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Sony Xperia go

Announced:
May 30, 2012
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0
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Sony Xperia go

Announced: May 30, 2012
Market status: Released

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0
Read Full Review
  • Display 3.5" 320 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Battery 1305 mAh(5.50h 3G talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

3.5 inches

Resolution:

320 x 480 pixels

Pixel density:

165 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

54.59 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1280x720 (720p HD)

Features:

Video light, Digital image stabilization

Design

Dimensions:

4.37 x 2.37 x 0.39 inches (111 x 60.3 x 9.8 mm)

Weight:

3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 5.9 oz (169 g)

Resistance:

Water, Dust

IP certified:

IP 67

Colors:

Black, Yellow, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500

Processor:

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

ARM Mali-400

RAM:

0.5 GB

ROM:

8192 MB

Maximum User Storage:

4 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (2.3.7)

Battery

Capacity:

1305 mAh

Talk time:

6.50 hours
the average is 20 h (1194 min)

Stand-by time:

21.7 days (520 hours)
the average is 20 days (471 h)

Talk time (3G):

5.50 hours
the average is 22 h (1337 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 25 days (595 h)

Music playback:

45.00 hours

Video playback:

6.00 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

Mobile hotspot:

Yes

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass, Barometer

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Shopping information

In The Box:

Stereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation.

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.37 x 2.37 x 0.39 inches)

Cons

  • Thick body (0.39 inches)
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (165 ppi)

Description

Sony Xperia go is a stylish smartphone made for extra durability. It is water and dust resistant. Coming with a 3.5" Scratch resistant mineral glass display powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine and 5MP camera which is said to go from sleep to snap in just over a second. It is powered by 1Ghz dual core processor and is launching with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradeable to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

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