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Anonymous
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Screen Question

Good day! I'm about to get an Xperia Active soon, however, based on the stuff that I've read online, I would just like to have this thing clarified:

Is Xperia Active REALLY scratch-resistant?

Here are some of the things I've read:

- The specifications given on this site does not tell that it is scratch-resistant. It only resists water and dust.

- GSMarena.com tells that it is scratch resistant, but no particular glass type is given (i.e Gorilla / Dragontrail glass)

- One of the topics in this forum said that his unit got scratches on screen.

- Also in the mentioned topic, it was said that it has been "officially announced" that Xperia Active uses Dragontrail glass.

...I'm quite confused, and I know that the same goes with others.

Could someone please clarify this? Thank you very much.

Community Manager
Posts: 8,900
Registered: ‎2010-11-12

Re: Screen Question

Active has a scratch resistant mineral glass. Stated in it's official white paper.

http://developer.sonyericsson.com/wportal/devworld/downloads/download/sonyericssonxperiaactivewhitep...

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Forum Legend
Posts: 7,347
Registered: ‎2011-09-08

Re: Screen Question

is it the SAME "scratch resistant mineral glass" that the other Xperia phones have?

Arc

Neo

Pro

X10

Play

Mini/Pro

X10 Mini/Pro

Ray

???

Anonymous
Posts: 0

Re: Screen Question

...oh,is that so? That's... well... official, so I guess it won't change anytime soon, or not at all.

Come to think of it, Defy+ has the same IP67 properties, as well as a Gorilla Glass screen.

Anyway, thank you very much for the reply.

Anonymous
Posts: 0

Re: Screen Question

Beeeep

Hey, ive just read this, and i too want to know the answer to uliwooly's question.

And what is a mineral glass anyway? is that a different thing with gorilla glass or dragontrail thingy

Community Manager
Posts: 8,900
Registered: ‎2010-11-12

Re: Screen Question

Xperia active has Dragontrail glass while our other phones uses a scratch resistant glass or coating.

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