Sony Xperia Go by Sony mobiles is an android powered handset that is dust and water resistant. This is a premium handset with a price tag of under Rs. 19,000 featuring a 1 GHz dual core processor and a 5 MP camera.

The rugged Xperia Go sports a 3.5 inch capacitive touchscreen screen with a resolution of 480 by 320 pixels (165 ppi) with MBE (Mobile Bravia Engine). The handset comes with dual core processor (@ 1 GHz), 512 MB RAM and internal memory of 8 GB. MicroSD card is supported (32 GB max). This smartphone run on gingerbread OS and can be upgraded to ICS.

This rugged handset supported 3G (HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps), 2G (EDGE / GPRS), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and Micro USB. The main attraction is the 5 MP camera with 16x digital zoom and 720p HD recording. Other camera features are auto focus, continuous focus, smile / face detection and 3D panorama.

Sony Xperia Go

The Sony Xperia Go is available in Yellow, White and black colours, weighs 110 grams and is 9.8 mm thin. The display screen is covered with mineral glass coating which is scratch resistant and the touch works perfectly well even when your fingers are wet (wet finger tracking).

Other features included are FM radio, Video / Music player, Compass, Proximity, Accelerometer and Gyro sensors. A 1305 mAh battery will power this handset with standby time of about 21 days and talktime of about 6 hours.

Rugged Sony Xperia Go price in India is Rs. 18,999 with 1 year warranty – You can pre-order from Homeshop18.


CPU: Dual-core clocked at 1 GHz.
Memory: 512 MB RAM, 8 GB internal, MicroSD 32 GB.
Display: Capacitive touchscreen 3.5 inches (480×320 pixels @165ppi)
OS: Android 2.3 upgradable to 4.0.
Camera: Rear 5 MP with LED flash, no secondary camera.
Battery: 1305 mAh.

By Rajeev Rana

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