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Sony Ericsson unveils Xperia active smartphone

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 24 Jun 2011 20:24 User comments (2)

Sony Ericsson unveils Xperia active smartphone Sony Ericsson's Xperia active unveiled along with Sony Ericsson txt and Xperia ray this week.
The new Xperia active smartphone runs the Android operating system (Gingerbread 2.3), and is powered by a 1GHz processor. It features a 3-inch display and 5 megapixel camera, is dust proof and water resistant. This smartphone features a corner user interface which comes pre-loaded with sports apps that enable users to easily track their fitness levels.

By using the built-in GPS, barometer and compass in combination with the on-screen heart rate & pulse monitor, and the iMapMyFitness app, users can easily monitor their day to day performance.

"Xperia active is the ultimate smartphone for an active life. Not only is it packed with all the features and applications consumers need for a worry free mobile life, it also comes with a set of accessories that make it fun and easy for them to take it everywhere, whatever their daily plans are," said Fredrik Månsson, Global Product Marketing Manager, Sony Ericsson.

   
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Sony Ericsson Xperia active specs and features



Note: The specifications below may not be entirely the same in every market.

Colors
  • Orange band with black back cover – white extra cover in the kit
  • White band with black back cover – white extra cover in the kit
Dimensions, Wight, OS
  • Operating system: Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Size: 55 x 92 x 16.5mm
  • Weight: 110.8 grams
Camera
  • 5 megapixel camera
  • 8x digital zoom
  • Auto focus
  • Aperture f/2.6
  • Face detection
  • Face recognition
  • Flash/Photo light
  • Flash/LED
  • Geo tagging
  • HD video recording (720p)
  • Image stabiliser
  • Red-eye reduction
  • Scene detection
  • Self-timer
  • Send to web
  • Smile detection
  • Touch capture
  • Touch focus
  • Video light
  • Video recording
Music
  • Album art
  • Bluetooth stereo (A2DP)
  • Media player
  • Music tones (MP3/AAC)
  • PlayNow service
  • Sony Ericsson Music Player
  • TrackID music recognition
  • xLOUD
Internet
  • Android Market
  • Bookmarks
  • Google search
  • Google Voice Search
  • NeoReader barcode scanner
  • Pan & zoom
  • Web browser (WebKit)
Communication
  • Call list
  • Conference calls
  • Facebook application
  • Google Talk
  • Noise Shield
  • Polyphonic ringtones
  • Skype
  • Sony Ericsson Timescape
  • Speakerphone
  • Twitter (Timescape integration)
  • Vibrating alert
Messaging
  • Conversations
  • Email
  • Google Mail
  • Instant messaging
  • Multimedia messaging (MMS)
  • Predictive text input
  • Sound recorder
  • Text messaging (SMS)
Design
  • Auto rotation
  • Four-corner Home screen
  • Keyboard (on-screen, 12 key)
  • Picture wallpaper
  • Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine
  • Touch screen
  • Live wallpaper
  • Dust and water resistant
  • Wet finger tracking
Entertainment
  • 3D games
  • Health mate
  • Media browser
  • Motion gaming
  • Radio (FM radio with RDS)
  • Radio (FM)
  • Video streaming
  • Video viewing
  • Walk Mate
  • YouTube
Organiser
  • Alarm clock
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Document readers
  • eCompass
  • E-Manual
  • Flight mode
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Gallery 3D
  • Infinite button
  • iMapMyFitness
  • Phonebook
  • Setup guide
  • Stopwatch
  • Tasks
  • Timer
  • Torch functionality
  • Widget manager
Connectivity
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • aGPS
  • Bluetooth technology
  • DLNA Certified
  • Google Latitude
  • Google Maps for Mobile
  • Google Maps with Street View
  • Media Transfer Protocol support
  • Micro USB support
  • Modem
  • Native USB tethering
  • Pressure sensor
  • Synchronisation via Facebook
  • Synchronisation via Google Sync
  • Synchronisation via Sony Ericsson Sync
  • Synchronisation with computer
  • Synchronisation via Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
  • USB mass storage
  • USB High speed 2.0 support
  • USB support
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality
  • Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation
Display
  • Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine
  • 16,777,216 colour TFT touchscreen (multi-touch) with wet finger tracking
  • 3 inches
  • 320 x 480 pixels
  • Scratch-resistant mineral glass
Memory
  • Phone memory (user-free): Up to 320MB
  • Memory card support: microSD, up to 32GB
  • Memory card included: 2GB microSD
Battery life
  • Talk time GSM/GPRS: Up to 4 hrs 53 min
  • Standby time GSM/GPRS: Up to 351 hrs
  • Talk time UMTS: Up to 5 hrs 31 min
  • Standby time UMTS: Up to 335 hrs
  • Music listening time: Up to 25 hrs
  • Video playback time: Up to 8 hrs 30 min
Networks
  • UMTS HSPA 900, 2100
  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
  • UMTS HSPA 800, 1900, 2100
  • GSM GPRS/EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
In the kit
  • Xperia active
  • 1200mah removable battery
  • Sport stereo headset
  • Arm case
  • Wrist strap
  • 2GB microsd memory card
  • Exchangeable cover
  • Charger
  • Micro USB cable for charging
  • Synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation
Sony Ericsson Xperia active will be available globally in selected markets from Q3 2011.

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2 user comments

126.6.2011 20:17

i like it being waterproof and having heart rate monitor :o

226.6.2011 21:01
smiler123
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slippery when wet

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