THE CHEAP AND CHEERFUL Sony Xperia Tipo has gone on sale at the Carphone Warehouse for £89.95, ahead of its delivery date on 8 August.
Although it previously told customers to expect delivery in September, Carphone Warehouse has become the first retailer to start selling the Xperia Tipo. On its web site, you can pick up the handset for a mere £89.95 on pay as you go, or for free on a £10.50 24 month contract.
Unveiled last month, the Sony Xperia Tipo is an affordable handset aimed at first-time smartphone users and those on a budget. Still, for £90, you're still getting a lot for your money, as the phone features Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, up to 32GB of internal storage and a 1500mAh battery.
It's specifications sheet also includes a 3.2in 320x480 touchscreen, a 3.2MP rear-facing camera, an 800MHz Qualcomm processor with 512MB of RAM, and both 3G and WiFi connectivity. It's also set to launch in four different colours - black, white, red and blue - although Carphone Warehouse is only selling the black model at present.
Once it's released next month, the Sony Xperia Tipo will also be available through O2 and Orange. µ
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