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Sony Xperia "ST21i" Tapioca leaks in full glory, pictures galore

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Just yesterday, we saw another image of the Sony Xperia ST21i Tapioca leak out, confirming its existence, and today our Russian colleagues from Mobile-Review have gotten a hold of the early prototype and serve us a whole bunch of pictures to gaze upon along with a first look at the handset.

Now, the Xperia ST21i Tapioca is a low-end affair, a relatively new territory for Sony which is specializing on premium products. Still, it’s expected to sell for around $260 (200 euro) off contract, more than the usual crop of affordable Androids. Here’s what’s it got in store for you:

3.2-inch HVGA display, 
800 MHz single-core CPU, 
3-megapixel fixed-focus camera
Nothing impressive, and you’d definitely find it hard to distinguish text on the pixelated low-res screen. The budget Tapioca handset is still rough on the edges when it comes to software, and as a matter of fact it’s still carrying the Ericsson branding which will definitely disappear from the final design. Finally, this might really be a very early prototype, but one thing that shouldn’t change is the design - so take a close look at the pictures below if you like the Xperia ST21i.

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posted on 10 May 2012, 13:20 4

1. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)

Next up, the Sony Milquetoast...

posted on 10 May 2012, 13:54

2. CivicSi89 (Posts: 349; Member since: 23 Jul 2011)

Ok that was funny.....

posted on 10 May 2012, 16:24 1

3. kastor (Posts: 43; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)

wtf 200 euros,are they mad,soo low specs and 200 euros,neo v ar much better for same price

posted on 10 May 2012, 18:00 1

5. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)

Exactly my thoughts. If they want a budget-droid they should follow-up on the Xperia Mini and Xperia Mini Pro. Both are jampacked with features yet very affordable.

It would be great if they release something like Xperia S mini

posted on 10 May 2012, 17:26

4. yatmiko (Posts: 37; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)

Fake one
no more ericson

posted on 10 May 2012, 23:11

6. spiderpig2894 (Posts: 597; Member since: 10 Jan 2012)

it is just a prototype, that's why it has "Ericsson" on it

posted on 10 May 2012, 23:12

7. spiderpig2894 (Posts: 597; Member since: 10 Jan 2012)

I think this will be the Galaxy Y's competitor in terms of specs and size

posted on 11 May 2012, 01:21

8. bayhuy (Posts: 320; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)

The bottom looks like black Radar 4G

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