Xperia Tipo hitting O2 & Orange UK in August

If you are over in here in the United Kingdom, and are a fan of Xperia smartphone, and looking for a new Xperia device, you might like to learn that the word is the new Sony Xperia Tipo smartphone is scheduled to release in the United Kingdom on both O2 UK and Orange UK.

According to a report by Android Central, the Sony Xperia Tipo that was announced last month will be arriving on both O2 and Orange in the UK for purchase next month, with the O2 page stating the Android handset as ‘coming soon August.’

For those that might have forgotten, the Sony Xperia Tipo plays along with the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, and sports a 3.2-inch TFT touch screen along with a 3.2 megapixel rear facing battery, no front facing snapper though, an 800MHz processor, 512MB RAM, 2.9GB internal memory, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5mm jack, and microSD expansion up to 32GB.

The Sony Xperia Tipo is the first entry-level smartphone from Sony to come sporting Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and features a 1500mAh battery that Sony says can deliver in excess of 24-hours of usage.

As for pricing with the ICS handset, there’s no word on that the Xperia Tipo will hit the pocket for, but one would expect the smartphone to be free on certain contracts, and about the 100 quid price range for those that want the handset on Pay As You Go.

Are any of our UK readers waiting to pick up the Sony Xperia Tipo from either O2 or Orange?

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