Sony Ericsson announces Xperia mini pro exclusively for Rogers (Updated)

Sony Ericsson Canada today announced the Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro which will be available exclusively through Rogers as part of the carrier’s new Smartphone Lite category.

“Following on the success of our recent Android smartphones, this addition to the Xperia family delivers the premium features Canada has come to enjoy from Sony Ericsson including advanced multimedia SONY technology and breathtaking design,” says Peter Farmer, Head of Marketing – North America, Sony Ericsson. “The Xperia mini pro, with its sleek compact form factor optimized for messaging, is the perfect choice for consumers looking for an easy to use, turbo-charged Android smartphone.”

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini proSony Ericsson Xperia mini pro specifications:

  • Processor: 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon
  • Operating system: Google Android 2.3
  • Cellular connectivity: GSM/GPRS/EDGE / UMTS/HSPA
  • Other connectivity: A-GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, DLNA
  • Display: 3-inch HVGA
  • Input: slide-out QWERTY keyboard / capacitive touchscreen
  • Memory: 512MB RAM
  • Storage: 320MB onboard and microSD cards up to 32GB (2GB card included)
  • Rear-facing camera: 5MP with 720p HD video recording
  • Front-facing camera: VGA
  • Dimensions / weight: 92.0 x 53.0 x 18.0 millimeters / 136 grams
  • Other: FM radio with RDS

Rogers will offer the Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro for CA$49.99 with a three-year contract and CA$274.99 with no contract. There is no word yet on specific availability dates.

Update: The Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro is now available from Rogers retail stores.