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Sony Ericsson Xperia active Remove phone

Posted: 22 Jun 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 02 Aug 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.0, 2.3)Android (2.3.7) 
Dimensions3.62 x 2.17 x 0.65 inches (92 x 55 x 16.5 mm)4.53 x 2.30 x 0.47 inches (115 x 58.5 x 11.95 mm) 
Weight3.91 oz (111 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
RuggedWater, Dust resistantWater, Dust resistant 
Colors Black 
Display
Physical size3.0 inches3.7 inches 
Resolution320 x 480 pixels480 x 854 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

192 ppi265 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

TFTLCD 
Screen-to-body ratio52.88 %56.12 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software FeaturesFace detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Self-timer, Digital image stabilization, Geo taggingDigital zoom, Geo tagging 
Shooting ModesScenes  
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)854 x 480 pixels 30 fps 
FeaturesVideo light  
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S2Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 
ModelMSM8255MSM7227A 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Single core, 1000 MHz, ScorpionSingle core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5 
Graphics processorAdreno 205Adreno 200 (enhanced) 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

512 MB RAM512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage0.32 GB1 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity1200 mAh1650 mAh 
Talk time4.88 hours
the average is 15 h (875 min)
5.50 hours
the average is 15 h (875 min)
 
Stand-by time14.6 days (351 hours)
the average is 16 days (388 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 16 days (388 h)
 
Talk time (3G)5.50 hours
the average is 16 h (967 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)14.0 days (335 hours)
the average is 24 days (567 h)
  
Music playback25.00 hours  
Video playback8.50 hours  
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Multimedia
MirroringDLNADLNA 
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesMusic recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

 800, 1900 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS900, 2100 MHz  
DataHSPA (unspecified), UMTS  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Turn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes3.0 
Wi-FiYes802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncComputer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibility M3, T3 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced22 Jun 201102 Aug 2012 
Shopping information
AccessoriesSport stereo headset, Arm case, Wrist strap, 2GB microSD memory card, Exchangeable cover, Charger, microUSB cable for charging Synchronisation and file transfer, user documentation  
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

09 Oct 2011  
FCC ID value: PY7A3880121 link  
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head1.23 W/kg  
Body1.25 W/kg  

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