Waterproof Smartphones Comparison


In this article we are considering the smartphones Lenovo A660 and Sony Xperia Go. Since both smartphones support waterproof feature, this article will be an interesting one.

Here in this article we are revealing the complete features of the two newly released smartphones naming Lenovo A660 and Sony Xperia Go. The highlight is that they are waterproof in nature. This will be a new thing to users. Getting our phones into water is a nightmare for all of us. If we are using any simple handsets then the pinch is not so strong but instead of any simple handset if it was a smartphone, then what will be our condition, just think! So our smartphone has to be secured from such instances. Wouldn't it be better if our smartphone is waterproof in nature? Here we are going to talk about two new waterproof smartphones which are now available in market, they are Lenovo A660 and Sony Xperia Go. Other than just making you aware about the features of these phones, we are also providing a comparison between the smartphones. Before getting into the comparison let us go through the specifications.

Features of Lenovo A660


lenovo a660
Dimension: 125 x 65 x 10.5 mm
Weight: 138 g
Processor: Dual-core 1 GHz processor
Operating System:Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
RAM: 512MB RAM
Internal Memory: 4GB
External Memory: microSD card, expandable up to 32GB
Display: 4.0 inch capacitive touch screen display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, Supports multi touch, Corning Gorilla Glass
Connectivity: WiFi(Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot), 3G(HSDPA, HSUPA), GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth, GPS (A-GPS support)
Camera: 5MP camera, 2592 х 1944 pixels, supports video recording, auto-focus, front camera of VGA quality.
Supported Audio Formats: MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV
Supported Video Formats: MP4, WMV, H.264, H.263
Additional Supports: Water proof (up to 1m for 30 mins) and Dustproof (IP67 certified) , SNS integration, Document viewer, Photo viewer and editor, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk
Sensor: Accelerometer, Proximity
Ports: mini USB port, 3.5mm stereo port
Java: Supports java via Java MIDP emulator


Features of Sony Xperia Go


sony xperia go

Dimension: 111 x 60.3 x 9.8 mm
Weight: 110 g
Processor: Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 processor
Operating System:Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradeable to v4.0
RAM: 512MB RAM
Internal Memory: 8GB (4GB user accessible)
External Memory: microSD card, expandable up to 32GB
Display: 3.5 inch LED-backlit LCD capacitive touch screen display with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, Supports multi touch (4 fingers), Scratch resistane glass used
Connectivity: WiFi(Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
), 3G(HSDPA= 14.4Mbps , HSUPA= 5.76Mbps), GPRS (107 kbps), EDGE (296 kbps), Bluetooth v3.0, GPS (A-GPS support)
Camera: 5MP camera, 2592 х 1944 pixels, LED flash, supports video recording (720p@30fps), Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama.
Supported Audio Formats: MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV
Supported Video Formats: MP4, WMV, H.264, H.263
Additional Supports: Water proof (up to 1m for 30 mins) and Dustproof (IP67 certified) , SNS integration, Document viewer, Photo viewer and editor, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk
Battery backup: Li-Ion 1305 mAh, standby of 520 h (2G) & 460 h (3G), 6 h 30 min (2G) & 5 h 30 min (3G)
Sensor: Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass
Ports: mini USB port, 3.5mm stereo port
Java: Supports java via Java MIDP emulator


Comparison between Lenovo A660 and Sony Xperia Go


Now you were familiar with the complete features of both phones. Now it is the time to compare both the phones.
lenovo a660 and sony xperia go

Waterproof feature


Both the phones are capable to withstand the moisture since they are waterproof. Other than waterproof, they are also dustproof that's why they got IP67 certification. It is so wonderful that the whole thing is comprised in a body that doesn't allows moisture or dusts enter into it. The phones are completely secured by this body. Due to these all features, both phones can be dipped under water. They can withstand upto 1m under water for 30mins.


Dimension and Display


When we consider the dimensions of the two phones Lenovo A660 and Sony Xperia Go, it is clear that the Sony Xperia Go is more lighter in both weight and dimensions.
Now let us take a look at the display features. The display feature is the foremost feature that one looks in a smartphone or tablet. The Lenovo A660 uses a capacitive touchscreen display of size 4.0 inch and a screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and Sony Xperia Go uses a LED-backlit LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 320 x 480 pixels. But this phone has only 3.5 inch sized screen. Since this phone uses LED backlit LCD display, it shows better performance in its display feature. So under display characteristics Sony Xperia Go is better.

Operating system


Lenovo A660 comes with Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS which is the latest version of Android OS. The Sony Xperia Go uses Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) and can be upgraded to v4.0.

Memory and Processor


Since both the phones have the same OS, similar Android applications are supported in them. But it differs in how it operates, since their memory and processor conditions are different. Both smartphones use 1GHz Dual Core processor and their RAM are also same ,i.e., 512MB. Lenovo A660 has an internal memory of 4GB and Sony Xperia Go has an in-built memory of 8GB. Among this 8GB, 4GB is user accessible. So considering all these we can say that Sony Xperia Go is better in case of memory and processing.

Camera features


Both phones come with a 5MP rear camera which is suitable for capturing pictures of resolution 2592 х 1944 pixels. The Lenovo A660 has an additional front camera of VGA quality whereas Sony Xperia Go doesn't have a front camera. Both phones support video recording feature. But Sony Xperia Go is featured by several additional features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama and also has a LED flashlight. In case of camera features it is clear that Sony Xperia Go is better.


Connectivity features


Both phones support connectivity features like GPRS, EDGE, 2G, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS. So both phones shows equal performance in its connectivity features.

Conclusion


After comparing all the features of the two waterproof smartphones Lenovo A660 and Sony Xperia Go, now it is the time to conclude that which one is better. On each and every single feature, Sony Xperia Go has scored more. But it doesn't says that Lenovo A660 is worst. Both the phones are good, but among the two Sony Xperia Go is better. So finally we can conclude that among the two waterproof smartphones Lenovo A660 and Sony Xperia Go, Sony Xperia Go is better.


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