Sony Ericsson today announced the Xperia ray. With its 3.3" qHD touchscreen and running on Android 2.3/Gingerbread, the phone packs in a powerful 1 Ghz processor, Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine and a 8.1 megapixel camera with Exmor R for mobile and HD video functionality. Only 9.4 mm thin, the Xperia ray incorporates market leading design for which Sony Ericsson has become known. The Xperia ray was announced in two flavors, supporting either quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE and dualband UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA at 900/2100 MHz or quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE and triband UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA at 800/1900/2100 MHz. Furthermore it supports Bluetooth, WiFi, aGPS and other Android-typical sensors.
To add to a full set of specifications, the phone incorporates a front facing camera and a scratch resistant screen with excellent resolution and brightness and integrated touch keys. Sony Ericsson's unique integration of Facebook inside Xperia delivers a unique consumer experience for greater social interaction. In combination with the Google services, as well as access to over 200,000 Apps via the Android Market, it provides a solid and entertaining smartphone foundation.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia ray will be on sale in black, gold, white and pink and globally available in selected markets, including Japan, from Q3-2011.
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