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7.3 out of 10 based on 1528 reviews

Sony Xperia tipo / ST21i

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  • User Score (1586)
    7.7 7.7 from 1586 reviewers
  • Expert Score (35)
    6.3 6.3 from 35 reviewers
  • Design (104)
    8.5 8.5 from 104 reviewers
  • Value for money (42)
    7.8 7.8 from 42 reviewers
  • Features (32)
    7.2 7.2 from 32 reviewers
  • Ease of use (89)
    7.7 7.7 from 89 reviewers
  • Performance (11)
    7.0 7.0 from 11 reviewers
  • Sound quality (47)
    8.3 8.3 from 47 reviewers
  • Sound (4)
    5.4 5.4 from 4 reviewers
  • Comfort (5)
    7.5 7.5 from 5 reviewers
  • Durability (4)
    7.4 7.4 from 4 reviewers
  • Reliability (15)
    6.0 6.0 from 15 reviewers
  • Overall quality (13)
    7.6 7.6 from 13 reviewers
  • Looks (5)
    7.0 7.0 from 5 reviewers
  • Battery performance (55)
    7.8 7.8 from 55 reviewers
  • Display (39)
    7.5 7.5 from 39 reviewers
  • Functionality (28)
    8.7 8.7 from 28 reviewers
  • Audio & image quality (3)
    9.9 9.9 from 3 reviewers
  • Ergonomics (10)
    7.1 7.1 from 10 reviewers
  • Appearance (5)
    8.7 8.7 from 5 reviewers
  • Speed performance (32)
    8.1 8.1 from 32 reviewers
  • Usability (12)
    7.1 7.1 from 12 reviewers
  • Build quality (20)
    8.0 8.0 from 20 reviewers
  • Options (16)
    7.9 7.9 from 16 reviewers
  • Camera (7)
    5.8 5.8 from 7 reviewers
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  • Expert Reviews

  1. Techmagnifier

    Techmagnifier.34376656
    6.0/10
    3 January 2013

    It seems Sony has been clever enough to launch its Xperia Tipo with Android ICS OS at a price that is sure to lure the masses. Tipo has the capabilities to appeal to those who are brand conscious and looking for something new & advanced. This low cost smartphone deserves some attention despite the fact it comes with few shortcomings. • Decent performance • Excellent battery life • Loud speaker • Light and small • Small screen size may not suit everyone • No front camera... Read more

    • Decent performance , Excellent battery life , Loud speaker , Light and small
    • Small screen size may not suit everyone , No front camera , Not suitable all 3D games , Low resolution screen is a big drawback , Few glitches
  2. telecomtiger.com

    Telecomtiger-in.34224204
    7.0/10
    12 April 2013

    The Sony Xperia Tipo is truly a compact smart phone in Sony’s Xperia series. It has its own fixed target audience but this phone is much better than others in this price range. Its 800 MHz processor, 3.2 megapixels camera and Android 4.0 version are its main key features that gives it edge over its competitors. But it trails with less 512 MB RAM, small screen size and no front camera. This might be a reason to think. So, we give this phone 3.5 star rating. For best... Read more

  3. fonearena.com

    20 October 2012

    As the A listers of the mobile industry, launch some of their high-end creations in this season, another big player ‘Sony’, is quietly tapping on a market that few, from the big league, have stepped into. The dual-SIM market has plenty of buyers. But is anyone paying attention? Well, Sony is and has thus launched its tipo Dual, that runs on Android 4.0. Here’s an interesting equation = A dual SIM + by Sony + on Android 4.0 + that if you bargain hard, it can be yours for... Read more

    • Dual SIM, Android 4.0 out of the box, Option to customize each SIM card and appoint data services separately, Option to keep tab of data usage from each SIM
    • Screen resolution can be better, Fixed focus camera
  4. gadgetdiary.com

    14 October 2012

    Sony Xperia Tipo is one of the latest smartphone launched by Sony. It is the cheapest phone available in the Xperia Smartphone range. It is the first entry level smartphone launched by Sony. It is available both in single sim and dual sim version. Xperia Tipo is available in India at a price tag of Rs 9500. Recently we did the Unboxing of the Sony Xperia Tipo and today we are going to share our views about the device. Xperia Tipo has a 3.2 inch TFT capacitive... Read more

    • Android ICS, Good build Quality, Great Battery backup, Good loudspeaker
    • Fixed focus camera
  • User Reviews

  1. I love sony...

    Snapdeal.34210497
    10/10
    Reviewer: visu, Snapdeal
    6 December 2014

    Guys this is my first android mobile...and i fell in love with it.... i use my phone predominantly to listen music ..in this case there is no remark..!! games like temple run,subway surfers run smoothly with out any lag.... it looks stylish...and fits in the hand...!! coming top the camera aspects..though it is 3.2 megapixel camera it takes decent images.... i recommend to go for it... Read more

    • Clear Sound, Durable, Easy Controls
    • Poor Design
  2. A Perfectly Balanced Android Phone

    Reviews-91mobiles-in.34136904
    8.0/10
    Reviewer: Kritika, 91mobiles.com
    16 June 2013

    its a balanced phone with all the essential features of any smartphone and also in budget. like every smart phone it have its own pros and cons but still its a nice phone to carry. Read more

    • exellent sound, good visuals, ample space ,small hence easy to carry in pocket and excellent battery back up.
    • no front camera, no led light and no in built recorder.
  3. Phone not working : replacement claim : tired

    Amazon-in.34293221
    2.0/10
    Reviewer: Sharath, amazon.in
    23 September 2013

    the phone doesnt work properly , Im trying to get a replacement The touch screen started malfunctioning and even after a data wipe and factory reset , its not working right Now I have to go waste time at the sony service centre to get a certificate to get a replacement not fun , when it was a gift for someone Read more

  4. Naaptol

    Naaptol.33764598
    10/10
    Reviewer: Puneet Sharma, Naaptol
    25 July 2013

    It is great with looks and hardware. All thing there is perfect to be present in the smartphone. A thing can be a problem that is the OS Which 4.0 Which is a latest one. But It will not a issue with this one because all feature is great that hide this problem or con. And I am a big fan of Xperia and I loving It so much and Recommend to all of you. Read more

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