Sony Announce Xperia Go Smartphone

Sony have just announced a new Xperia smartphone called the Xperia Go and is aimed at being a durable yet feature packed Android smartphone for people who want great features but with the extra durability for work.

Introducing Xperia go – the new stylish, durable and water resistant smartphone from Sony

 

  • A smart, sleek and durable smartphone made to resist life’s challenges without compromising on design or functionality
  • Easy connectivity and premium entertainment from Sony Entertainment Network anywhere, anytime
  • Reality Display for razor sharp clarity and fast capture camera to go from sleep to snap in just over a second

 

30 May, London, United Kingdom – Sony Mobile Communication (“Sony Mobile”) today announced the new Xperia™ smartphone for consumers looking for premium specifications and beautiful design with extra durability and water resistance. Xperia go has a scratch resistant mineral glass display and meets industry standard IP ratings* (International Protection) for protection against dust and water immersion.

 

Xperia go enables easy connectivity to share and enjoy content on TV, smartphone, laptop or tablet. They also come preloaded with Music Unlimited and Video Unlimited from Sony Entertainment Network giving access to Hollywood blockbusters, TV series and millions and millions of music tracks. Xperia go will be available in the UK from the third quarter of 2012.

Xperia go

 

 

 

Key features for Xperia go

With Xperia go consumers can watch the latest movies and TV shows in razor sharp quality and with super fast performance. Its sleek and stylish design means durable and water resistant smartphones no longer have to look bulky and ruggedized:

  • 3.5” Reality Display powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine gives razor sharp clarity
  • 5MP fast capture camera goes from sleep to snap in just over a second
  • Scratch resistant mineral glass display with wet finger tracking
  • Highest level of dust and water resistance in a smartphone – IP67 Rating
  • 1Ghz dual core processor gives consumers super fast performance
  • Launching on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradeable to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Available in black, white and yellow colours
  • Xperia go will launch in the US market under the name “Xperia advance”

 

*IP67 Rating = Protected against dust and the effects of immersion between 15 cm and 1 m for 30 minutes

 

Xperia go – Features
Colours Black

White

Yellow

Facts Size: 111 x 60.3 x 9.8 mm

Weight: 110 grams

Camera 3D Sweep panorama™

5 megapixel camera

16x digital zoom

16x video zoom

Auto focus

Face detection

Flash / Photo flash

Flash / Photo light

Flash / LED

Geotagging

HD video recording (720p)

Red-eye reduction

Self-timer

Send to web

Smile detection

Sweep Multi Angle

Sweep Panorama

Touch capture

Touch focus

Video light

Video recording

Video stabiliser

Music 3D surround sound

Album art

Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)

Clear bass

Clear stereo

Music Player

PlayNow™ service

SensMe™

TrackID™ music recognition

xLoud™ Experience

Internet Google Play™

Bookmarks

Google™ search

Google Voice™ Search

Google Maps™ for Mobile with Street view and Latitude™

NeoReader™ barcode scanner

Pan & Zoom

Web browser (WebKit™)

Communication

 

Call list

Conference calls

Facebook™ application

Facebook inside Xperia™

Google Talk™ application

Noise suppression

Skype™

Speakerphone

Twitter™ (with Timescape™ integration)

Xperia™ Timescape™

Messaging

 

Conversations

Email

Google Mail™

Handwriting recognition

Instant messaging

Multimedia messaging (MMS)

Predictive text input

Sound recorder

Text messaging (SMS)

Type & Send widget

Design

 

Auto rotation

Fast Capture

Gesture input

Keyboard (on-screen, 12 key)

Keyboard (on-screen, QWERTY)

Live Wallpaper

Picture wallpaper

Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine

Screenshot capturing

Touch screen

Voice input

Wet finger tracking

Entertainment

 

 

 

 

FigureRunning™

miCoach™ app

Media browser

Motion gaming

Radio (FM radio with RDS)

Sony Entertainment Network

Video streaming

Video viewing

Walk Mate

YouTube™

Organiser

 

3D Album

3D Gallery

Airplane mode

Alarm clock

Calculator

Calendar

Contacts

Document readers

E-Manual

Infinite button

OfficeSuite Pro

Setup guide

Stopwatch

Timer

Torch functionality

Connectivity

 

3.5 mm audio jack (CTIA)

50GB free cloud storage (BOX offer, to 31 December 2012)

aGPS

Bluetooth™ wireless technology

DLNA Certified®

Media Go™

Media Transfer Protocol support

Micro USB support

Modem

Native USB tethering

PC Companion

Synchronisation via Facebook™

Synchronisation via Google™

Synchronisation with computer

Synchronisation via Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync®

USB High speed 2.0 support

USB mass storage

USB Host

Wi-Fi®

Wi-Fi® Hotspot functionality

Wisepilot™ turn-by-turn navigation

Display

 

3.5” Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine

480 x 320 pixels

16,777,216 colour TFT

Scratch-resistant mineral glass

Memory Internal phone storage: 8 GB (up to 4 GB user-accessible memory)

RAM 512 MB

Expansion slot: microSD™, up to 32 GB

Networks UMTS HSPA 850 (Band V), 1900 (Band II), 2100 (Band I)

GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900

 

UMTS HSPA 900 (Band VIII), 2100 (Band I)

GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900

Battery life Battery: Built in. 1305 mAh typical, 1265 mAh minium

 

Talk time GSM: Up to 6 hrs 30 min**

Standby time GSM: Up to 520 hrs**

 

Talk time UMTS: Up to 5 hrs 30 min**

Standby time UMTS: Up to 460 hrs**

 

Music listening time: Up to 45 hrs

Video playback time: Up to 6 hrs

 

*Values are according to GSM Association Battery Life Measurement Technique. Battery performance may vary depending on network conditions and configurations, and phone usage.

In the kit Xperia go, embedded battery, stereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation.
All services mentioned in this leaflet may not be available in every market.