Mysterious Sony ST21i Smartphone Has Been Identified As The Xperia Tipo Smartphone

Ah yes, another bit of news for that mysterious, but well-known Sony ST21i Tapioca people have been talking about. Well apparently Sony wanted to play coy and not give up any details since we had seen additional photos, but we managed to get some information on the smartphone. According to the Indonesian Ministry of Communications and Technology, the 800Mhz single core and Ice Cream Sandwich-powered smartphone will be identified as the Sony Xperia Tipo and no— it’s not a typo. Oh and if you don’t think this is the real deal, check out the screenshot below which highlights the phone’s model number and model name:

Now that we have a name to the device, all we need now is where and when the phone will be released. Come on Sony— stop with the teases already.

source: Indonesian Ministry of Communications and Technology
via: Phandroid

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Conceived as Spock’s 4th cousin, Roy has had quite the life. He was born in beautiful San Jose, California, raised in Los Angeles, California and now resides in the greater New York City area. He has always been fascinated and obsessed with technology, especially the continuous advancements of mobile platforms. He was a Blackberry slave since his undergrad days at the University of Southern California until realizing in Feb. 2011, there were greener pastures in the land of Android. His first Android phone was the Motorola Atrix 4G, and he hasn’t looked back. He currently works in corporate media, enjoys following media and technology trends, reading a good book, weightlifting, playing on his XBOX 360 and conversing with total strangers.