Sony Ericsson has introduced two new mini-models of its Xperia series. The devices are named Xperia Xperia Mini and Mini Pro - not to be confused with the predecessors Mini Xperia X10and X10 Pro Mini. Both models are equipped with the operating system Android 3.2 Ginger Bread, which is driven by a 1 gigahertz Snapdragon processor. They are therefore just as powerful as the Xperia Arc or the Playstation phone 's Xperia.

In contrast to the Xperia Mini has the Xperia Mini Pro a full keyboard and is somewhat larger. The Xperia mini measuring 88x52x16 mm, 92x53x18 mm, the Mini Pro. In addition, an office suite for the processing of documents and the virus-scanner McAfee anti-virus at the Pro model is pre-installed.

Further details of the models are equal. Both have a 3-inch capacitive touch screen from scratch Gorilla glass. The resolution is 320x480 pixels. This is a VGA front camera for video calls integrated and receives a 5-megapixel camera on the back, the videos in HD format 720p. There is also HSPA, A-GPS, WLAN, including DLNA, Bluetooth and a radio.

The internal memory can be expanded with microSD cards up to 32 gigabytes, a 2-gigabyte card is included with the system. The battery promises a capacity of 1200 mAh long maturities. The Xperia Xperia Mini Mini and the Pro are expected in July in the trade.