Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15i Extended User Guide & Specs

Before we talk about the Manual / User Guide (extended UG) of this Phone, let start with some of basic information regarding with Sony Ericsson Xperia mini which also has a series code name as ST15i. How about a little comparison between this series and previous series of SE Xperia X10 mini?

If Sony Ericsson Xperia mini Pro supposed to be the second Generation 2G (2nd G) of Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini Pro / Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini Pro2, for Sony Ericsson Xperia mini supposed to be the second generation 2G of Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini. Although there is no official announcement from sony ericsson about this “thing”.

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15i Manual Extended User Guide Specs Overview

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15i Manual Extended User Guide - Specs Overview

In the post that we wrote about Sony Ericsson Xperia mini Pro before, we miss something important regarding with the phone. It was the Xperia mini Pro that categorized as a GreenHeart Phone (eco friendly). And for the Sony Ericsson Xperia mini, this phone also a Green Heart Smartphone. As a GreenHearth Phone, you’ll will not find the User Guide / User Manual of this phone as a paper edition, you’ll find only an e-manual UG (usually PDF File inside the phone it self). If you don’t find it you can download it from the links that we gave you under “PDF Download” Tab section below.

The main differences between the Xperia mini ST15i and XPeria mini Pro SK17i belong to the Qwerty Physical Keyboard and also the screen display size. As you might knew it already, every Pro (Professional) Series of any smartphone always equipped with Physical Qwerty Keyboard (whether it was Slide Out, Flip Out, Qwerty Bar, or Slide Side). This means that the Sony Ericsson Xperia mini doesn’t have a Physical Qwerty Keyboard like the older brother, SE Xperia mini Pro. And for the display size, the mini it a little bit wider than mini Pro. It has 3 inches display size diagonal diameter (compare to SE Xperia mini Pro that only has 2.55 inches).


Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15i Manual Extended User Guide Resume

You might noticed that the User Guide of Sony Ericsson Xperia mini is only available in the matter of “e-manual”, that might answer the question of why this gadget aren’t provide the paper User Guide Instruction. The reason behind this is the GreenHeart label that need to reduce any paper to provide better environment.

The picture that we gave you below, shown you the layout of the body of Xperia mini with its parts and keys (as you can see also on page 11 User Manual , under Phone Overview section of Getting to know your phone chapter). You can see that there is no front camera that usually available for Video Call. This means that this Xperia mini seems to be designed not for Video Calling. Another look, you find also where the other part and key been located in the phone. The strap hoe, camera keys, menu, back, keys, proximity sensor, power / screen lock, LED flash, Volume/ Zoom and more.

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15i Manual Extended User Guide Keys Parts Layout Resume

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15i Manual Extended User Guide Keys Parts Layout - Resume

In the case you had been used the Sony Ericsson Xperia mini for a while and you got a problem that need to be resolved by resetting your phone (for example your face that your Xperia mini keep freezing or stop responding on it screen display – touch), here the steps that you should follow: Home > Settings > Privacy > Factory data reset > Erase SD Card > Reset Phone > Erase everything. By performing this instructions guide, you will get that your phone turn just like the first time you got it from the market and turn it on. This steps usually also called as Master Reset or Hard Reset. Read on page 114 for the detail of these tutorial.

You can also learn on the Extended User Guide of Sony Ericsson Xperia mini may of explanation and guidelines. for example, if you wanna use Wi-Fi and connects it to a network (hotspot access point area), you can read the help tutorial on page 59. If you like to know how to pair you bluetooth phone, just go to page 90. How about learning to use USB to connect your SE Xperia mini with computer or PC or Laptop? Just visit page 93.

There are also many guidance in the EUG of Xperia mini. From learning to use FM Radio, the 5MP Camera to create Video or Photos, using TrackID, Browsing the Internet, using Facebook Applications, Find common help and solution of the problem that might appear (troubleshooting), learning to use the settings (change language, date, etc), use Media Go, and many more.


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Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15i Specifications

The 3″ Display screen manufactured with LED backlit LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, has 16 M colors and 320 x 480 pixels resolution and for the best performance, SOny Mobile BRAVIA Engine also installed in. Beside the Qwerty Keyboard and the screen size, the features of Display screen of Sony Ericsson Xperia mini are almost the same as SE Xperia mini Pro. It including the User Interface Timescape, furnished with scratch resistant surface material and of course, Multi touch input method supports with Proximity for Auto turn off the screen when calling and Accelerometer sensor for Portrait and Landscape auto-rotation.

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15i Manual Extended User Guide Specifications

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15i Manual Extended User Guide - Specifications

SE Xperia mini powered with Android Gingerbread / Android 2.3 version Operating System by Google. Having an Android OS, means also that this Xperia mini preloaded with Google Android Applications such as Google Maps, Google Search, Android Market, YouTube, Google Calendar, Google Talk, Gmail, and more. Along with Android, the 512MB RAM and 1GHz Scorpion Processor Speed with Adreno 205 GPU and Qualcomm QSD8255 Snapdragon chipset also installed in Xperia mini(exactly the same specs as SE Xperia mini Pro). It also has built ini internal memory about 320MB with 2GB microSD card for external expandable memory (replaceable up to 32GB).

We could only find the specs that Xperia mini is using GSM Technology for the Data Networking feature. It support HSDPA 7.2MBps (up to) and for HSUPA 5.76Mbps (including GPSR and EDGE for GSM Quad Band 850 / 900 /1800 /1900 Mhz, HSDPA 900/2100 Mhz or HSDPA 850 /1900 /2100 Mhz). Another connectivity features: Wi-Fi WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Router hotspot portable, DLNA, Bluetooth version 2.1, microUSB version 2.0 for High Data Transfer via cable.

We’re surprised knowing that the SE Xperia mini doesn’t have a front facing camera, likes the one that available on the Xperia mini Pro. This seems also another differences between mini and the mini Pro, although for the main read camera both of the had the same specs: Geo Tagging (Xperia mini attached with GPS with A-GPS support), Image Stabiliser, Smile and Face Detection, Touch Focus, Video Recording up to 720p on 5 Megapixel Camera with LED Flash and Auto focus.

Officially, in been said that the Sony Ericsson Xperia mini available for 4 four colors body casing: Black, White, Dark Pink and Blue. Some of them you can see at the picture / figure that we gave you above. For supported Audio Music and Video formats capable to be played in Xperia mini, you can read its as follow: MP3, MP4, H.263, H.264 (3GP), WMA, WMV, WAV, and eAAC+.

This gadget which has 88 x 52 x 16 mm in dimension size and about 99 grams in its weight equipped with Li-Ion (Lithium ion) battery for 1200 mAh which predicted to be able up to 4 hours and a half on Talk time usage.


Table of Contents of Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15i Manual Extended User Guide

Important Information
Android What and Why?
Getting Started
Getting to know your phone
Calling
Contacts
Messaging
Email
Google Talk
Sony Ericsson Timescape
Getting started with Android Market
PlayNow service
Getting organised
Synchronising
Connecting to wireless networks
Web browser
Music
TrackID technology
FM radio
Taking photos and recording videos
Viewing your photos and videos in Gallery
Bluetooth wireless technology
connecting your phone to a computer
Location services
Locking and protecting your phone
Phone settings overview
Icon overview
Application overview
User support
Troubleshooting
Legal information
Index


Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15i Manual Extended User Guide Spanish English French PDF Download

Before you use the Sony Ericsson Xperia mini for the first time, here are some steps that you must do: You need to assemble the battery, installing the sim card , inserting the microSD 2G memory storage card, charging the battery properly, turning it on, and also the most important part is how you can open the back cover casing of the SE Xperia mini properly (to avoid any break parts). The picture that we gave you below, shown you how to do that!

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15i Manual Extended User Guide Open Back Cover Casing Install Insert SIM Card MicroSD Storage Memory Charging Assemble Battery Turn On PDF Download

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15i Manual Extended - User Guide Open Back Cover Casing Install Insert SIM Card MicroSD Storage Memory Charging Assemble Battery Turn On - PDF Download

And for the Extended User Guide / Manual of Sony Ericsson Xperia mini PDF Download, here we gave you three choice: English, Spanish and French. Just enjoy!

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Comments

  1. SatishCK says

    pls tell me ho to use xperia mini st15i phone as a modem on pc or else is it not possible/???pls mail me

    • Dilbag kapoor says

      Dear Satish I also use this cell phone and i use this as a modem in my laptop and surfinf internet you just connected usb in your pc or laptop and click setting then go to wireless and go to its last option usb tethering and on this function u can use it easily as modem if problem remain then contact me on my cell phone – 08872986346 any time .

  2. nirosh says

    Pls tel me d procedure of how to use xperia st15i as a modem access internet through pc and also d procedure of how to register my gmail account to use various feature.

    • Dilbag kapoor says

      Dear apoorva first u take your internet setting from your network provider just call to your custmer care and recieve settings then u switch off ur mobile and after 5 min on it then u just go to setting in wireless and go to last option mobile network then click data enabled u just use your internet best if problem remain contact me on my cell phone-08872986346

  3. harini says

    hai i bought this mobile 2days back . i want to know how the video songs can be coped from pc. plz help!

    • Dilbag kapoor says

      Dear harini just connect ur phone/memory card in usb plug a pop up window is open then u just select video songs from ur pc and Press CTRL+C copy command and go to mobile memory card then press CTRL+V paste command all video songs are copied to ur mobile phone if problem remain contact me on my cell phone-08872986346

      Reply

  4. Ravinder soni says

    I use this phone, but there is a problem in this. First is the over heating and next is the front camera. can u tell me how can I use the front camera of this phone? please tell me…..

  5. says

    Hi I saved internet settings and I can use internet but it’s chargable where as I have free 512 mb data…can you tell me how what need to setup exactly where I can use free internet

  6. orp0piru says

    Bought xperia mini st15i, nice phone. Cost 120e
    With camera’s autofocus can now take a pictures of barcodes for app to decode, former camera’s non-autofocus made the pictures too blurry.
    Adobe Flash works great, can now finally look at streamed live tv on livestation.com

  7. Rameshchandra Mehta says

    I am novice for android smart phone(I own Xperia mini ST15i Sony Ericsson) Please let me learn how to make use various functions available with it; in an optimal way.

  8. enahjd says

    2 extra icons in the top left of the status bar not listed in the user guide.
    Furthest left top corner 2 boxes offset with an arrow left and right.
    Second icon is next to this and is a circle with a downward arrow and a red “X”
    Any ideas what they mean?

  9. sunny says

    i facing a internet problem with my xperia mini st15i i can’t access 3g net on my phne constantly i’ll get very rare 3g speed on my mobile though i hav 3g data nd signals nd dis is nt network problem i had checked it thoroughly how shud i solve it

  10. bannu says

    is their front camera..for vedio calling options in sony experia mini.. st15i.. if it is their can u help me how to use

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