Sony announces two new waterproof Xperia smartphones

Sony’s waterproof Acros S and Go set for a Q3 2012 release
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Sony has unveiled the Xperia Acros S and the Xperia Go – two new waterproof Android smartphones.

Both phones are set for a release in the Q3 this year, and will run Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), though an upgrade to Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) is promised.

The Xperia Acros S is aimed towards the high-end of the smartphone market and includes a 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, NFC connectivity, a 12MP pear camera, and a 4.3-inch 720p display.

The Xperia Go is aimed towards the lower end of the market and features a 3.5-inch 480 x 320 screen and has 8GB of on-board storage.

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Both are water resistant, offer dust and bump protection, and have scratch resistant screens that have the ability to track finger input when covered in water.

Check out Sony’s video for the new Xperia Acros S below.

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