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Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini & Mini Pro – Ultra-compact design, great features

Sony Ericsson released two ultra-compact phones; Xperia Mini & Mini Pro. It is a mere successor of the X10 Mini series. Despite its small size, it holds outstanding features in it. Unlike the predecessor it has a larger 3″ screen and better HVGA resolution which is good enough to show clear graphics and details.

It is also called a smaller clone of Xperia Arc. Sony Ericsson has worked on its Timescape UI which you can observe in these phones. The phone is very fast and easy to use. The Mini Pro features a full featured keyboard and buttons are spaced properly for fast typing.

sony ericsson xperia mini pro
sony ericsson xperia mini pro

Unlike the X10 mini, it features a faster 1GHz Scorpion Processor with Adreno 205 GPU. It runs the newer version of Android Gingerbread. Both the Xperia Mini & Mini Pro share the same spec sheet except that the Pro has a secondary camera. The devices belong to the mid range family and it costs about $220 for Mini and $280 for Mini Pro.

Physical Specifications

3″ capacitive touchscreen with HVGA resolution
99g (Mini) , 136g(Mini Pro)
3.5 mm earphone jack
5 MP Camera with LED Flash
secondary VGA camera for Mini Pro
1200 mAh battery

Technical Specifications

Android 2.3 (G90ingerbread) (upgradable to v4.0)
1GHz Scorpion Processor
Aderno 205 GPU
512 MB RAM
Music Player, FM Radio
EDGE, 3G, GPS(with A-GPS support)
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine for Enhanced Display
Adobe Flash Support

Conclusion

Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini and Mini Pro fairly stand on the concept of compact smartphones. The most important thing in these phones is that you can get an upgraded version of Android with its new releases. Well it stands on the top among its rivals like the HTC Explorer, HTC Wildfire S , Samsung Galaxy Y, etc.

The new Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini and Mini Pro are great phones that anyone who cares for the best must have.

What are your views concerning this phones?