Sony has recently announced Sony Xperia Go smartphone, which is now available in India on a pre-order. Released in May, it is now listed on Flipkart with an expected price tag of Rs 18,999.According to the listing, the smartphone will start shipping in the third week of July.Sony Xperia Go has a rugged scratchproof screen and dustproof, waterproof body. The phone, which sports a 3.5″ LED-backlit LCD capacitive touchscreen, runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and is powered by a 1 GHz dual core processor with 512MB RAM.The phone has a 5MP camera with auto focus and LED flash. The 5MP camera comes with additional features like touch focus, Geo-tagging, 3D sweep panorama as well as face and smile detection facility. There is also a secondary camera to aid with video calling. It can also shoot videos at 720p HD resolution.The smartphone supports playback of audio files in formats such as MP3, eAAC+, WMA and WAV and provides you facility to watch videos in popular formats such as MP4, H.263, H.264 and WMV.The phone, which runs on quad band 2G networks as well as quad band 3G networks, connects to internet via GPRS, EDGE, 3G and Wifi. It also features Bluetooth v2.1 and micro USB 2.0 to support other connectivity needs.Sony Xperia Go comes with a 1305 mAh standard Li-ion battery that provides upto six hours of talk time on 2G networks and upto five hours on 3G.It comes with 8GB of internal memory which is expandable by up to 32GB via micro SD card.advertisementNow that Sony Xperia Go has made an appearance, one expects that Xperia Acro S too will be available shortly.