Sony ST21i Tapioca to be named Xperia Tipo when launched

02 June, 2012
The information comes from the Indonesian Telecom regulator. Official launch is yet to be announced.

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  • Gurmukh sony

It's Amazing.. I love sony phones. & now in dual sim too gud.

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  • 2012-06-22 07:10
  • Hkqj
  • jackskellington6sic6

> In reply to mint @ 2012-06-05 04:21 from t7Qx - click to readMany phones are. Quit trolling. Sony actually makes great quality phones. Where do you think your favorite phone is designed? Wherever you live?

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  • 2012-06-06 00:51
  • 0wvS
  • boosook

> In reply to mint @ 2012-06-05 04:21 from t7Qx - click to readAlmost every phone is manufactured in China, even the super-expensive iPhone. LG still has factories in Korea, yet their build quality is not better.

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  • 2012-06-05 14:55
  • mxh1
  • Anonymous

> In reply to Me @ 2012-06-03 02:10 from IkPI - click to readYes, it is tha A version (poweer efficient Cortex A5 based).

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  • 2012-06-05 09:58
  • sXAa
  • mint

no wonder why sony phones lowered the quality of the phone due to, it manufactured in china

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  • 2012-06-05 04:21
  • t7Qx
  • Jackskellington6sic6

> In reply to Gavin_Is_A_Man @ 2012-06-04 11:27 from iIR0 - click to readBecause some people need budget choice phones too. It's not just high end phones for all and then one or two budget phones just because you are not getting one.

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  • 2012-06-04 14:55
  • q8Q8
  • Gavin_Is_A_Man

What's the point of yet another budget ICS Sony? Haven't they got enough new products aimed at the low end to medium markets?

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  • 2012-06-04 11:27
  • iIR0
  • dee

> In reply to RenanLira @ 2012-06-04 03:31 from 8RGE - click to readi think that's why sony decided to change the name to tipo, because 'tapioca' name will sounds funny

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  • 2012-06-04 09:09
  • vfxH
  • next please

Why does sony launch this kind of phones? Nobody would buy this if this cost more than $100

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  • 2012-06-04 08:46
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  • mr.Assimo

Nice budget friendly phone with a bonus ICS.. But I will still love the xperia mini.. 5mp,bravia engine,720p video recording,xloud wow! And upgradable to ICS on this coming June or early July..:-)

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  • 2012-06-04 08:35
  • P@1G
  • blackeagle

specifications of the Xperia Tipo ST21i handset this would be a mid range smartphone coming out with 3.2 inches touchscreen display providing 320 x 480 pixel resolution and powered with MSM7227 800 Mhz processor along with the Adreno 200 GPU. This would be seen with 3 mega pixel camera with no LED flash and video recording at VGA resolution. This phone would be powered with 1450 mAh battery and this would come out with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system introducing with basic features.

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  • 2012-06-04 08:25
  • tUn2
  • kikihaha

Tipo as in tipu (it means lie in english)...hahaha...kinda funny name to name a phone...

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  • 2012-06-04 08:20
  • IV87
  • fun9

Tapioca = xperia tippo
Tapioca ds = xperia tippo dual, is it a dual sim phone? From the codename ' Tapioca DS(dual sim)
If thats true, then this one will be the first dualsim 4 sony( included with android from sony)
Nice work, waiting 4 d announcement soon.

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  • 2012-06-04 06:59
  • vfxH
  • RenanLira

haha.. its name sounds funny. here in Brazil, Tapioca is a typical food's name!

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  • 2012-06-04 03:31
  • 8RGE
  • vj

Sony gives some crazy names to its phones

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  • 2012-06-03 13:12
  • rJFv
  • Alex

It will rock. I love it!

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  • 2012-06-03 12:21
  • LaCB
  • mabius

hope this phone is available in the phillipines

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  • 2012-06-03 11:45
  • uST3
  • android user

> In reply to [deleted post]wow that's great info. any info about spec & release date? hope sony mobile improvement after sales service in my country indonesia :) sony , lg , motorola , htc have better spec than samsung but samsung have better after sales support in my country.

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  • 2012-06-03 08:13
  • XMiu
  • android user

> In reply to [deleted post]wow that's great info. any info about spec & release date? hope sony mobile improvement after sales service in my country indonesia :) sony , lg , motorola , htc have better spec than samsung but samsung have better after sales support in my country.

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  • 2012-06-03 07:59
  • XMiu
  • Anonymous

> In reply to Roark @ 2012-06-03 04:16 from tUeJ - click to readThey are not the first. Though it's nice a couple are doing it. Hopefully Sony and others heavily optimize them so they run decent.

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  • 2012-06-03 07:53
  • q8Q8