As a sturdy smart phone, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active has many features which appeals to the physically active demographic. It features a phonebook which can house multiple numbers per contact, picture, ring and video ID and caller groups. It also features a calendar, alarm, task notebook, document viewer, flashlight, calculator, stopwatch and timer.
There are also a plethora of innovative features such as a health management application, barcode reader, compass, accelerometer and barometer.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Active features a 5 megapixel camera with flash, digital zoom, self-timer, image stabilizer, auto focus, scenes, geo tagging and face and smile detection. The camera also has video capture capabilities which can record a scene at 1280 by 720 high resolution display.
The smart phone carries a music player which supports both AAC and MP3 formats and features a music recognition application. It supports video playback in MPEG 4 format, has an FM radio and a YouTube player.
In terms of connectivity, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active supports both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. In addition, there is also a native Internet browser which supports both flash and HTML and also a built-in Facebook and Twitter application.