Sony launches the affordable Xperia™ Tipo priced at 9999 INR

Sony India launched an affordable Android Phone Xperia™ tipo priced at 9999 INR. Keeping with the new trend, Sony has launched Xperia™ tipo which runs on Android 4.0.3 ICS. The phone is powered by 800 MHz Cortex A5 Qualcomm Snapdragon™ processor.


The phone comes with 3.2″ Scratch resistant mineral glass display with 320*480 pixel resolution, 3.2MP Camera, 512 MB RAM, 1500 mAh battery. Connectivity options include 3G, Edge, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP. It has 2.9GB internal memory and microSD card slot which supports upto 32GB card support. In addition to this, users will get 50GB cloud storage from Box.

The phone is available both in Single and Dual-SIM variants. The Single SIM Variant is priced 9999 INR and Dual-SIM Variant is priced at 10449 INR and will be available in Red, white, blue and black colours.

Sony has launched this phone with exclusive offers for Vodafone subscribers with 500MB data free per month for a period of 3 months. The offer is valid till 31st December 2012.

Read the PR listed below for more details.

Press Release

Sony India unveils the Xperia tipo smartphone – perfect for music lovers – with exclusive Vodafone offer

  • Available now, and priced affordably at Rs. 9999, the Xperia™ tipo comes power-packed with Android 4.0 ICS, Qualcomm Snapdragon™ processor, pre-loaded apps, free music content and accessories
  • Available in single and dual SIM versions for consumers looking for a stylish, fun, and easy to use smartphone
  • Exclusive offer for Vodafone subscribers – 500MB data free, per month, for 3 months

 September 26, 2012, New Delhi – Sony India today announced its latest smartphone – Xperia™ tipo – in the Indian market. The Xperia™ tipo, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon™ processor, which is now available across the country, is designed for music and multimedia lovers who want to listen to playlists, and watch their favourite music videos, on-the-go. The new smartphone comes with the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system that enhances the user experience, and is built on strong battery life and expandable storage of up to 32GB, in addition to a free 50GB cloud offer from Box.

The entry level Xperia™ tipo, priced affordably at Rs. 9,999, comes in two versions: single SIM and Dual.  The single SIM tipo comes bundled with exciting new apps and accessories to let consumers feast their senses, and be immersed in music. The Xperia™ tipo Dual is priced at Rs. 10,449, and is perfect for consumers who do not wish to carry two mobile phones for different SIM cards.

The two new devices be available to Vodafone subscribers with an exclusive offer of 500 GB per month for three months, with the offer being valid till 31st December 2012.

Launching the new Sony smartphone, Kenichiro Hibi, Managing Director, Sony India said, “We are happy to announce the intergration of Sony Mobile Communications India into Sony India. Mobile has been an integral part of the brand’s growth in India and we are working together to deliver products that are relevant for Indian consumers. With the XperiaTM brand, our aim has always been to innovate ahead of consumer demand. After the launch of XperiaTM NXT series earlier this year, we are now launching the phone that will reach out to entire India. We have expanded our XperiaTM range with Tipo – Sony’s first entry level price category smartphone under XperiaTM brand. Committed to the Indian market, these devices have been designed for selective markets; including India.”

Sony India also announced its new marketing campaign ‘Feast your senses’ supported by a TV ad campaign. It aims to bring alive the music experience that consumers can expect on Xperia™ tipo, and enhances the company’s existing global campaign – Made of Imagination that highlights the seamless experience that Sony India brings across the multiple screens.

Now retailing in over 3,000 stores across the country, Xperia™ tipo offers a simple and easy-to-use smartphone experience targeting consumers who may be purchasing their first smartphone. With a dedicated set-up guide, and a built-in application enabling users to monitor their data usage – consumers can make the most of their smartphone experience. The Xperia™ tipo comes bundled up with pre-loaded apps such as Bollywood Hungama, Dainik Jagran, and Cricbuzz, on both – single and dual SIM devices. In addition to this, Xperia™ tipo users will enjoy access to appXtra, for exclusive access to music applications.

Learn more about the latest Xperia!

Price| Single SIM – Rs. 9999, Dual SIM – Rs. 10,449

Colours available in India| Red, white, blue and black

Key features

  • 3.2” scratch-resistant mineral glass display
  • Launching on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
  • 3.2MP camera
  • Powerful battery, 1500 mAh, with >24hrs usage time
  • Data management solution to identify data usage
  • 32 GB expandable storage
  • xLOUD & TrackID for better Music experience
  • Dedicated set-up guide
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi™ for easy content sharing and web access
  • Free 50 GB Box Cloud offer
  • Pre-loaded applications like Bollywood Hungama, Dainik Jagran, Cricbuzz


About Sony India Pvt. Ltd

Sony India is one of the most recognized consumer electronics brand in the country, with a reputation for new age technology, digital concepts and excellent after sales service. In India, Sony has its footprint across all major towns and cities in the country through a distribution network comprising of over 10,400 dealers and distributors, 270 exclusive Sony outlets and 23 direct branch locations. Sony India also has a strong service presence across the country with 255 service outlets. Manned by customer friendly and informed sales persons, Sony’s exclusive stores ‘Sony Center’ are fast becoming the most visible face of the company in India. A distinctive feature of Sony’s service is its highly motivated and well-trained staff that provides the kind of attentive and sensitive service that is rare today.

For more details, please visit: http://www.sony.co.in/xperia

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