Sony Xperia miro ST23 User Manual (ST23a/ST23i)

As far as I know, the term of “miro” means “I look” in English. We uses Google translate and confirmed about this. It comes from German Language. Personally I don’t know why Sony choose this term for this its new smartphone. One thing for sure, Sony Xperia miro which can be divided by its series number ST23i and ST23a (America) is a phone under 200USD on its sale. Let’s take a closer look “the inside”.

Sony Xperia miro ST23a ST23i

Sony Xperia miro ST23a ST23i

The processor for miro uses 800 Mhz speed with Cortex-A5; uses Qualcomm MSM72225A chipset; and Adreno 200 for graphic processor. There is ICS Android OS as its operating system. Without a doubt the Ice Cream Sandwich version 4.0 is installed because the term of Xperia on Sony officially means as a device which powered by Android OS, the same term for Galaxy in Samsung’s devices.


Sony Xperia miro ST23 User Guide Resume

In order to fluently on using the miro, one important thing you must do is knowing the keys and buttons availability. It’s not funny if you even don’t know the location of power button, in which makes you unable to get the phone online. It’s also going to be a shame if you don’t know where you should charge the battery or inserting the microSD external card.

Key-Parts of Sony Xperia miro ST23a ST23i

Key-Parts of Sony Xperia miro ST23a ST23i

Therefore the picture that we gave you above is a tutorial image that would help you to take a closer look about the Xperia miro body. You can understand where is the speaker, the power key, the home and menu keys, the headset connector, volume or zoom key and and more. In the User Guide PDF of the miro, it been written down at page 12 under “Getting to know your phone: Phone overview” chapter / section.

The others tutorial including how to do a basic functions such make a call, receive a call, texting, type an email, downloading applications or games from Google Play, playing music, take a picture or record video are also available. This including tutorial to use the Wi-Fi, pair the bluetooth, set the alarm clock, use FM Radio, using TrackID technology and more.

Especially tutorial to do factory data reset, you can get the instruction help at page 123 of the User Manual. You can choose whether you just wanna reset the setting without need to erase your personal data or even to getting back to the state just like you own for the first time (deleting document, settings, data, photos, videos, installed games, etc): Go to Homescreen > Menu > Settings > Backup and reset > Factory data reset > Reset phone > Erase everything > Wait till it’s done.


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Sony Xperia miro ST23 Specifications

The miro which comes with 3.5 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen display currently “framed” with four casing colors: Black, Black with Pink carved in, White with silver carved in, and White with gold carved in. For better “see” you can take a look the pictures of Xperia miro below in 4 colors combination. FYI, the screen coated with anti-reflection mineral glass in which would help to reduce “flare” under direct sunlight and also has 320 x 480 pixels resolution (though we aren’t sure whether it has scratch resistant or not). It has 16 million colors.

Pink Black White Gold Colors Sony Xperia miro ST23a ST23i

Pink Black White Gold Colors Sony Xperia miro ST23a ST23i

With about 110 grams weight — along with the assembled battery– the miro designed on the form of touch bar and on the size 113 mm x 59.4 mm x 9.9 mm. If you are unfamiliar with SI measurement, it is equal to 4.4 x 2.3 x 0.4 inches and 3.9 ounces.

Today, most of smartphone are embedded with camera for instant photo shot or video recording. And for this miro, there is 5 Megapixel camera as the main camera which is available on the rear side. It’s accompanied by pulsed LED Flash, and some other features: self timer, auto focus, touch capture, digital zoom, etc. There is also available the camera for video calling on the front facing side of the phone. Although it’s only VGA camera.

With 800MHz processor speed, the miro’s CPU also works together with 512MB RAM. Because of an Android phone, the Google preloaded applications such as Google Voice Search, Google Talk, Google Maps, Street View, Latitude, Google+ are also included inside 4GB internal memory (up to 2.2GB for photos, documents, and videos user memory). There is an option for additional storage with expansion slot of microSD up to 32GB.

For the north American version of XPeria miro, the Sony ST23a, it uses HSDPA 850, 1900, 2100 Mhz for data networks frequency, but outside us which has series number as ST23i, it works under HSDPA 900, 2100 Mzh frequency. It supports up to 7.2Mbps HSDPA or HSUPA up to 5.76Mbps (and of course for GSM GPRS and EDGE data connection). Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB are also included.

If you want to know the details of the hardware used on Xperia miro ST23i/ST23a, you can get the Whitepaper of this device at here.


Table of Contents of Sony Xperia miro ST23 User Guide

Important information
Android – what and why?
Getting started
Getting to know your phone
Calling
Contacts
Messaging
Email
Google Talk
Getting started with Google Play
PlayNow service
Getting organised
Scanning with NeoReader app
SYnchronising data on your phone
Connecting to wireless networks
Web browser
Music
Identifying music with TrackID
Using the FM Radio
Taking photos and recording videos
View photos and videos on Album
Playing video clips in Movies
Sharing content with DLNA
Bluetooth wireless technology
Connect phone to computer
use location service for position
Lock and protect phone
Updating your phone
Phone settings overview
Status and notification icons
Applications overview
User support
Troubleshooting
Recycling your phone
Legal information
Index


Sony Xperia miro ST23 User Guide PDF Download

The figure which we embed below are the tutorial how you can open the back cover, remove and assemble the battery, insert SIM and external microSD card, replace the cover back and turn on the Xperia miro by pressing power button for the first time. It well explained on the page 8 and 9 of the UM with picture and text instruction.

Assemble Battery Insert SIM microSD Open Cover Sony Xperia miro ST23a ST23i

Assemble Battery Insert SIM microSD Open Cover Sony Xperia miro ST23a ST23i

And here is the User Guide for Sony Xperia miro that you can download:

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Comments

  1. says

    How can I download games and voice recorder in this android Mobile? When I try, its is written in the seen that it is not suitable in your ST 23i Mobile… How can I download android application in this mobile?

  2. satya prakash says

    Firstly you must have your internet pack ( with enabled mobile data, then go to play store , which is already there in your device,,, then go for registered google account then to paid or free apps games. Then click the selected one and wait for installation,, after installation ,,,,,,, I think you’re ready for use…:-) happy surfing.

  3. satya prakash says

    Firstly you must have your internet pack ( with enabled mobile data, then go to play store , which is already there in your device,,, then go for registered google account then to paid or free apps games. Then click the selected one and wait for installation,, after installation ,,,,,,, I think you’re ready for use…:-) happy surfing.

  4. johnphilip says

    I have Xperia miro.but I don’t know how to open the video call.even I have already Skype account.pls.help me

    Thank you

  5. adel says

    i have sony miro ut i cant to make any internet call yet on all apps same like ( viber – yahoo voice – skybe ………act ) please any one khnow any thing tell me thanx

  6. vajira says

    I have Xperia miro st23i phone when downloading it tells ” package file invalid ” then stop the installation and close what should I do for fix it

    • bigbird2k says

      if you push the phone icon the number pad appears, push menu button there you will see speed dial settings push that and list appears number 2-9 push the + and contacts will appear, choose who you want to add then close, number pad should still be there then push the number you choose and hold it until it calls, all done i hope this helps.

    • Har... says

      at the front page, touch for a sec, select shortcuts and touch the direct dial then select the no u need.

  7. Mathews Paul says

    I have sony Xperia st23i forgot security code Sony Service center is 170 mile from my town. please help me out how to hard reset it.

  8. Mathews Paul says

    I have sony Xperia st23i forgot security code Sony Service center is 170 mile from my town. please help me out how to hard reset it.

  9. tomi says

    Hello I have my phone from now about 2 weeks I have problem about every time I try to call or do any thing on my phone
    The error come like this
    ( rum dump ) etc

    What I mast do make me very piss

    Thank you
    Tomi

  10. steve says

    i cannot deleat my emails i read ,press the bin icon says deleat this messaage press yes button seems to be deleated only to come back wheni see more email, anyone?

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