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Sony Ericsson Xperia active
6.0 out of 10

Sony Ericsson Xperia active

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Available colors
Black-RedOrange , Black with White , White-RedOrange , White - White
Android 2.3
92.0 × 55.0 × 16.5 mm / 3.6 × 2.2 × 0.6 inches
110.8 gr / 3.9 oz
Internal phone storage: 1GB (up to 320MB free) Phone memory up to 400 MB Memory card slot: microSD™, up to 32GB Actual free memory may vary due to phone pre-configuration
320 x 480 Pixels / 16,777,216 color TFT / 3 Inches
HD video recording - 720p
Record High Definition video with a simple touch of a button.
3D sweep panorama
Take your pictures with 3D Sweep Panorama. View them on a 3D TV or on the multi-angle 3D display.
Flash / light type - LED and Photo light
When lighting conditions are poor, your picture can still be good.
Digital zoom - up to 8x
Get close to your subject.
Camera - 5 megapixel
Capture and share special moments.
Aperture - f/2.6
The lower the f/value, the larger the lens opening (aperture) - which allows for more light to reach the image sensor.
Auto focus
Automatic focus for optimal clarity.
Face detection
Your phone automatically sets the focus on the faces in your pictures.
Geo tagging
Have your photo tagged with information on where it was taken.
Image stabilizer
Avoid blurriness caused by slight hand movements.
Red-eye reduction
Use it when taking people photos using flash.
Send to web
Catch moments with your camera and send straight to your personal web site or blog.
Smile detection
Let the camera automatically snap the shot when your subject flashes a smile.
Touch focus
Touch the screen to set the focus area.
Video light
More light when shooting video.
Video recording
Capture the action as it happens.
Media player
Enjoy your favorite music sorted by artist, album and track. Create your own playlists.
Supports music tones - MP3, AAC
Use original artist recordings as ringtones.
Album art
Choose music by browsing CD album arts or other images
Bluetooth™ stereo (A2DP)
Music from phone to headset over a wireless connection.
Sony Ericsson Music player
Enjoy your favorite music sorted by artist, album and track. Shuffle and smart playlists supported.
TrackID™ music recognition
Record a few seconds of a song and get track, artist and album information sent to your phone in seconds.
xLOUD™ Experience
Maximized, massive speaker sound thanks to the Sony xLOUD engine audio filter technology.
Web browser - WebKit
Full Internet browser with support for standard protocols, images and video.
Android™ Market
Get apps and games - download straight to your cell phone.
Quick access to your favorite websites.
Google™ search
Find what you’re after with the Google™ search function.
Google Voice Search
Use your voice to search the web or to quickly launch a call to a friend.
Pan & zoom
View webpages as you like - get a quick overview or zoom in on details.
Radio - FM radio with RDS
Radio entertainment around the clock.
3D games
Enjoy quality games with full color and depth.
Health mate
Stay fit and keep track of the calories.
Media Browser
Media content in one place for fast and easy access.
Motion gaming
Gaming gets physical - turn, swing, move your phone to control the action.
Walk Mate
Your phone comes pre-loaded with a step counter.
Video streaming
Watch video as it arrives. No storage needed.
View your favorite YouTube™ videos, or upload your own - access is easy via the YouTube™ application.
Synchronization - Exchange ActiveSync®
Stay seamlessly synchronized with your Microsoft® Exchange email server.
Google Maps™ - with Street View
Find your way to your destination.
3.5 mm audio jack
Share your music via the extra jack. Use any headphones with a standard-sized 3.5mm connector.
Utilise GPS powered location based services.
ANT+ technology
Connect wirelessly to a wide range of health and fitness products.
Bluetooth™ technology
Connect wirelessly to other Bluetooth™ devices.
DLNA Certified™
Connect wirelessly to other devices.
Google Latitude™
See where your friends are - and share your own location with them.
Micro USB support
Connect to your PC and other devices.
Connect your computer to the Web using your phone wherever you are.
NeoReader® barcode scanner
Use the camera to scan barcodes and access web content with ease.
Synchronization via Google Sync
Use your Google account to synchronize the contacts in your phone.
Synchronization via Facebook™
Match your Facebook™ friends with your phone contacts.
Synchronization with computer
Keep the data in your phone in sync with your computer. Connect your phone to a computer and use a synchronization software.
USB mass storage
Connect and move items between computer and phone.
USB support
Connect your phone to your computer.
Utilise high-speed Internet at Wi-Fi™ hotspots at airports and other facilities.
Say it via chat-style text messaging.
Check your email inbox wherever you are.
Google Mail™
Gmail for mobile lets you send and receive email wherever you are.
Instant messaging
Online chat. On the move.
Picture messaging (MMS)
Colorful multimedia messaging.
Predictive text input
Fast and easy text messaging.
Sound recorder
Take voice notes or record a sound clip to send in a message.
Text messaging (SMS)
Send text greetings anywhere in the world.
Facebook inside Xperia™ version 2
Facebook status updates. Share and recommend the apps you like, and like the music you love, even directly from the FM radio.
Twitter™ - Timescape™ integration
Let the world know how you feel and what you think - say it with a tweet.
Facebook™ - application
Stay in touch with your friends on Facebook™ through your phone.
Google Talk™
Chat-style communication with friends and family.
Noise shield
Filter out the sounds around and make yourself heard.
Sony Ericsson Timescape™
All your communication with one person in one place.
Handsfree comfort when calling.
Vibrating alert
When your phone is in silent mode, you will know when a call or message comes in.
Keyboard - Onscreen 12 key and QWERTY
Text input made easy.
Wallpaper animation
Stylish moving imagery onscreen.
Gesture input
Swipe your finger across the on-screen QWERTY keyboard.
Wet finger tracking
Scroll through your messages on the phone display, even if your fingers are wet.
Dust and water resistant
Optimised for sports and an active lifestyle.
Four corner home screen - customizable icons
Quick access to favorite functions via four icons in the corners of the home screen.
Auto rotate
Switch from vertical to horizontal mode by rotating the phone. Whatever you are viewing will rotate to suit.
Picture wallpaper
Have your favorite picture onscreen in standby.
Reality display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine
Crystal-clear colors and crisp images.
Intuitive navigation – just touch the screen.
Store appointment information and set reminders.
Boost your performance and monitor your progress with this fitness app.
Alarm clock
Set your phone alarm clock to ring at the time of your choice.
Android™ platform
Powered by Android™ for great performance. Personalize with all the apps you need from Android Market.
Full-function calculator when you need it.
Document readers
Edit documents in popular formats.
Save on paper usage. The printed manual is replaced with an electronic version in the phone.
Flight mode
Disable the radio receivers and transmitters in your phone so you can safely use other functions.
Google Calendar™
Create, add and edit events. Set up reminders and mobile notifications.
Infinite button
Just one press to all about your friends or all the artist info you need.
Phone book
The information you need to keep in touch with friends and family.
Measure how much time anything takes.
Create, sort and save details about things you have to do. Set reminders.
Set a time and your phone will give a signal when the time is up.
Torch functionality
Use your phone to light up when in dark environments.
Release Date
First seen
25 June 2011