- Ian Morris , Pocket-lint
It's a cheerful little thing, with some nice features. It's not too expensive, will appeal to people who want something solid for the gym and it does normal phone stuff too.
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It can take pretty much anything you throw at it
Funky looking, water resistant, tough, compact
The Xperia Active is an interesting phone. We took too it pretty quickly, and while it isn't the sort of phone that we would probably buy, if you want something tough, water resistant and designed for workouts, then this is really an ideal phone. It's a little bit too expensive to replace an MP3 player, but if you take exercise seriously, it's the same price as a Motorola ACTV, for example, and offers you a full mobile phone too boot. So perhaps it could be a second phone for people who like specific tools for specific jobs. Do bear in mind though, that there is nothing here that you couldn... Full review
Sturdy, strong, no-nonsense design, clear and audible call quality
The Xperia Active is priced at Rs. 19,500 (MRP) and the increasing difference between the Rupee and Dollar is taking its toll on the pricing of smartphones as well. We're mentioning this because just a few days back, the market operating price for the phone was around Rs.17,500. The only competition at present to the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active is the Motorola Defy+, which we'll be reviewing shortly, so stay tuned for that.
As far as the ruggedness is concerned, we found the Xperia Active to be top-notch. It stood up to all our tests and braved all the environments and stress tests we... Full review
A solid-feeling Android phone that roughs it with the best of them
Smart and rugged
We can’t help but like the Sony Ericsson Xperia active, given the multitude of accessories you get out of the box, not to mention the weatherproofing and pre-installed fitness apps. We even grew to like the protruding bottom as it houses the lanyard which we found ourselves using all the time. Unfortunately however, nothing saves the Xperia active’s call in-call speaker. It really is a shame and weighs heavily on our rating. If you intend to use a Bluetooth headset or the bundled headphones when making calls, you can buy the handset with confidence, if not however, bear in mind... Full review
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