Sony Ericsson Xperia active

price N/A launch Oct, 2011

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 5 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Weatherproof (Water Resistant + Dust Resistant)
  • Touchscreen works well even when wet
  • Good display quality with wide viewing angles (although brightness and sunlight legibility could have been better)
  • Nice, snappy Sony enhanced Android interface
  • Good web browser
  • Good audio quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Nice set of included accessories

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • A bit bulky
  • Average camera (somewhat dull colors, lack of fine detail, weak flash)
  • No secondary camera for video calls

5 expert review(s)


video review

source: @GSM Arena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 2.3, Upgradeable to 4.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size3 inches
Screen Resolution320x480 pixels (~ 192 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
  • Scratch Resistant
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1 GHz
RAM512 MB
Memory
Internal Memory320 MB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Free (Included) Memory Card2 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity1200 mAh
Battery Standby335 hrs
Battery Talktime5.51 hrs
Dimensions
Weight111 gm
Thickness16.5 mm
Camera
Camera5.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • Image Stabilization
  • Video Light
  • Red Eye Reduction
  • Face Recognition
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
DLNAYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
Torch/FlashlightYes
Exchangeable CoversYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • BRAVIA Engine
  • Dust Resistant
  • Water Resistant
  • Wet Finger Tracking
  • Dual back cover design (for increased protection)
  • ANT+ Technology
  • Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync Support (for Corporate Email)
  • NeoReader Barcode Scanner
  • Arm case + Wrist strap in retail package
  • xLOUD loudness enhancement
  • Music Recognition
  • Health Mate
  • Walk Mate
  • iMapMyFitness
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
2.77/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys