Sony Xperia Miro price unveiled – budget status confirmed

Sony Xperia Miro price unveiled – budget status confirmed
Worth just over a hundred notes? You tell us

Sony's cheap new handset will be available for a shade over £125 according to online retailer Clove.

The new budget Xperio Miro was announced last month on Facebook, and offered a cut-down smartphone experience with an expected price to match.

And while it hasn't quite reached the levels of the Huawei Ascend G300 (nor the specs), it's still a relatively decent buy at £126.

Don't expect next-generation technology under the hood here though – it's only rocking an HVGA screen resolution (at 3.5-inch) and an 800MHz processor too.

Snap up

There is a 5MP camera with LED flash on board, plus Sony's xLoud audio enhancement giving you improved tunes as well.

We've spoken to Sony and it confirmed that there's still no Xperia Miro release date on the cards at the moment - but unofficial sources have indicated it may be 'a little while yet' before the handset arrives.

Given the current release window was pegged for Q3 this year, that does make us wonder if it may be more of a Christmas launch for the new phone… but we'll wait and see.

From Clove

Gareth Beavis
Formerly Global Editor in Chief

Gareth has been part of the consumer technology world in a career spanning three decades. He started life as a staff writer on the fledgling TechRadar, and has grown with the site (primarily as phones, tablets and wearables editor) until becoming Global Editor in Chief in 2018. Gareth has written over 4,000 articles for TechRadar, has contributed expert insight to a number of other publications, chaired panels on zeitgeist technologies, presented at the Gadget Show Live as well as representing the brand on TV and radio for multiple channels including Sky, BBC, ITV and Al-Jazeera. Passionate about fitness, he can bore anyone rigid about stress management, sleep tracking, heart rate variance as well as bemoaning something about the latest iPhone, Galaxy or OLED TV.