Sony Xperia Go Review waterproof phone and Specifications

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Sony Xperia Go is also known as Sony Xperia advance [ Specially in US ] and Sony ST27i, Sony ST27a.

Well Presently Sony Xperia Go is one of the latest Android smartphone in the Xperia Series, and one of the two Waterproof phones announced by Sony in the Xperia series, the other being Sony Xperia Acro S.


Sony Xperia Go Review and Specifications

Body And Dimensions

Sony Xperia Go has the dimensions of 111 x 60.3 x 9.8 mm, and weighs 110 g.

Moreover, it also supports Touch-Sensitive Controls.


Sony Xperia Go has a LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, and supports 16M colors.

The screen size (length) is 3.5 inches, and has a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, at approximately 165 ppi pixel

Moreover,It also supports multitouch up to 4 fingers.

Whats more? It comes with the protection of a Scratch-resistant glass.

Apart from this, it also has a other features like:

  • It comes with a Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
  • It is dust and water proof (upto 1 metre for 30 minutes)


Sony Xperia Go supports MP3 ringtones, has a Loudspeaker, and a 3.5 mm Jack.

Memory And RAM

Sony Xperia Go has an Internal Memory of 8 GB, though only 4 GB of that is user available.

Apart from this, it also supports MicroSD Memory Card, and has an expandable memory of upto 32 GB.

Also, It has a RAM of 512 MB.


Sony Xperia Go supports GPRS (upto a speed of 107 kbps), EDGE (upto a speed of 296 kbps), HSDPA (upto a speed of 14.4 Mbps) and HSUPA (upto a speed of 5.76 Mbps).

It also supports Wi-Fi and can be used as A Wi-Fi Hotspot.

Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP, EDR support is included too.


xperia go camera

Sony Xperia Go has a 5 MP camera, with the amazing resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. Apart from this, the camera also has the following features:

  • LED flash
  • Smile and Face Detection
  • 3D Sweep Panorama
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch Focus
  • Autofocus

It also supports Video Recording at 720p@30fps and has the following features:

  • Continuous Autofocus
  • Video Stabilizer
  • Video Light

But unfortunately, It does NOT have a Secondary Camera.

Software and Hardware Specifications

Sony Xperia Go runs on Android v2.3 Gingerbread, but it has been planned to upgrade it to Android v4.0 ICS Ice Cream Sandwich.
Below I have summarised the Software and Hardware specifications of Sony Xperia Go in tabular form:

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It has a Standard Li-Ion 1305 mAh battery.

  • Standby: Upto 520 hours (2G) / Upto 460 hours (3G)
  • Talktime:Upto 6 hours 30 min (2G) / Upto 5 hours 30 min (3G)
  • Music Play:Up to 45 hours


Sony Xperia Go is a really good elegant Smartphone. The main highlight of this smartphone is that it is Waterproof and dustfproof. You can use it anywhere like on construction sites , mountaining, hiking etc..
The only negative aspect about this smartphone is that it does not have a secondary camera. 

So if you’re person who care less about their phone and you need a waterproof and dustproof Smart Android phone then you can go for Xperia Go.

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