Sony Xperia Go
"Made to Resist"
|Predecessor||Sony Ericsson Xperia active|
|Successor||Sony Xperia tipo|
|Related||Sony Xperia Sola Sony Xperia U|
|Operating system||Android 2.3.7, 4.0.4, Upgradeable to Android 4.1.2
Unofficial upgrade to Android 4.4.4 (KitKat) via XDA
|CPU||1 GHz dual core ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500|
|Removable storage||Up to 32 GiB using micro-SD cards|
|Battery||1305 mAh, stand by time up to 520 h (2G), up to 460 h (3G), talk time up to 6 h 60 min (2G), up to 5 h 36 min (3G)|
|Data inputs||3-axis accelerometer, Multi-Touch touchscreen, AK8975 Orientation sensor, headset controls, barometer, a-GPS, Gravity sensor & stereo FM radio|
HVGA (480x320 pixels) (165 ppi)
16,777,216 colour TFT
|Rear camera||5 MPx, 720p video recording @ 30 frames/s 16x Digital Zoom, autofocus, LED flash, face and smile detection, Panorama and geo-tagging|
|Connectivity||3G HSDPA up to 14.4 Mb/s, HSUPA up to 5.76 Mb/s Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with Hotspot + Wi-Fi Direct, micro-USB v2.0 with USB OTG support, DLNA|
|Other||IP67 certified-water and dust proof (up to 1 meter for 30 minutes)|
The Sony Xperia Go, also known as ST27i is a mid-range smartphone. The Xperia Go is IP Code IP67-certified with water- and dust-proofing (up to 1 meter for 30 minutes), has a 3.5-inch HVGA display with capacitive multi-touch support and uses the Sony Mobile Bravia engine. The phone is equipped with a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus and an LED flash which is capable of shooting up to HD 720p videos and also capturing high-resolution stills. The Xperia Go is powered by a ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500 chipset with 1 GHz Dual-core processor and uses a Mali 400 GPU. It has 8 GiB of internal storage (4 GiB system-reserved + 4 GiB usable) and can be further expandable up to 32 GiB using micro-SD cards.
The Sony Xperia Go have a limited RAM available for running applications so the system frequently need to swap out data to disk. The performance with the latest Jelly Bean is far from acceptable and many users complain about bad performance. 
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