Although it has been unveiled next to the Xperia Go more than a month ago, Sony’s Xperia acro S smartphone hasn’t been released along with its “cousin”, and, until now, it didn’t have an official ETA either.
The ruggedized 4.3-incher has finally got some official availability details, and will launch in Taiwan and Russia sometime in August. The phone’s prices in the two markets will, however, differ markedly– you’ll clearly get the better deal if you live in Asia.
According to the official Sony Taiwan store, the acro S will cost only 17,900 TWD, which would convert into about $550 at today’s exchange rates. In Russia, however, if we are to trust a Sony [...]
Less than 48 hours after officially unveiling the Xperia acro S and the Xperia go (also known as the Advance), Sony has made the two phones’ specs official. The water and dust-resistant duo stars in two new official video clips, where you’ll be able to take another quick peek at the phone’s sleek designs, but also check out their most important features.
The Xperia acro S is clearly the star here, as it is pretty much a (slightly) upgraded Xperia S with some resistance to the elements added. The exact same dual-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 processor powering the original Xperia S can be found in the acro S. You also get 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of on-board memory, a [...]
If Sony’s current smartphone lineup has failed to excite you, perhaps you’ll find something to like in the company’s next two offerings. Meet the Sony Xperia Go and Xperia Xperia acro S, the newest members of the Xperia family, that have just been announced by Sony and will be launched in the third quarter of the year.
The Sony Xperia Go is a 3.5-inch phone of 320 x 480 resolution equiped with the standard Mobile BRAVIA engine to give its display a boost of sharpness. The dual-core 1GHz processor should be enough to provide a lag-free experience on the phone’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread, though it will be upgradable to Ice Cream Sandwich. Other specs of the Xperia [...]