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Xperia active gets properly tortured, lives to tell the story

21 December, 2011 | Read the news | Post your comment
Xperia active gets properly tortured, lives to tell the story - read the full textThe Sony Ericsson Xperia active is certainly a tough phone, but you may not have realized how tough exactly it is. The rugged droid was just subjected to a series of torture tests and it passed them all with flying colors. Sharp knives and hammer hits turned out to be no problem for the Xperia...


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Replaced the W810 i had for almost 5 yrs with the Active.It is truely a great phone. Only issue you might have is comparing it with the larger android screens.(watch movies in the theater or at home and you'll be good with the screen :) I looked at that that 1.5 inch screen for yrs so 3 inch is cool. I dropped it really hard twice in one day and it had terible feadback through the mic.I thought it was done for... I opened the phone and a connection had come loose. It was normal again after that. It really hit hard that day...i felt like crap, dented the aluminium silver trim, but that was it,...all in all the phone is a winner for the active person.

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  • 2013-01-27 16:06
  • Pb6s

one weakness to the xperia active dragontail glass is that it can be scratch by wrought iron.

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  • 2012-07-19 09:45
  • R57h

i had SE active two days and it's broken..? the screen won't unlock as i dropped it.. how can i fix it, i thought it was good phone.. but don't work?

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  • 2012-07-18 22:16
  • Kh5x

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  • 2012-07-18 19:33
  • fwV9

> In reply to caro @ 2012-04-18 10:25 from vGuJ - click to readHi , my Active as the same problem.
Who you can fix yours unit?
Do you know what happened

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  • 2012-05-03 02:12
  • mn0q

my xperia active display is not workin...without me droppin it happened to be a new one ( only 4 months used)....can u tell me wts de reason inspite of all the testing the sony company

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  • 2012-04-18 10:25
  • vGuJ

i don't know why ppl keep saying it is 'Asahi Dragontrail Glass' while SE didn't say anything about it :/
so let me confirm that it is not tough enough, even it scratched after I removed the screen protector! I thought it's a tough scratch-resistance, so I can remove it, but it just disappointed me n I bought an anti-glare one

If it is gorilla glass's competitor, it should be scratch this easy

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  • 2012-03-26 12:39
  • IVZW

It is Asahi Dragontrail Glass, it's competitor to Corning Gorilla Glass!

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  • 2012-03-22 19:30
  • ScSF

it's not gorilla glass, but it's dragontrail glass!

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  • 2012-02-06 13:55
  • KiZv

is that crack or scratch i saw there?

1st video

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  • 2012-01-10 21:48
  • ucyA

Well that took the fun away from my comment..

("but will it blend")...

GJ Moto

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  • 2011-12-27 15:46
  • S0Gv

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-12-22 15:45 from Mxxj - click to readSeriously? You can't even compare Dragontail with Gorilla glass bro.

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  • 2011-12-23 09:01
  • 2Twa

> In reply to Ian @ 2011-12-22 07:46 from KT@r - click to readBuy a replacement online and undo the two screws at the bottom, then replace it.

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  • 2011-12-23 01:35
  • v}7@

> In reply to sadmanh @ 2011-12-22 07:28 from K2F7 - click to readThe Gorilla glass brand is owned by Corning.

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  • 2011-12-23 01:06
  • v}7@

Realy, I never thought that the Gorilla Glass was realy THAT HARD TO BEAT... Man... I want one of those screens at least.

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  • 2011-12-22 20:23
  • 8TJH

> In reply to jmbescos @ 2011-12-22 12:37 from S37f - click to readcould be asahi dragontrail

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  • 2011-12-22 15:45
  • Mxxj

I really really wish sony comes up with a 4 inch xperia active.....cuz the only thing standing between me buying this awsome phone is the damm 3 inch screen...:(

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  • 2011-12-22 14:21
  • bCfM

Now I realized why this Gorilla Glass is called "Gorilla Glass" :-) ;-) :-P

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  • 2011-12-22 12:44
  • GF4x

It is not Gorilla glass, similar technology but different company and name, japanese if i am not mistaken

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  • 2011-12-22 12:37
  • S37f

> In reply to Nikotiko @ 2011-12-21 21:28 from iCEU - click to readNo not sad, we all know that gorilla glass are company that made bullet proof window glasses lols! but its bot just the glass and screen that the phones emphasize but the hardware and the whole craftsmanship which is SE does best before steve jobs learn how to make a phone lols! Sony ericsson phones are durable and even the not android DB2020 software was almost bulletproof much stable than IOS what ever, by the way i have a question to you smart guy,, if your iphone broke a battery what are you going to do?? huh?? sent it to factory??? lols!!!!!!

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  • 2011-12-22 07:46
  • KT@r

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