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Sony Xperia Active: Takes a Lickin' and Keeps On Tickin'

Authored by: Steven Blum — Jun 28, 2011

A few days ago we told you about the Xperia Active, Sony's new sweat-resistant, scratch-resistant phone for the more fitness-oriented members of society. Well, to drill home the phone's durability, Sony's just released a new ad featuring tennis star Maria Sharapova dunking her Xperia Active phone like an Oreo into a glass of water while it's ringing. Intrigued? Take a look below: 

The company also released a more traditional commercial highlighting the on-board GPS, barometer and compass that can be used to plan your outdoor jogging workout. Looks like the phone also utilizes the same "four corners" as the Xperia Mini and Mini Pro, allowing you to keep your most used applications in bubble-like formations near the corners of your screen. 

Certainly, this phone is a lot better looking than the Gz'One. If you'd like to discuss the Active, check out our brand new forum!

Source: 3G

Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.

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