Sony Xperia Go, a mid range Android smartphone was announced in May along with Sony Xperia Acro S. Currently it is available in UK only, but it would be available in India by next week. Flipkart has started taking pre-orders for this interesting smartphone.
Sony Xperia Go is water resistant, scratch resistant and dust proof but it lacks a front camera. It comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread which is almost outdated right now. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich would be available after the third quarter of 2012. The complete specifications of the device would also be available then only.
Sony Xperia Go has a 3.5 inch Reality Display with Mobile Bravia Engine, resolution of 480 x 329 pixels, scratch-resistant mineral glass, 1 Ghz dual-core processor, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G connectivity, 5 MP auto focus camera with 16X digital zoom and LED flash. It supports HD (720p) video recording and playback and comes with Google Play Store and much more. It has 512 MB RAM, 8 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Micro USB, USB 2.0.
Sony Xperia Go has a 3.5 mm audio jack, FM radio with RDS, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth, DLNA certified, Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality. Its music playback time is upto 45 hours and video playback time is upto 6 hours. It has a talk-time upto 6 hours 30 minutes, stand-by time upto 520 hours and a 1305 mAh battery.
Sony Xperia Go costs Rs.18,999 (approx. $350) in India. Currently the device is available only in white and black colors. Soon yellow would be available too. You can pre-order Sony Xperia Go at flipcart.com here.