Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Go vs Amazon Kindle Fire

Sony Xperia Go
sony xperia go
Amazon Kindle Fire
amazon kindle fire
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Amazon
Announced May 2012 September 2011
Status Available - July 2012 Available - November 2011
Colors White, Black, Yellow Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 111 x 60.3 x 9.8 mm
(4.37 x 2.37 x 0.39 in)
190 x 120 x 11.4 mm
(7.48 x 4.72 x 0.45 in)
Weight 110g (3.88oz) 413 g (14.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 N/A
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 N/A
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v2.3 (customized)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, NovaThor U8500 [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 [Similar]
GPU Mali-400 [Similar] PowerVR SGX540 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB storage (4 GB user available) 8 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches [Similar] 7.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi) 1024 x 600 pixels (170 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 54.38% 60.16%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes no

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] N/A [Similar]
Flash LED flash N/A
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama N/A
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer N/A
Front Camera Yes [Similar] N/A [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps No
Edge Up to 237 kbps No
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps No
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR No
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support No
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML (Amazon Silk)

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage (4 GB user available), 512 MB RAM 8GB storage, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1305 mAh 4400 mAh
Stand by Up to 520 h (2G)
Up to 460 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 30 min (3G)