Sony Ericsson Experia Active Gets Sweet

  • June 19, 2012

The new Sony Ericsson Experia Active is getting the latest Android 4.0 OS, nicknamed Ice Ceam Sandwich.

The new OS promises improved multitasking, a mobile version of Google Chrome, and improved performance.

The Sony Ericsson Experia Active has some rather nifty features of its own, such as a touchscreen that can be operated with wet fingers, a dust proof and waterproof casing and built in sports apps.

Sony Erricson Experia Active Full specs

General – 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network – HSDPA 900 / 2100HSDPA 1900 / 2100 / 800
Body Dimensions 92 x 55 x 16.5 mm
Weight 110.8 g
– Dust and water resistant
– Flashlight
Display Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 320 x 480 pixels, 3.0 inches (~192 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Scratch-resistant glass
– Bravia Mobile engine
– Touch sensitive controls
– Timescape UI
Sound Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– Sony xLOUD enhancement
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included
Internal 1 GB (320 MB user available), 512 MB RAM
Data GPRS Up to 86 kbps
EDGE Up to 237 kbps
Speed HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
Camera Primary 5 MP, 2592?1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality
Features Touch-focus, geo-tagging, face detection, image stabilization
Video Yes, 720p, video light, check quality
Secondary No
Features OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon
CPU 1 GHz Scorpion
GPU Adreno 205
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push email, IM
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors Orange/Black, White/Black
– SNS integration
– MP4/H.263/H.264 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV player
– TrackID music recognition
– Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk
– Document viewer
– Voice memo
– Predictive text input
Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion 1200 mAh
Stand-by Up to 351 h (2G) / Up to 335 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 4 h 53 min (2G) / Up to 5 h 31 min (3G)
Music play Up to 25 h
Misc SAR US 1.12 W/kg (head) 1.07 W/kg (body)
Price group [About 190 EUR]
Tests Loudspeaker Voice 70dB / Noise 64dB / Ring 68dB
Audio quality Noise -89.5dB / Crosstalk -91.4dB
Camera Photo / Video