Sony Mobile today announced that it has launched the Xperia advance, a full-featured Android smartphone with extra durability and water resistance, to the U.S. market. Xperia advance has a scratch-resistant display with wet finger tracking to offer functionality and protection against dust and water immersion. Here's more info on this rugged Xperia smartphone:
The Xperia advance has a scratch-resistant mineral glass display and meets the IP67 ratings for protection against dust and water immersion in depths between zero to 39 inches for up to 30 minutes and protects your phone even in the rain.
The Xperia advance conceals its rugged nature in a slim and attractive design, and, at only .4 inches thick at its thinnest point, and it runs on a 1GHz dual core CPU. Here are the main specs of the Xperia advance:
-Size: 4.3 x 2.3 x .4 in -Weight: 3.92 ounces -Screen: 3.5" (diagonally) Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine, 480 x 320 pixels, scratch-resistant mineral glass, wet-finger tracking -Camera: 5MP camera, 16x digital zoom, LED Flash and autofocus, 720p HD video recording -Phone Memory: Up to 512 MB RAM, up to 8 GB internal memory (up to 4 GB user accessible memory) -Operating System: Android 2.3, upgradeable to Android 4.0 -Processor: 1GHz Dual Core -Connectivity: 3.5 mm audio jack, aGPS, Bluetooth, DLNA Certified, Wi-Fi, USB Host -Network compatibility: . UMTS HSPA 850, 1900, 2100 . GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
Pricing and availability: The Xperia advance is available now at Newegg and other online retailers. For additional availability and pricing, please check with each retailer. MSRP $299.99 (unlocked), in tactile black, pure white, or warm yellow.