Sony Ericsson Announces Android Powered Xperia Active

Sony Ericsson recently announced the Xperia Active smartphone at an event in CommunicAsia 2011 in Singapore. Sony Ericsson Xperia Active is a dust proof and water resistant smartphone, which can be kept under 1m of water for nearly 30 mins. It also comes with the wet finger tracking feature, which allows you to use the handset perfectly even when the screen or a user’s fingers are wet. Xperia Active runs on the latest Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System. Check out the complete specs, after the break.

Fredrik MÃ¥nsson, Global Product Marketing Manager, Sony Ericsson said: Xperiaâ„¢ 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.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Active features a 3 inch capacitive touchscreen display with wet finger tracking, 320 x 480 pixels resolution, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System, Wi-Fi Connectivity, 5 megapixel camera with 8x digital zoom, Auto focus and LED flash, Geo tagging, HD (720p) video recording, Stereo Bluetooth with A2DP, PlayNow service, Sony Ericsson Music Player, TrackID music recognition, xLOUD and so on.

Other features include a 3.5 mm audio jack, aGPS, DLNA Certified, Android Market, NeoReader barcode scanner, Sony Ericsson Timescape, 3D games, Motion gaming, FM radio with RDS, Micro USB support, Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality, 320MB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 2GB microSD card included, up to 4 hrs 53 min talk time, up to 351 hrs standby time, up to 25 hrs music playback, up to 8 hrs 30 min video playback and a 1200 mAh battery.

This handset measures 55 x 92 x 16.5mm and weighs just 110.8 grams. This handset is available in 2 colors – Orange band with black back cover and White band with black back cover. Sony Ericsson Xperia Active will be released during Q3 of 2011. The price of this handset is not announced yet.

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