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Sony to introduce two water resistant smartphones Q3 2012

Sony is releasing two water resistant smartphones Q3 2012.

| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: May 30, 2012 8:31 pm

According to Sony's market research and general common sense, water proof smartphones are something that everyone wants. Finally enough people have sounded off that Sony has decided to appease them. The Sony Xperia Go appears to replace last year's Xperia Active and the Xperia arco S appears to be an international Xperia arco HD.

 

 

Sony Xperia go specifications:

  • 3.5" Reality Display powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine with 480 x 320 resolution
  • 5MP fast capture camera goes from sleep to snap in just over a second
  • Scratch resistant mineral glass display with wet finger tracking
  • Highest level of dust and water resistance in a smartphone - IP67 Rating
  • 1Ghz dual core processor gives consumers super fast performance
  • 512 MB of RAM, 8 GB of internal storage plus MicroSD slot
  • Launching on Android 2.3 Gingerbread, with an upgrade to Android 4.0 on its way
  • To be available in black, white and yellow colours
  • 1305 mAh battery capacity
  • Weighs 110 grams, 9.8mm thin

 

 

Sony Xperia arco S specifications:

  • 4.3″ 720p HD Reality Display powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine
  • 12MP fast capture camera goes from sleep to snap in just over a second with a single key press
  • PlayStation(TM) Certified
  • Full 1080p HD video recording and 720p HD front camera
  • Scratch resistant mineral glass display with wet finger tracking
  • IP55 and IP57Ratings for dust and water resistance
  • 1.5 Ghz dual core processor gives consumers super fast performance
  • 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage plus MicroSD slot
  • Launching on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Available in black, white and pink colours
  • 1910 mAh battery capacity
  • Weighs 147 grams, 11.9mm thick

 

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More information is available in Sony's press release. I've had several smartphones that I wish were waterproof as they have made several Olympic-quality dives into my pool. Is being waterproof enough to get your business or does the phone have to do something more? Let us know in the comments!

NEWS SOURCES:Kitguru.net

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