Sony Xperia Go (Tactile Black, 8 GB)
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    Sony Xperia Go (Tactile Black, 8 GB) (512 MB RAM)

    Sony Xperia Go (Tactile Black, 8 GB)  (512 MB RAM)

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    181 Ratings & 59 Reviews
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    Highlights
    • 512 MB RAM | 8 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 32 GB
    • 3.5 inch HVGA Display
    • 5MP Rear Camera
    • 1305 mAh Li-Ion Battery
    • ARM Cortex-A9 Processor
    Services
    • 1 Year for Mobile & 6 Months for Accessories
    Warranty
    1 Year for Mobile & 6 Months for Accessories
    Description

    Another excellent smartphone from the Sony Xperia stables, the Sony Xperia Go is portrayed as a tough smartphone for the outgoing user who tends to handle their phone roughly. This Sony mobile is a mid-ranged phone with choice features considering its price and comes in a bar shape. Sony has opted to go for the reliable Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS which is backed up by a 1 GHz U8500 Dual Core Cortex A-9 processor. The 512 MB RAM completes the combination to ensure that the apps on the mobile run in a smooth manner.

    The screen of the Sony Xperia phone is a sufficient 3.5-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen which displays images in an HVGA resolution of 480 x 320 pixels. Being a rugged handset, the phone features a scratch resistant display. The screen also promises to be dust and water resistant. Additionally, the screen has an auto rotation functionality which allows the user to view it in landscape or portrait mode, depending upon the orientation of the phone. The Mobile Bravia Engine further improves the display quality.

    The Sony Xperia Go comes packed with a 5 megapixel camera which is backed up by an LED flash for pictures the user would want to click in low light. Additionally, the phone is capable of HD video recording at 720p. The camera also consists of a 16x digital zoom and packs in a number of features such as Autofocus, Red-eye reduction, Geo-tagging, Touch focus and 3D Sweep Panorama. The 3D Sweep Panorama feature allows the user to click a wide 3D image by sweeping across the intended view.

    Design

    The Sony Xperia Go has a sophisticated look about it with straight edges joining up at sleek curves. The device is slim with dimensions of 60.3 x 111 x 9.8 mm and is quite light with a weight of 110 g. Features like the Proximity sensor and the Ambient Light sensor also enhance the display and user experience of the phone.

    Storage and Battery

    The Xperia Go is capable of carrying your music collection, videos and images with an internal memory of 8 GB. The memory on the phone can be expanded with a micro SD card to up to 32 GB. The phone is powered by a Li-Ion battery and promises to give the user 6 hours of talktime if used in the 2G network. On 3G, the battery lasts for a healthy talktime of 5 hours.

    Connectivity and Features

    This Sony mobile can keep the user connected to the internet using a multiple number of features. The user can access their Email using the inbuilt Adobe Flash 11 player. Over the 2G network the mobile is capable of internet connectivity through GPRS and EDGE technology. For an optimized browsing experience the device is capable of connecting to the 3G network and possesses HSDPA and HSUPA technology, which make the device capable of a high rate of data transfer. This device is WiFi capable and the user can connect to the internet through a local wireless network in range. Files and documents can also be exchanged through the Bluetooth function. Additionally, data can be exchanged through the micro USB port. The USB port is also capable of tethering to other devices. GPS is supported on the phone with Google Maps. The user can also listen to their favourite radio station via the inbuilt FM radio.

    The phone has social networking apps like Facebook, Skype and Twitter pre-installed onto it. For the business minded user the device has Office Suite pro which allows the user to manage and edit office related documents on the move.

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    Specifications
    General
    • In The Box
      • Handset, Battery, Charger, Headset, Data Cable
    • Model Name
      • Xperia Go
    • Color
      • Tactile Black
    • Browse Type
      • Smartphones
    • SIM Type
      • Single Sim
    • Sound Enhancements
      • 3D Surround Sound, xLoud Audio Filter Technology
    Display Features
    • Display Size
      • 3.5 inch
    • Resolution
      • 480 x 320 Pixels
    • Resolution Type
      • HVGA
    • GPU
      • ARM Mali 400
    • Display Type
      • TFT
    • Display Colors
      • 16 M
    • Other Display Features
      • Scratch Resistant, Dust and Water Resistant, Screenshot Capturing, Auto Rotation, Gesture Input, Mobile Bravia Engine
    Os & Processor Features
    • Operating System
      • Android Gingerbread 2.3
    • Processor Type
      • ARM Cortex-A9
    • Processor Core
      • Dual Core
    • Primary Clock Speed
      • 1 GHz
    • Operating Frequency
      • GSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
    Memory & Storage Features
    • Internal Storage
      • 8 GB
    • RAM
      • 512 MB
    • Expandable Storage
      • 32 GB
    • Supported Memory Card Type
      • MicroSD
    • Phone Book Memory
      • Yes
    • Call Log Memory
      • Yes
    • SMS Memory
      • Yes
    Camera Features
    • Primary Camera Available
      • Yes
    • Primary Camera
      • 5MP
    • Primary Camera Features
      • Auto Focus, Face and Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Red-eye Reduction, Sweep Multi Angle, Send to Web
    • Secondary Camera Available
      • No
    • Flash
      • LED
    • HD Recording
      • Yes
    • Video Recording
      • Yes
    • Video Recording Resolution
      • 1280 x 720
    • Digital Zoom
      • Digital Zoom - 16x
    • Frame Rate
      • 30 fps
    Call Features
    • Conference Call
      • Yes
    Connectivity Features
    • Network Type
      • 3G
    • Supported Networks
      • GSM
    • Internet Connectivity
      • GPRS, EDGE, WI-Fi, 3G
    • 3G
      • Yes
    • 3G Speed
      • 14.4 Mbps HSDPA; 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
    • GPRS
      • Yes
    • Pre-installed Browser
      • Android
    • Micro USB Port
      • Yes
    • Micro USB Version
      • 2
    • Bluetooth Support
      • Yes
    • Bluetooth Version
      • 3
    • Wi-Fi
      • Yes
    • Wi-Fi Version
      • 802.11 b/g/n
    • Wi-Fi Hotspot
      • Yes
    • NFC
      • No
    • USB Tethering
      • Yes
    • USB Connectivity
      • Yes
    • EDGE
      • Yes
    • GPRS Features
      • 107 kbps
    • Audio Jack
      • 3.5 mm
    • EDGE Features
      • 296 kbps
    • Map Support
      • Google Maps
    • GPS Support
      • Yes
    Other Details
    • Smartphone
      • Yes
    • Touchscreen Type
      • Capacitive
    • JAVA Support
      • Yes
    • Voice Input
      • Yes
    • Sensors
      • Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Compass, Ambient Light Sensor
    • Series
      • Xperia
    • Other Features
      • MMS Enabled, Audio Recording, Motion Gaming, Handwriting Recognition, Calendar, Sound Recorder, Alarm Clock, Audio and Video Streaming, 3D Album, 3D Gallery, Flight Mode, Calculator, Office Suite Pro, Stopwatch, Timer, Torch, Wet Finger Tracking, Internal Phone Storage: 8GB (Upto 4 GB User-accessible Memory)
    • Important Apps
      • Google Voice Search, Google Talk, Google Mail, Micoach, Walk Mate, Facebook, Twitter, Instant Messaging, YouTube, Google Search, Google Play, Skype
    Multimedia Features
    • FM Radio
      • Yes
    • DLNA Support
      • Yes
    • Audio Formats
      • MP3, WAV, eAAC
    • Video Formats
      • MP4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GPP, AVI
    Battery & Power Features
    • Battery Capacity
      • 1305 mAh
    • Battery Type
      • Li-Ion
    Dimensions
    • Width
      • 60.3 mm
    • Height
      • 111 mm
    • Depth
      • 9.8 mm
    • Weight
      • 110 g
    Warranty
    • Warranty Summary
      • 1 Year for Mobile & 6 Months for Accessories
    Ratings and Reviews
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    5

    Sony Xperia Go vs. Sony Xperia J

    Newly launched Xperia J is mostly getting compared with Xperia GO by Sony fan followers.
    Here are some facts:
    1. Screen: J has 4 inch screen (854X480 FWVGA - Full Wide Video Graphics Array) where Go has 3.5 inch screen (480X320 HVGA Half Size Video Graphics Array). Though resolution of GO seems to be lesser than J, it has Mobile Bravia Engine giving awesome display for video, photo etc. Due to Mobile Bravia Engine, lower screen resolution doesn't matter in GO whereas J doesn't have Mobile Br...
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    Nitin Patil

    Certified Buyer

    5 Nov, 2012

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    One of the Toughest Smartphones ever...!! :)

    I have been using Xperia Active phone since 8 months and its same waterproof and dust proof and am planning to go to Xperia Go.
    because of foll reasons:
    -> 1GHz Dual core processor
    -> USB on the Go - works as USB host(many don't know this feature).
    -> Fully scratch proof body.
    -> SenseMe application from Sony. - plays songs according to your mood. (this feature also many dont know).

    5MP camera is enough, as the photo clarity is very good from Sony

    And with my experience from Xperia avtive ...
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    Mihir Champaneria

    Certified Buyer

    25 Jul, 2012

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    5

    very durable phone

    it is an extremely good phone it fell down from my hands from minimum 1 meter height on the screen and nothing happened to it its a truly amazing phone, should buy it!!! the camera clarity is also too good plus the video clarity is good as the phone has bravia engine
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    Kanishk Nisar

    Certified Buyer

    27 Aug, 2012

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    5

    Best phone

    It is the best phone in Sony . It is the best phone than Samsung and Nokia because it is Stronger than Nokia best software than Samsung. I got best and good phone in Flip-kart thanks flip-kart. buy here and get your phone soonly because they delivers the phone to home fastly.
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    Flipkart Customer

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    19 Sep, 2012

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    Smart and Sturdy

    I choose Sony as my previous experience with Sony Xperia ST15 which I bought for my wife last October is so far good. While choosing a smart phone for myself, I was only concerned about the care associated with the touch screens such as avoiding wet touch and the like. But XperiaGo has overcomed that concern. The Phone is good as per the price, infact better than most of the other smart phones of this range. I guess features are more or less same as other andriod devices. 5 Meg camera is suff...
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    ANUJ KULSHRESHTHA

    Certified Buyer

    5 Sep, 2012

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    don't say anything about it unless you own it....

    Hey, its a waste of time giving reviews if you are not owing this phone and saying about it.. As far as the looks are concerned(which I can say without actually owning the phone), xperia go is far better than defy.
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    Yash Raj Singh Rathor

    Certified Buyer

    16 Jul, 2012

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    Amazing Phone

    I have been using this phone since Oct 2012 and I can say that it's a great phone. I purchased it over others because of it's water-resistance property. It is also resistant to shocks. It works just fine even after falling down on hard ground 5-6 times.

    I would say that it was much faster with Android 2.3 but Android 4.0 brings with it a lot of other nice features! It does get a little slow if you're trying to run 5-6 things together (I tend to do that), but other than that I have no, absol...
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    Harshit Sureka

    Certified Buyer

    14 Feb, 2013

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    UPCOMING FEATURES FOR XPERIA GO !!!

    guys i was in a state of confusion wheater to purchase SOLA,SAMSUNG S ADVANCE OR S DUOS,Finally i got to know about xperia go and i also CAME TO KNOW THAT ONLY GO AND J ARE(under 20 k ) UPGRADABLE TO JELLY BEAN """ IN THE END OF MARCH 2013 . BAD NEWS FOR SOLA,MIRO,U,TIPO THEY SHOULD END UP WITH ICS .....



    I HOPE MY REVIEW WOULD BE HELPFUL FOR THE CUSTOMERS WHO HAVE PURCHASED GO n WILLING to purchase GO ..
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    GOVIND SONU

    Certified Buyer

    2 Feb, 2013

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    Cool Product from Sony

    U can feel very comfortable in your hands..This product is worth the price as it is waterproof scratch proof n dust proof. only thing bothering is its android 2 n lack of front camera(there isn't much use of it).
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    Krishna Teja M

    Certified Buyer

    22 Sep, 2012

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    Xperia Go and Sony Support.

    Hi All,

    We had purchased xperia go in Bangalore and had network problem. I had sent it for replacement and haven't got it since almost 50 days. One of the worst ever support I have noticed is Sony.. Please close of your sales.

    With great pain I'm rating ONE STAR.
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    sunil jois

    Certified Buyer

    15 Sep, 2012

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