Sony Announces The Water-proof Xperia Go And Xperia Acro S

By 03:29 Wed, 14 Jul 2021 Comments

Sony just went ahead and announced the latest additions to its Xperia lineup. The recent Xperia acro S and Xperia go phones are water-proof and have increased protection against the elements, which includes a scratch-proof mineral glass on top of the displays.

Xperia acro S

The Sony Xperia acro S boasts a 4.3” HD Reality display with 720p resolution. The capturing camera on the back uses a 12MP Exmor R sensor and has a f/2.4 aperture and records 1080p FullHD video. A 720p 1.3MP capturing camera is on the front.

Sony Xperia acro S

The display of the Xperia acro S is covered by a reportedly shatter-proof, scratch resistant glass of unknown create and it supports the wet finger tracking technology, similar to what we saw on the Xperia active.

Furthermore, the Sony Xperia acro S covers the IP57 rating requirements for dust and water resistance. If you don't have your Internet Protocol (IP) certification manual on you, we'll just remind you that these certify the phone is protected against most dust and that it's fine for short immersions (up to 30 min) in shallow water (up to 1m).

On the inside, the Xperia acro S has a 1.5Ghz dual core Snapdragon chipset and Ice Cream Sandwich will be on board correct from the launch. There's 1 gig worth of Random-Access Memory (RAM) and 16GB of on-board storage (up to 11 Giga Bytes (GB) user-accessible).

The location services offered by the smartphone's GPS are additionally augmented with support for the GLONASS satellite positioning system. The Xperia acro S also has an HDMI port and NFC support.

The Xperia acro S will be available in black, white and pink colors.

Sony Xperia go

The Sony Xperia go, or the Xperia advance as it will be known on the US market, has a 3.5” Reality display of 480 x 320 pixel resolution and a 5MP capturing camera with 720p video recording.

Inside, there's a 1 Giga Hertz (GHz) dual-core processor, 512Mega Bytes (MB) of Random-Access Memory (RAM) and 8 Giga Bytes (GB) of internal storage (up to 4 Giga Bytes (GB) are user-accessible however).

The Sony Xperia go meets the IP67 rating, making it a real survivor of a phone. It offers the same protection against water immersion as the Xperia acro, but ups the protection by being totally dust tight.

The software on this one is Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) but it should be upgradeable to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) later on.

The Xperia go will be available in black, white and yellow colors.

The Xperia go and Xperia acro S will be available worldwide from Q3 2012. Check out the official promo videos of the two devices over at our blog.




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