Sony recenyly announced Xperia active, a compact smartphone targeting consumers with an active lifestyle. Android-powered Xperia active is dust proof and water resistant, which means you can use the phone even if you are soaking in water.
The phone's screen can detect wet finger tracking, to ensure the phone works perfectly when either the screen or a user’s fingers are wet. The Android phone packs Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine, a 5mp camera with HD video functionality, and a powerful 1Ghz processor.
Maria Sharapova, a three time grand slam winning tennis player loves the phone, “I love this smartphone because it perfectly fits both my professional and personal needs. It keeps me in touch with my friends as I travel the world on the pro tour and tracks my fitness both on and off the court.”"
The phone comes pre-loaded with sports apps that enable consumers to easily track their fitness levels. Users can set their ideal training route using the built-in GPS, Barometer and Compass. On-screen heart rate and pulse can be monitored in realtime (enabled by ANT+ wireless networking technology), while the iMapMyFitness app can monitor day to day performance. Additionally, Facebook inside Xperia allows consumers to share their progress and experiences with friends.