The Sony Xperia Go debuted in the United Kingdom, a country in which the new Android smartphone is already available for purchase by the Japanese manufacturer.
One of the first retailers to market the new Sony smartphone is eXpansys. The price is at 199.99 pounds (equal to about 250 euros ).
Presented officially at the end of May, the Sony Xperia Go has a 3.5-inch display, a 1GHz dual-core processor, 512MB of RAM, a 5 megapixel camera, a battery of 1305 mAh and weighs only 110 grams. The terminal comes on the market with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, waiting for the release of Ice Cream Sandwich.
The strength of the Sony Xperia Go is the IP67 certification and the body of the smartphone, it can withstand dust and water.
Sony has announced the launch of three new Xperia smartphones in China: the Xperia Ion (HSPA version – LT28h), the Xperia Acro S and the Xperia Go.
Unlike the U.S., where AT & T will begin selling the Xperia Ion from June 24 with Android 2.3, China is running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich from day one. Of course, the Ion of AT & T will be updated at some point, but there is no word on as to when this will happen.
In addition to launching the Xperia Ion in China, Sony is also introducing the Xperia Acro S and Xperia Go.
Both the Xperia Acro Sn and Xperia Go come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and are resistant to water and dust. Both devices should be available after the Xperia Ion (third quarter).
After Motorola formalized availability in France of its Defy Mini, it’s time for Sony to unveil another Android smartphone that is waterproof and dust proof. This is the Xperia Go. The Xperia Go is based Android 2.3 (with a migration to Android 4.0 planned for this fall) and can be submerged for 30 minutes to 1 meter deep. Better yet, its screen is scratch resistant and is suitable for use with wet fingers.
Under its HDVA 3.5″ LCD, the Sony Xperia Go has an ARM Cortex A9 Dual Core running at 1 GHz and backed by 512MB of RAM. As for storage capacity, it has 8 GB that can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card, which is perfect for storing photos and videos made with the 720p 5 megapixel sensor on the back of the terminal. Obviously, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity are inclusive, like a GPS sensor.
The Sony Xperia Go will be marketed in France in September, at a rate that is unknown at present.