Sony Ericsson Xperia active, as the name suggest, is a smartphone for those with active lifestyle. The Xperia active is a scratch resistant, dust proof and water resistant phone running Android Gingerbread 2.3. Not only is it water resistant, it also have this unique wet finger tracking which allows you to use the capacitive touchscreen even when the screen is wet.
But do note that it is water resistant, not water proof. So don’t go swimming with the phone. According to Sony Ericsson, the Xperia active can be kept under 1m of water for 30 minutes.
The Xperia active also have ANT+ wireless networking technology which allows it to communicate with devices like heart rate belts. There is a iMapMyFitness app that helps monitor day to day performance. You can also brag about your performance using Facebook inside Xperia app.
The Xperia active has a 3 inch screen with Mobile BRAVIA Engine. 5 megapixel camera capable of 720p HD video recording.
The Xperia active also comes with a whole suite of accessories. One extra exchangeable soft touch back cover, detachable ear hooks for the portable handsfree active headset, wrist strap and an arm case.
The Xperia active will be available in Q3 2011. No pricing available yet.