Waterproof & Dustproof Smartphone – Sony Xperia Active

With the latest buzz of Nokia three price conscious handsets; Sony is no more behind. Recently Sony has updated their Xperia series with Xperia Ray & Xperia Active. Sony Xperia Active is based on Android Platform and is Waterproof, Dustproof handset. The handset is having scratch resistance display and also with wet finger tracking support means the touch will work out fine while you are swiping with your wet fingers on it.

Sony Xperia Active is targeting those outdoormans active life style customers. The handset is featuring 3-inches Reality Display powered by Bravia with  HVGA 480 x 320 resolution. The performance of the device is packed with 1GHz snapdragon single core processor and runs on Android 2.3(Gingerbread) OS. The device is having inbuilt 340MB memory and also having support of external memory through microSD.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Active

Sony Xperia Active

Sony Xperia Active Specifications

Body and Display

  • OS: Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • CPU: 1GHz Single Core Qualcomm Snapdragon
  • Display Type: TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Display Size:  3 – inches
  • Display Resolution:  320 x 480 x 800 pixels
  • Body Dimensions:  92 x 55 x 16.5 mm
  • Weight: 111 g
  • Body Color: Black – RedOragnge – Black with White – Wihite – RedOrange
  • Features: Waterproof, Dustproof & Scratch Resistance

Memory Data

  • Internal Memory:  340 MB
  • External Memory:  upto 32GB with microSD

Connectivity and Data Network

  • Bluetooth: v2.1 with A2DP
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
  • USB: v2.0 microUSB
  • GPS: A-GPS


  • Primary: 5 MP (2592 x 19444 pixels) LED Flash
  • Secondary: 0.3MP VGA
  • Video: 720 p HD @ 30 fps

Other Data

  • Battery: Standard battery, Li-Po 1200mAh
  • Messaging:  SMS, IM,  EMAIL,pushmail, Threadview
  • Browser:  HTML with Flash Support

Design Features

  • Reality Display with Sony Bravia Engine
  • Multi-touch input method
  • Accelerometer sensor
  • Scratch Resistant Display
  • Proximity sensor

Extra Features

  • Facebook, Twitter Integration
  • Arm Case, Wrist Strap
  • HDMI Port, Adobe Flash 10.1
  • Image/video editor
  • Android market apps
  • Google maps

Sony Xperia Active Price & Availablity

Sony Xperia Active Smartphone will be available from  Q3 to 2011 and there are not official words yet said on Prices.

Note: All the details provided here are through author’s knowledge, if you find any incomplete or missing specifications of  “Sony Xperia Active” do let us know.

Author: Akshay Aggarwal

Akshay is a Tech Enthusiast who loves to write about Technology and Gadgets. He is very passionate about blogging and has been blogging since 2009.

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