluetooth technology
DLNA Certified
Google Latitude
Google Maps with Street View
Media Transfer Protocol support
Micro USB support
Modem
Synchronisation via Facebook
Synchronisation via Google Sync
Synchronisation via Sony Ericsson
Sync
Synchronisation: Microsoft Exchange
ActiveSync via Moxier Client
Synchronisation: Microsoft Exchange
ActiveSync
USB mass storage
USB High speed 2.0 support
Wi-Fi
Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation
3.5 mm audio jack
aGPS
Bluetooth technology
DLNA Certified
Google Latitude
Google Maps with Street View
Media Transfer Protocol support
Micro USB support
Modem
Synchronisation via Facebook
Synchronisation via Google Sync
Synchronisation via Sony Ericsson
Sync
Synchronisation: Microsoft Exchange
ActiveSync via Moxier Client
Synchronisation: Microsoft Exchange
ActiveSync
USB mass storage
USB High speed 2.0 support
Wi-Fi
Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation
Display Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine
16,777,216 colour TFT
Capacitive touchscreen (multi-touch)
3 inches
320 x 480 pixels
Scratch-resistant mineral glass
Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine
16,777,216 colour TFT
Capacitive touchscreen (multi-touch)
3 inches
320 x 480 pixels
Scratch-resistant mineral glas
Memory

Phone memory (user-free): up to 320MB
Memory card support: microSD, up to 32GB
Memory card included: 2GB microSD

Phone memory (user-free): up to 320MB
Memory card support: microSD, up to 32GB
Memory card included: 2GB microSD
Battery Life Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 4 hrs 30 min
Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 340 hrs
Talk time UMTS: Up to 4 hrs 30 min
Standby time UMTS: Up to 320 hrs
Music listening time: Up to 25 hrs
Video playback time: Up to 6 hrs
Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 5 hrs 40 min
Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 331 hrs
Talk time UMTS: Up to 5 hrs 25 min
Standby time UMTS: Up to 340 hrs
Music listening time: Up to 29 hrs
Video playback time: Up to 5 hrs 45 min
Networks

UMTS HSPA 900, 2100
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS HSPA 850, 1900, 2100
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 190

UMTS HSPA 900, 2100
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS HSPA 850, 1900, 2100
GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 190


 Pricing and Availability

Xperia mini pro is available today in Singapore at a Recommended Retail Price of S$458.

Xperia mini will be available from August 19th, 2011 at a Recommended Retail Price of S$398.

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