Still remember the Sony Xperia Tipo we told you about last month? Back then we told you that this device might be released in Q3 2012. Well, it’s now the first of Q3 so, if there’s one bit of evidence that the Xperia Tipo might be heading to the market, it is the fact that the device just passed through the FCC. Of course, we all know what this means? Yes, it could be up for release in the U.S. market, or just vanish into oblivion which we are hoping it would not.
As you can see, this Xperia model should please those who are on a tight budget but still want to get a new smartphone. Yes, there’s a big chance that when released, the Xperia Tipo will be quiet affordable. All that said, the FCC filings for this device bears the model number ST21a. The device also bears the 1900 /850 WCDMA connectivity specs which is compatible with AT&T’s 3G network. As for the specs, everything that we told you before still holds true. The Xperia Tipo still features a 3.2-inch HVGA scratch-resistant display, 800MHz processor, 512MB of RAM, 2.9GB of internal memory, 3.2MP rear-facing camera, Wi-Fi, GPS, and microSD card support. In addition, it will be loaded with a 1,500 mAh battery. We’ll have more information about the Xperia Tipo as these becomes available in the coming days.