New Zealand buyers can today celebrate the arrival of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active handset in the country. Telecom New Zealand have signed a deal with Sony Ericsson which sees the sporty Xperia launched on their network exclusively.
From a dust and waterproof casing to a scratch resistant screen, the Active is made for those with sports and activity in mind. Included on the handset are heart rate monitors, fitness and sports apps and built in GPS. The touchscreen even works with wet fingers, if thats a feature you would find useful!
Pricing is set at NZ$399 on an open plan however, Telecom New Zealand have a special limited time offer ongoing, in association with Billabong where by buyers can receive NZ$50 off the price of the Xperia Active if they have purchased NZ$30 worth of Billabong products from Amazon. Full details of the offer can be found here: Billabong and Telecom NZ $50 off Xperia Active.
“Xperia™ active is the ultimate smartphone for those on the go. Not only is it packed with all the features and applications consumers need for a worry free mobile life, it also comes with a set of accessories that make it fun and easy for them to take it everywhere, whatever their daily plans are.”
-John Featherstone Managing Director Sony Ericsson.
Billabong have also teamed up with Telecom New Zealand to offer two additional back covers for the handset in Billabong designs. The Active also comes with a standard matt black back cover.
Buyers who purchase an Xperia Active through Telecom New Zealand will also be eligible to win a surfing themed contest, with entry to the Billabong Pro Surf contest in Whangamata up for grabs along with other prizes.
Purchase details can be found on the Telecom New Zealand store for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active.