Sony adds one more member in its Xperia Smartphone family by launching Sony Xperia Go

Sony has added two new members to its Xperia family lineup. Named as Sony Xperia Go and Sony Xperia Acro S, the two phones would be joining Xperia lineup soon.

Sony Xperia Go is specially build as a survivor phone. Known for its sturdiness, you cannot expect better hardware specs and cosmetics from it, but it still has a decent hardware and features that a normal smartphone user needs. Go through the hardware specifications and details of Sony Xperia Go.

Sony Xperia Go Tech specs and details

Sony Xperia Go will feature a 1 GHz CPU with dual-core architecture and 512MB RAM alongside. This unique combo has already blessed lots of Android devices for its performance and Xperia Go was next.

It has 3.5inch reality display placed on LED-backlit LCD panel having stock resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. It has a 5MP rear camera that is capable to shooting videos at 720p, but no front camera.

Internally it has 8GB built-in storage and additionally it supports microSD card upto 32GB. Out of the 8GB, only 4GB is accessible to the user.

Sony has really worked towards making this a sturdy phone. Sony claims that they have made it to resist. Its ultra durability is defined by the IP67 rating which it possesses. IP67 certificate prevents Sony Xperia Go from dust and water upto 1 meter and for 30 minutes. This makes it dust proof and water-resistant.

The sad part of the device is it is powered by Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). While other devices having much low hardware specs than Xperia Go have Android 4.0, why not Xperia Go?

However, Sony has reported that it will get Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update soon.

Sony says, Xperia Go will be globally shipped in third quarter (Q3) of 2012.