Sony Xperia Active

Thursday, December 20, 2012

/ by Aman Banka

Sony Xperia Active - Price: Rs.15099 [ Indian Market Price ]

Key Features

  1. Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
  2. 5 MP Primary Camera
  3. Water and Dust Resistant
  4. 3-inch TFT Touchscreen
  5. 1 GHz Scorpion Processor
  6. HD Recording
  7. Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
The Sony Xperia Active is a classy and stylish touchscreen phone with a futuristic design. This smartphone runs on Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system and possesses a 1 GHz Qualcomm Scorpion processor under its hood. A Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine makes your images look clear and real. This mobile phone from Sony also has 512 MB loaded on to it.

3-inch TFT screen with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels forms the face of this phone. A wet finger trackerallows you to use your touchscreen phone with ease even when your fingers are wet. This Android smartphone is dust proof and water resistant to endure tough conditions.

The Active phone from Sony has a 5 megapixel camera with a powerful 8x zoom that lets you get closer to your subject. This camera is loaded with autofocus, touch focus, image stabilizer, smile detection, face detection and red eye reduction to help you take quality pictures. An LED flash helps you take pictures and shoot videos even in poor or fading light. This phone has a Geo-tagging feature enabled on it.

send-to-web option lets you to upload pictures that you take on your camera directly to the Internet. You cantake 3D pictures with the sweep panorama and can be viewed on your 3D TV or on the multi-angle 3D display supported on the phone. You can record HD videos with a maximum resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels with the Sony Xperia Active.


The Xperia Active from Sony has a very sporty and pleasing design. This phone has a four corner home screen with customizable icons that let you personalize your screen to meet your needs. An on-screen display with 12 keys make input and texting easy. The Active has an accelerometer for auto rotate to make your experience convenient. A gesture input on the phone lets you swipe your finger across the screen to type with ease.

Storage and Battery

This Android phone from Sony has an internal memory of 320 MB and is expandable up to 32 GBusing microSD, microSDHC cards. The phone when fully charged gives you a talk time of up to 4 hours on 2G and 5 hours on 3G. The battery supports a standby time of up to 351 hours on 2G and 335 hours on 3G.

Connectivity and Features

The Sony Active supports GPRS, EDGE, 3G and Wi-Fi platforms with which you can connect to the Internet. Bluetooth and a USB port loaded on the phone lets you connect to other devices and engage in transfer of files. The Sony Timescape UI, integrates all your communication with one person in a single place. You can access Facebook, Twitter, Google Talk, and other social networking applications with ease on your Active smartphone from Sony.

This phone has Email and supports Document viewer that allows you to keep in touch with your professional environment at all times. Instant messenger on this handset keeps you chatting with your friends constantly. This phone is AGPS supported, meaning you can find your way to every place you want to be.

The Active from Sony is a device that is designed to keep you fit. A dedicated Sporty Counterapplication lets you plan your activity and monitor your progress while working out. This phone supports theANT+ application that lets you monitor your pulse and start keeping track. In addition this mobile has a walk mate application that counts the number of steps you walked.

The Xperia Active from Sony is pre-loaded with YouTube, 3D games and motion gaming to entertain you on demand. The Android market that is accessible readily on your smartphone lets you download all your favorite applications instantly on your handset.

Specifications of Sony Xperia Active -

In Sales PackageHandset, Battery, Headset, 4 GB microSD Card, Data Cable,
Live View Device
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive
Business FeaturesDocument Viewer, Document Editor,
Pushmail (Exchange ActiveSync)
Call FeaturesConference Call, Loudspeaker, Call Divert
Handset ColorsSilver White, White Orange, Black White & Black Orange
Operating FreqGSM - 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
OSAndroid v2.3 (Gingerbread)
User InterfaceTimescape
Processor1 GHz Qualcomm Scorpion
GraphicsAdreno 205
Size3 Inches
ResolutionHVGA, 320 x 480 Pixels
Color16 M
Other Display FeaturesBravia Mobile Engine
Primary CameraYes, 5 Megapixel
Video RecordingYes, 1280 x 720
HD RecordingHD
ZoomDigital Zoom - 8x
Other Camera FeaturesAuto Focus, Geo-tagging, Face and Smile Detection,
Image Stabilization, Red-eye Reduction
Size55x92x16.5 mm
Weight110.8 g
TypeLi-Ion, 1200 mAh
Talk Time4 hrs (2G), 5 hrs (3G)
Standby Time351 hrs (2G), 335 hrs (3G)
Internal320 MB
Included Memory Card4 GB
Expandable MemorymicroSD, upto 32 GB
Memory512 MB RAM
Internet FeaturesEmail, Adobe Flash 10.1
GPRSYes, 86 kbps
EDGEYes, 237 kbps
3GYes, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA; 5.8 Mbps HSUPA
WifiYes, 802.11 b/g/n
USB ConnectivityYes, micro USB, v2
TetheringUSB, Wi-fi Hotspot
GPS SupportYes, A-GPS with Google Maps
BluetoothYes, v2.1, Supported Profiles (A2DP, EDR)
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Music PlayerYes, Supports MP3, eAAC, WAV
Video PlayerYes, Supports MP4, H.263, H.264, HD Video Playback
Sound EnhancementxLOUD Engine Audio Filter Technology
Call MemoryPractically Unlimited
SMS MemoryYes
Phone Book MemoryPractically Unlimited
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Digital Compass
Additional FeaturesVideo Streaming, Walk Mate, 3D Games, Sound Recorder,
Predictive Text Input, Noise Sheild, Calendar, Calculator, Tasks,
Alarm Clock, Stop Watch, Flight Mode
Important AppsFacebook, Twitter, Android Market, YouTube, NeoReader,
Google Talk
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone &
6 months warranty for in the box accessories

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